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Road safety panel to submit report with 111 recommendations

bdnews24.com :The road safety panel led by former Minister of Shipping Shajahan Khan is preparing to submit a report with 111 recommendations on how to restore order to the

UN Chief visits NY mosque, urges safety for worshippers

UN Chief visits NY mosque, urges safety for worshippers

The Washington Post, New York :UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday visited Islamic Cultural Center's mosque in New York, calling for efforts to ensure the global safety of

Ducsu leaders take charge

Ducsu leaders take charge

UNB, Dhaka :The elected leaders of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) took over their respective charges for one year in its first executive meeting held on Saturday.The meeting

Case filed for killing of Bilaichhari UZ AL president

UNB, Rangamati :A case has been filed in connection with killing of Bilaichhari Upazila Awami League president Suresh Kanti Tanchanga.Local Jubo League leader Monir Hossain filed the case with

IS group defeated as final territory lost

BBC Online :The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) says the Islamic State group's five-year "caliphate" is over after the militants were defeated in Syria.SDF fighters have been raising victory

Increase VAT on tobacco products

UNB, Dhaka :Anti-tobacco platforms on Saturday urged the government to increase VAT on tobacco retail products in the next national budget to curb its usage in Bangladesh.They said, the

DNCC starts drive against mosquito

UNB, Dhaka :Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Saturday started a two-week crash programme to reduce the mosquito menace in its region.DNCC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Md Abdul Hye

Six more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter :At least six more persons including three students were killed and 10 others seriously injured in separate road accidents across the country on Saturday.In Gazipur, two college

5 die in separate incidents in Ctg

UNB, Chattogram :Five people died in different incidents here from Friday night to Saturday morning.The deceased were identified as Md Mostak, Abdur Rahim, Abdul Monaf, Osman Goni and Md

EC plans limited EVM use 'in 5th UZ polls'

UNb, Dhaka :Backtracking from its previous stance, the Election Commission is going to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) on a very small scale in the 5th countrywide upazila election

Drive against illegal chemical factories to continue: RAB DG

Staff Reporter :Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General Benazir Ahmed on Saturday said, the drive against chemical godowns and factories in Old Dhaka will not hamper trading anyway."Our intention

Free transport sector from pol influence, says Dr Kamal

Staff Reporter :Gono Forum, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Saturday demanded that steps be taken to free the transport sector from political influence and laws be properly enforced

Mugger among 2 shot in Gulistan

Staff Reporter  :Two persons, including a mugger, sustained bullet injuries in the city's Gulistan area on Saturday afternoon.Injured Sujauddin Talukdar, 38, an Executive of Navana Engineering Ltd, and Jahidul

Govt makes country a failed state: BNP

Staff Reporter :The BNP on Saturday claimed that the government made the country a failed state."This government is not elected by the people. They occupied power by force. They

DMP Chief urges city dwellers to boycott drug dealers socially

UNB, Dhaka :Terming drug traders 'enemies of the country, nation and the society', Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Saturday urged the city dwellers to boycott them

BD needs to find space for wildlife

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh, like many other countries, needs to find space for both the wildlife and its people keeping in mind that biodiversity is important for the world, says

Non-MPO teachers, employees continue demonstrations

Non-MPO teachers, employees continue demonstrations

UNB, Dhaka :Teachers and employees of non-MPO educational institutions gathered in front of the Jatiya Press Club for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday demanding enlistment of their institutions

Teachers want to meet with PM in 2nd day of protests

bdnews24.com :Teachers and employees of the education institutions not covered by monthly pay order, or MPO, have gathered in front of the National Press Club to demand government pay.They

Quader out of danger: Doctor

UNB, Dhaka :Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader is doing well after his successful bypass surgery, doctors said Friday."He's out of danger and will be shifted to a cabin in

Journo Anwarul passes away

Journo Anwarul passes away

Staff Reporter :Senior journalist and former President of Dhaka Reporters' Unity M Anwarul Haque died in a city hospital on Friday.He was 62. He suffered a massive stroke on

Congress struggles to build alliance

Reuters, New Delhi :India's Congress party is struggling to forge an opposition alliance to fight a looming election having been rebuffed in the biggest state, Uttar Pradesh, regional party

RAB detains 100 suspects in anti-narcotics raid in city

RAB detains 100 suspects in anti-narcotics raid in city

Staff Reporter :Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detained more than 100 persons, including 12 women during an anti-narcotics drive in the Geneva camp of the capital on Friday."We started five-hour

Pak police say gunmen targeted cleric, killed 2 guards

AP, Karachi :Police in Pakistan say gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on a convoy carrying a prominent religious scholar and his associates in the southern port city of Karachi,

Move on to stop siphoning off money by multinational cos

UNB, Dhaka :Authorities are collecting data on international transactions of multinational companies to stop them from siphoning off money from Bangladesh.Dhaka ranked second in South Asia by Washington-based Global

Man stabbed to death in Savar

UNB, Savar :A man was stabbed to death by a young man at Talbagh area in Savar, on the outskirts of the capital on Thursday night.The deceased was identified

Youth dies in RAB custody

Staff Reporter :About 28-year old Shakil Khan, an alleged drug dealer, who was picked up by a team of plainclothes men identifying themselves as the personnel of the Rapid

Nature-based water management in GBM region stressed

UNB, Dhaka :Speakers at a workshop have stressed the need for applying nature-based solutions to improve water management in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin, home to approximately 620 million people in

Bus hits MP Menon's car

Staff Reporter :Former Minister and President of Bangladesh Workers' Party Rashed Khan Menon, MP's car was hit by a bus named Balaka Paribahan at Mohakhali in the capital on

Oikyafront throws a bundle programme

Staff Repoeter :Opposition political alliance Jatiya Oikyafront has designed a bundle of programme to be executed in March and April to win popular supports against isolation. The Oikyafront leaders

Trump foresees meeting with Pakistan leaders

Dawn.com, Washington :US President Donald Trump hopes to meet Pakistani leaders soon as he acknowledges that relations between the two countries are "now very good".President Trump made this surprise