Dhaka: 9:13 AM, Thu, 25 May, 2017
Kazi Nazrul Islam

5 held with snake venom in city

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel detained five people along with snake venom from Mohammadpur area in the city.

JICA president satisfied with security measures

Special Correspondent: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President Shinichi Kitaoka has expressed satisfaction over the enhanced security measures taken by the Bangladesh government. 

Tk 315cr budget for Parliament approved

Staff Correspondent: An estimated Tk 314.91 crore budget has been approved for National Parliament to spend for its development and non-development expenditures for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

900 BRTC buses to be ready for Eid special service

Staff Correspondent: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said 900 buses of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) will be kept ready to ensure special service for home-bound people during Eid-ul-Fitr after the holy month of Ramadan.

2 JMB men held in Rangpur

Staff Correspondent, Rangpur: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested two suspected members of JMB (Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh).

Arrest warrant against Shyamal Kanti

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: A Narayanganj court has issued an arrest warrant against Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, who was humiliated in public in the presence of a lawmaker.

Comilla Mayor Sakku gets permanent bail

Staff Correspondent: Comilla City Corporation Mayor and BNP leader Monirul Haque Sakku has got a permanent bail in a graft case filed on charges of hiding wealth information and amassing wealth illegally.

Gold found in artificial hair, man held

Economic Correspondent: Customs officials held a man with 13 gold bars weighing 1.5 kg from hidden in his artificial hair at Hazrat Shahjalal International airport on Tuesday night.

2 cops, Raintree hotel owner asked to appear before NHRC

Staff Correspondent: The probe committee formed by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked two police officials and authority of the Raintree hotel to appear before the NHRC office on May 25 following the alleged rape of two university girls in the capital's posh area Banani.

JICA president to arrive Dhaka on a 3-day visit

Staff Correspondent: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President Shinichi Kitaoka is coming to Dhaka on a three-day official visit on Wednesday.

Agrani Bank recruiting exam cancelled

Staff Correspondent: The authorities have cancelled the 1st phase of Agrani Bank's senior officer recruitment test, held on 19 May following an allegation of question leak. 

Raintree hotel MD unaware of liquor finds

Staff Correspondent: Shah Md Adnan Harun, Managing Director (MD) of The Raintree Dhaka, the upscale hotel in the capital’s posh area Banani where two university girls were allegedly raped in March, said that he was unaware of liquor finds in the hotel.

Roadmap for next general polls: Dialogue from July

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) has finalized the draft of roadmap for the next general elections.

Trial in blogger Ananta Bijoy murder case begins

Sylhet Correspondent: A court in Sylhet on Tuesday started trial pressing charge sheet against six persons in a case filed over the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy.

Beef per kg Tk 475 in Ramadan

Staff Correspondent: The price of beef has been fixed at Tk 475 per kg in Ramadan.