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Bangladesh Mission in Italy honours top remittance senders

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Rome, Italy has honoured five expatriate Bangladeshis and a business organisation with “Remittance Award”. The five individual awardees of 2020 are Kartik Chandra Ghosh, Syed Abdullah Al Mahmood, Md. Safi Ullah, Kamrul Hasan and Mehenas Tabbasum, reports UNB. Meanwhile, Bangla SRL has won the Award in the ‘organization category’. They received the award as the ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 25 more die, 1,071 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 25 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,781. Another 1,071 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 522,453. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Sunday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 181 coronavirus ...

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Dhaka runners take part in Bangabandhu marathon

More than 200 runners in Dhaka have taken part in the “Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon”, marking the father of the nation’s Homecoming Day, the landmark day when he stepped back into the independent country he carved out from Pakistan. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan inaugurated the event at 6 am at Dhaka Army Stadium on Sunday. “Bangabandhu Marathon is the ...

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Missing girl’s body recovered from Madaripur septic tank

Police recovered the decomposed body of a teenage girl from a septic tank at Purba Botla village in Kalkini upazila of Madaripur on Saturday night, after 11 months she went missing. According to locals, Sahabuddin Akond, son of Majid Akon, was engaged in a love affair with Murshida Akter, daughter of Chanmia Hawladar of East Botla village of Dasar police ...

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Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day being observed

The historic Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is being observed across the country on Sunday. On January 10, 1972, Bangabandhu had returned to independent and sovereign Bangladesh after over nine and a half months of captivity in a Pakistan jail, reports UNB. Bangabandhu was subjected to inhuman torture in the jail where he had ...

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Independence earned at cost of blood got fulfillment on Jan 10: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said the independence of the country which was earned at the cost of blood got fulfillment after the home coming of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on January 10. “Bangladesh achieved victory on December 16, 1971 under the leadership of Bangabandhu. Yet, there was a black spot in the mind ...

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Training aircraft crashes in Rajshahi

A two-seater training aircraft crash landed and nose-dived at Shah Makhdum Airport in Rajshahi on Saturday afternoon. The accident took place around 3:00pm and the on-boarding instructor and a trainee pilot escaped serious injuries. Airport security supervisor Abdul Matin confirming the matter said, “It was an aircraft of Galaxy Flying Academy.” The aircraft has been damaged. Flying Academy officials were ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 22 more die, 692 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 22 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,756. Another 692 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 521,382. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Saturday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 181 coronavirus ...

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7,317 people killed in accidents in 2020

A total of 7,317 people were killed and 9,021 others injured in 5,397 road, railway and waterway accidents across the country in 2020. Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passengers’ welfare platform, disclosed the matter in a press conference held in front of Jatiya Press Club on Saturday morning. The report was made based on news published in daily national and ...

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Freedom ends when someone spreads falsehoods, hurt others: Joy

Prime Minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said everyone has the right to freedom of speech, but that freedom ends when someone spreads falsehoods that end up hurting others. “No one has the right to hurt others,” he said noting that Twitter and other social media in the US have banned US President Donald Trump along with several other ...

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