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6 killed as truck falls into Naogaon ditch

At least six people were killed as a truck fell into a roadside ditch in Manda upazila of Naogaon. The accident happened at around 08:00am Saturday (August 19). Manda Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Anisur Rahman told  that primarily they are ...

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Muktamoni shifted to cabin as recovering

 Muktamoni, who is recovering after the second surgery at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) last Saturday, has been shifted to a cabin from Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Muktamoni’s father Ibrahim Hossain told  that she was transferred to a regular cabin ...

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‘EC won’t play role to take all parties in polls’

 Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda has said that the Election Commission (EC) won’t play role to take all the political parties in the 11th Parliamentary polls, as ‘it is not duty of the commission’. He made the comment ...

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NU degree pass, certificate course exam postponed

Degree pass and certificate course’ examinations of 2015 scheduled to be held on Aug 19, 20 and 21 under National University (NU) have been postponed due to worsening flood situation of the country. NU authority issued a press release in this ...

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2 children drown in Sirajganj

Two minor children died after they drowned in pond and floodwater at Belkuchi upazila in Sirajganj on Thursday (August 17). The deceased were identified as Nirob, 6, son of Abdul Awal of Nagpati village under Rajapur union of Belkuchi, and ...

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4 die, 5 lakh marooned in Jamalpur flood water

The overall flood situation in Jamalpur district has become terrible as five lakh people have been marooned in the floodwater. At least four people, three of them are teenagers, died in the floodwater on Wednesday (August 16). Out of the ...

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Passenger falls off bus roof in Ctg, dies

 A passenger died after falling off the roof of a running bus at Bibirhat area under Fotikchhari upazila in Chittagong early hours on Thursday (August 17). The deceased was identified as Nazrul Islam, 45, son of Dula Miah of Coaterhat ...

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Eid advance train ticket sales from Aug 18

Advance train tickets for Eid travelers will go on sale from Friday (August 18). The sales will continue till August 22, said a press briefing arranged by the railway ministry Thursday (August 17). Moreover, selling of return tickets will kick-off ...

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Drive on to cut traffic anomalies in Dhaka

Law enforcers conducted a drive to knock off traffic anomalies in Bijoy Sarani-Shewrapara road in Dhaka Thursday (August 17). Launching from 10:00am, the drive will continue till 02:00pm, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Traffic Division Sergeant (West Zone) Rehena Parvin. ...

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Biman cancels two more hajj flights

Biman Bangladesh Airlines cancelled two hajj flights scheduled for Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia Thursday (August 17). The flights—BG-1073 and BG-5073–were scheduled to leave here at 06:05am and 01:25pm respectively. Biman spokesperson Shakil Meraj confirmed the news by sending a ...

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