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14 arrested in special drive of Baniachong police

Baniachong (Habiganj) Correspondent Police in Habiganj’s Baniachong police have arrested 10 people, including money and gambling equipment, from gambling and gambling venues. Besides, 4 more accused with court warrants have been arrested in different cases. Last Friday (June 3), all the accused including the gambler were arrested in a day and night raid. According to police sources, under the direction ...

Probe into embezzlement of FF ‘s allowance, employment of his 3 sons starts in Bhola

Sabbir Alam Babu, Bhola Deputy Commissioner Md Tawfiq-e-Lahi Chowdhury has directed an investigation into the shocking news that a freedom fighter’s certificate was forged for about 8 years and three sons and a grandson were given government jobs in Kota. A three-member committee was also formed. During the investigation at the office of the Upazila Nirbahi Officer, the accused confessed ...

China sends three astronauts to complete space station

ICT Desk China on Sunday launched a rocket carrying three astronauts on a mission to complete construction on its new space station, the latest milestone in Beijing’s drive to become a major space power. The trio blasted off in a Long March-2F rocket at (0244 GMT) from the Jiuquan launch center in northwestern China’s Gobi desert, said state broadcaster CCTV, ...

3 scientists killed in Savar road accident

Savar (Dhaka) Correspondent Three scientists, including a woman, were killed and 30 others injured in a three-way collision in Baliapur area of Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Arifuzzaman, Pooja Sarkar and Kawser Rabbi. They are scientific officers of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission of Ashulia. Quoting eyewitnesses and fire service, Atiqur Rahman, ...

Fire, explosion at Ctg depot: Five firefighters killed

Staff Reporter Five firefighters, among 38 people, were killed and more than 200 others injured after a fire broke out at a container depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda on Saturday night. One of firefighter victims was identified as Moniruzzaman, a nursing assistant, while the authorities could not provide details of the other firefighters. Fire Service and Civil Defence sources said two ...

760 sacks of rice seized in Tajumuddin on charges of illegal stockpiling

Tajumuddin (Bhola) Correspondent The upazila administration confiscated 38 tonnes (760 sacks) of government rice in an investigation into allegations of illegal storage of rice and lack of license at the proprietary godown in Bhola’s Tajumuddin. The younger brother of the godown owner was arrested for being involved in illegal stockpiling. The seized rice has been kept in police custody. According ...

3 killed in Narsingdi train-pickup collision

Narsingdi Correspondent At least three people were killed and three others injured when a pickup van collided head-on with a Jayantika Express train at the railway crossing at Amirganj railway station in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi on the Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong railway line. Anish Mia (30) of Netrokona area has been identified. Details of the other victims were not immediately known. But ...

Demo, protest meeting of AL held in Shibganj

Shibganj (Bogura) Correspondent A protest procession and protest meeting was organized by Bogura Shibganj Upazila Awami League after the joint general secretary of Bogura District Women’s Party Suraiya Jerin Rony made harsh remarks against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Gabtali Upazila BNP conference in Bogura recently. Upazila Awami League general secretary and municipal mayor Touhidur Rahman Manik addressed a ...

Physical relationship in trap of love, schoolgirl pregnant in Bhuapur

Bhuapur (Tangail) Correspondent A father of two has been accused of becoming pregnant after raping a schoolgirl in Bhuapur, Tangail. The accused is the son of Golap Khan of Madaria village in Sohel upazila. The schoolgirl and her family are suffering from insecurity as there was no solution in the village arbitration a week ago. The incident has caused a ...

Early marriage stopped by UP Chairman Bhutto in Nakla

Nakla (Sherpur) Correspondent An underage (13-year-old) student studying in 8th class of Madrasa was saved from early marriage with the intervention of Urfa union chairman Mohammad Noore Alam Talukder Bhutto in Nakla upazila of Sherpur district on Friday evening. The student is the daughter of Lal Miah of Bagherkanda area of Barmaisa village and a 8th class student of Urfa ...