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4 human traffickers held in Dhaka

4 human traffickers held in Dhaka

Rapid Action Battalion claims to have arrested four members of an organised human trafficking syndicate from Motijheel area of Dhaka.

  • One-stop service for elderly, disabled at BCC

    Barishal City Corporation (BCC) has introduced a one-stop service for senior citizens and persons with disabilities recently at Nagar Bhaban in the city.

  • Man gets life sentence for raping madrasa student

    A court in Chattogram yesterday sentenced a man to life-term rigorous imprisonment on charge of raping a madrasa student after abduction in the district’s Banshkhali upazila in 2016.

  • SC clears way to resume trial

    The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday cleared way for the Speedy Trial Tribunal of Rajshahi to run the trial proceedings of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul murder case.

  • Man sentenced to 18 years’ jail

    A Faridpur court yesterday sentenced a former junior auditor to 18 years’ imprisonment and fined him Tk 91,400 in a corruption case, filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

  • Doctors, nurses excelling in spite of limited resources: Nasir

    The Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of Chattogram Medical College Hospital’s Cardiology Ward was extended -- from 16 to 31 beds -- yesterday.

  • Dhaka Today

    EMK Happy Hour presents F Minor

  • Govt confirms 98 deaths from dengue this year

    The government yesterday confirmed that 98 people have died of dengue since January.

  • Inu seeks exemplary action against culprits

    Calling for strengthening and continuing the ongoing drives against corruption, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) President and lawmaker Hasanul Haq Inu yesterday said all corrupt persons have to be caught and punished, no matter how powerful they are.

  • Foreign minister leaves for Europe

    Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen yesterday began his visit to a number of European countries, as Bangladesh lays importance to boosting its export to the European market, with diversification of products as part of its economic diplomacy.

  • Students block Dhaka-M’singh Highway over peer’s death

    Students of Tongi City College yesterday blocked Dhaka-Mymensingh highway for around half an hour yesterday, protesting the death of one of their peers in road accident.

  • MJF concerned over surge in child killing

    Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) yesterday expressed grave concern over the alarming rise in child killing in the country. Issuing a statement, the rights group called upon the government to take effective measures to prevent ongoing violence and torture against children.

  • HC sets Nov 3 for passing order on Moazzem’s bail

    The High Court yesterday set November 3 for passing order on the bail petition of suspended officer-in-charge of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain, in a case filed over charges of recording statement of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi and

  • Residents of Geneva Camp allege police harassment

    Residents of Mohammadpur Geneva Camp and Mirpur Camp yesterday held token hunger strike, demanding a stop to police harassment over the recent clash between them and law enforcers.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend in 18th NAM Summit 2019

    PM to attend NAM Summit in Baku

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), to be held on October 25-26 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

  • ULAB celebrates 15th Foundation Day

    University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) celebrated its 15th Foundation Day yesterday in the auditorium of its Dhanmondi campus.

  • RiverWoods School opens in Uttara

    A soft opening ceremony of RiverWoods School was celebrated on Saturday at Uttara sector-14 in the capital, said a press release.

  • Kalurghat Bridge: On Borrowed Time

    With British era Kalurghat Bridge over the Karnaphuli river becoming unsafe during the last two decades, Chattogram residents have long been demanding a new bridge to ease their commuting woes.

  • BUP hosts Mind Propeller

    Bangladesh University of Professionals, one of the best business schools, across the nation hosts Mind Propeller on October 1, 2019.

  • Abrar Fahad murder case

    ‘Abrar not allowed to drink water’

    The BCL men, who beat up Buet student Abrar Fahad to death, did not allow him to drink water, says ASM Nazmus Sadat, an accused in the murder case.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM vows to make railway profitable

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina vows to make the railway a profitable sector saying that the government is working to bring the whole country under railway network.

  • Teenage girl gang-raped

    Teenage girl gang-raped in Kamrangirchar

    A teenage girl has been gang-raped by three youths after a female friend of the victim takes her to a house in Kamrangirchar area of the capital.

  • Man held for Yaba tablet smuggling at Dhaka Airport

    Man held with yaba pills at Dhaka airport

    A person is arrested with 128 pieces of yaba at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

  • Freedom fighter Masud Sadique Chullu’s death anniversary

    Today is the second death anniversary of Masud Sadique Chullu, a freedom fighter, says a press release.

  • One held in Sylhet

    Police arrested one person yesterday in Bishwanathpur upazila of Sylhet, a day after a case was filed in connection with the rape of a woman, who later died by suicide.

  • Khulna rickshaw strike causes sufferings

    Commuters suffered as an indefinite motorised rickshaw strike in Khulna city continued for second consecutive day yesterday.

  • Sheikh Hasina Hall students demand removal of provost

    Students of Sheikh Hasina Hall at Islamic University, Bangladesh in Kushtia staged a sit-in on Monday night, demanding removal of provost Prof Selina Nasrin from her post.

  • ACC arrests one over embezzlement of Tk 2 crore

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday night arrested the general secretary of Rajshahi city unit of Bangabandhu Parishad, over embezzlement of Tk 2.05 crore.

  • Onion prices soar again

    Retail prices of onion from Myanmar and India have shot up by Tk 10-20 per kg in port city’s kitchen markets in last one week with the excuse of high prices at wholesale hub.

  • Newborn rescued from drain in Mymensingh

    A woman rescued a newborn boy from a drain at Mymensingh city’s Saleha Market area yesterday morning.

  • Accused on 4-day remand

    A Dhaka court yesterday placed a man on a four-day remand in connection with a case filed over the rape of four children -- aged between five and nine -- in Ambagan area of Dhaka’s Dhamrai upazila.