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Dr Milon Day observed

Shaheed Dr Milon Day was observed today commemorating the 30th martyrdom anniversary of Dr Shamsul Alam Khan Milon, the then joint secretary general of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA). Marking the day, Awami League, other political parties, social and cultural organizations placed wreaths at the grave of Dr Milon on the premises of Dhaka Medical College (DMC). Discussion, special prayers and offering of fateha were also held marking the martyrdom anniversary of Dr Milon. AL leaders and workers paid homage by placing wreath at the grave of Dr Milon. Awa...

‘Bangabandhu Pierre Trudeau Agricultural Research Center’ to be set up

‘Bangabandhu Pierre Trudeau Agricultural Research Center’ is going to be set up in Bangladesh to conduct better research in the field of agriculture and to continue research activities to ensure food security system tolerant of global climate change.

Also, ‘Bangabandhu Research Chair’ has been set up at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) under the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, said a press release here. The Bangladesh High Commission in Ottawa took initiative to set up a research chair in a Canadian higher

N’ganj mosque blast: Toll rises to 23

The death toll from the explosion and the subsequent incident of fire at Narayanganj mosque rose to 21 on Sunday morning. Samanta Lal Sen, consultant physician at the Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) confirmed this to the newspersons. Among the deceased, 20 were identified as the mosque’s Imam Abdul Malek, 60, Muajjin Delwar Hossain, 48, and his son Zunayed, 17, two brothers Zobaer, 18, and Sabbir 21, Quddus Byapari, 72, from Munshiganj, Mostafa Kamal, 34, from Chandpur, Humayun Kabir, 72, from Narayanganj,...

Sinha killers must be punished to stop repetition: Army chief

Exemplary punishment would be ensured for the perpetrators of the killing of retired major Sinha Md Rashed Khan in police firing to stop repetition of such incident against retried or serving military personnel, said Bangladesh Army chief General Aziz Ahmed on Wednesday. After attending a military ceremony in Chattogram, he also said, ‘When any incident takes place, some quarters want to take undue privilege. Many have tried to do that and a few are still probably doing this.’ [caption id="attachment_28034" align="alignright" width="633"] Chief of army staff General Azi...

Dr Sabrina sued for having 2 NIDs

JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif  Chowdhury has been sued on charge of having two National ID cards. The Election Commission filed a case against her to this regard.

Abdul Momin Mia, election officer of Gulshan Thana, filed the case with Badda Police Station last night, said Parvez Islam, officer-in-charge of the police Station. According to the case statement, Dr Sabrina who is now in jail for Covid-19 report forgery, secured two National ID cards in 2009 and 2016. [caption id="attachment_27999" align="alignright" width="420"]

Nation pays homage to Bangabandhu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the National Mourning Day and the 45th anniversary of his martyrdom.

As part of the state programme, the Prime Minister paid homage to the architect of the independence by placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi Road No. 32 in the capital early this morning. The day is being observed as the National Mourning Day.l After pla...