The three-day first phase of Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, began on the banks of the Turag at Tongi after Fazr prayers yesterday.
High Court upholds death penalty for six persons who were convicted earlier of assassinating Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master in Tongi near the capital, Dhaka, in 2004.
The High Court is set to deliver today its verdict on the death reference and appeals in the case filed in connection with the assassination of Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master in Tongi in May 2004.
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says around 1,000 volunteers will be deployed at 14 spots on different highways ahead of the Eid-ul Fitr to ensure smooth vehicular movement.
Forest officials rescue 18 hilly mynas from Tongi, at the outskirts of Dhaka.
Two youths have been hacked to death by unidentified criminals in Ershadnagar area under Tongi of Gazipur city.
Two young men are hacked to death by miscreants in Tongi area in Gazipur.
A five-year-old boy drowned in an abandoned well dug for setting up a water pump in Tongi upazila of Gazipur.
The forest department with the help of Rapid Action Battalion yesterday rescued 30 wild birds and two rhesus monkeys from a weekly bird market, which sits every Sunday, in Tongi of Gazipur.