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A local man plugging potholes developed on a waterlogged road during

A local man plugging potholes developed on a waterlogged road during rains with bricks for easy movement of vehicles. The photo was snapped from the Outer Circular Road of South Shajahanpur in the city on Saturday — FE Photo

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Non-MPO teachers, employees stage token hunger strike

Teachers and employees of non- monthly pay order (MPO) educational institutions staged a token hunger strike in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday demanding bringing them under the MPO scheme, reports UNB.Ignoring heavy rains, the teachers and employees under the banner of 'Non-MPO Educational Institution Teachers' and Employees'...

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UN Under-Sec-Gen for peacekeeping operations due in city today

UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix arrives in Dhaka today (Sunday) on a three-day visit, reports UNB.He will also visit Nepal, India, and Pakistan until July 03.Lacroix will visit Dhaka, following which he will travel to Kathmandu, Nepal, according to his travel announcement.Lacroix will then travel to New Delhi,...

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BGB seize 52-kg hemp in B'baria

BRAHMANBARIA, June 23 (UNB): Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Saturday recovered 52 kilograms of hemp from a pick up van at Bijoynagar of the district.Being tipped off, the BGB team of Mukundpur camp in Paharpur union led by its Subedar Abul Hashem seized the car along with the hemp.

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'Missing son didn't return home even after payment of ransom'

A woman said that abductors did not release her son even after she paid them a ransom in the presence of police in Faridpur, reports bdnews24.com.Jannati Begum, the wife of Greece-based migrant worker Abdul Hossain from Pagalpara village in Nagarkanda, made the allegation in a media briefing at Faridpur Press...

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Two 'drug dealers' die in Chuadanga, Tangail

Police say they have recovered the body of a suspected drug dealer with bullet wounds from Chuadanga's Alamdanga Upazila, reports bdnews24.com.The body was found around 10am on Saturday in the Satakpat area, said Alamdanga Police SI Nazim Uddin.The deceased has been identified as Oltu Hossain, 26, who police say was...

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Police recover fisherman's body in Laxmipur

LAXMIPUR, June 23 (UNB): Police here on Saturday recovered body of a fisherman who was abducted by forest robbers from a shoal of Meghna River in Ramgati.The deceased was identified as Saidul Hawladar, a local fisherman of Ramgati.Locals said two days earlier some forest robbers attacked a fishing trawler and...

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Three BD climbers scale Lhakpa Ri peak

FE ReportThree Bangladeshi mountaineers have conquered Lhakpa Ri (Xang Dong Feng), a 23,113-foot Himalayan peak in Tibet.The climbers-MA Mohit, Bahlul Maznu and Shayla Parvin Bithi-reached the mountaintop at 3:00pm (Nepal local time) on May 17, 14 days after witnessing a terrific and tough situation. MA Mohit, the first Bangladeshi who...

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Office-bearers of DNHMCS

FE ReportMd Mostafa Kamal and Md Abdul Mannan have been elected president and secretary of Dhaka Newspaper Hawkers Multipurpose Co-operative Society (DNHMCS) respectively.DNHMCS on Saturday announced the names of its newly elected vice-president and nine members of the managing committee. All the members were elected unopposed, said a press release.Md...

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Cops nab 17 in anti-drug drives in city

Police in anti-drug drives on Saturday arrested 17 people from the city's Dakshinkhan area on charges of trading and consuming drugs, reports UNB.Members of Dakshinkhan Police Station in association with Dog Squad of Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) conducted the joint drives at Kotbari, Faidabad, Choarirtek, Balumath, and...

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Tk 26.4m project to excavate Badar Shah pond in Ctg

Our CorrespondentCHATTOGRAM, June 23: The Chittagong City Corporation has taken up a Tk 26.4 million project to excavate the historically-important Badar Shah pond in the city.Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation AJM Nasir Uddin disclosed this after a view-exchange meeting with the Mutwalli of Shah Sufi Hazrat Amanat Khan Mazar at...

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