Thursday, September 19, 2019
Staff Reporter: The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will start an eviction drive from September 22 to free roads and footpaths from illegal encroachment. DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam made the announcement at a meeting at the Nagar Bhaban of Gulshan-2 on...
Staff Reporter: A tribunal here has sentenced a young man to life imprisonment in a gold smuggling case. The lifer is Selim Miah, 24, son of Abdul Quader of Karpasdanga village in Damurhuda upazila. According to the prosecution, a patrol team of...
Staff Reporter: Four youths set a rare example of honesty by returning a vanity bag containing 1.75 tola (1 tola=10 grams) gold ornaments which they found on the road here. With a gram of 24-karat gold selling at just over Tk...
Staff Reporter: In separate incidents, two children drowned in Sylhet and Magura districts on Monday. In Sylhet, an eight-year-old girl met her watery burial at Kharubil village in Jaintapur upazila in the afternoon. The deceased was identified as Karima Begum, daughter of...
Two motorcyclists and an NGO worker have been killed in road accidents in Gazipur and Panchagarh districts. In Gazipur, a bus crashed into a motorcycle in Sreepur upazila on Monday night, killing its two riders. The deceased were identified as Lutfur...
Staff Reporter: An Indonesian engineer was electrocuted while working at a power station of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd (DPDC) on the Dhaka University campus on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Toufique, 36. He used to reside in Narayanganj. Civil...
Staff Reporter: The body of an unidentified teenage boy was recovered the Buriganga River at Pagla here on Tuesday morning. Shah Zaman, officer-in-charge of South Keraniganj Police Station, said they recovered the body of the teen, aged around 15, on information...
Staff Reporter: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Sunday night arrested 17 gamblers from South Surma and Sobbahighat areas in the city. Members of Rab-9 arrested eight gamblers from Subahanighat area at 10:30 pm and nine others from a tea...
Staff Reporter: A court here on Monday placed a Rohingya youth, who was arrested along with a foreign pistol from a camp in Ukhiya upazila on Sunday night, was placed on a five-day remand. The judge of the Ukhiya Judicial Magistrate...
Staff Reporter: A young man was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Pathania Goda in Chandgaon area in the city on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Ziad, 23, son of Mohammad Selim. Quoting family members of the victim,...