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Nat’l Athletics: Navy emerge champions, Army runners-up

Dhaka, Jan 18 (UNB) – Bangladesh Navy emerged champions in the 43rd National Athletics Championship’2020 securing a total of 47 medals — 21 gold, 18 silver and 8 bronze — on the third and last day at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on Saturday. Bangladesh Army finished runners-up securing 42 medals – 14 gold, 14 silver and 14 bronze ... Read More »

Keraniganj plastic factory fire toll 17 as 5 more victims succumb

Dhaka, Dec 15 – Five more victims of Keraniganj plastic factory fire succumbed to burn injuries yesterday. Among the five, four at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), and another one died at his home after release from the hospital on the day of the fire, raising the death toll to ... Read More »

10 dead in Gazipur electric fan factory fire; probe body formed

Dhaka, Dec 15 – “Ten workers of an electric fan factory died from smoke inhalation,” said Mamunur Rashid, deputy assistant director of Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defence. It was the third factory fire incident in the last four days in Dhaka and adjacent areas. Fire in Bangladeshi factories is quite common during the dry season, mainly because of lax ... Read More »

“Three Bangladeshi daughters” shine in UK polls again

DHAKA– Three Bangladeshi-origin female politicians dubbed as “tin kanya” or “three daughters” shined again the UK general elections with their re-election in Thursday’s polls. The three – Bangabandhu’s granddaughter Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, Rushanara Ali and Dr Rupa Huq – retained their seats with a resounding victory on Labour Party ticket. Rushanara Ali was elected for the four consecutive terms while ... Read More »