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Housewife’s body recovered in Pabna

PABNA,  – Police recovered a body of a housewife who was killed over a family feud last night at Shantinagar in the town today, reports BSS. The victim was identified as Tania Sultana, 22. Being informed, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body. Police nabbed three persons including her husband Towhidul Islam Ranzon […]

Call for social resistance against illicit drug use

Khulna,  – Speakers here today underscored the need for political and social commitments to combat trafficking of illicit drugs along with its trading, reports BSS. They said about 80 percent of drug addicts are between 15 and 30 age groups. So, there is no alternative to take measures against drug smuggling to free the country […]

Waterlogging starts reducing from Ctg city

CHITTAGONG, – Most areas of the port city and its adjacent upazilas which were inundated in last four days’ incessant rain, are gradually getting free from waterlogging today, reports BSS. People of the city living in low-lying areas expressed hope that they would get rid of water-logged situation as rainfalls have already stopped. Water has […]

RMP seeks community support to eradicate drug-addiction

RAJSHAHI, – Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) Shafiqul Islam has sought community support to make the Rajshahi metropolis free from addiction of different drugs and narcotics along with trading and trafficking of those, reports BSS. “If you (community people) give us authentic information against the drug traders and businessmen, stern action will be taken […]

Int’l Day against Drug Abuse observed in Gopalganj

GOPALGANJ,  – The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed in Kotalipara upazila of the district today, reports BSS. On the occasion, a discussion meeting jointly organised by Upazila Administration and District Narcotic Control Office was held at the upazila Parishad Hall room. To mark the day, a human chain programme was […]

Construction of 7 academic building progressing in Sunamganj

SUNAMGANJ, – The construction of seven academic buildings is progressing fast in different educational institutions of the district, reports BSS. Ministry of Education is constructing the buildings at a cost of over Taka 21 crore under the supervision of Education Engineering Department (EED). The educational institutions are Taherpur High School, Jaginnathpur Girls High School, Sunamganj […]

Proper voter list is precondition for fair election: EC

MYMENSINGH,  – Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda today said proper voter list is the precondition for holding free and fair election, reports BSS. To make the proper voter list, the commission has started the programme for updating country-wide voter list, he said while inaugurating the country-wide updating voter list programme at Tareque Smriti auditorium […]

Bumper jute production makes farmers happy in Narail

NARAIL,  – Bumper jute production has brought smile on the faces of farmers of three upazilas in the district as they got fair price for the crop in the current season, reports BSS. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) had a target of cultivating jute on 23,615 hectares of land here, but jute was cultivated on […]

17 rural women get sewing machines

RAJSHAHI, – Seventeen rural women were given sewing machines here for improving their living standard, reports BSS. Rajshahi Zila Parishad authority donated the machines to the distressed women of Mohanpur, Durgapur and Puthia upazilas aims at making them self- reliant. The machines were handed them over at a function held at Mohanpur upazila Dakbanglow today. […]

Lakshmipur man gets life-term for killing wife

LAKSHMIPUR,  – A court here today sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for killing his wife in Sadar upazila of the district, reports BSS. Additional District and Session Judge M Saidur Rahman Gazi pronounced the verdict convicting Jasim Uddin of Dighli village of the upazila, for killing his wife Fatema Akhter in 2001. According […]

Transplantation of Aman seedling continues in Rangpur

RANGPUR,  – Transplantation of Transplanted Aman (T- Aman) rice seedling continues in full swing in Rangpur agriculture region where farmers have already completed transplantation process on 28.46 percent of the targeted land this season, reports BSS. The farmers have already transplanted T-Aman rice seedling on 1.49 lakh hectares of land against the fixed target of […]

Eight get life-term for killing woman

CHITTAGONG,  – A court here today sentenced eight persons to life-term imprisonment for killing a woman at Mirsarai upazila of the district 15 years back, reports BSS. The court of Chittagong Additional District and Sessions Judge-5 Nur-E-Alam pronounced the verdict against Sobhan, Mosharraf, Selim, Nur Hossain, Abu Taher, Rafique Master, Jafar and Abdul Jabbar. The […]

