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PM asks officials for timely implementation of dev projects

PM asks officials for timely implementation of dev projects

DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the authorities concerned to properly and timely complete all the development projects for ensuring the country’s quick progress, reports UNB. “We’ve already implemented massive uplift works across the country, while the work on many projects is underway. So I would like to tell all concerned to […]

JnU teachers won’t boycott Friday’s admission test

DHAKA : Jagannath University Teachers Association (JnUTA) has decided not to boycott the admission test (B-unit) scheduled for Friday following a request from its academic council, reports UNB. The decision came from an emergency meeting of the association around 11am on Thursday after the university academic council requested the association at its academic meeting not […]

Expatriate ministry signs performance deal with six subordinate bodies

DHAKA : Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry for the second consecutive year signed ‘Annual Performance Agreement’ (APA) yesterday with its four subordinate bodies aimed at inspiring the organizations to perform ‘result oriented’ activities yearly. In the presence of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam, BSc, secretary of the ministry Khandker M Iftekhar […]

Heads of EU missions want BD to implement UN Resolutions

DHAKA : Heads of Missions of the European Union on Thursday expressed its hope that Bangladesh, as a Member of the United Nations Human Rights Council, will implement the UN Resolutions and contribute to the enhancement of fundamental rights and human dignity in the world, reports UNB. In a letter to editors in Bangladesh, the […]

One held over Paribagh petrol bomb attack

DHAKA : Police arrested an accused in a case filed for the bomb attack on a bus near Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in the city’s Paribagh area during hartal enforced by BNP-led alliance on January 3 in 2104, reports UNB. The arrestee was identified as Robiul Islam Nayan, a former Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leader of […]

Bangladeshi national shot dead by BSF

CHAPAINAWABGANJ : A Bangladeshi national was gunned down by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Fatehpur border in Shibganj upazila on Wednesday night, reports UNB. The deceased was identified Anwar Hossain, 23, son of Sentu, a resident of Fatehpur Gaipara village of the upazila. Acting commanding officer Major Najmul Alam of BGB-9 battalion […]

Vigilance beefed up in all prisons: IG Prisons

DHAKA : Inspector General of Prisons Brig Gen Syed Iftekhar Uddin on Thursday said vigilance has been tightened in all the prisons across the country following the killings of two foreign nationals, reports UNB. Italian national Cesare Tavella was gunned down in the city’s Gulshan area on September 28 while Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi was […]

Another case filed against MP Liton

Rafiqul Islam, Gaibandha Correspondent: Another case was filed against 10 including Awami League MP Manjurul Islam Liton of Gaibandha-1 constituency, who allegedly shot a minor boy in Sundarganj upazila, early Wednesday on charge of vandalism and looting. Hafizar Rahman, a resident of Shahabaz village in Sundarganj upazila, filed the case against Liton and nine others […]

Sonia murder case filed

Titas Chakraborthey, Khulna Correspondent: A case was filed with Khulna Sadar Police Station on Thursday following the murder of Sonia Rabbi Sultana Lipi (35), daughter-in-law of Khulna District Awami League President and former Khulna-4 constituency MP Molla Zalal Uddin. Molla, lodged the murder case as complainant accusing his nephew Molla Hedayet Hossain. Officer-in-charge of Khulna […]

Safe environment sought for girl children

DHAKA : Speakers at a discussion here on Thursday urged the government to ensure a safe and congenial environment in the country for brining up girl children, reports UNB. They made the call at a discussion organised by Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers’ Association (BNWLA) at Jatiya Press Club, marking the International Day of the Girl […]