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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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ASI wife found hanged at Police apartment in Dhaka

Wife of an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police was found hanged at their residence in Niharika Residential Police Building in New Market area of Dhaka Wednesday night (August 16). The deceased was identified as Taslima Akther, 35, wife of Amiruzzaman, ...

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2 Bangladeshi youths killed in US road crash

Two Bangladeshi students were killed and another injured in a road crash in Wilkinson County of the US South-eastern state of Georgia on Monday night (Aug 14). The deceased were identified as Imtiaz Ikram Ali, 26 and Prachita Dutta Tumpa, ...

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Militant Saiful died in suicide blast: Autopsy

Saiful Islam, suspected Neo-JMB militant who was killed in an anti-militancy operation in Dhaka’s Panthapath area on Aug 15, died in the suicide blast, according to the autopsy report. Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Forensic Department head Dr. Sohel Mahmud ...

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No holiday of govt hospital employees in flood-hit areas

The government has cancelled all kinds of holidays for officials and employees of state-run hospitals to battle the worsening flood situation of the country. Sources concerned of the Directorate of Health said it on Wednesday afternoon (Aug 16). Moreover, Health ...

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Rice import duty further reduced to 2pc

 The government has decided to cut import duty on rice further by making it only two percent in place of 10 percent in a bid to stable the market price. Moreover, government has decided to import 15 lakh metric tonnes ...

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PM pays homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid deep respect to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mazar marking his 42nd death anniversary and the National Mourning Day Tuesday (August 15). After placing the wreath, ...

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