Sramik League leader, wife, 2 daughters killed in Mymensingh

Miscreants killed a local Sramik League leader, his wife and two daughters in Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh, the United News of Bangladesh reports.

One killed as BCL groups trade fire at CU

he Chittagong University syndicate sat in an emergency meeting following the Chhatra League infighting. Chhatra League activist Tapos Roy, a first year Pali and Sanskrit student, sustained bullet injury during the gunfight in front of Shah Amanat Hall and he succumbed to the injury at Chittagong Medical College Hospital, said CMCH police outpost sub-inspector Zahirul Islam. Witnesses said that the gunfight took place in front of the Shah Amanat Hall at around noon following an altercation between two groups of Chhatra League activists over taking positions while paying tributes to the martyred intellectuals at the university’s Shaheed Minar

Chinese FM to visit Dhaka Dec 27-29

The foreign ministry held an inter-ministerial meeting on Sunday to have an overview over the entire bilateral issues centring major areas including security and development, the sources said. ‘We are yet to know the priorities from our counterpart, but discussed major bilateral issues, our interests and priorities at the meeting ahead of the tour of Chinese minister,’ a senior official at the ministry told New Age. He said that China had recently showed keen interests to extend cooperation in modernising navy equipment.

No complete list of martyred intellectuals, 44 years on

The nation is still in the dark about how many intellectuals were killed by the Pakistani occupation army and their local collaborators, as successive governments could not prepare a complete list in 44 years after the independence.

Body of sunken oil tanker’s missing master recovered

The missing body of capsized oil tanker OT Southern Star 7 master, Mokhlesur Rahman, was recovered on Sunday morning from Shela river at Mrigomari area of Sunderbans, forest officials said.

Villagers collect 8000 litres of spilled oil from Sundarban

The Padma Oil Company has bought eight thousand litres of furnace oil from the villagers who collected them from the Shela River and its connecting canals in the Sundarban.

PM’s son takes $2 lakh a month as adviser: Khaleda

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Saturday question what kind of advise the prime minister’s son provides at a cost of $ 2 lakh a month. ‘What kind of advise he gives at such cost?

Section 144 imposed in Ashuganj

The local administration on Saturday imposed section 144 in Ashuganj upazila as two rival groups of Awami league called separate programmes at the same venue and time, reports United News of Bangladesh.

Over 100 boats collect spilled oil at Sunderban

Forest department on Saturday launched a fresh drive with 100 boats and over 200 villagers to collect the furnace oil that spilled in river Shela and adjacent canals in Sundarban by the sunken tanker Southern Star-7.

Ferry service resumes after 5 hrs at Shimulia-Kawrakandi

The ferry service that was shut due to extreme foggy weather at Shimulia-Kawrakandi route resumed after a long 5-hour this morning.