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  • Bangladesh High Court

    Submit progress report on private hospitals’ fees chart by Feb 6: HC

    The High Court directs the authorities concerned of the government to submit a report on the progress of displaying the chart of charges and fees of private clinics, hospitals and diagnostic centres in public view before this court by February 6.

  • TIB published report in favour of BNP-Jamaat: Minister

    Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says the report published by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on the 11th parliamentary election is deliberately “falsified, which is in favour of the BNP-Jamaat quarter”.

  • bKash agent beaten dead by muggers

    A bKash agent was beaten to death by snatchers in Mary Gopinathpur Shofipara area of Gopalganj Sadar upazila.

  • Two held for killing British citizen

    A Bangladeshi-born British citizen was found dead on January 6 in front of a drug rehabilitation centre in Moulvibazar town, where he had been receiving treatment.

  • 'Lalmonirhat to be made beggar-free soon'

    The beggars will be rehabilitated as per their necessity and the district will be made beggar-free soon, said Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed at a view exchange meeting with local journalists and civil society members at the Circuit House hall on Sunday.

  • 5,000 textbooks seized in Habiganj, two held

    Police in a drive on Monday night seized a large number of textbooks meant for free distribution among school children from municipal bus stand area in Habiganj Sadar upazila. The law enforcers also detained two vendors for selling the textbooks of National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) illegally.

  • Dredging, for what purpose?

    Two dredgers of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) were dredging the Lohalia river in Patuakhali, but inexplicably disposing the sucked sand and mud barely 200 metres away in the same river.

  • Father, son electrocuted

    A man and his son died when they were electrocuted at Fulhari village in Narottompur union under Kabirhat upazila.

  • One held for rape attempt

    Police arrested a man on charge of attempting to rape a fourth grader girl from Dohisara village under Nagarkanda upazila in the district yesterday.

  • Blankets for cold-hit poor still far short for demand

    Although district administration as well as some non-governmental organisations are distributing warm clothes, especially blankets, among poor cold-hit people in Teesta and Dharla river basin areas, it is not sufficient as per its required demand.