Dhaka: 2:23 AM, Wed, 20 Jun, 2018

Mass reception to PM on July 21

Risingbd Desk: Awami League will accord a mass reception to Prime Minister and party President Sheikh Hasina on July 21 instead of July 7 at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan at 3.00pm.

One killed in Khandakar Mosharraf’s motorcade accident

Cumilla Correspondent: A man was killed as the BNP standing committee member Dr. Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain’s motorcade met a road accident on Tuesday noon.

20 fishermen missing in Bay of Bengal

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: A fishing trawler along with 20 fishermen went missing as the Bay was rough due to inclement weather.

Holidaymakers returning to capital after Eid vacation

Staff Correspondent: With the Eid vacation drawing an end, the holidaymakers have started returning to the capital after celebrating the Eid-ul-Fitr with their near and dear ones in different districts.

Derogatory comments on FB Live: 2 accused denied bail

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has rejected bail petitions filed by two people who made derogatory comments on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Facebook Live in a prison van after being arrest in anti-drug drive from the capital’s Khilgaon.

5,035 Bangladeshis in foreign jails

Staff Correspondent: Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam B. Sc. said that some 5,035 Bangladeshi workers are in jails in various countries.

Glitch in PM's flight: 3 engineers get bail

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court granted bail petition to three engineers of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in a case filed over the technical glitch of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s flight.

Youth killed over trifle matter in Chattogram

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: A youth was killed over trifle matter in front of his father in Chatteshwari intersection area of Chawkbazar in Chattogram.

Remain alert during Eid vacation, IGP directs cops

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia directed police forces to remain alert during Eid vacation.

Offices reopen after Eid-ul-fitr vacation

Staff Correspondent: The government and private offices including banks and financial institutions opened on Monday as the three-day public holiday on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr ended.

Bus-truck collision kills 2 in Thakurgaon

Thakurgaon Correspondent: At least two people were killed and 16 others injured when a bus collided head-on with a truck in 29-mile area on Thakurgaon-Dhaka highway of the district on Monday.

Teachers resume nonstop sit-in demo

Staff Correspondent: Teachers of private educational institutions resumed their sit-in programme from Monday morning demanding inclusion of their institutions into the government’s monthly pay order (MPO).

Gazipur city polls campaign begins

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: The Awami League and the BNP-backed mayoral aspirants began on Monday their official campaign for the upcoming Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) polls scheduled to be held on 26 June.

Lt Gen Aziz Ahmed named new army chief

Staff Reporter: The Defence Ministry has named Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the next chief of Bangladesh Army.

Eid journey was comfortable: Obidul

Senior Reporter: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has claimed that the journey of homebound people was comfortable as the government took coordinated and planned steps ahead of the Eid.