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Charge sheet filed in Buet student Abrar murder case

The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Wednesday submitted charge sheet before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court accusing 25 people in Buet student Abrar Fahad killing case. Investigation Officer of the case, DB Inspector Waheduzzaman, submitted the charge sheet, Additional Commissioner and chief of CTTC unit Monirul Islam told reporters at a briefing at the DMP Media ...

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Man held with 8 gold bars in Benapole

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a man along with eight gold bars from Amrakhali check-post here on Wednesday. The arrestee was identified as Rabiul Islam Jamil, 35. Tipped off, a team of BGB stopped a human hauler from Navaron and frisked Rabiul around 9am, said Amrakhali BGB in-charge Shafiqul Islam. Later, they recovered eight gold bars from him. ...

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Kathmandu keen to turn ties with Dhaka into ‘economic partnership’

Nepal is keen to turn the existing relationship with Bangladesh into ‘economic partnership’, said its Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Tuesday. He came up with the remarks when he met President Abdul Hamid at hotel Marriott Kathmandu. President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the meeting. Pradeep Kumar said Nepal gives highest importance to the bilateral relationship with ...

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Ranga under fire in parliament

Jatiya Party Secretary General Mashiur Rahman Ranga on Tuesday faced fierce criticisms even by two senior MPs of his own party alongside others in the Jatiya Sangsad for his recent offensive remarks against slain pro-democracy activist Shaheed Noor Hossain. They demanded Ranga apologize before the nation standing in Parliament for his insulting remarks against Noor Hossain, a young pro-democracy activist, ...

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Nusrat Murder: 12 condemned convicts shifted to Cumilla central jail

Twelve of the 16 condemned convicts in Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case were shifted to Cumilla central jail from Feni distirct jail on Tuesday. They were shifted to Cumilla as per the directive from Inspector General of Prison, said Md Didarul Alam, Feni Zila Prison chief. The shifted convicts are– ex-Awami League upazila unit president Ruhul Amin, Shahadat HossainShamim, Nur ...

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B’baria train collision: Turnanishita loco master, 2 others suspended

Loco master of Turnanishitha train and two other staff of Bangladesh Railway have been suspended after the fatal train crash at Mandbagh of Brahmanbaria that left 16 people dead and over 100 other injured. Loco master Taser Uddin, assistant loco master Apu Dey and working guard Abdur Rahman were suspended, said Shariful Alam, senior information officer of the  Railways Ministry. ...

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3 killed as bus plunges into Shariatpur ditch

Three people, including a rescuer, were killed and at least 25 others injured when a passenger bus plunged into a road side ditch at Damuda upazila in Shariatpur on Tuesday morning. The deceased passengers were identified as Kamaruzzaman Mahmud Munsi, son of Nuruzzaman Munsi, hailing from Sida village of the upazila, and Yakub Paik, 80, son of Tamijuddin Paik, from ...

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Fatal train collision in Brahmanbaria; 16 dead, over 100 injured

Dhaka-Chattogram rail communications restored after 7 hrs Photo: A fatal collision of two trains on Dhaka-Chattogram route in Mandbagh area left 15 dead in Brahmanbaria on early Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019. At least 16 passengers were killed and over 100 others injured in a fatal collision of two trains on Dhaka-Chattogram route in Mandbagh area here early Tuesday. The deadly ...

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Gold stolen from Benapole customs house vault: 5 officials suspended

Five-member probe body formed Unidentified miscreants have stolen 19.38 kg gold from Benapole customs house after breaking its vault. “When the office reopened after Eid-Miladunnabi vacation, the authorities found the vault broken on Monday morning and informed police,” said Belal Hossain Chowdhury, Benapole Customs Commissioner at a press briefing at 10pm on Monday. Around 19.38 kg gold was found missing ...

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Cabinet approves bill to implement G2G projects under PPP

Photo: PID The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of the ‘Bangladesh Public-Private Partnership (PPP-Amendment) Bill, 2019’ to pave the path for undertaking and implementing the G2G (government-to-government) projects under PPP as well. The approval came from the weekly cabinet meeting held at the Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. “There’s no provision to ...

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