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Police restricts vehicular movement in Rajshahi before poll

Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) has imposed restriction on plying of motor vehicles for successful and peaceful holding of election to Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) scheduled to be held on June 15. A press release signed by SM Munir-Uz-Zaman, Commissioner of RMP, here yesterday says the restriction has been imposed on plying of baby taxi, taxi, cab, micro-bus, jeep, pickup, car, ... Read More »

No hope of survival of missing Rana Plaza victims

The news spread quickly: somebody was coming to give out more money. By the middle of the steely gray morning of June 7, thousands of men and women who used to work at the collapsed Rana Plaza factory complex had made their way to a military school in Savar, the industrial district outside Dhaka. Read More »

Hectic campaign in Rajshahi City election

With only three days remaining, contesting candidates to the election of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) have geared up their campaign tremendously with hope of getting maximum support from the electorates. All the contenders including the mayoral ones are seen moving door to door from early morning to midnight. There are no places where the candidates aren’t visiting. The city is ... Read More »

Locals protest killing of housewife

Lohagara thana police recovered a hanging body of a housewife on Monday morning from Poddarpara area of Lohagara . Though the members of the deceased’s in-laws family termed it as suicide, locals and relatives of the deceased think that it is a case of deliberate killing. A spontaneous procession was brought out in Lohagara town on Monday noon demanding exemplary ... Read More »

Sylhet city poll campaign gains momentum

With only 7 days left, campaign for the upcoming election of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC),scheduled to be held on June 15, has gained momentum that has changed the common scenario of the metropolis in last only two to three days. Just after getting election symbol, all the contenders for all posts of mayor and councilors both general and women reserved ... Read More »

Indian food grains through Bangladesh

After signing an agreement with Bangladesh, India has started shipping foodgrains on the Chittagong-Ashuganj-Agartala route. The first shipment started off this week. “It is a win-win for both countries. We can cut down heavily on the cost of transporting foodgrains to our remote northeastern states and Bangladesh transport sector makes money because under the agreement, they supply all vessels and ... Read More »

Swechchhasebak League leader held in Bogra

  Police arrested a local Swechchachebak League leader while was allegedly stabbing a tempo (human hauler) driver inside a traffic police outpost in Bogra town on Friday night. The arrested persdon was identified as Mahidul Hassan Palash alias Chhoto Palash, president of the No 8 ward unit of Swechchhasebak League and son of Bulu Pramanik of Seujgari area in the ... Read More »

3 mayoral candidates promise Rajshahi industrial city

All three contesting candidates for mayoral post in the upcoming election of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) have committed that they will build Rajshahi as agriculture-based industrial city if they are elected.  Besides, they will work for launching sitting bus service for the city dwellers, bringing navigability in the Padma River, resisting drug addiction and removing residential crises of the students ... Read More »