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Advance launch tickets for Eid from Tuesday

FE Report Sale of advance launch tickets for the Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers will begin on Tuesday, according to sources of the launch operators.Besides, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will run special launch service from May 30 to ensure safe journey for the homebound passengers during the biggest religious festival of...

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'Mugger' killed in N'ganj mass beating

NARAYANGANJ, May 18 (UNB): An alleged hijacker was killed while two others injured after receiving mass beating by angry mob in Fatullah early Saturday.The deceased Sajib, 25, and the injured Mamun, 32, were identified. The third hijacker managed to flee.Mamun Miya, Sub-Inspector of Fatullah Model Police Station, said Sayham Ahmed...

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Buddha Purnima celebrated

Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist community, was celebrated Saturday across the country with due religious fervor and festivity, reports UNB.Like elsewhere in the world, the Buddhist community in Bangladesh, chalked out different programmes, including colourful processions, puja, sanghadan, discussions and cultural functions, to mark the day.Lord...

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Two get jail for harassing schoolgirl

DINAJPUR, May 18 (UNB): A mobile court here on Saturday sentenced two truck helpers to one month's imprisonment for sexually harassing a schoolgirl in Khansama Upazila of the district.The convicts are Roni, 19, and Sajal, 19, truck helpers and residents of Savar in Dhaka. Executive Magistrate and Upazila Nirbahi Officer...

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Malaysian deputy minister visits Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar

A Malaysian delegation led by Senator Liew Chin Tong, deputy minister of Defence in Malaysia, visited the camp of Rohingya people and Field Hospital established by Malaysia on Thursday last in Cox's Bazar, reports BSS.The delegation interacted with residents of the camp, local administration and different NGOs during their visit.The...

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UNICEF urges ministries to monitor child rights issues

FE ReportThe cabinet division has asked all the ministries, divisions and state agencies concerned to monitor child issues during their field visits, officials said.Md Shaiful Islam, cabinet division's deputy secretary, made the instructions on May 15 to take required steps to this end.The move came following a request from the...

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Coast Guard Bangladesh rescued 17 Rohingyas, including women and children, from

Coast Guard Bangladesh rescued 17 Rohingyas, including women and children, from St Martin's Island of Cox's Bazar on Saturday when they were being trafficked to Malaysia (Story on page 8) — Collected

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M'singh medical students continue protests

MYMENSINGH, May 18 (UNB): Mymensingh Medical College (MMC) students protested for the third consecutive day on Saturday against the alleged sexual harassment of a female student by a rickshaw puller on the campus.They gathered in front of the academic building shouting slogans in the morning. They locked the building's main...

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Though it looks impossible, Dhaka's traffic still manageable: Experts

Road discipline in the capital remains as bad as ever even after observing many traffic weeks and awareness campaigns, and carrying out drives by the law enforcers, reports UNB.Transport sector experts have identified poor traffic and bus management system, dysfunctional signalling system, reckless driving and evil race on roads by...

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Six cops closed for destroying 35,000 eggs

NATORE, May 18 (UNB): Six policemen have been closed for destroying more than 35,000 eggs in Boraigram Upazila allegedly after the egg trader refused to pay them bribe.Jahangir Hossain, superintendent of Bogura Highway Police, said that the decision was taken on Friday following a complaint lodged by victim egg vendor...

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WEATHER 19-5-2019

Rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty/squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions, reports UNB.It may also occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Rangpur and Chattogram divisions in the next 24 hours until 06:00 pm today (Sunday).Weather may remain mainly...

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