Dhaka: 4:41 AM, Sun, 23 Jul, 2017

President, PM greet 'Public Administration Padak' recipients

Desk Report: President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday greeted the recipients of "Public Administration Padak-2017" on the eve of the Public Service Day.

Hanging mark found at Zeheen’s neck

Staff Correspondent: Mechanix guitarist Zeheen Ahmed, son of popular rock band Miles’ keyboard player Manam Ahmed, died on Saturday afternoon before he was taken to hospital.

Dr BP Pati no more

Senior Correspondent: Dr. Bishnu Pada Pati, husband of Joya Pati and former superintendent of Kumudini Hospital at Mirzapur in Tangail, has died of old-age complications. He was 90.

Mushfiqur Rahim visits DMCH to see Muktamoni

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Test Captain Mushfiqur Rahim on Saturday visited Muktamoni, 12, who is suffering from an “unknown” disease and being treated at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

PM urges Hajj pilgrims to pray for country's peace

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the hajj pilgrims to seek mercy of Almighty Allah while offering their prayers in the holy mosques for allowing the Muslims as well as people of other faiths in the country to live peacefully to continue the nation's progress.

UP chairman crushed to death by bus in Sirajganj

Sirajganj Correspondent: Chairman of Naogaon Union Parishad under Tarash upazila Amirul Islam (50) has been crushed to death by a bus.

Landslide feared in Ctg

Staff Correspondent: Landslides may occur at places over the hilly regions of Chittagong divisions due to heavy to very heavy rainfall.

Suspected militant den cordoned off in Meherpur

Meherpur Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police forces have cordoned off a house at Bamondi village under Gangni upazila in Meherpur from Saturday morning suspecting it a militant hideout.

One dies after falling from under-construction building

Staff Correspondent: A child named Md Harun (15) has died after falling off an under-construction building in the capital’s Motijheel area.

Shahriar Iqbal’s janaza after Juhr prayer

Staff Correspondent: The namaj-e-janaza for Shahriar Z. R. Iqbal, former Additional Secretary, will be held after Juhr prayer today (Saturday) at Baitus Salam Jame Mosque in the capital’s Mohammadpur.

Man killed in city road crash

Staff Correspondent: An octogenarian man was killed in a road crash happened in the capital's Nikunja area on Friday noon.

Ctg port to remain open 24 hrs from August 1

Economic Correspondent: The Chittagong sea port will remain open for 24 hours in seven days from August 1 to make import-export trade easier and dynamic.

Rajib Gandhi sent to jail

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has sent Jahangir Hossain alias Rajib Gandhi, one of the Gulshan terror attack accused, to jail after nine-day remand period ended.

Case filed over student-police clash at Shahbag

Staff Correspondent: A case has been filed with the capital's Shahbag Police Station accusing 1200 unknown people over the clash occurred between police and students of seven colleges recently affiliated with Dhaka University.

14 Bangladeshis rescued in Malaysia

International Desk: Fourteen Bangladeshi nationals were rescued during a raid which crippled a human trafficking syndicate in Ampang.