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Nusrat Murder: Death references to be sent to HC Tuesday

Sonagazi madrasa student Nusrat was set on fire on April 6 on the roof of the educational institution Feni, Oct 28 : The death references of 16 convicts in Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case are ready to be sent to the High Court. “The death references have been prepared. We’re optimistic about sending them to the High Court on Tuesday ...

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What makes road, embankment in Kurigram Sadar so agonising!

Photo : The road was damaged during the 2017 flood. Kurigram, Oct 28 : Thousands of residents of Holokhana Union in Sadar Upazila have been suffering as an embankment and a road, severely damaged during flood two years ago, are yet to be repaired. Around 700 metres of the RDRS Bazar-Kagzipara road, the only road connecting the area with Kurigram ...

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Ex-BCL leader held over Bhola housewife ‘gang rape’

Nazrul Islam, 30, is the former president of Dakkhin Sakuchia union unit Chhatra League Bhola, Oct 28 : Police on early Monday arrested a former Chhatra League leader over the reported gang rape of a housewife at remote Char Piyal in Manpura upazila. The arrestee was identified as Nazrul Islam, 30, the former president of Chhatra League’s Dakkhin Sakuchia union ...

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Roof collapse at Barapukuria coal mine kills 2

Two workers were killed and three others injured when the roof of an under-construction power substation at Barapukuria coal mine collapsed on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Akash Chandra, 16, son of Shomor Chandra of Bajitpur village in Fulbari upazila and Proshanto Ray, 17, son of Debura Ray of Hamidpur Chougachi village in Parbotipur upazila of Dinajpur district. Fulbari ...

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7 injured in train-microbus collision in Chuadanga

Chuadanga, Oct 27 : At least seven people, including women and children, were injured when an India-bound freight train hit a microbus at Darshana on Sunday night. Sukumar Biswas, officer-in-charge of Damurhuda Model Police Station, said the accident took place around 7pm at the rail-crossing near Jaynagar checkpost. The injured passengers were identified as – Fatema Khatun, 6, Yamin, 7, ...

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Rohingya Repatriation: NAM calls for creating conditions in Rakhine

Dhaka, Oct 27 : The heads of state and government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) have underscored the importance of creating “conducive conditions” in Rakhine State for the voluntary return of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Myanmar in a “safe, secure and dignified” manner. They also stressed the implementation of the arrangement of Rohingya repatriation signed between Bangladesh ...

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Onion market to cool down with import from Egypt: Minister

Chattogram, Oct 27 : Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Sunday said there is no possibility for onion price to come down within a month but it will be available at Tk 70-80 per kg after its import from Egypt within a few weeks. “Onion price hike is a lesson for us. We’ve to take measures so that it doesn’t happen ...

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Raid on Aziz Mohammad Bhai’s two houses; foreign liquor, casino equipment recovered

Dhaka, Oct 27 : The Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) on Sunday raided two houses of film producer and businessman Aziz Mohammad Bhai in the city’s Gulshan area and found huge foreign liquor and casino equipment there. A DNC team started the drive at Aziz’s Gulshan-2 house around 4:30pm, Khurshid Alam, DNC Assistant Director (Dhaka-Metro north), told UNB. He said ...

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GK Shamim, Khaled Mahmud put on 7-day remand

Dhaka, Oct 27 : A court here on Sunday placed ‘Jubo League leader’ Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim and expelled organising secretary of Jubo League’s Dhaka south city unit Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan on a 7-day remand each on charge of accumulating illegal wealth. Acting Judge Al Mamun of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judges Court passed the order. On October 23, ...

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Oil spill into Karnaphuli River:  Ship owner fined Tk 3cr 

Chattogram, Oct 27 : An Environment Court here on Sunday fined the owner of Desh-1 oil tanker Tk 3 crore for polluting the Karnaphuli River as oil from the tanker spilled into the river following its collision with another vessel on Thursday . Desh-1 was fined on charge of causing harm to aquatic animals, said Sanjukta Das Gupta, deputy director ...

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