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18 shops gutted in Fairdpur fire

Photo: A firefighting unit trying to under control the fire. Faridpur, Sept 28 : At least 18 shops were gutted in a fire which broke out at Haat Krishnapur Bazar in Sadarpur upazila on Thursday night. Saifuzzaman, senior station officer of Faridpur Fire service, said the fire broke out at a shop around 10:30 pm and spread around soon. On ...

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PM pushes for advancing women empowerment; proposes 3 actions

photo: The Prime Minister addressing on ‘Economic Growth through Women Empowerment’ at the Conference Room-3 of the United Nations Headquarters on Thursday. New York, Sept 28 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasised the need for three actions, including working for overcoming gender stereotypes regarding women’s ability, to advance women empowerment. The Prime Minister was addressing a high-level discussion on ...

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Find out reason behind repression of Muslims, PM urges OIC

Plight of Rohingyas cannot be ignored, she says Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at a high-level side meeting on the situation of Rohingya minority in Myanmar at the conference room-12 of the UN Headquarters on Thursday. New York, Sept 27 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the OIC member states to find out why the Muslims across ...

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Mega plan taken to turn Bangladesh attractive tourism destination: Minister

A colourful rally was brought out marking the World Tourism Day 2018 in Dhaka on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Sept 27 : Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal on Thursday said the government has been working sincerely to turn Bangladesh as one of the attractive tourism destinations of the world by utilizing its potential and ...

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Khaleda seeks stay on trial proceedings in charitable case

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, Sept 27 : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday filed a revision petition with the High Court seeking stay on the trial proceedings in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case in her absence. In the petition, Khaleda’s lawyer Kaisar Kamal also sought issuance of a rule from the High Court seeking explanation why the ...

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Biman passengers stage demo at Chattogram airport over schedule collapse

Shah Amanat International Airport. File photo Chattogram, Sep 27 : The passengers of a Muscat-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines staged demonstrations at Shah Amanat International Airport on Thursday following its flight schedule collapse. At least 50 passengers who had been waiting at the airport since Wednesday night staged protests in the morning. Later, officials of the airport and Biman ...

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Missing businessman found dead in Ctg; two held

Photo: Police recover the body of a businessman from Boba Colony area in Chattogram on Wednesday. Chattogram, Sept 27 : Police recovered the body of a businessman, who reportedly went missing on September 17, from Boba Colony in New Mooring area of the port city on Wednesday night The deceased was identified as Syed Hossain, 40, son of Azmal Hossain of Gosail ...

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Heads of State, int’l agencies expect Hasina to win next election: FS

Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque. File photo New York, Sept 27 : Heads of State and different international agencies hoped that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will form the government again winning the next general election for the continuity of development and democracy. They expressed their hope when they separately met Sheikh Hasina at the bilateral meeting room of the UN ...

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Motorcyclist killed in Ctg road crash

Chattogram, Sept 27 : A motorcyclist was killed and three others injured when a car hit a motorcycle on Akhteruzzaman Flyover in city’s Sholosohor area on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Obhi Datta, 30. Constable Shilbrata Barua of Chittagong Medical College Hospital outpost said the accident took place around 10:45 pm when a car smashed a motorcycle, leaving ...

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President inaugurates Itna Upazila Muktijouddha Command office

Kishoreganj, Sept 27 : President Abdul Hamid inaugurated Itna Upazila Multijouddha Command office on Wednesday. He inaugurated the office as part of the five day visit in his home town Kishoreganj from September 24 to 28. The President also witnessed the progress of development works of Itna Zero point and Chilni parts on the under-construction Itna-Mithamain- Austagram highways connecting three ...

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