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5 Eid jamaat to be held at Baitul Mukarram mosque

Staff Reporter Five Eid jamaat will be held at Baitul Mukarram national mosque on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. The first Eid congregations will be held at 7am, said a press release of Islamic Foundation Bangladesh today. The second jamaat will be held at 8am, the third jamaat at 9am, the fourth jamaat at 10am while the fifth jamaat will be ...

College student drowns in flood water in Juri

Juri (Moulvibazar) Correspondent Anupam Upadhyay (20) went into the water to learn to swim with friends. But he did not learn to swim. The graduate student drowned. The incident took place in Dhamai tea garden area of Juri upazila of Moulvibazar on Tuesday afternoon. Anupam is the nephew of Kishore Mitra, a resident of the local Dhamai tea garden. He ...

Blogger Ananta Murder: Death-row convict arrested in India

Staff Reporter Faysal Ahmad, one of the four militants sentenced to death for the murder of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das, has been arrested in India. A special team of Kolkata police arrested the 27-year-old in Bengaluru, according to Special Superintendent Md Aslam Khan of the police’s anti-terrorism unit. He said that the authorities received confirmation about Faysal’s arrest from different ...

Wheelchairs distributed among disabled in Rangpur

Rangpur Correspondent A wheelchair was given to a disabled person named Md. Aziar Rahman of Mominpur Union of Rangpur Sadar Upazila. Rangpur Sadar Upazila Parishad Chairman Nasima Zaman Bobby handed over the wheel chair to the helpless old disabled person in front of the Sadar Upazila Parishad on Monday afternoon. At this time Nasima Zaman Bobby said that she would ...

Gold price drops by Tk 1,166 a bhori

Staff Reporter Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) has lowered the price of gold by Tk 1,166 to Tk 78,382 per bhori (11.664 gram) as price of the precious metal has fallen on the global market. The prices of the gold have reduced in the domestic market in line with the global market, said a press release of BAJUS on Wednesday. The ...

Newly built bridge collapses in Satkhira

SM Sahidul Islam, Satkhira A newly constructed bridge at a cost of Tk half a crore collapsed in a canal dug by the Water Development Board in Satkhira. The Kunduria-Bankra bridge in Asasuni upazila of Satkhira collapsed on Tuesday morning. Many locals, including Mujibur Rahman, Ahsan Habib and Krishna Banerjee, said the middle part of the bridge had collapsed. About ...

Govt works to make electoral system more democratic: Quader

Staff Reporter Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader said on Wednesday the ruling Awami League government is working to make the country’s electoral system more democratic and modernised. “The best way to express the people’s opinion is election, and the Awami League government is working to make the electoral system more democratic and modernised,” he told a press conference ...

Stones in VGF’s rice at Bhuapur

Bhuapur (Tangail) Correspondent Large stones were found in 10 kg of rice distributed among the extremely poor under the VGF program at Bhuapur in Tangail . The beneficiaries who came to buy rice have expressed their displeasure. Stones were found in several sacks during the distribution of VGF rice in Bhuapur municipality on Tuesday (July 5th). After informing the concerned ...

14,000 animals ready for sacrifice in Gafargaon

Gafargaon (Mymensingh) Correspondent Farmers in Gafargaon are preparing 14,000 sacrificial animals for sale on the occasion of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha. The demand for sacrificial animals in the upazila is about 13,000. There are more than 1 thousand surplus animals than demand. The estimated market value of these animals is around Rs 500 crore. According to the Upazila Livestock Department, there ...

Indigenous breeding of chickens in semi-intensive system increasing in Bhola

Sabbir Alam Babu, Bhola Commercial rearing of native breed chickens is increasing day by day in Bhola. Various small entrepreneurs are benefiting from poultry farming. Raising these chickens in a semi-intensive manner is changing their destiny. The benefits of the semi-intensive approach are spreading among other entrepreneurs as well. Indigenous breeds of chickens are being reared in different villages of ...