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Hizb-ut Tawhid men hold programme at FF office

Three alleged operatives of Islamist outfit Hizb-ut Tawhid were arrested from Natore Muktijoddha Sangsad premises yesterday. The arrestees are, Abdus Sobur Khan, 25, son of Taslim Uddin of Kalikapur village, Jahangir Alam, 26, son of Altaf Uddin, of Lotabaria village in Baraigram upazila of the district, and Nuhu Munshi, 27, son of Nawshad Ali, of Jadabpur village in Maheshpur upazila of Jhenidah. Superintendent of Police in Natore Basudeb Banik said, being informed, a team of the law enforcers arrested the Hizb-ut...

Police Stabbing in Mymensingh

Prime accused Babul arrested

Police yesterday arrested the prime accused and four others in a care filed on charge of their involvement in stabbing two policemen and snatching away a man held on December 10 in a tree felling case at Chandpur village under Muktagchha upazila. The arrestees are prime accused Babul Miah and his aides Habul Miah, Abdul, Quddus and Saju. On a secret information, the law enforcers arrested the five from Rasulpur area in Madhupur upazila of Tangail district early yesterday, said Kamal...

JP builds its upazila office on Nilphamari rly land

JP builds its upazila office on Nilphamari rly land

Local leaders of Jatiya Party (JP) have built an office on occupied railway land just beside the 'signal cabin' of Saidpur Railway Station in the district, causing problem for the signalmen to keep watch on tracks to give clearance for movement of trains. A signboard marked with 'Temporary office of upazila unit JP' is...

'Gunfight' With Police

Jisan gang member held in Laxmipur

An alleged member of notorious 'Jisan gang' was arrested after being injured in a 'gunfight' with the law enforcers at Latifpur village of Chandraganj in Laxmipur district early yesterday. Bullet-hit Mahiuddin, 35, son of Ali Akber, however, said police raided their house to arrest his elder brother Md Jamal Uddin, senior vice-president of Chandraganj union unit of Jubo Dal, youth front of BNP. Failing to nab Jamal, police woke me up and shot in the leg, he alleged. Officer in-charge of Chandraganj...

Police official closed as wife brings charge

A top official of river police was closed following filing of a complaint by his first wife on Saturday night. The authorities concerned also started a departmental investigation against ASP Ripon Kumar Madak. Topa Biswas, first wife of Ripon, son of Devendranath of Sherpur district, said the husband beat her up when she went to meet him at Chandpur River Police Outpost on Saturday afternoon. At one stage, Ripon left the spot without his wife. Following this, Topa went to meet the...

Tarique Rahman sued in districts

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men in several districts sued BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman yesterday for his derogatory remarks against Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, report our correspondents. BCL Banshkhali upazila general secretary Shihabul Haque Shikdar, on behalf of the Chittagong district unit, sued Tarique Rahman with a Chittagong court yesterday for terming Bangabandhu a “Razakar”. On 15 December 2014, Tarique Rahman at a discussion of BNP UK unit at Atrium Banquet Hall in East London allegedly made the remark adding that...

Pabna dist AL leaders

Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sarif Dilu, also lawmaker for Pabna-4 constituency was re-elected president of the district AL unit, while the lawmaker for Pabna-5 Golam Faruk Khandaker Prince made secretary at Pabna AL council on Saturday. After a discussion with the party's senior leaders, the full fledged committee having some new and old faces would be declared in the next 15 days, said Prince, secretary of the new committee. After nine years, the triennial conference of the district Awami League (AL)...

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Murder accused arrested Unb, Chuadanga Police arrested an absconding accused from Aliara Bazar area in Kachua upazila on Saturday. The arrestee is Manik, 35, son of late Mafiz Uddin of Aliara village. Alamgir Hossain Majumdar, officer in-charge of Kachua Police Station, said, being informed, a team of the police raided the area and arrested Manik, a charge-sheeted absconding accused in a case filed for killing Lutfar Rahman, an army man. The arrestee was wanted in several cases filed with the police...

Published Date: December 21, 2014
'Unending wait' for bridge over Pakhimara canal

'Unending wait' for bridge over Pakhimara canal

Thousands of villagers are suffering for want of a bridge on Pakhimara canal in Nilganj union under Kalapara upazila. The then lawmaker Md Anwar-Ul-Islam laid foundation stone of a bridge on Pakhimara canal on June 3 in 2001, but the work did not even start in last 13 years. Three years ago, Md Kamal Hossain,...

Published Date: December 21, 2014
Mosquito nets protect winter crops

Mosquito nets protect winter crops

A good number of farmers in around 50 villages of Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila are now using mosquito nets to protect their winter crops, especially vegetables, from vermin and swarm. “Instead of using any pesticides, I cover my vegetable fields with mosquito nets to save the plants from vermin and swarm. I am getting better...

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