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Germany to help BD find solution to Rohingya crisis

German Foreign Minister of State Niels Annen has said his government will provide political support to have a solution to Rohingya crisis through ensuring safe and sustainable return of the displaced people to their own homeland, reports UNB. During his three-day visit, the German Minister of State also assured Bangladesh...

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Lawmen name two 'drug peddlers'

COX'S BAZAR, July 20: The lawmen have revealed the identities of two 'drug peddlers' who were killed in a 'gunfight' on the marine drive in Cox's Bazar district.The deceased were identified as Enamul Haq (33), son of Fazlu Mia, and Farhad Hossain (32), son of Billal Hossain.Both of them hailed...

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Coast Guard seize current nets worth Tk 5.0m

COX'S BAZAR, July 20: Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) members in a special drive on Thursday seized 63 pieces of large size current nets used illegally for fishing from Boalkhali upazila.According to BCG sources, on a tip-off, a team of BCG conducted a raid in Unique Standard Brickfield at Char Khijirpur...

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BGB-BGP joint patrol ends in Naf river

COX'S BAZAR, July 20: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Border Guard Police (BGP) of Myanmar conducted a joint patrol in the Naf River on Friday. According to BGB sources, a joint team of 12 members of BGB and 13 members of BGP on two speed boats started the border patrol...

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Environment pollution takes serious turn in Cumilla

CUMILLA, July 20 (UNB): Environment pollution, especially emission of huge quantity toxic elements with black smoke from unfit vehicles and noise pollution, is increasing day by day across the district.Recently, this pollution has taken a serious turn creating grave and irreparable damage to the environment. But the concerned authority is...

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Jamalpur road crash kills three

JAMALPUR, July 20 (UNB): Three day-labourers were killed and three others injured when a truck plunged into a ditch on Bhuapur-Sarishabari road in Sarishabari Upazila early Friday.Those killed were identified as Nasir (50), son of Firoz Sheikh of Patierpara village, Abdul Bari (50), son of Abdul Gafur and Riazuddin (45),...

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Police finally record case over Raifa's death

CHATTOGRAM, Jul 20 (UNB): Police have finally recorded a case over the death of minor girl Raifa Khan due to negligence in her treatment.Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of Chawkbazar Police Station, said they recorded the first information report (FIR) filed on Wednesday against four people, including three physicians of Max...

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Three HSC examinees commit suicide

Three female Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinees, who failed in this year's examination, committed suicide in Manikganj, Khulna and Panchagarh districts on Thursday and Friday, reports UNB.In Manikganj, Mitu Akter, daughter of Mosaddek Hossain of Kusta Village in Ghior Upazila, committed suicide by taking poison on Friday morning as she...

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RAB nab two with 4,000 Yaba pills

KHULNA, July 20 (UNB): Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two alleged drug traders along with 4,000 Yaba pills from Harintana area of the city on Friday.The arrestees were identified as Rafiqul Islam and Mosharraf Hossain of the area.

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WEATHER-21-07-2018

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensing, Sylhet, Barishal and Chattogram divisions, reports UNB.It may also occur at a few places over Rajshahi, Dhaka and Khulna divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls over...

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Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury addressing

Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury addressing a human chain formed by Jatiya Oikya Prakriya in front of the National Press Club in the city on Friday demanding safety of students on the campuses — FE Photo

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50 years' celebration of Special Olympics

A procession was brought out in the city on Friday marking 50 years' celebration of Special Olympics — FE Photo

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