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Bangamata created scope for Bangabandhu to be devoted to country: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib sacrificed her personal desires and demands in many ways to create a scope for Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to fully work for the country. “Nothing can be bigger than sacrificing one’s personal desires and demands. My mother set that example,” she said while addressing a ...

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5 of a family among 7 die in bus, auto-rickshaw collision in Mymensingh

At least seven people, including five members of a family, were killed and some others injured when a bus collided head-on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Muktagachha upazila of Mymensingh on Saturday afternoon. Five of the deceased are identified as Nazrul Islam, 35, and Aladul, 38, from Muktagacha, Nurul Islam, 38, from Tangail, his wife Taslima, 28, daughter Liza, 12. ...

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Coronavirus: Bangladesh detects 2,611 new cases, 32 more die

Bangladesh on Saturday saw the detection of another 2,611 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 255,113. During the period the country registered death of 27 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,365. Health authorities reported that another 1,020 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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Sherpur SP tests positive for Covid-19

Kazi Ashraful Azim, the superintendent of police in Sherpur, has been infected with coronavirus. With this, so far 34 police personnel have been infected with coronavirus in the district, said district civil surgeon Dr A K M Anwarul Rouf at a regular press briefing on Friday. Besides, total coronavirus patients rose to 328 in the district on Friday. So far, ...

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6 killed as bus hits human hauler in Chuadanga

Six people were killed and four injured as a bus rammed a human hauler, locally known as Nosiman, at Sarojganj Bazar area under Sadar upazila of Chuadanga on Saturday morning. The deceased were identified as Shosti Haldar, 40, son of Nitai Haldar, Milon Hossain, 30, son of Mahtab Uddin, Raju Ahmed, 35, son of Pias Ali, Sohag Hossain, 28, son ...

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OC Pradeep and 6 other police members suspended

Officer-in-Charge of Teknaf Model Police Station Pradeep Kumar Das and six other police members have been suspended in connection with the much-talked-about murder of retired Major Sinha Md. Rashed Khan. Chattogram Range DIG Khandaker Golam Faruk confirmed the matter to daily sun on Friday (August 7) night. He said seven police members including Teknaf Model Police station OC Pradeep Kumar ...

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Hopeful of bringing back another Bangabandhu’s killer in Mujib Barsho: FM

Bangladesh sending mostly dry food to Lebanon, he Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday said the government is working to bring back convicted killers of Bangabandhu, at least one more in this Mujib Barsho, to execute them to implement the court verdict. “We’re hoping we’ll be successful. We’re working on it,” he said adding that one of the ...

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Bangladesh’s coronavirus cases 2.5 lakh; 27 more die

Bangladesh on Friday saw the detection of another 2,851 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 252,502. During the period the country registered death of 27 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,333. Health authorities reported that another 1,760 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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Bangladesh among global hotspots of series of floods: Study

Bangladesh is one of the hotspots of series of floods in the world, a latest study says, noting that 250 million coastal dwellers will face rising floods globally. The study identifies a series of flood “hotspots” around the world. These include south-eastern China, Australia’s Northern Territory, Bangladesh, West Bengal and Gujarat in India, the US states of North Carolina, Virginia ...

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Mountaineer Reshma Ratna killed in city road crash

A mountaineer was killed as a microbus hit him near Chandrima Udyan in Sangsad Bhaban area under Sher-e-Bangla Nagar police station of the capital on Friday morning. The deceased was identified as Reshma Ratna, 33, was a school teacher and a mountaineer. KA Shahidul Islam, Assistant Commissioner of DMP Traffic Mohammadpur Zone, said that the private car hit him while ...

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