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Huge torn currency notes found in Bogura

Bogura, Sept 24 : A huge amount of torn currency notes were recovered from Bagbari in Shahjahanpur upazila on Tuesday. Informed by locals, a team of police went to the spot around 11 am and recovered 10 sacks of shredded notes in an abandoned condition, said Azimuddin, officer-in-charge of Shahjahanpur Police Station. Police suspect that the notes recovered from the ...

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Bangabandhu’s mural unveiled at UGC

A mural of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been unveiled at University Grants Commission (UGC). UGC Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah unveiled the mural of UGC founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Tuesday. The 13 feet high and 10 feet wide mural of Bangabandhu made of tiles has been set up at the entrance of ...

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Immunisation of children: Hasina receives ‘Vaccine Hero’ award

Rohingya influx a formidable challenge to BD health sector, she says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receives the prestigious ‘Vaccine Hero’ award in recognition of Bangladesh’s outstanding success in vaccination to immunise children on Monday, Sept 23, 2019. Photo: PID New York, Sept 23 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday received the prestigious ‘Vaccine Hero’ award in recognition of Bangladesh’s ...

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Drive launched to arrest 2 AL leaders; Tk 1.5 cr, huge gold hauled

Photo: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) cordon off a multistorey building at Banianagar in Sutrapur area on Tuesday, Sept 24, 2019. Dhaka, Sept 24 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Tuesday cordoned off a multistorey building at Banianagar in Sutrapur area and seized Tk 1.5 crore and huge gold from it. The law enforces started the drive ...

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Bangladesh joins global forum P4G

Dhaka, Sept 24 : Bangladesh joined the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G), which was officially announced on Monday at an event held in New York on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly. Indonesia and South Africa also joined the forum today, along with Bangladesh. Other P4G partner countries are Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Ethiopia, ...

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PM seeks effective collaboration to achieve Universal Health Coverage

Lack of equity may bring political instability, she says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the programme at ECOSOC Chamber of the UN Headquarters on Monday. Photo: PID New York, Sept 23 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said collaboration among countries at regional and global levels is fundamental to accelerate progress in the Universal Health Coverage. “Resource mobilisation ...

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NBR moves to freeze bank accounts of GK Shamim, his firm

Golam Kibria Shamim. File photo Dhaka, Sept 23 : The Central Intelligence Cell (CIC) of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to ask all the banks and financial institutions to freeze the bank accounts of GK Shamim, his wife, parents and his firm ‘GKB & Company Pvt Limited’. According to official sources at the NBR, the decision was ...

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Report in graft case against former CJ Sinha on Oct 29

A Dhaka court on Monday set October 23 for submitting probe report in a case lodged against former Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha for allegedly demanding bribe. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Shikdar set the new date as investigation officer in the case and director of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Syed Iqbal Hossain failed to submit the report today. Bangladesh National ...

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Three bombs blast at ‘militant den’ in Fatullah

Three bombs were blasted during an operation at the suspected militant den in Fatullah of Narayanganj on Monday morning. Police detained three members of a family and cordoned off their house at Tokkar Math area. The detainees are Fariduddin Rumi, 27, a teacher of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, his wife Jannatul Foara Anu, 27, an official of Agrani ...

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Drive to continue until corruption, drugs uprooted: Quader

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said the ongoing drives against corruption, drugs and criminalisation will continue until the menaces are uprooted. “The Prime Minister told not to spare anyone even if they are affiliated with the ruling party,” he told reporters at the Secretariat. Quader said the Prime Minister had ordered senior leaders, law enforcers and ...

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