Dhaka: 7:13 PM, Tue, 19 Feb, 2019

8th span of Padma Bridge to be installed Wednesday

Secretariat Correspondent: The 8th span of the much-awaited Padma Bridge will be installed on the pillars 35 and 36 on Wednesday.

Two robbers killed in Kushtia gunfight

Kushtia Correspondent: Two suspected robbers were killed in a gunfight with police in Daulatpur upazila of Kushtia early Tuesday.

20 newborn bodies found in dustbin

Staff Correspondent, Barishal: Barishal police have rescued the bodies of 20 newborns from a dustbin in Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH).

Those involved in Thakurgaon firing to be punished: BGB chief

Thakurgaon Correspondent: Director General (DG) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Major General Md Shafeenul Islam on Monday described the killings of three people in firing by the paramilitary force members at Bahrampur in Haripur upazila here as ‘unexpected’.

N’ganj clash: 2 councillors among 22 held

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: Police arrested 22 people including incumbent and former councillors of Narayanganj City Corporation following a clash in Ward No. 18.

Akheri Munajat on Tuesday morning

Staff Correspondent: The second phase of the Biswa Ijtema, now being held on the bank of the Turag River with the participation of the followers of Indian Islamic preacher Maulana Muhammad Saad Al Kandhalvi has been extended by another day as heavy rain disrupted the congregation on Sunday morning.

Mudslide kills 2 workers in Sirajganj

Sirajganj Correspondent: Two workers were killed and five others injured in a mudslide while working at the site of an under-construction building of a primary school in Sirajganj municipality area on Sunday.

Top drug trader killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’

Kushtia Correspondent: A top drug trader was killed in a gunfight with police in Shaldah area of Hatash Haripur union under Sadar upazila of the district early Sunday.

Bus-truck collision kills 6 in Cumilla

Cumilla Correspondent: At least six persons were killed and 10 others injured as a bus collided with a truck in Jagannathdighir Gangra area under Chauddagram upazila of Cumilla on Sunday morning.

Home minister warns of tough action against drug peddlers

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal warned of taking tough action against the culprits who are still doing the drug trading.

102 Yaba peddlers surrender to Home Minister

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: At least 102 listed and identified Yaba peddlers including four brothers of former lawmaker Bodi officially surrendered to Home Minister at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday noon.

Two dancers killed in Rupganj road crash

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: Two dancers were killed and injured another one when a truck rammed their motorcycle on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Aukhabo area of Rupganj upazila of the district early Saturday.

Female constable found hanging

Noakhali Correspondent: Police found a female constable hanging at the quarter of Charjabbar police station in the district’s Shubarnachar upazila on Friday noon.

BGB firing: Case filed against over 2 hundred

Thakurgaon Correspondent:  A case has been filed against two hundred people over the clash between villagers and members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) that left three people killed and several injured.

Refrain from provocative remarks: Home boss

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Wednesday requested two factions of Tablig Jamaat not to make any provocative comment against each other while delivering sermons or speaking at the Ijtema ground.