Dhaka: 12:27 AM, Thu, 19 Oct, 2017

Khaleda to surrender before court Thursday

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will surrender before a court in two cases -- the Zia Orphanage and the Zia Charitable Trust graft-- on Thursday.

Nazrul Islam made additional press secy of PM

Secretariat Correspondent: Nazrul Islam, the deputy press secretary of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been promoted to the rank of additional press secretary.

Tk 200cr allotted for Rohingyas

Staff Correspondent: Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said that International Organization for Migration (IOM) has allotted Tk 200 crore for Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar.

'Walton grips big part of hardware sector'

Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak said the country's leading brand Walton has clenched a big part of hardware sector which prompted Samsung, LG to open plants in Bangladesh. This is obviously positive for the country's economy.

'AL put the country on development highway'

Staff Correspondent: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said that the Awami League has taken the country on a highway towards development and each sector has seen development.

CJ's wife flies to Australia

Staff Correspondent: Sushma Sinha, wife of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, has flown to Australia to join her husband.

Draft of Media Employees Act, 2017 published

Secretariat Correspondent: The draft of the Media Employees (Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 was published on the website of Information Ministry www.moi.gov.bd, on Tuesday.

Arrest warrant against Khaleda yet to reach thana: IGP

Staff Correspondent: Arrest warrant issued against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is yet to reach police station, Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque said.

2 youths held with pistol in Tangail

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)- 12 personnel detained two youths from Basakhanpur area under Sadar upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.

3 killed as train hits microbus in Comilla

Comilla Correspondent: Three people have been killed as a train hit a microbus in Shrinibash area under Bijoypur union of Comilla Sadar Dakkhin (South) upazila on Tuesday noon.

Zakir Hossain made acting registrar general of SC

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court appointed Appellate Division registrar Md Zakir Hossain as its acting registrar general.

Rape accused killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfight

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: An accused of a rape case was killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in Khurushkul area of Sadar upazila in the district on Tuesday morning.

AC blast kills 5 Bangladeshis in Kuwait

Moulavaibazar Correspondent: Five members of a Bangladeshi family were killed in the incident of blasting compressor of air conditioner (AC) in a residential building in Al-Salmiyah of the country.

EU to review all defence cooperation with Myanmar

International Desk: The EU is to cut back ties with Myanmar's military in response to the brutal security force crackdown on Muslim Rohingya areas of the Southeast Asian state.

Man held with gold worth Tk 75 lakh

Staff Correspondent: Customs officials seized 12 gold bars and 105 grams gold ornaments, worth about Tk 75.25 lakh, from a passenger at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Monday.

EC starts dialogue with AL

Staff Correspondent: As part of the ongoing dialogues, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda is holding a meeting with a delegation of Awami League (AL) over holding the next general election in a credible manner.

Mila files case against her husband's family

Staff Correspondent: Popular pop singer Tasbiha Binte Shahid Mila, commonly known as Mila Islam, has filed a defamation case against her husband Parvez Sanjari's family.