Dhaka: 9:15 AM, Thu, 22 Aug, 2019

Goat snatching: BCL leader gets bail at High Court

Staff Correspondent:  The High Court has granted anticipatory bail for four weeks to President of Mohammadpur thana unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Mujahid Azmi Tanna in a case filed for attempting to snatch 212 goats in the capital.

World Mosquito Day today

Desk Report: World Mosquito Day is being observed today (20 August), which was first established in 1897.

SC scraps HC order; No bar to declare 9th wage board

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has scrapped a High Court (HC) order that directed to maintain a status-quo for two months on publication of gazette notification of the ninth wage board.

Hearing on Minni’s bail petition at noon

Staff Correspondent:  The hearing on a bail petition filed for Aysha Siddika Minni will be held at a bench of High Court (HC) Division this (Tuesday) noon.

'Commission to trace those involved in Bangabandhu killing'

Senior Correspondent: Law Minister Anisul Huq said the government has agreed in principle to form a commission to find out the conspirators behind killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Myanmar’s probe team arrive in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Myanmar’s Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) has arrived in Cox’s Bazar to collect the information of Rohingya abuse.

All three people burnt in fire pass away

Senior Correspondent: Three members of a family who suffered burn injuries after a blast at their house in Kathra Kazibari area under Gazipur City Corporation early Saturday have died.

Prepaid meter to be manufactured in country

Secretariat Correspondent: Various kinds of electric equipment and prepaid meter will be manufactured in Bangladesh. That’s why an organization named Bangladesh Power Equipment Manufacturing Company Limited will be established.

Mid-day meal to be provided in all pry schools

Staff Correspondent: Mid-day meals will be distributed among the students of all government primary school across the country, according to the draft of ‘National School meal policy 2019’.

Govt to set up startup company

Secretariat Correspondent: The government is going to set up a new company named “Startup Bangladesh Limited” with the help of information technology sector.

HC wants to know speech of SP over Minni’s confession

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) asked the authority concerned to submit a report regarding the speech of Barguna police super (SP) over Minni’s confessional statement in Rifat murder case.

FR Tower owner Faruk arrested

Staff Correspondent: Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested SMHI Faruk, one of the owners of Banani’s FR Tower, in a corruption case.

4 suspected militants held in city

Senior Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested four suspected members of a militant gang named ‘Allahar Dal’ including its in-charge ameer.

Jaishankar’s visit: Bilateral ties top agenda

Diplomatic Correspondent: Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will arrive in Dhaka tonight (Monday) on a three-day official visit.

‘Media owners have no existence without journalists’

Staff Correspondent: Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has said that media owners have no existence without journalists.