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NEWS FLASH DESK Fishermen along with their trawlers have started to return their homes from Bay of Bengal following a government ban imposed on fishing Hilsa. The government has imposed ban on the catching, selling and transportation of Hilsa for 22 days from October 1-22. There are also rules of punishment and fines for breaching the ban order. Following the ban, the fishermen are returning from their business, UNB reports. Besides, the fishermen urged the government to take action against the fishermen from India and Myanmar who enter Bangladeshi water illegally during the ban and catch Hilsa. Sources at Fisheries…
NEWS FLASH DESK Fishermen along with their trawlers have started to return their homes from Bay of Bengal following a government ban imposed on fishing Hilsa. The government has imposed ban on the catching, selling and transportation of Hilsa for 22 days from October 1-22. There are also rules of punishment and fines for breaching the ban order. Following the ban, the fishermen are returning from their business, UNB reports. Besides, the fishermen urged the government to take action against the fishermen from India and Myanmar who enter Bangladeshi water illegally during the ban and catch Hilsa. Sources at Fisheries…
Saturday, 30 September 2017 21:31

Durga Puja ends with immersion

NEWS FLASH DESK The five-day Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Bengali-speaking followers of Hindu community, ended today with immersion of Devi Durga and other goddesses amid much enthusiasm and festivity. Durga Puja began on September 26 with the incarnation (Bodhon) of the Goddess Durga on the day of Maha Shashti at temples across the country. Maha Saptami puja was observed on Wednesday (September 27), Maha Ashtami, Kumari Puja and Sandhi Puja on Thursday (September 28) and Maha Nabami Puja on Friday (September 29). As many as 30,077 permanent and temporary pandals were erected in the country including…
Thursday, 28 September 2017 23:23

President calls for upholding DU image

BSS President M Abdul Hamid today asked Dhaka University (DU) authorities to take necessary measures to uphold its image and dignity apart from ensuring its overall academic environment. "Abide by the rules and regulations at all levels in running the university," the President said while the newly appointed DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman called on him at Bangabhaban here today. President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the meeting. Abdul Hamid termed Dhaka University as the country's highest seat of learning with academic excellence and directed the DU authorities to give special emphasis on its environment. He stressed the…
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 13:25

National Mourning Day being observed

BSS The nation is observing today the National Mourning Day, with paying rich tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 42nd anniversary of martyrdom. The self-confessed killers of August 15 did not assassinate Bangabandhu alone, but also 16 other members of his family, friends and relatives. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the eldest daughter of Bangabandhu, escaped the planned assassination with her sister Sheikh Rehana as they were staying overseas then. The nation, however, started observing the month of mourning from August 1, recalling the most brutal killing in its history and renewing the pledge to…
Thursday in a human chain, 30 right based CSOs have called to government to develop appropriate national protection policy for saving state’s asset and valuable information before any contracting or agreement with profiteering E-Commerce Giant like Alibaba (China) and Amazon.com (US Company). They have also criticize and protested on current initiatives of government Postal & Telecom Division with Alibaba and Amazon.com on so-called e-commencing and concerned that this contracting without any protection policy would be wider of information out flow and resource repatriate rather making profit. They urged govt. to cancel the MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) immediately and develop policy…
NEWS FLASH DESK Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Friday remarked that Khaleda's vision -2030 is absolutely fake. The minister made the remark while addressing the inaugural function of "Nikhurdi Graveyard" of Gerdra Union under Sadar upazila of the district town. The LGRD minister said, Khaleda's vision-2030 is duplicate AL’s Vision-2021. The programme was organized by Gerda Union Awami League. Mosharraf said, The Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has brought a revolutionary change in the field of development. Now we have to strengthen the hands of Sheikh Hasina for reaching the…
NEWS FLASH DESK Army commandos and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) have launched the assault on a ‘militant den’ in Sibbari area under Dakshin Surma upazila in Sylhet. After ending a 30-hour stand-off, the operation at ‘Atia Villa’ was started around 8:00am on Saturday.
Newsflash Desk More efficiency in irrigation has become a necessity for reducing the misuse of water alongside decreasing agriculture production cost, speakers at a meeting said. They observed that the existing irrigation method has increased misuse of water adding pressure on both ground and surface water posing a serious threat to ecology. So, some major parameters like water distribution system, irrigation scheme management system, water marketing system, sources of water, source of energy, Alternate Wetting Drying (AWD) and types of pumps should be brought under consideration.
Friday, 03 June 2016 12:52

Bus-truck collision kills 10 in Bogra

> Newsflash Desk Ten people were killed and 25 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on the Dhaka-Bogra highway at Dhankundi in Sherpur upazila on Friday, reports the UNB. Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Ehsan Ali, officer-in-charge of Sherpur Police Station, said the accident occurred around 6 am when a Dinajpur-bound bus of ‘Rekha Enterprise’ from Bogra collided head-on with the Dhaka-bound stone-laden truck, coming from the opposite direction, leaving seven people killed on the spot and 28 others injured. The injured were taken to different local clinics and hospitals.…
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 08:41

Lightning kills 8

> Newsflash Desk At least eight people were killed and many of the people also injured in separate lightning strikes at four districts in the country on Monday (today). Our Correspondents from Gazipur, Jhineidah, Tangail and Kishoreganj report… Gazipur: A total of three people were died in the lightning strikes in Gazipur's Kaliganj Upazila while another was dead in Sreepur today. The dead were identified as - Mukunda Das, 55; Sudhan Das, 35 and Nirob Das of Jamalpur union in the upazila while Innos Ali from Bairagirchala area. Jhineidah: Chaina Khatun, 31 of Nasti village and Proshanto Kumar, 10 of…
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