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DNA report shows Rabiul’s complicity in attack on UNO Wahida, father

Involvement of sacked gardener Rabiul Islam in attack on Ghoraghat UNO Wahida Khanom and her father Omar Ali Sheikh has been confirmed by DNA report. Wahida and her father were critically injured in the attack and they were fighting for life in the hospital. Blood soaked pant of Rabiul and DNA sample of UNO’s father were tested in the laboratory ...

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Bangladesh reports 17 COVID-19 deaths, 2,89,912 total recoveries

Bangladesh today recorded 17 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,278 fresh cases overnight. The recovery count rose to 2,89,912 after another 1,596 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today. “Seventeen more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the ...

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Indian High Commissioner pays tribute to Liberation War martyrs

Newly-appointed Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Friday visited the National Mausoleum and paid tributes to Liberation War martyrs. The High Commissioner placed a floral wreath at the monument and signed the visitors’ book kept there. In recognition of the special commemorative years – Mujib Barsho, the Golden Jubilee of Liberation, and the 50th anniversary of bilateral ...

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Dhaka calls for global solidarity to tackle challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

Permanent Representative of Bangladesh Ambassador Rabab Fatima has urged for greater international solidarity and cooperation to tackle the daunting challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Identifying universal and affordable access to vaccines, financing SDGs gap, ending the growing trends of poverty and inequality, supporting the migrant workers, reversing the falling trend of export earnings, ensuring the benefits of digitization to all, ...

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AL leader held in Feni for ‘raping niece’

Police on Thursday night arrested a local Awami League leader from Bhadadia village in Sonagazi upazila of Feni for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece. The arrestee is Tomij Uddin Nayan, 50, president of ward No. 7 unit of Awami League in Motiganj union of the upazila. He is a cousin of the victim’s father. According to victim’s family source, Nayan ...

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AL MP engineer Mosharraf tests positive for coronavirus

Emgineer Mosharraf Hossain, Presidium member of Awami League and member of  Parliament at Mirsharai seat, has tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday night. Md Nur Khan, APS of former minister Mosharraf,  confirmed the matter early Friday. Engineer  Mosharraf Hossain’s sample was sent to the laboratory of Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (BITID) on Thursday for test and the ...

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New Indian envoy presents credentials to President

Newly-appointed High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Thursday said that Bangladesh is, was and will always be a very special partner of India. “Ours is a friendship that goes beyond even strategic partnerships, because it is based on shared sacrifice, shared history and culture, and on the uniquely close ties of kinship,” he said. “I want ...

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AM Amin Uddin new Attorney General

The government has appointed Supreme Court Bar Association President AM Amin Uddin as the new Attorney General (AG). President Md Abdul Hamid made the appointment under the Bangladesh Law Officer Order 1972. The new appointment was given on Thursday as Mahbubey Alam died of Covid-19 on September 27.

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 20 more die, 1,441 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 20 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,460. Another 1,441 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 374,592. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Thursday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,685 people recovered ...

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Govt preparing district hospitals with ICU to tackle 2nd wave of COVID-19: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the government is taking all-out preparations to keep the district hospitals ready with ICU and necessary oxygen to effectively encounter the possible second wave of the Covid-19 in the approaching winter. “The outbreak of Coronavirus started last winter. It may come again in the approaching winter. Bearing that in mind, we have been ...

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