A police officer was injured as local Awami League activists clashed with police during a hartal in Brahmanbaria, enforced by the party protesting the visit of fisheries and livestock minister Mohammad Sayedul Huque
Four people, who suffered burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a rice mill in Sadar upazila on Wednesday last, died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital and Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Sunday, raising the death toll from the incident to eight.
The government will provide 30 kilograms of rice and Tk 500 cash every month under a 100-day scheme to each affected family of disaster-hit haor areas, said disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Sunday.
The French consulate in New York, where thousands of expatriates were registered to cast ballots in their presidential election on Saturday, was briefly evacuated following a bomb threat, officials said, reports AFP.
Road and waterway strike at Rangamati enforced by Pahari Chhatra Parisad (PCP) supported by United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) is underway protesting the murder of Romel Chakma and demanding judicial investigation.
Section 144 has been imposed at Brahmanbaria Sadar, Bijoynagar, Ashuganj and Sarail upazila by respective upazila administration amid a rally that will be attended by fisheries and livestock minister Sayedul Haque.
Bollywood actress Kanagna Ranaut, talking about Sonu Nigam's recent controversy over his tweets about the azaan, said that she 'loves' the sound of azaan but what the singer said should also be considered.
The World Bank estimates officially recorded remittances to the developing world at $429 billion in 2016, down 2.4% from $440 billion in 2015. Global remittances, which include flows to high-income countries, contracted by 1.2% to $575 billion in 2016, from $582 billion in 2015.
Islami Andolan Bangladesh chairman Mufti Syed Muhammad Rezaul Karim (Peer Saheb Charmonai) has threatened to lay siege to the Supreme Court after Eid-ul-Fitr unless the Greek goddess statue is removed from the Supreme Court complex before the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.