Dhaka: 1:26 PM, Wed, 17 Jul, 2019

Hearing on Khaleda’s 11 cases deferred

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has deferred till September 2 the hearing of 11 cases filed with various police stations against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on various charges.

Decision on resolving bandwidth problem this afternoon

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will hold a meeting this (Wednesday) afternoon to resolve the bandwidth problem.

PM for science, technical education

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the importance of science and technical education.

2 'drug traders' killed in 'gunfight' with BGB

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Two suspected drug trader was killed in a “gunfight” with the members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar early Wednesday.

‘Bachhir wanted to return bribe money’

Staff Correspondent: A probe body of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has found that its suspended Director Khandaker Enamul Bachhir took Tk 40 lakh as bribe with the promise of exonerating suspended Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Mizanur Rahman of all charges.

NID verification gateway to be launched Wednesday

Secretariat Correspondent: Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy will inaugurate a gateway server to verification of national identity (NID) card in an easier and faster way tomorrow (Wednesday).

Drugs worth Tk 36cr destroyed, 1.5cr fine

Mahidi Hassan Dalim: Expired drugs worth Tk 36,41,95,000 were destroyed after seizing from different parts of the country in line with the court order.

PM to open ‘Benapole Express’ Wednesday

Secretariat Correspondent: Benapole Express, a new intercity train which will ply between Dhaka and Benapole, will start its journey tomorrow (Wednesday).

Ershad to be buried in Rangpur

Senior Correspondent: Former president and Jatiya Party Chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad is finally being buried in Rangpur in face of mass demand of people of all walks of lives.

Case filed against Mizan, Basir

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against its director Enamul Basir and suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman for their alleged involvement in a bribe transaction of Tk 40 lakh.

Rohingya issue: ICC representatives due today

Diplomatic Correspondent: A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is schedule to arrive in Dhaka on Tuesday.

Students of 7 DU-affiliated colleges block Nilkhet road

Staff Correspondent: The students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) have blocked the Nilkhet intersection on Tuesday.

Cop succumbs to Barishal road crash injuries

DMCH Correspondent: A traffic sergeant of Barishal Metropolitan Police succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday morning as a covered van had hit him on Barishal-Patuakhali road on Monday.

Fareast chairman arrested

Senior Correspondent: The chairman and owner of Fareast Islami Multi Cooperative Society Limited, Shamim Kabir, has been arrested for allegedly embezzling Tk 300 crore.

Ershad’s body taken to Rangpur

Senior Correspondent: The body of Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mohammad Ershad was taken to Rangpur on Tuesday morning.