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India may use drones in Bangladesh

India is considering using drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-UAV) on its frontier with Bangladesh, a top official in India’s home ministry said on Monday.“UAVs are being used along the Western Sector to stop infiltration from across the border with Pakistan. Similarly, UAVs can also be used for monitoring of infiltration in the Eastern Sector,” India’s Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi told ... Read More »

Govt lifts ban on social networking sites

The government on Monday lifted the temporary restriction on all mobile messaging and calling apps as well as social networking sites, including Viber, WhatsApp, Skype, Twitter and Imo.”We’ve withdrawn temporary restriction on all social networking sites as well as calling and messaging apps from now as per the decision of the government,” State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim ... Read More »

Journalist Faruk dies in road acident

Dhaka – Journalist Abdullah-Al-Faruk, who sustained injuries in a road accident in the city’s Kakrail, died at a hospital in the capital Sunday morning. He was 53. Abdullah-Al-Faruk, former chief reporter of the Bangla daily ‘Kaler Kantha’,succumbed to his injures at about 7:30am while under treatment at Square Hospital, said sources at the hospital. Read More »

AIUB student killed in accident

A student of a private university was killed after being hit by a train near Banani rail crossing in Dhaka on Thursday night.The deceased is Ahmed Faisal, student of American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB) and resident of Mirpur area.Officer in-charge (OC) of Railway police (GRP) Abdul Mazid said Faisal was hit by a train while crossing the rail line ... Read More »

Russian online media’s photo exhibition at Ishwardi

To create public awareness leading Russian online media recently (December 7, 2015) organised a photo exhibition on sideline of the workshop on “Nuclear Energy Reporting”, designed for the journalists working at Ishwardi. Held at Sugar Crop Institute, Ishwardi the exhibition featured 25 photos on nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor and fuel, safety features, environment and others. Read More »

Siblings shot in Dhaka

Two siblings received gunshots opened by robbers during a robbery incident at Ajratpara in the Dhaka’s Mohakhali area early Thursday.The injured were identified as Naren Ranjan,38, an official of an IT firm, and Rajesh Alekjandar,33, an official of Premier Bank.Assistant Sub-inspector of Tejgaon Police Station Mahbub said a gang of robbers numbering 4-5 sneaked into the victims’ flat on the ... Read More »

Five JMB men on remand

Court Correspondent The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka yesterday (Sunday) placed three suspects, including two spiritual leaders of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), on a five-day remand each in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act. Read More »