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Indo-Bangla joint survey launched in 162 enclaves

Indo-Bangla joint survey launched in 162 enclaves

DHAKA : A joint survey began in Bangladesh and India on Monday to record the choice of nationality of 51,584 people in 162 enclaves in each other’s territories ahead of enclave exchange on July 31 next, reports UNB. According to the Land Boundary Agreement signed recently between the two countries, 75 joint teams have been […]

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4 held with 1,200 kg explosives in Dhaka, Chittagong

DHAKA : Detectives in separate drives recovered 1,200 kilograms of explosives from Chittagong city and arrested four people in this connection, reports UNB. The arrestees were identified as Awal, Alam, Sharif and Saidul. Joint Commissioner (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Monirul Islam said at a press conference at DMP media centre that being tipped-off, a […]

Petition filed against Zafrullah Chowdhury

TBT Report A petition has been filed on Monday with International Crimes Tribunal (ICT), seeking to implicate Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury for his previous statement in respect of its verdict against David Bergman. The persons who filed plea are- Freedom fighters Monoranjan Ghoshal, Ali Asgar, Nazrul Islam and Kamal Pasha Chowdhur, FM Shahin, filed […]

Arrest warrant issued against 16 BNP men

DHAKA : A Dhaka court on Monday issued arrest warrant against 16 BNP leaders, including its standing committee member Barrister Rafiqul Islam Miah, in a case for hurling petrol bomb at a bus in the city’s Pallabi area on January 26, reports UNB. Dhaka Metropolitan Special Judge-1 Md Kamrul Hossain Mollah issued the arrest warrant […]

2nd merit list for college admission published

Dhaka : The second merit list of students for admission into Class-XI for the academic session of 2015-16 was published on Monday. The merit was uploaded on the Education Ministry website in the afternoon, Dhaka Education Board chairman Prof Abu Bakar Siddique told UNB over phone. The list is available on the ministry website: […]

6 held with 26 gold bars in Ctg

CHITTAGONG : Police arrested six people along with 26 gold bars, each weighing 10 tolas, from the Forest Gate area of the city on Monday, reports UNB. The arrestees were identified as Nizamuddin, 26, Shahjahan Babul, 22, Bahadur, 28, Kaisar Bin Yunus, 24, Hasan, 32, and Sohel, 24. They hail from Fatikchhari and Hathazari upazilas […]

Charge framing of Kibria murder case deferred till July 14

SYLHET : The Speedy Trial Tribunal, Sylhet on Monday again deferred until July 14 the charge framing of the former Finance Minister SAMS Kibria murder case, reports UNB. Sylhet Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Makbul Hossain passed the order during today’s (Monday’s) hearing where five of the 22 accused, including former Habiganj municipality mayor Golam Kibrai […]

Cabinet okays ICT Policy to help accelerate BD’s dev goal

DHAKA : The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the ‘National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy 2015′ seeking the ICT sector’s faster development and promotion to help the country achieve the middle-income status by 2021 and turn it into a developed one by 2041, reports UNB. The approval was given at the regular […]

8 cops closed in Gaibandha over court staff assault

GAIBANDHA : Eight policemen of Sadar Police Station have been closed to the District Police Lines in connection with Thursday’s assault on three court staff at a Sonali Bank branch in the district town, reports UNB. Assistant police super of Gaibandha Fakaruzzaman Jewel said the action was taken against policemen soon after the incident. Meanwhile, […]

BR starts selling ticket for Eid passengers from July 9

DHAKA : Bangladesh Railway (BR) will begin advance ticket selling from Thursday (July 9) to ease travelling of the homebound passengers ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, reports BSS. Railway department sources said the ticket for July 13 to be sold on July 9, for July 14 to be sold on July 10, for July 15 on […]