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Benazir’s immovable properties: Court appoints administrators to look after them

A Dhaka court yesterday appointed administrators to look after some of the immovable properties of Benazir Ahmed and his family members.

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BSF seizes ‘record’ 41.49 kg gold near Benapole border

The Indian Border Security Force yesterday seized 41.49kg gold worth Rs 21.22 crore from five bags left behind by suspected smugglers near Benapole, reportedly the biggest gold haul by Indian security forces along the Indo-Bangladesh border.

2y ago

Bangladeshis highest number of irregular migrants to Italy

Bangladeshis were found to be the highest number of irregular migrants reaching the shores of Italy in the first six months of this year.

2y ago

Schoolgirl raped in Manikganj

Police in Manikganj are trying to arrest five men accused of raping a schoolgirl.

2y ago

25-yr-old tourist drowns in Nikli haor

A 25-year-old tourist drowned and two others were injured while bathing in the Nikli haor in Kishoreganj yesterday morning. 

2y ago

2 Covid patients die; positivity rate 8.36

Two patients with Covid-19 died and at least 620 new Covid-19 cases were recorded by the health directorate in the 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday. 

2y ago

BSF seizes ‘record’ 41.49 kg gold near Benapole border

The Indian Border Security Force yesterday seized 41.49kg gold worth Rs 21.22 crore from five bags left behind by suspected smugglers near Benapole, reportedly the biggest gold haul by Indian security forces along the Indo-Bangladesh border.

2y ago

Lanka troops raid main protest camp

Sri Lankan security forces raided and partially cleared the main protest camp occupying government grounds in Colombo early yesterday, fuelling fears that President Ranil Wickremesinghe had launched a crackdown a day after being sworn in.

2y ago

Greece to regularise 15,000 undocumented Bangladeshis

Greece will regularise some 15,000 undocumented Bangladeshis, said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday.

2y ago

10 injured as BNP, police clash in Tangail

At least 10 people, including policemen, were hurt in a clash between law enforcers and local BNP leaders in Baghil area of Dhanbari, Tangail, yesterday.

2y ago

Sohan captain for Zim T20Is

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday named 28-year-old wicketkeeper-batter Nurul Hasan Sohan captain for the T20I series in Zimbabwe after deciding to rest regular skipper Mahmudullah Riyad for the T20Is.

2y ago

Grain exports via black sea: Ukraine, Russia sign deal

Russia and Ukraine yesterday signed a landmark deal to reopen Ukrainian Black Sea ports for grain exports, raising hopes that an international food crisis aggravated by the Russian invasion can be eased.

2y ago

Biden positive for Covid Symptoms ‘very mild’

President Joe Biden tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday, with his doctors saying the 79-year-old leader was experiencing mild fatigue and would isolate at the White House while carrying out his full duties.

2y ago

Covid cases cross 20m mark

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country, over the course of the pandemic, crossed the 20-million-mark yesterday.

2y ago

Man stabbed to death on Sunamganj court premises

A man was stabbed to death on Sunamganj District Judge Court premises yesterday afternoon.

2y ago

UK PM contenders squabble over tax as campaign kicks off

Liz Truss, the favourite to become Britain’s next prime minister, yesterday criticised rival Rishi Sunak over his tax policies while finance minister as the pair kicked off six weeks of campaigning.

2y ago

2 ministries ask officials to cut energy expenses

The finance ministry yesterday directed government officials to lower fuel and lubricant expenditures for their vehicles by 20 percent while the public administration ministry asked officials not to waste power.

2y ago

Murmu elected India’s 15th president

Droupadi Murmu was elected India’s 15th president yesterday with the backing of the ruling party, making her the first person from a marginalised community to occupy the top post.

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