Dhaka: 4:52 PM, Thu, 19 Jan, 2017

Bangladeshi student shot dead in US

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: A Bangladeshi student was shot to death by unknown miscreants in Los Feliz of Los Angeles in United States (US) early Tuesday.

Home ministry split into 2 divisions

Staff Correspondent: The government has split home ministry into two divisions, according to a gazette issued by the Cabinet Division on Thursday.

Inform unexpected incident immediately: SC to lower court

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued directives to the lower courts of the country to inform its registrar general office about any unexpected incident immediately taking place there.

Khaleda places wreath at Zia’s grave

Staff Correspondent: BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has paid homage to party founder and slain president Ziaur Rahman by placing a wreath at his grave, marking his 81th birth anniversary.

15 human traffickers held

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has held 15 members of an international human trafficking racket conducting drives in different places in the capital.

HC upholds death for 2 in Microbus driver murder

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has upheld the death sentence for two persons in microbus driver Liton murder case in Sirajganj.

Three held with fake currency notes in city

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained three persons with fake currency of notes from Keraniganj of the capital on Wednesday evening.

Truck kills 2 kids in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent: Two children were killed in a road accident while a truck rammed them in Dakshin Panishail area in Gazipur City Corporation on Wednesday.

PM for greater transboundary water collaboration

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesay underlined the importance of greater collaboration on development and utilizing transboundary freshwater resources for economic development.

Govt to build 2nd LNG terminal in Moheshkhali

Special Correspondent: The cabinet approved the proposal to deploy the second LNG terminal of US-based Excelerate Energy in Moheshkhali, as the government seeks to speed up the import of gas to meet growing demand.

Zila Parishad members take oath

Staff Correspondent: Newly-elected members of 61 Zila Parishads (district councils) took oath on Wednesday morning.

Youth killed in city clash over cricket match

Staff Correspondent: A youth was killed in a clash between two groups of people centering a cricket match in Tejkunipara area of Tejgaon in capital on Wednesday noon.

PM's flight glitch: 2 put on 5-day fresh remand

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Wednesday placed two staff of Bangladesh Biman on five-day fresh remand in a case filed over technical glitches on a flight carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

DSCC eviction drive: Hawkers return to footpaths

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) authority kept the continuous drive against city hawkers but the footpath grabbers were also seen to occupy the footpaths again.

Full text of Mufti Hannan death verdict out

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court has published the full text of its verdict which upheld the death penalties for three Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (Huji) militants, including its chief Mufti Abdul Hannan, for carrying out a grenade attack on then UK envoy in Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004.