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10 fake DB men arrested in Dhaka

Crime Desk Police last night arrested ten fake members of Detective Branch (DB) of police from Sabujbagh area of Dhaka. A team of DB conducted the drive and also recovered four vehicles, pistols, pipe guns, DB jackets, wireless sets, handcuffs and knives from their possession, said Muhammad Yousuf Ali, additional deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Details of the ... Read More »

11 killed in Narsingdi road mishap

Narsingdi Correspondent At least 11 people were killed and three injured after a bus collided with a microbus in Belabo upazila of Narsingdi today. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately, reports our Narsingdi correspondent. The bus collided with the microbus in Darigaon area around 8:45am, leaving 11 passengers of the microbus dead on the spot, said ... Read More »

Hindu faction damages idol in Jessore

Jessore  Correspondent An idol was damaged allegedly by a faction of temple committee at Haritala Temple under Chaugachha upazila in Jessore early Friday. Police and upazila suspect that the incident was taken place following feud over taking control of the temple. The police arrested former president of the temple committee Jharu Halder and Meghnadh Halder in connection with the incident. ... Read More »

Padma bridge corruption conspiracy: Acquittal sparks call for apology by WB

joywbpic Three former senior executives of SNC-Lavalin Group in Canada were acquitted in the Padma bridge corruption conspiracy case, a development that prompted calls for apology from those who were vocal against the alleged graft attempt. On Friday, Justice Ian Nordheimer of the Ontario Superior Court in Canada ruled that he had serious concerns about three applications the Royal Canadian ... Read More »

Woman hurt in DMCH ceiling plaster fall She went to the hospital with her sick husband but now she is taking treatment with serious head injury. Ruchea Begum, 55, was attending her ill husband when plasters from the ceiling fell on her in Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) today. She was admitted at the ENT department of the hospital with head injuries, said Khaja Abdul Gofur, ... Read More »

Padma graft charge a WB plot against mom: Joy The prime minister’s ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has alleged the allegation of corruption in Padma bridge project was a “plot of the World Bank” against prime minister Sheikh Hasina in an attempt to discredit her.  In a Facebook status on Saturday, Joy also alleged that the US state department officials had contacted him to convey “threats from ... Read More »

BB signs deals with 10 more banks for green transformation fund Bangladesh Bank (BB) has signed separate agreements with 10 more private banks to facilitate fund for a long-term financing under the “Green Transformation Fund for Export-oriented Textile and Textile Products and Leather Manufacturing Industries”. Under the deals, the ten banks – Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited, Bank Asia Limited, Exim Bank Limited, Modhumoti Bank Limited, Mutual Trust Bank Limited, NCC ... Read More »

Kazi Tower at Lalbagh catches fire A fire broke out in Kazi Tower at Lalbagh in the old Dhaka on Friday morning. The fire took place on the third floor of the seventh storied Kazi Tower at Islambagh under Lalbagh Police Ststion around 11.20 in the morning, fire service sources said. No casualty was reported yet while the extent of damage and cause behind ... Read More »

Faridpur road crash leaves 13 dead

Faridpur Correspondent At least 13 people were killed and several others were injured when a bus collided head-on with a covered van in Nagarkanda upazila of Faridpur on Dhaka-Khulna highway on Friday night.  Identity of the deceased was not known immediately. According to witnesses, a Dhaka-bound bus of Hanif Paribahan had a head on collision with a Khulna-bound covered van ... Read More »

BSF kills Bangladeshi at Kurigram frontier


Kurigram Correspondent Indian Border Security Force gunned down a Bangladeshi national and injured another along Kurigram border early today, official sources said. The deceased were identified as Tulumia, 65, son of Asmat Ali from Roumari upazila, our local correspondent reports. The injured was Saiful Hossain, 45, from the same upazila. Lt Col Atiqur Rahman, Commander, 35th battalion of Border Guard ... Read More »