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Fire kills 18 at Chinese foot massage parlour

International Desk A fire at a foot massage parlour in eastern China on Sunday killed 18 people and injured two others, state media reported. Workers jumped out of windows to escape the blaze, which broke out at the Zuxintang parlour at around 4 p.m., and firefighters rushed to the scene, according to state broadcaster China Central Television. No cause of ... Read More »

Parliament passes condolence proposal

Parliament Correspondent The meeting today of the National Parliament expressed sorrow over the demise of veteran Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta, while extending heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury read out the condolence proposal wishing for the eternal peace of the departed souls of Suranjit Sengupta. Later, the members of the parliament joined ... Read More »

Search committee to meet President Monday

businessnews24bd.com The search committee will meet President Abdul Hamid tomorrow (February 6). Joynal Abedin, press secretary to the president, confirmed the matter on Sunday afternoon. Joynal Abedin said, “The search committee will meet the president around 5:00pm on Monday.” Besides, outgoing Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed along with other commissioners will make a courtesy call on the president around ... Read More »

PM for integrating EFA initiatives with SDG-4

businessnews24bd.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the E-9 countries of the UNESCO to align and integrate their initiatives of ‘Education for All’ with the SDG-4 to achieve the goal of universal education. “As we have stepped in the era of SDGs, we have to align and integrate our initiatives and strategies with the ‘SDG-4′ (Education-2030) taking along the ... Read More »

MP Liton murder: 10 jamaat men remanded

Gaibandha Correspondent A court in Gaibandha remanded 10 leaders and activists of Jamaat in MP Liton murder case for one day each. The court of Gaibandha Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Moynul Hasan Yusuf passed the order on Sunday afternoon. The court passed the order after they were produced before it by officer-in-charge of Sundarganj Police Station Atiar Rahman, seeking a ... Read More »

Mayor Miru’s passport, fire arms seized

Sirajganj Correspondent Police seized the passport and fire arms of Sirajganj’s Shahjadpur municipality Mayor Halimul Haque Miru. All airports and land ports were made alert so that the mayor cannot leave the country. Police conducted a drive in Monirampur village around 4:00pm and seized his voter ID card, two passports and three Cheque books from the house. Shahjadpur Police Station ... Read More »

TK 5 lakh snatched in broad day light in city

Crime Desk Unidentified criminals have allegedly snatched Tk 5 lakh after shooting a woman and her daughter in broad day light in the capital’s Uttara area on Sunday. The injured victims are undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital in the capital. Confirming the matter to risingbd.com, Sub Inspector (SI) of Uttara Paschim Police Station Mohammad Ali said, “I am in the ... Read More »

Saif leads Walton fightback against BCB

Sport Desk Young batsman Saif Hasan smashed an unbeaten half-century for Walton Central Zone against BCB North Zone in the second day of their second match of the fifth season of Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), the country’s franchise based first class cricket tournament. Walton scored 120 for 3 at stumps on Day 2 on Sunday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium ... Read More »

Gaibandha-1 by-polls on March 22

EC Correspondent The Election Commission is planning to hold the by-polls in Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) constituency on March 22. Election Commission Director (media) SM Asaduzzaman disclosed the matter on Sunday. He said that the deadline for filing nominations is February 19. The nominations will be scrutinised on February 22 and the last day for withdrawal is March 1. On December 31 last ... Read More »

President, PM pay tributes to Suranjit

Parliament Correspondent President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to veteran Awami League leader and former minister Suranjit Sengupta, MP, by placing wreaths on his coffin at South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban here on Sunday afternoon. The president placed the wreaths first on the coffin draped in the national flag followed by the prime minister ... Read More »

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