Dhaka: 3:38 PM, Wed, 16 Jan, 2019

‘TIB report politically motivated’

Desk Report: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has termed the report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on the 11th parliamentary election as untrue, prejudiced, politically motivated and an echo of BNP-Jammat led Oikyofront demand.

Subarnachar gang-rape: OC withdrawal for negligence

Noakhali Correspondent: Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nizam Uddin of Char Jabbar Police Station has been withdrawal as negligence was found against him over the gang-rape in Subarnachar upazila in Noakhali.

20 workers missing in Meghna trawler capsize

Pabna Correspondent: Twenty workers went missing in the Meghna River at Kaliapur area on the peripheral of Matlab in Chandpur and Gozaria in Munshiganj early Tuesday.

Bhanga BCL president held

Faridpur Correspondent: District Detective Branch (DB) of police has arrested Md Lutfar Rahman Molla, president of Bhanga upazila unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL).

BGB writes to BGP asking for reasons behind building structures

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has sent a letter to Border Guard Police (BGP) of Myanmar asking for reasons behind constructing concrete establishments at no-man's land near the Tombru border point in Naikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban.

‘Oikyafront to join talks if election-centric agenda fixed’

Staff Correspondent, Sylhet: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said Jatiya Oikyafront will sit for a fresh round of talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina if election-centric agenda is fixed.

‘Shafi’s comment on girls his personal view’

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel has said that Hefajat-e Islam chief Shah Ahmed Shafi’s comment on girls’ education is his personal views.

2 drug peddlers killed in Cox’s Bazar

COX’S BAZAR Correspondent:  Two drug peddlers were killed in a BGB firing in the district’s Teknaf upazila.

‘Attempt continues to reduce trade deficit with India and China’

Gopalganj Correspondent: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has said Bangladesh is trying to reduce trade deficit with India and China. The country is developing more than that of earlier. India and China are the countries of nearly 250 crore of people. We are trying heart and soul to reduce trade deficit with the two countries.

No corruption will be allowed: Religious Minister

Gopalganj Correspondent: State Minister for religious affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah said that he himself will not commit any corruption and will not allow someone to do that.

Two arrested with arms-bullets in Laxmipur

Laxmipur Correspondent: Police arrested two people with arms and bullets from Chargazi area of Ramgati upazila in Laxmipur on Thursday night.

Two drug peddlers killed in Teknaf gunfight

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Two persons were killed and three policemen injured in a gunfight with police in Sabrang of Teknaf upazila in Cox's Bazar early Thursday.

Rajshahi road crashes kill 2

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: At least two people were killed in separate road accidents in Puthiya of Rajshahi on Wednesday.

Schoolboy murder accused killed in Jashore gunfight

Staff Correspondent, Jashore: A youth allegedly involved in abducting and killing a schoolboy of Monirampur of the district was killed in a gunfight with police.

2 traders killed as pick-up van falls into ditch in Cumilla

Cumilla Correspondent: Two fruit traders were killed as a pick-up van fell into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Daudkandi upazila of Cumilla around 5:00pm on Tuesday.

No dialogue over polls issue: Quader

Senior Correspondent: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said, “After a great debacle in the general election, the demand of Jatiya Oikyafront for reelection is ridiculous. The election has been appreciated at home and abroad. That’s why there will be no dialogue related to the election.”

Nawshaba gets permanent bail

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has granted a permanent bail to actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.