Drugs worth Tk 7.28 cr destroyed in Khulna

KHULNA,  – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB)-21 on Monday destroyed a huge quantity of illegal drugs worth about Taka 7.28 crore at its headquarters in Gilatola area under the city, reports BSS. BGB sources said the drugs were seized from January 2014 to June 2017 in the border areas of Jessore. Assistant Commissioner of […]

KCC takes steps to stop Chikungunya outbreak

KHULNA,  -With a view to spreading awareness of the outbreak of Chikungunya among city dwellers, Khulna City Corporation (KCC) has taken a move to distribute 50,000 leaflets and conduct awareness programmes at its 31 wards, reports BSS. The decision was taken at a meeting held at Shaheed Altaf Auditorium of KCC with Mayor Moniruzzaman Mony […]

Fish production increasing by 16 pc annually in Rangpur

RANGPUR,  – Production of fish has been increasing by 16 percent on an average annually during the past five consecutive years in the district following successful implementation of various government programmes, reports BSS. District Fisheries Officer Dr Zillur Rahman disclosed the information while presiding over evaluation and concluding ceremony of the National Fisheries Week-2017 organised […]

Mother, son killed in Naogaon road accident

NAOGAON,  – A woman and her son were killed and her husband was injured when a truck hit their motorbike in Satbaria area on Naogaon-Rajshahi highway in Manda upazila of the district today, reports BSSS. The deceased are – Wasima Rani, 24, wife of Ramayan Chandra and her one year old son Bijoy, hailed from […]

Met office predicts heavy rainfall in parts of country

DHAKA,  – Due to active monsoon over country, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places in Khulna, Barisal and Chittagong divisions in 24 hours as of 8 am tomorrow, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) release today, reports BSS. Due to heavy to very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places […]

HSC results tomorrow

DHAKA,  – The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations-2017 will be published tomorrow, reports BSS. Examinees will get their results from respective examination centres or educational institutions, websites of respective centres, and through internet and mobile phones, the Education Ministry officials said. A total of 11, 83,686 examinees from 8,864 educational institutions […]

Fire causes Tk 430cr losses in one year: Fire Chief

DHAKA,  – The country has witnessed as many as 18,048 fire incidents in last one year causing an estimated loss of Taka 430 crore, fire service officials said today, reports BSS. “In the last one year from July 2016 to June this year, some 18,048 fire incidents took place in the country which caused losses […]


Fisheries Week observed in Senbag

A colorful rally to commemorate the day was carried out by Upazila Fisheries Department, Senbag, Noakhali to mark the National Fisheries Week-2017. People from all walks including students, fisherman, fish farmer, Hatchery owner, political personnel, govt. officials and other stake holders celebrated the Day with joy and festive mood. The rally was led by the Mrs Sharmin Alam, Upazila […]

294 victims of violence get new lease of life in Rangpur

RANGPUR,  – A total of 294 women who were victims of various types of violence have got a new lease of life with support from a leading development organisation, reports BSS. “All of the young women were victims of different misdeeds including child marriage, dowry, torture, abuse, trafficking and physical and mental violence,’ said Senior […]

Flood situation improves in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR,  – Flood situation in the district has improved following the fall of water level in Jamuna River, reports BSS. During the last 24 hours, water of the river has dropped by 33 cm and it was flowing 22 cm above danger level at Bahadurabad Ghat point till 12 noon, today said officials of Water […]

Iran says high UV radiation quadruples around Urmia Lake

TEHRAN, – Ultraviolet (UV) radiation around Urmia Lake in northwest of Iran has quadrupled over the past 10 years, putting life health at risk, Financial Tribune daily reported on Sunday, reports BSS. The increase in UV radiation, due to the decreasing water level, has a multitude of impacts on health including the result of cataract […]

Stocks open week up on higher transactions

DHAKA,  – Stocks opened the week on Sunday upward with rising trend of all indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges on higher transactions, reports BSS. The day’s trade value at DSE increased to Taka 1263.47 crore from Thursday’s Taka 1009.33 crore and the daily trade also rose to 38.89 crore shares from 31.61 crore […]