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Govt plans to launch second satellite: Mannan

Sylhet Office : Planning Minister M A Mannan on Thursday said the government has a plan to launch the country’s second satellite and build the third bridge over the river Jamuna. “The country has launched the country’s first satellite Bangabandhu-I. ...

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Prince Philip unhurt in crash while driving

The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash while driving near the Queen’s Sandringham estate, Buckingham Palace has said.   Prince Philip, 97, was not injured in the accident, which happened shortly before 15:00 GMT.  Buckingham Palace ...

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Biman cuts Hajj flights fare by Tk 10,000

Biman Bangladesh Airlines reduced Hajj flights fare by Tk 10,191 on Thursday. Now, pilgrims flying to Makkah will have to pay Tk 1,28,000. Last year, the national flag carrier carried half of the pilgrims from Bangladesh. State Minister for Religious ...

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Atia Mahal operation: 3 placed on 5-day remand

Sylhet Office : A court here on Thursday placed three accused on a five-day remand in a case filed under the Anti-terrorism Act over the operation at a militant den, Atia Mahal, at Shibbari in South Surma in 2017. Metropolitan ...

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20 feared dead as Meghna sunken trawler remains untraced

Photo: Search for 20 missing workers and sunken trawler continues for the 2nd day on Thursday. Munshiganj, Jan 18 : Twenty missing workers of the soil-laden trawler which capsized in the Meghna River early Tuesday are feared dead as the ...

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PM reiterates fight against corruption

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the Public Administration Ministry to issue a strong warning against graft by field-level administrations. “Your specific directives must reach the administrations at the grassroots level that tough action will be taken if anyone resorts ...

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5 more Padma bridge spans to be installed soon

Photo: Collected The construction of the 6.15-kilometre Padma Bridge is progressing fast as its five more spans will be installed soon. “Six spans have already been set up while five more will be installed soon. One will be set up ...

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HC rejects writ challenging oath-taking of MPs

Dhaka, Jan 17 : The High Court on Thursday rejected the writ filed seeking its directives to revoke the oath of the elected members of the 11th parliament. The HC bench of Justice Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Md Ashraful ...

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Rickshaw puller beaten dead in Sylhet; 1 held

Sylhet Office : A rickshaw puller was beaten to death allegedly by a young man over a trifling matter at Pirojpur of Dakkhin Surma area here on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Shebul Mia alias Raza, 35, son of ...

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May wins no-confidence vote, but still is beset by Brexit

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May reacts during a debate before a no-confidence vote raised by opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019. London, Jan 17 : British Prime Minister Theresa ...

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