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Siddique freed after 35 hrs of his abduction

Siddique freed after 35 hrs of his abduction

Staff Reporter: After 35 hours of captivity, businessman Abu Bakar Siddique was released by the abductors but the motive behind his abduction is yet to be determined. According to Siddique he is not sure why he was abducted. While making a deposition at a court in Naraynganj over his abduction he said, “Money might be […]

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Turmoil in the name of long march will not be accepted: Hasan

Staff Reporter: Mentioning the long march arranged by BNP on 22nd April, Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Hasan Mahmud said such anarchy towards the Teesta Barrage in Nilphamari District will not be accepted. He said, ‘These kind of anarchy in the name of Long March will not be tolerated at any means. Such activities […]

Experts, tourists stress beach safety plan

DHAKA : The government urgently needs to take an effective safety plan with modern warning system and launch awareness drive to avert human tragedies in the country’s major tourist hotspots-Cox’s Bazar sea beach and St. Martin’s Island-as such tragedies discourage tourists both from home and aboard, according to tourists and experts, reports UNB. They say […]

Rezwana expressed her full grattitude towards the PM

Staff Reporter Prominent environment lawyer and Bangladesh environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) Chief Executive advocate Syeda Rizwana Hasan on Friday expressed her full gratitude towards Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the quick rescue of her abducted husband. Rezwana along with her family expressing their thanks to the PM said this could not be done without the […]

Two killed, four hurt in Munshiganj road accident

MUNSHIGANJ : Two people were killed and four others injured in a road accident in Bhuichidra area of Srinagar upazila in the district on Friday, reports BSS. Quoting the survivors, police said the accident occurred when a watermelon loaded truck head-on collision with a CNG-run auto- rickshaw, leaving two people killed on the spot and […]

PM condoles death of Nurunnahar Begum

DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday expressed profound shock at the death of Nurunnahar Begum, mother of Awami League Advisory Council Member and Prime Minister’s Economic Affairs Advisor Dr Mashiur Rahman, reports BSS. In a condolence message, she prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved […]

It’s time to move forward foiling conspiracies: FM

DHAKA : Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Friday said the country needs to be taken forward foiling all the conspiracies to continue the ongoing progress overcoming the post- and pre-election challenges, reports UNB. Referring to comments some foreign friends in the western world made on Bangladesh during post- and pre-election situation, the Foreign Minister […]

Plan to create young entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, NRBs in UK

DHAKA : UK-Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry (UKBCCI), a new business platform of most successful Non Resident Bangladeshis (NRBs), plans to develop entrepreneurship among the youth in Bangladesh and UK, reports BSS. “We’ll develop entrepreneurship targeting youths in Bangladesh and NRBs in the U­K. UKBCCI aims to encourage NRBs towards investment in Bangladesh’s prospective […]

Biman plans to expand fleet, wings

DHAKA : In a bid to expand its fleet and wings, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, now operating to two domestic and 18 international destinations, has decided to appoint a reputed international agency for assisting Biman in sourcing a variety of aircraft for both domestic and international routes, reports UNB. The national flag carrier has floated a […]

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Nasim calls for ensuring sound law and order in Natore

NATORE : Health and Family Welfare Minister Muhammad Nasim, MP, has urged upon the law enforcers to put in their best efforts to ensure law and order everywhere in the society, reports BSS. He said the law enforcers should have to come forward with all their efforts to restore law and order in the district […]