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BMDA implements irrigation uplift project

The Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) has implemented an uplift project aims at improving the socio-economic condition of people living in the vast Barind tract through boosting agricultural production. Read More »

Mosharraf inaugurates renovated stadium complex in Faridpur

Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain said here on Wednesday that the renovated Sheikh Jamal Stadium, formerly Faridpur stadium, will be upgraded to international standard so that international matches of all major games can be arranged. Read More »

NID card distribution begins in 3 districts

The Election Commission started the distribution of National Identity (NID) cards in three districts — Dhaka, Gazipur and Manikganj — among the fresh voters on Wednesday.   Read More »

1st death anniversary of Major (Rtd.) Sayeed Iskander observed

Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Feni District Branch arranged a Doa and Milad Mahfil   on the occasion of the 1st death anniversary of Major (Retd.) Sayeed Iskander, former President of Feni District BNP and ex-MP of Feni-1 held at the Takia Mosque on Monday. Read More »

2 more hartal arson victims die at DMCH

Two more drivers who sustained severe burn injuries when pickets torched their vehicles in Comilla and Gazipur during the countrywide 48-hour hartal enforced by Jamaat on Wednesday died at a city hospital on Monday.   Read More »

United efforts for smoking-free Rangpur city stressed

Speakers at an advocacy meeting here on Sunday put maximum emphasis on united efforts of all concerned in turning the public places and transports in Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) area into smoking free. Read More »

‘Nation can never repay debt to the Freedom Fighters’

The nation can never repay the debt it owes to the Freedom Fighters (FFs), the best sons and daughters of the soil, but it must show due honour to them for upholding real spirit of the War of Liberation. Read More »

Huge arms, ammo recovered from Sundarbans after gunfight

Bagerhat – Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard rescued a kidnapped fisherman from Morakaga Khal (canal) area of the Sundarbans under Koira upazila on early Sunday following a five-hour long gunfight with the forest robbers. Read More »

Syria Crisis: Dhaka welcomes US-Russian accord

Bangladesh has welcomed the agreement on the framework for Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons reached between the United States and the Russian Federation on September 14 in Geneva.   Read More »

Jail lessons will be valuable, says Rony MP

Ruling Awami League MP Golam Maula Rony has been released from the Kashimpur jail, 53 days after he was incarcerated for allegedly assaulting journalists. Read More »

Increase fish production for socio-economic uplift’

Speakers at separate fish fry release ceremonies here on Sunday afternoon stressed for increasing fish production to accelerate socio-economic uplifts in rural areas, side by side meeting nutritional demand of the common people. Read More »

Modern equipments needed at Jamalpur hospital

Civil Surgeon of Jamalpur General Hospital Dr. Mohammad Hafizur Rahman Sunday said more modern equipment would be required to be purchased to improve health services in Jamalpur General Hospital. Read More »

Fire at two rice mills in Ctg

Valuables of two rice mills worth about TK 15 lakhs were burnt in a fire at Choul Potti area under the city’s Pahartali thana on Thursday morning. Read More »

Indian official visits RCCI School and College

Sub-divisional officer (SDO) of Malabar Sub-division of Jalpaiguri district in India Jyotirmoy Tanti on Friday visited RCCI School and College established by  Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). Read More »

Juba League leader gets 6 months for possessing yaba

A mobile court here on Wednesday sentenced a local leader of Jubo League (JL) to six months’ imprisonment after he was arrested with Yaba tablets at Bilashpur in the city. Read More »

Ershad off to Seoul

Jatiya Party President H M Ershad left Dhaka for Seoul on Wednesday on a five-day visit to attend the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP). Read More »

Freedom fighter PW corroborates a Razakar PW against Mobarak

A freedom fighter prosecution witness on Wednesday corroborated another PW’s evidence narrating how accused Mobarak Hossain, a 1971 Razakar Commander, had been involved in the ‘crimes against humanity’ during the Liberation War. Read More »