Dhaka: 2:37 AM, Wed, 17 Jul, 2019

NID verification gateway to be launched Wednesday

Secretariat Correspondent: Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy will inaugurate a gateway server to verification of national identity (NID) card in an easier and faster way tomorrow (Wednesday).

Drugs worth Tk 36cr destroyed, 1.5cr fine

Mahidi Hassan Dalim: Expired drugs worth Tk 36,41,95,000 were destroyed after seizing from different parts of the country in line with the court order.

PM to open ‘Benapole Express’ Wednesday

Secretariat Correspondent: Benapole Express, a new intercity train which will ply between Dhaka and Benapole, will start its journey tomorrow (Wednesday).

Ershad to be buried in Rangpur

Senior Correspondent: Former president and Jatiya Party Chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad is finally being buried in Rangpur in face of mass demand of people of all walks of lives.

Case filed against Mizan, Basir

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against its director Enamul Basir and suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman for their alleged involvement in a bribe transaction of Tk 40 lakh.

Rohingya issue: ICC representatives due today

Diplomatic Correspondent: A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is schedule to arrive in Dhaka on Tuesday.

Students of 7 DU-affiliated colleges block Nilkhet road

Staff Correspondent: The students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) have blocked the Nilkhet intersection on Tuesday.

Cop succumbs to Barishal road crash injuries

DMCH Correspondent: A traffic sergeant of Barishal Metropolitan Police succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday morning as a covered van had hit him on Barishal-Patuakhali road on Monday.

Fareast chairman arrested

Senior Correspondent: The chairman and owner of Fareast Islami Multi Cooperative Society Limited, Shamim Kabir, has been arrested for allegedly embezzling Tk 300 crore.

Ershad’s body taken to Rangpur

Senior Correspondent: The body of Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mohammad Ershad was taken to Rangpur on Tuesday morning.

Govt to provide houses to15,000 freedom fighters

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has taken a project for rehabilitation of the country’s freedom fighters. Following the success in the first phase, the government has planned to construct 15,000 houses for freedom fighters in the second phase.

Bangladesh wants trade boost with India on river route

Secretariat Correspondent: Bangladesh seeks expansion of trade and commerce strengthening the waterway connectivity with India.

Mobile phones of Ideal College students allegedly burnt

Staff Correspondent: Authorities of Dhanmondi Ideal College smashed around 500 mobile sets of their students and later burnt them for allegedly violating rules.

27 districts to get ‘info complex’ in 1st phase

Staff Correspondent: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said that information complex will be set in 27 districts in first phase.

11 members of juvenile gang held

Senior Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained eleven members of juvenile gang from Baunia Badh area of Uttara in Dhaka early Monday.