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Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Mobile Railway Museum gaining popularty among students

Staff Reporter Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Mobile Railway Museum has been gaining popularity among the students after its launching. It does not have to be visited in any particular district or city, rather the museum itself will go to the station nearest to your home and thr common people will get a chance to see it for free. In the fully ...

Switzerland a serious global player, reliable partner of Bangladesh: Ambassador Chuard

Diplomatic Correspondent Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard on Wednesday said they want to engage on the UN Security Council and are looking forward to working with Bangladesh to pursue their collective actions in favor of peace, international law, sustainable development and human rights in the multilateral fora. “But let me be clear here. This will not be an ...

Order cancelling Samrat’s bail upheld by Appellate Division

Staff Reporter The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a High Court order that cancelled the bail granted to expelled Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat in a graft case. A three-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Justice Md Nuruzzaman dismissed a leave to appeal petition filed by Samrat challenging the HC order. Though ...

Helicopter crash in Nawabganj: Pilot succumbs to death

Staff Reporter A pilot of a training helicopter of the Bangladesh Army, who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital in Singapore after being injured in a helicopter crash on July 27 in Nawabganj upazila of Keraniganj, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Air Wing Director of Rab Forces, Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Ismail Hossain, 45. ...

Uttara scrap warehouse blast: Death toll rises to 4 as another victim dies

Staff Reporter Another victim who suffered serious burn injuries in an explosion in a scrap godown at Rajabari of Uttara’s Kamarpara in the city died at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery early Monday, raising the death toll to four. Md Mizanur, 35, breathed his last at the institute around 1:00am, said Inspector Bachchu Mia of ...

Chinese foreign minister pays homage to Bangabandhu

Staff Reporter Visiting Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at Bangabandhu’s portrait in the city’s Dhanmondi-32 no road. Yi arrived at the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum around 6.15pm when State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam welcomed him. After paying homage to Bangabandhu, the ...

CPJ demands immediate release of sentenced Myanmar journalist

Diplomatic Correspondent Bangkok, August 1: Myanmar authorities should immediately and unconditionally release journalist Maung Maung Myo and stop imprisoning members of the press on spurious charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On Friday, July 29, a court in the city of Hpa-an, in Kayin state, sentenced Maung Myo, a reporter for the independent Mekong News Agency, to six ...

M Allama Siddiki appointed next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Australia

Diplomatic Correspondent The Government has decided to appoint M Allama Siddiki, currently serving as Bangladesh Ambassador to Denmark, as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Australia. High Commissioner-designate M Allama Siddiki is a career foreign service officer belonging to 10thbatch of the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre. In his illustrious diplomatic career, Siddiki has served extensively in ...

Several Bangladeshis close to Partha Chatterjee identified

Staff Reporter Intelligence officials in Bangladesh claimed to have traced several persons to be involved in the money laundering channels used by arrested West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee. According to a report of the Anandabazar, the development came after Enforcement Directorate (ED) started investigating Hawala links of West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his aide Arpita Mukherjee. West Bengal minister ...

President visits Bangabandhu Military Museum

Staff Reporter President M Abdul Hamid visited the Bangabandhu Military Museum at Bijoy Sarani in the city this evening. The ‘Bangabandhu Military Museum’ was built on 10 acres of land on the west side of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theater at Bijoy Sarani in the capital. A world-class architecture, the museum exhibits the country’s military history, heritage, various ...