Dhaka: 3:34 PM, Tue, 25 Sep, 2018

Khaleda’s treatment: Next hearing on petition Oct 1

Staff Correspondent: A writ petition, filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking directive on the government to send her to a specialized hospital in Dhaka for treatment, has been adjourned.

Speeding truck kills 5 in Mirsarai

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: At least five people were killed and two others injured as a speeding truck rammed into a crowd at an auto-rickshaw stand in Thakurdighi area of Mirsarai upazila on Tuesday morning.

Bus service from Mohakhali Terminal suspended

Staff Correspondent: Transport workers have suspended bus service from Mohakhali Terminal to Tangail and Mymensingh from Tuesday morning in protest against assault of a fellow.

PM places 3-point recommendation to solve Rohingya crisis

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the global community must act to get scrapped Myanmar’s discriminatory laws, policies and practices against Rohingyas to resolve the crisis involving them as she joined a high-level event on the global refugee issue.

43 more schools nationalized

Secretariat Correspondent: As part of the latest nationalization programme, the government has nationalized 43 more secondary schools of the country.

‘Dhaka Clean-up Campaign’ makes Guinness World Record

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka Clean-up Campaign, organised by Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) in the capital on April 13 last, has confirmed its spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Khaleda Zia wants time: IG Prisons

Staff Correspondent: Inspector General of Prisons Brigadier General Syed Iftekhar Uddin has said that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia wants some days more to decide whether she will take treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital.

DU ‘Kha’ unit admission result Tuesday

Staff Correspondent: The first year honours admission test result of Dhaka University (DU) ‘Kha’ unit under academic session of 2018-2019 will be published on Tuesday.

Killers, corrupts forged unity against govt: PM

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the killers, money-launderers and interest-takers became united against the Awami League government and feared the country will be destroyed if they could come to power.

Khaleda’s treatment: Hearing on petition Tuesday

Staff Correspondent: The High Court will hear Tuesday a writ petition, filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking directive on the government to send her to a specialized hospital in Dhaka for treatment.

PM reaches New York to join 73rd UNGA

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here this afternoon local time (BD time on Monday morning) from London on a weeklong official visit to the United States to attend the 73rd Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.

One killed in ‘gunfight’ in city

Staff Correspondent: A suspected drug trader was killed in a gunfight with members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Beribadh area of Mirpur in the capital early Monday.

22-day ban on hilsa fishing from Oct 7

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has imposed a ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transportation of hilsa in different rivers for 22 days from October 7 to protect hilsa breeding.

President goes to Kishoreganj Monday on five-day visit

Desk Report: President M Abdul Hamid will visit his home district of Kishoreganj on September 24-28 to attend several programmes at Austagram, Itna and Mithamain upazilas.

ACC approves charge sheet against Bapex GM, his wife

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday approved charge sheet against AKM Anwarul Islam, former GM of Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (Bapex), and his wife Farida Yasmin over amassing wealth illegally.