Dhaka: 11:20 PM, Mon, 22 Oct, 2018

Barrister Mainul arrested

Staff Correspondent: A team of Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested Barrister Mainul Hosein in connection to a defamation case filed in Rangpur.

48-hour work abstention called from Oct 28

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Road Transport Workers’ Federation has called for a 48-hour countrywide work abstention demanding amendment to some provisions of the Road Transport Act 2018.

US$ 41bn export income earned in FY 2017-18

Parliament Correspondent: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed told Parliament that Bangladesh has earned US$ 41 billion in foreign exchange by exporting 744 products to 202 countries in the 2017-18 fiscal years.

‘Polls must be held foiling all plots’

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday categorically said the 11th parliamentary elections must be held in Bangladesh on time, brushing aside confusions about the election.

Bangladesh appoints new envoy to UK

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has appointed Saida Muna Tasneem as Bangladesh’s new High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK).

‘Saudi tour will help boost ties between 2 countries’

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the visit to Saudi Arabia will play a far-reaching role in boosting ties between the two countries.

PM briefing media on Saudi tour

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has started addressing a press conference to brief the outcomes of her recent visit to Saudi Arabia on Monday.

Fire breaks out in Uttarkhan light factory

Staff Correspondent: A fire broke out in a led-light factory in capital's Uttarkhan on Monday noon.

Two workers die in septic tank accident

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: Two workers were killed inhaling poisonous gas while cleaning the septic tank in Madunaghat area under Hathazari upazila of the district on Monday noon.

30 injured as RMG workers, cops clash in N'ganj

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: At least 30 people have been injured in a clash between readymade garment workers and police in Adamji EPZ area of the district on Monday.

President reaches Dubai en route to Switzerland

Risingbd Desk: President M Abdul Hamid reached Dubai early Monday en route to Geneva on a five-day official visit to Switzerland for joining the summit of the ‘World Investment Forum 2018’.

New Barishal city mayor takes oath

Staff Correspondent: Newly elected mayor of Barishal City Corporation Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah has taken oath of office.

Six fake DB police men held in city

Staff Correspondent: Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) detained six fake DB policemen from Uttara sector-10 early Monday.

Hallmark scandal: Ejaz Ahmed's bail canceled

Staff Correspondent: The Appellate Division has canceled bail to Ejaz Ahmed accused in six cases of Hallmark scam.  At the same time, the court has ordered him to surrender before the court.

National Road Safety Day today

Desk Report: The National Road Safety Day is being observed in the country today (Monday) amid different programmes.