Dhaka: 4:13 AM, Mon, 17 Dec, 2018

‘Sheaf of paddy’ candidate Jamaat leader arrested

Satkhira Correspondent: Police have arrested Jamaat-e-Islami leader Gazi Nazrul Islam, who is contesting the upcoming general election from Satkhira-4 constituency with the BNP symbol ‘Sheaf of Paddy’.

We will protect country’s independence: Dr Kamal

Staff Correspondent, Savar: Dr Kamal Hossain, a key leader of the opposition alliance Jatiya Oikyafront, said, “Anyone conspiring against the independence of the country will be thwarted unitedly.”

BNP candidate Khokon wounded in Sonaimuri clash

Noakhali Correspondent: BNP candidate for Noakhali-1 constituency Barrister Mahbub Uddin Khokon and two other party activists were reportedly injured in a clash between Awami League and BNP men in Sonaimuri municipality on Saturday afternoon.

Four AL camps vandalised, another gutted

Faridpur Correspondent: Four electioneering camps of the ruling Awami League (AL) were allegedly vandalised at Bhanga upazila in Faridpur on Friday night.

6kg gold seized at Sylhet airport

Staff Correspondent, Sylhet: Customs officials seized 52 gold bars worth around Tk 2.2 crore from an aircraft at Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Saturday morning.

National Memorial at Savar ready for war heroes

Staff Correspondent, Savar: The National Memorial at Savar is ready for the Liberation War heroes so that people from all classes and professions can pay their tributes to them by placing wreaths at the monument on the occasion of the 48th Victory Day.

‘Drug trader’ killed in Teknaf ‘gunfight’

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: A suspected drug trader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between police and a gang of drag traders in the district early Friday.

Swechhasebok League leader found dead in Pabna

Pabna Correspondent: The body of a local Swechhasebok League leader has been recovered two days after he had gone missing.

Sheikh Hasina launches polls campaign

Badal Saha, From Tungipara: Prime Minister, also Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has started polls campaign for her party, offering wreaths at Bangabandhu shrine in Tungipara.

AL leader killed in Faridpur

Faridpur Correspondent: A local Awami League leader has been killed in an attack allegedly by BNP supporters at Goaldangi of northchannel union under Sadar upazila.

Juba League leader shot, hacked to death in Noakhali

Noakhali Correspondent: A Juba League leader was hacked and shot to death at Dakshin Charshullukia village of the district’s sadar upazila on Tuesday afternoon.

Fakhrul’s motorcade attacked in Thakurgaon

Thakurgaon Correspondent: The motorcade of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came under attack at Danarhat in Sadar upazila on Tuesday noon on his way to the district town from Saidpur Airport, leaving at least 10 people injured.

AL-BNP clashes leave 30 hurt in Noakhali

Noakhali Correspondent: At least 30 people were injured as BNP activists clashed with Awami League activists in Kabirhat upazila of the district on Tuesday.

VNSC teacher Hasna Hena freed on bail

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Hasna Hena, a teacher of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNSC) who was arrested in a case filed for provoking ninth grader Aritree Adhikary, to commit suicide, was released on bail.

President asks naval officers to safeguard sovereignty

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday asked the newly-commissioned officers of Bangladesh Navy to dedicate themselves for safeguarding the sovereignty and be readied always to face any calamity.