Thursday, January 23, 2020, 02:28:07 PM
Road blockade for nonstop gas supply in NÔÇÖganj

Road blockade for nonstop gas supply in NÔÇÖganj

Vexed by long-running gas shortages, people by the thousand blockaded the Dhaka-Narayanganj Highway on Sunday morning to demand uninterrupted gas supply in the district, an industrial heartland.

2010-06-19 15:05:01
Three electrocuted in Ctg

Three electrocuted in Ctg

Three people, including two siblings, were electrocuted and two others sustained injuries in Baluchar area under Bayzid Bostami thana in the port city on Saturday night. 

2010-06-19 14:35:56
Fatal accidents: 2 physicians among 6 killed, 5 injured in Dinajpur, Sirajganj

Fatal accidents: 2 physicians among 6 killed, 5 injured in Dinajpur, Sirajganj

Six people, including two medical professors, were killed and five other doctors injured in separate road accidents in Dinajpur and Sirajganj districts Saturday due mainly to rash driving, sources said.

2010-06-19 12:50:10
Proposed budget is positive: JSD

Proposed budget is positive: JSD

Leaders of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) Saturday said the proposed budget for 2010-2011 FY is positive and it would generate hope for a prosperous future of the people. 

2010-06-19 12:44:53
Govt to form Human Rights Commission this month

Govt to form Human Rights Commission this month

The government has decided to form an independent Human Rights Commission within this month.

2010-06-19 12:42:45
FBCCI polls: ballot count on

FBCCI polls: ballot count on

Counting votes began as the election to the country’s apex trade body Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBBCI) ended Saturday amid an air of festivity.

2010-06-19 12:39:55
BUET on early vacation to avoid clash over World Cup soccer

BUET on early vacation to avoid clash over World Cup soccer

In a bid to avert possible clashes among students over the craze-packed FIFA World Cup soccer, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) was Saturday closed for an indefinite period.  

2010-06-19 12:36:46
Police-RMG workers clash at Ashulia: over 100 including cops

wounded, 150 factories shut down

Police-RMG workers clash at Ashulia: over 100 including cops

More than 100 people, including 10 cops, were injured in running battles between garment workers and law-enforcers in Ashulia industrial belt Saturday

2010-06-18 22:41:02
Curing power crunch: CFL bulb distribution begins

Curing power crunch: CFL bulb distribution begins

The government Saturday started distributing compact florescent lamp (CFL) bulbs to house owners for free under a countrywide operation as a measure for healing a nagging power crisis.

2010-06-18 22:01:30
Floodwaters submerge low-lying areas in Lalmonirhat<br>20,000 people marooned

Floodwaters submerge low-lying areas in Lalmonirhat
20,000 people marooned

Low-lying areas in four upazilas of the frontier district were submerged by floodwaters amid incessant rain for the last few days and onrush of hill waters, leaving about 20,000 people virtually marooned.

2010-06-18 20:27:40
Launch-trawler collision in Shitalakhya: one missing

Launch-trawler collision in Shitalakhya: one missing

A loaded trawler carrying jackfruits sank in the Shitalakhya River near Godnail Padma depot of Siddhirganj on Saturday morning, leaving a passenger missing.

2010-06-18 20:16:25
2 Pakistani suspected militants held at airport

2 Pakistani suspected militants held at airport

Two Pakistani citizens were held at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday night on suspicion that they might be Taliban militants, but were set free after cursory quizzing, official sources said.

2010-06-18 19:57:50
JournalistsÔÇÖ solidarity rally at Shahid Minar<br>Demand immediate resumption of Jamuna TVÔÇÖs oper

JournalistsÔÇÖ solidarity rally at Shahid Minar
Demand immediate resumption of Jamuna TVÔÇÖs oper

Journalists, cutting across the divide along their apparent political lines, staged a solidarity rally in front of the Central Shahid Minar Saturday to press their demand for immediate resumption of the embroiled Jamuna TV channel’s operation.

2010-06-18 19:43:46
President leaves for UK for medical checkup

President leaves for UK for medical checkup

President Zillur Rahman left for London on Saturday morning for medical checkup at Bupa Cromwell Hospital.

2010-06-18 18:29:38
Student-labour clash at Tejgaon: 15 injured

Student-labour clash at Tejgaon: 15 injured

At least 15 people were injured in a clash between truckers and students of Haradey Glass Factory Polytechnic Institute in Satrasta truck-terminal area of Tejgaon on Friday night.

2010-06-18 18:22:42