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Silver ornaments, phensidyl seized at Benapole

Photo: Silver ornaments, phensidyl seize at Benapole. Benapole, Jul 29 : Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized silver ornaments and phensidyl syrup smuggled from India in Amrakhali area here on Sunday morning. Tipped off, a BGB team conducted a drive in the area in the morning and seized the Indian contraband items, said Subedar Monir Hossain, company commander of ...

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PM opens Badda U-loop under Hatirjheel project

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the Badda U-loop (North U-loop) under Hatirjheel integrated development project on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Dhaka, Jul 28 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the Badda U-loop (North U-loop) under Hatirjheel integrated development project, which is expected to ease traffic movement. After the inauguration, the Prime Minister toured the U-loop in her vehicle. This U-loop will ease vehicular movement from ...

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Over 50 families evacuated fearing landslides in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar, Jul 28 : More than 50 families have been evacuated from a hilly at Muhuripara in Sadar upazila fearing landslides triggered by incessant rain. Police, Environment Department, Fire Service, Res Crescent and district administration took part in the evacuation drive that started on Friday night. So far, a total of 50 families have been shifted to Muhuripara School ...

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BGB deployed in 3 cities ahead of polls

Rajshahi, Jul 28 : Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have been deployed in Rajshahi, Barishal and Sylhet cities ahead of the city corporation elections. A total 19platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have been deployed in Rajshahi, 15 platoons in Barishal and 14 platoons in Sylhet cities, said BGB sources. The border guards were deployed at different parts of ...

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Sara Hossain made member of Inquiry Commission on protests in occupied Palestine

Barrister Sara Hossain. Photo: Collected Dhaka, July 27 : Barrister Sara Hossain, a Supreme Court lawyer, has been named as one of the three members of the ‘Commission of Inquiry’ on the 2018 protests in the occupied Palestinian territory. President of the UN Human Rights Council Ambassador Vojislav Suc (Slovenia) announced the appointment on Wednesday. The two other members are ...

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Swadesh, Tofail elected DUAAA President, GS

17th AGM of Dhaka University Accounting Alumni held   Dhaka, July 27 : Swadesh Ranjan Saha and Mohammad Tofail Ahmed have been elected President and General Secretary respectively of Dhaka University Accounting Alumni Association (DUAAA) for 2018-20 term. Ahmed Yousuf Abbas, Mohammad Moniruzzaman and Deawn Wasiqul Alam Milon have been elected as Vice Presidents of the organisation. The newly elected ...

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BNP-Jamaat clique to destroy country if returns to power: PM

 Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at an event marking the founding anniversary of Swechhasebak League on Friday. Dhaka, Jul 27 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said the BNP-Jamaat clique will just destroy the country with their unbridled looting and corruption if they return to power as they did in the past. “… they’ll just eat up the ...

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Rohingyas: Dhaka for holding perpetrators accountable

Sustained pressure on Myanmar sought for their safe return   Dhaka, July 27 : Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has said the perpetrators of heinous crimes against Rohingyas in Rakhine State of Myanmar must be held accountable. Minister Ali emphasized that the international community needed to continue sustained pressure on Myanmar to ensure safe, sustainable and dignified return of Rohingyas ...

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Total lunar eclipse occurs today

A total lunar eclipse will occur on Friday, said the Climate Division of Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Wednesday. The eclipse will start at Bangladesh Standard Time (BST) 23 hours 13 minutes 06 seconds which will end at 05 hours 30 minutes 24 seconds BST on Friday night (11:13:06 pm).   Total eclipse will occur at 02 hours 21 minutes 48 ...

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Ex-whip Mostafa Suja passes away

Former whip and Awami League MP from Khulna-4 Mostafa Rashidi Suja. Photo: Collected Khulna, July 27 : Former whip and Awami League MP from Khulna-4 Mostafa Rashidi Suja died at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore on Thursday night. He was 68. Suja breathed his last around 12 am, said his brother Mortoza Rashidi Dara. The former whip, who had been ...

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