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HC issues rule to compensate ‘Chikungunya’ victims

The High Court has issued a rule asking authorities concerned why they should not be directed to take necessary actions to control quick spreading viral fever ‘Chikungunya’ and compensate affected patients. An HC bench comprising Justices Syed Mohammad Dastagir Hossain ...

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Foreign tour of Ilias Ali’s wife halted

Missing BNP leader M Ilias Ali’s wife and adviser to party chairperson Tahsina Rushdi Luna was barred from going abroad on Sunday (July 09). Immigration police sent her back from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. She was supposed to go ...

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Housewife strangled to death, husband arrested

Rajshahi: A housewife named Alina Begum (23) has been strangled to death in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi. The body of the housewife was recovered from her husband’s house in Muraripur village on Saturday morning. Police has arrested her husband Masum ...

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Khaleda’s adviser MA Majed no more

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s adviser and former caretaker government adviser Prof. Dr. MA Majed is no more. He died at his residence at Green Road in the city. Shayrul Kabir Khan, BNP chairperson’s media wing member, said his namaj-e-janaza would ...

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No clue yet to Farhad Mazhar abduction: IGP

Police have not yet found any clue over the alleged abduction of writer and poet Farhad Mazhar, Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque said today. Law enforcers are still investigating the incident, the IGP said while replying to queries ...

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Journalists take to streets over Ashik’s arrest

Reporters blocked the road in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka for two hours on Saturday demanding the release of a photojournalist arrested for ‘yaba possession’. The Daily Observer’s Ashik Muhammad was arrested in the capital’s Shantinagar area ...

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Dhaka dwellers burn Tk 58cr gas a day to boil water

After preparing breakfast for her eight-member family, Suraya Akhter Chisty Rima, a resident of Old Dhaka, boils two pitchers of water every day for meeting their safe drinking water demand as the water supplied by Dhaka Wasa cannot be taken ...

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Train kills fire service worker in city

A fire service official was killed as a train hit him in the city’s Cantonment railway station on early Saturday (July 8). The deceased was identified as Abu Taher, 42, son of Abu Bakar, hailed from Deul Sardar village of ...

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Gulshan attack suspect arrested

Police have arrested Gulshan attack suspect Soheil Mahfuz and three other suspected militants in Chapainwabganj. They were arrested in Shibhanj Upazila around 3:45am on Saturday, said Chapainawabganj Superintendent of Police Mojahidul Islam. A joint force of Chapainawabganj and Dhaka police ...

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More rain forecast in northern Bangladesh as floodwaters rise

Even as receding Kushiara waters improve the situation in Sylhet, forecasts of heavy rain and the downstream flow along the Jamuna River have exacerbated flooding in northern Bangladesh. According to the Meteorological Department, the coming days are likely to see ...

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