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Biman’s two more Dreamliners arrive next week

Biman’s two more brand new Boeing 787-9, known as Dreamliner, will arrive on Saturday and Tuesday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who named these Dreamliners as “Sonartori and Achinpakhi” is expected to inaugurate the new aircraft along with Biman’s mobile App on December 28, a Biman press release said on Thursday. With these two aircraft, the national flag carrier’s fleet number ...

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Three killed as truck rams auto-rickshaw in Mymensingh

Three people, including the auto-rickshaw driver, were killed as a truck crashed into an auto-rickshaw on Mymensingh-Fulpur highway at Shashar Bazar area of Tarakanda upazila in Mymensingh on Thursday morning. One of the deceased was identified as Rubel Mia, 23, was a driver of auto-rickshaw, hailing from Autdar village of the upazila while identities of the others deceased could not ...

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Kurigram shivers as mercury falls below 10C

  A cold wave is sweeping over the district for the last few days, disrupting normal life and causing suffering, especially for children and the elderly. The Met Office recorded 9.8 Degrees Celsius temperature on Thursday morning. But the situation may worsen as the Met Office says a severe cold wave might hit the district in the next two to ...

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19th span of Padma Bridge installed

Nearly half of the Padma Bridge became visible after the installation of the 19th span at Majher Char in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur on Wednesday. The 3,140-ton 4-C span was installed around 1:30pm, said Deputy Assistant Engineer of Padma Bridge Project Humayun Kabir. It was brought by Tian-E crane near pillar no 20-21 from Mawa construction yard-1 at noon. On ...

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Keraniganj Factory Fire: Death toll climbs to 20

File photo The death toll from the deadly Keraniganj plastic factory fire rose to 20 after another victim succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday morning. Shohag, 19, was being treated at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery. “He passed away around noon,” said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police outpost. The fire, sparked ...

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Police detain two men over murder of Chinese citizen

Metropolitan Police of Detective Branch arrested two persons for interrogation over the murder of Chinese citizen on Tuesday night. The identities of the arrestees could not be known yet. Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, confirming the news to media.Being tipped-off, a team of law enforcers conducted a drive and arrested them as well as recovered the stolen ...

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Ducsu VP comes under attack again

Vice-president of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) Nurul Haque Nur came under an attack on the Dhaka University (DU) campus on Tuesday reportedly by Muktijoddha Mancha activists. The attack was carried out while Nur along with activists of Bangladesh General Students’ Rights Protection Council (BGSRPC) was preparing to gather at the Raju Memorial Sculpture on the campus to register ...

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PM’s military secretary Zainul Abedin passes away

Prime Minister’s Military Secretary Major General Mia Mohammad Zainul Abedin passed away at a Singapore hospital on Tuesday afternoon. He breathed his last at Mount Elizabeth Hospital around 5:13pm (Bangladesh time), said an ISPR release. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at the death of her military secretary. In a condolence message, she prayed for salvation of the ...

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Fine for honking horn in secretariat area from Wednesday: Minister

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin on Tuesday said fine will be realised through conducting mobile court from Wednesday for honking horn in the surrounding areas of the secretariat. “Mobile courts will be conducted from Wednesday for honking horn in the secretariat areas,” said the minister while speaking at a programme, marking the declaration of the secretariat ...

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