Youth arrested for ‘offensive’ comment on police’s Facebook page

Munshiganj police arrested a youth for making an offensive comment on a post on the verified Facebook page by Bangladesh Police. According to our Munshiganj correspondent, Mizanur Rahman (26) was taken into police custody from his home at Dakkhin Rarikhal Village in Sreenagar Upazila. He was there around 8.45 yesterday. Last night at 10:30pm, a case was brought against him under the Information and Communication Technology Act (ICT Act), Inspector (Investigation), of Sreenagar Police Station Md Kamruzzaman confirmed. According to the inspector, Mizanur made an offensive comment in a recent post on Bangladesh Police's verified Page. The inspector stated that he would be brought before the court today. Mizanur worked abroad, but returned to her home a few years ago.

Wagon derails in Bhairab

Early Friday, a wagon belonging to a Dhaka-bound freight train was thrown off the tracks at Bhairab Upazila. As the track was blocked, no train could run for more than five hours. Around 12:30am, the wagon of the Dhaka bound freight train derail in Jagannathpur of Bhairab Upazila. Officials reported that a relief train team saved it around 5:00 AM. Mohammad Khairul Kabir (divisional transportation officer, railway east zone), told New Age that the wagon had been rescued immediately. He said that no one was hurt in the incident. Official said that the railway authorities created a four-member committee headed by the assistant transportation officer of Dhaka Division to investigate the incident.

Govt mulls cutting quarantine period for incomers

The appropriate government agencies, for example, health ministry and the Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh, are discussing whether to decrease the compulsory quarantine time for drivers in 14 days on coming from assorted nations. CAAB officials stated they were confronting difficulty handling the passengers that on arrival didn't want to remain in the designated hotel for quarantine rather preferred to remain at authorities quarantine facilities to spend less. CAAB chairman Air Vice-Marshal M Mafidur Rahman explained that lots of passengers ahead of their journey to Bangladesh consented to remain in the designated resorts at cost but on birth they wanted to remain in government-managed facilities causing problem in the airport. Together with all the 15-day required intervening period, the CAAB seat stated, the authorities centers were busy on Thursday. He explained they would hold a meeting together with all the services involved with whether to decrease the quarantine time

Five injured in BCL factional clash

The pioneers and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League Dhaka Metropolitan South and Dhaka University sections on Friday conflicted with one another during the planning of a glad parade denoting the brilliant celebration of the freedom of Bangladesh. The conflict occurred close to the Central Shaheed Minar at around 3:00pm that left in any event five DU BCL activists harmed. Pioneers and activists of DU unit BCL asserted that the assault was completed under the authority of Dhaka Metropolitan South unit BCL general secretary Jubayer Ahmed. Witnesses said that the groups secured a squabble about playing melodies on a sound framework nearby. At one phase, Jubayer went to the spot and assaulted the DU pioneers and activists, witnesses said adding that five DU unit BCL pioneers and activists were harmed in the conflict. 'I demand the focal BCL to guarantee appropriate discipline for the assailants by directing a legitimate examination concerning the counter disciplinary exerc

Make a vow to implement Bangabandhu’s dreams: PM

Leader Sheik Hasina on Friday asked all to make a pledge to execute the fantasies of Sheik Mujibur Rahman, the establishing leader of Bangladesh also called Bangabandhu, by building a created and prosperous Bangladesh. 'How about we make a pledge that we'll carry out the fantasy of the Father of the Nation. Bangladesh would be an appetite destitution free, created, prosperous and non-collective Sonar Bangladesh that will execute the fantasies of the Father of the Nation and carry grins to the essences of despondent individuals,' she said. The PM settled on the decision while tending to the festival of Mujib Year and Golden Jubilee of Independence in the city's National Parade Square Ground in the early evening. Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa was available as the visitor of honor at Friday's festival. Sheik Hasina, in her official discourse, said her administration will enlighten each place of the country. 'No individual will stay ravenous and destitute

Bangladesh Reports 18 COVID-19 Deaths, 1,899 Cases In 24 Hrs

With the passings of 18 additional individuals just now until 8:00 am on Friday, Bangladesh's COVID-19 demise tally presently remains at 8,642. During this timetable, 1,899 new cases were accounted for, taking the all out infection cases to 5,66,838. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) affirmed the matter through an official statement endorsed by Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of DGHS, on Friday evening. Wellbeing specialists additionally revealed 1,618 additional recuperations over the first 24 hours, taking the complete number of recuperations to 5,19,141. China detailed first demise from the novel Covid in Wuhan, the capital of Central China's Hubei area, on January 11 a year ago. Bangladesh detailed its first Covid case on March 8 a year ago and the main demise on March 18 that very year. Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue

Socialist Party starts 3-day Dhaka-Teesta road march

Communist Party of Bangladesh on Friday began a three-day Dhaka-Teesta street walk requesting legitimized water sharing of 54 normal streams among Bangladesh and India. Pioneers and activists of the gathering held a meeting before the National Press Club in this association that was led by focal pioneer Bazlur Rashid Firoz toward the beginning of the day. Firoz said that India was denying Bangladesh of defended water sharing of the regular waterways between the nations. Among 54 regular streams, India is controlling water streams making obstructions in the upper bowl of the waterways. In addition, the Indian government is denying Bangladesh of getting water of the Teesta River, he said. Bazlur likewise censured the international strategy of Awami League government saying that they neglected to get supported water portion of the normal streams. SPB focal pioneers Razequzzaman Ratan, Nikhil Das and Dhaka City pioneer Zulfikar Ali and Revolutionary Workers Party general secretar