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Daily Archives: January 12, 2017

Mominul proved scoring and surviving is possible :Tamim

Sport Desk Opener Tamim Iqbal and No 3 batsman Mominul Haque set the tone in a rain-affected day that also had heavy wind as Bangladesh ended the opening day’s play of the first Test against host New Zealand on 154/3 at Basin Reserve, Wellington on Thursday. It was the dashing Tamim who first provided plenty of confidence to the Tigers ... Read More »

34,000 yaba tablets seized in Karwan Bazar

Crime desk Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) today claimed to have seized 34,000 yaba tablets at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Action on a tip-off, Rab-2 members conducted a drive and detained a drug peddler with the yaba tablets from Karwan Bazar, according to a text message sent by the elite force to media. Read More »

Court fixes Feb 19 for report over PM’s plane glitch

HC Correspondent A court in Dhaka ordered Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to submit probe report by February 19 over the technical glitch in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s plane. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Golam Nabi fixed a date on Thursday as DMP’s Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit Inspector Mahbubul Alam failed to submit the report as requested. Earlier, Biman Director ... Read More »

PM’s Plane Glitch: 2 sent to jail, 3 denied bail

HC Correspondent A Dhaka court on Thursday sent two suspended officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines to jail and denied bail of three others in a case filed over emergency landing of a Biman flight carrying prime minister to Hungary. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury passed the order on Thursday. Biman Bangladesh Airlines Engineer division officer Mohammad Rokonuzzaman and ... Read More »

51 held in Rajshahi anti-narcotic drive

 Crime Desk The law enforcers, in a drive, detained 51 drug peddlers from different areas of Rajshahi district from Wednesday night (January 11) to Thursday morning (January 12). In a press release, Iftekhar Alam, senior assistant commissioner and spokesperson of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police confirmed the matter on Thursday noon. Meanwhile, police recovered some drugs from their possessions. The detainees were ... Read More »

DMP limits road for Ijtema Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed restriction on vehicular movements heading towards Tongi and its adjacent areas including Uttara and Airport to maintain smooth journey. DMP issued a press release in this regard on Thursday. The roads that will remain off-limits to common vehicles are Ashulia Bridge-Abdullahpur-Pragati Sarani route and Tongi Bridge-Gazipur route, DMP said. No vehicles will be ... Read More »

All militant outfits under surveillance: RAB chief Benazir Ahmed, Director General (DG) of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), said law enforcement agencies are closely monitoring all militant outfits including new and old ones to avoid sabotage.   The RAB chief said this while talking to reporters after inaugurating a photography exhibition in the capital’s Shilpakala Academy on Thursday.   Benazir Ahmed said the operations we have launched ... Read More »

Bangladesh Women face huge defeat in first ODI

Sport Correspondent Slow batting in chasing a 252-run target led Bangladesh National Women Cricket Team to a huge defeat in the first of a five-match One Day International series against touring South Africa National Women Cricket Team in Cox’s Bazar Thursday.   The hosts were beaten by 86 runs at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium.   The visitors scored 251 ... Read More »

Session jam reduced: Education Minister

Education Correspondent Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said that effort is underway to develop quality of colleges under national university. The overall management and examinations are running through six local offices of the university. As a result, session jam has reduced,” he said. The Minister made the assertion while addressing a rally on the occasion of first convocation of the National ... Read More »

Real Madrid to rest Ronaldo in Copa del Rey

Sport Desk Zidane will also rest Luka Modric when Madrid tries to defend a 3-0 win from the first leg. Madrid can advance to the quarterfinals even with a two-goal loss at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan. Ronaldo also didn’t play against Sevilla at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. His first match of the year was on Saturday against Granada in the Spanish ... Read More »