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 4 Bangladeshis among the dead in Beirut

Bangladesh Embassy in Lebanon confirmed that at least 4 Bangladeshi nationals were killed and around 100 others, including 21 Navy personnel, were injured in yesterday’s deadly explosion in Beirut.

Embassy’s first secretary (labour) Abdullah Al Mamun told media through WhatsApp messages that so far four Bangladeshis died, while around 100 others including 78 expatriate Bangladeshis and 21 members of Bangladesh Navy, who are on duty at Beirut port under UN peace keeping mission, were reportedly injured in the massive blast, reports BSS.

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Job losses, flooding spark fears of hard times ahead

In April as the coronavirus pandemic hit, Mohammad Sumon returned to his village in Jamalpur, about 160 kms away from the capital Dhaka after losing his job at a garment factory, hoping to support his family working as a part-time mechanic. But severe floods that struck Bangladesh the last week of June, driven by heavy monsoon rains, are now keeping the 22-year-old from that work as well. [caption id="attachment_27726" align="alignright" width="812"] In this 15th April file photo, garment wor...

Probe body formed to investigate ex-army officer’s death

A probe-body has already been formed to look into into the incident of death of a retired army officer allegedly in police firing at Cox’s Bazar marine drive after investigation of the matter. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Sunday. “We have already formed a probe-body. When the probe report would come, it will be known what has happened. At this moment, I don’t want to make any comment as it could have impact on the investigation,” he told journalists at his residence here,  BSS reports. Asked whether any police officer has been su...

Prime Minister greets FFs with gifts on Eid-ul-Azha

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday  greeted all Freedom Fighters (FFs) of the country on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims. Like other occasions, the premier sent flowers, fruits and sweetmeats to the war-wounded freedom fighters (FFs) and members of the martyred families at Martyred and War-wounded Freedom Fighters’ Rehabilitation Centre (Muktijoddha Tower-1) at Gaznavi Road in the capital’s Mohammadpur area as a mark of her good wishes for them. PM’s Assistant Private Secretary-2 Gazi Hafizur Rahma...

All set to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha

The second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, The holy Eid-ul-Azha, is going to be celebrated across the country tomorrow with due solemnity and religious fervor. Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated on the 10th of Zilhajj month of the Hizri calendar as Hazrat Ibrahim (AS), on this day, some 4,500 years ago, offered to sacrifice his beloved son Hazrat Ismail (AS) who willingly submitted to the will of his father to please Allah. But the Almighty in His benign mercy spared Hazrat Ismail (AS) and instead sent a ram to be sacrificed. To commemorate this historic event, the Muslims across the country will offer prayers in congregations and sacrifice animals in the name of Almighty Allah. They will offer munajat seeking divine blessings for peace, progress and prosperity of the country as...