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DSCC Mayor warns canal grabbers

DSCC Mayor warns canal grabbers

Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Monday warned the canal grabbers, saying none of them will be spared."Land grabbers, whoever they are, will not be let off the

Dodger docs 42pc

Staff Reporter :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday found 40 percent physicians absent in their work places.The commission observed it after a sudden drives launched in 11 government hospitals of

81 female workers return from KSA empty-handed

Staff Reporter :Eighty-one female and 47 male workers returned from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Sunday night empty-handed.Most of them are physically sick because they were tortured by the employers

KSA to deport 250 Rohingyas

Al Jazeera News :Saudi Arabia is planning to deport 250 Rohingya men to Bangladesh, in what will be the second forced deportation by Riyadh this year, an activist group has

City Lab Medical Services for poor patients

Staff Reporter :A modern diagnostic and consultancy centre with special health facilities for poor patients was opened at Tarabo in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj on Monday.  Hasina Gazi, Mayor of

ATM booth guard found dead

Staff Reporter  :The guard of an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) booth in the city's  Baridhara area was found dead inside the booth on Monday morning.The deceased Shamim, 24, was found

EC's NID service fall, sufferings mount

Staff Reporter :Hundreds of people have been struggling to get service of National ID Card as the server of NID authority cracked on January 10.Without giving any notice, the Election

 Bottled water of 5 brands found unsafe

Bottled water of 5 brands found unsafe

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) on Monday submitted a test report to the High Court saying that it has found five brands' bottled water unsafe for drinking

87 yaba dealers prefer jail for safety!

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :Eighty seven yaba dealers out of 1,153  are likely to surrender to law enforcement agencies in Cox's Bazar in the first week of February. Several dozen

Over 100 security officers killed in Taliban assault

Over 100 security officers killed in Taliban assault

INDEPENDENT :More than 100 security forces members have been killed in a Taliban assault on a military base in eastern Afghanistan, authorities said.An interior ministry spokesperson said a suicide car

Rohingya Muslim group fleeing India to BD stuck on 'zero line'

Reuters, Dhaka :Bangladesh has denied entry to 31 Rohingya Muslims trying to enter from India and they are stuck in no-man's land on the border, Bangladesh authorities said on Monday,

Arrest warrant against Khaleda

Court Correspondent :A  Dhaka court yesterday (Sunday) issued an arrest warrant against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia, in a case filed for allegedly making false and instigative remarks on religious

Hundreds of vehicles got stuck in a traffic gridlock on both sides of city street due to on going work of metro rail project. This photo was taken from Bangla Motor area on Sunday.

Hundreds of vehicles got stuck in a traffic gridlock on both sides of city street due to on going work of metro rail project. This photo was taken from Bangla Motor area on Sunday.

Dhaka to file case with NY court soon

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Bank will file a lawsuit with a New York court by this month over the heist of $81 million from its account with the US Federal Reserve

Coaching centres to remain shut during SSC exams

Staff Reporter :The Education Ministry has decided to keep coaching centres closed across the country for a month from January 27 with a view to preventing leak of question papers

Govt to allow LNG import in pvt sector Importers to fix prices

Anisul Islam Noor :The businessmen welcomed the government's plan to allow private sector to import LNG, regasify and sell it to consumers under a specific policy.Elaborating the government's plan, State

12 more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter  :At least 12 more persons were killed and several others critically injured in separate road crashes across the country on Sunday.In Narayanganj, at least four persons died in

Ward Councillor stabbed to death in Natore

Staff Reporter :Unidentified criminals stabbed to death an Awami League (AL) supported Ward Councillor of Gopalpur Municipality in Natore district on Sunday.The deceased has been identified as Jamilur Rahman Jamil,

Holding cent pc perfect polls not possible :Quader

Staff Reporter :Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said that it is not possible to hold a cent per cent flawless election in any country in the

Gulshan attack arms supplier on remand

Staff Reporter  :Banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) had planned  to snatch Holey Artisan prisoners in the way similar to the incident in Trishal in 2014.RAB's Legal and Media

Barrister Mozammel Hossain makes Bangladesh proud

Barrister Mozammel Hossain makes Bangladesh proud

Staff Reporter :Bangladeshi born barrister Mozammel Hossain has been appointed Queen's Counsel. He will be sworn in at the Westminster Hall at the Houses of Parliament in the UK on

170 migrants missing in 2 Mediterranean incidents

170 migrants missing in 2 Mediterranean incidents

Reuters :An estimated 170 migrants have been lost in the Mediterranean in two incidents involving dinghies that left from Libya and Morocco, migrants organisations said on Saturday.One dinghy was spotted

Skywatchers await 'super blood wolf moon'

Skywatchers await 'super blood wolf moon'

Skywatchers are gearing up for a lunar eclipse, which some are referring to as a "super blood wolf moon".During the spectacular event, the Earth's natural satellite turns a striking shade

 People spontaneously gave mandate for AL, says PM

People spontaneously gave mandate for AL, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the people of the country spontaneously gave their verdict in favour of Awami League's manifesto in the December-30 election to free the country

Counselling of students planned

M M Jasim :The Education Ministry has taken a plan to make the counselling among the students in all the educational institutions every day to eliminate trend of committing suicide.The

Indian opposition stages giant jt rally to oust Modi

Kolkata, India (Reuters) :India's main opposition parties joined forces against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday at a rally which attracted hundreds of thousands of people months ahead of elections.The

Yet another mother gang-raped in Noakhali

Staff Reporter : Mother of three children was  gang-raped by three persons at gun point in her house at Nabogram village in Dhansiri union of Kabirhat upazila in Noakhali district  on

BNP unlikely to join UZ elections

Still reeling from the shock of its massive defeat in the 11th parliamentary election, BNP is unlikely to join the upcoming upazila elections as most of its senior and grassroots

Sensitive borders come under smart digital surveillance

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :The Ministry of Home Affairs has sought budgetary supports of Tk 360 crore to install 'smart digital border surveillance and technical response system' on borders designated as

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon tonight

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon tonight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP)  :Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one.The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar