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Voting begins in Khulna civic polls

Polling agents being forced out : Manju WT24 Desk Voting in the Khulna City Corporation (KCC) election has begun on Tuesday morning to elect its new mayor and councillors, Agencies report. The polling stations were opened at 8:00am and will ...

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Quota protests continue

Protesters block shuttle train to Chittagong University WT24 Desk Protesters have blocked the shuttle train to Chittagong University demanding a gazette abolishing the quotas in government jobs, News Agencies report.  Students and job seekers blocked the Chittagong University-bound shuttle train ...

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Bus strike called off on Dhaka-Ctg route

The road transport minister promises to build Feni overpass in 25 days WT24 Desk Bus transport workers and owners have called off their strike on the Dhaka-Chattogram route as Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has assured them of ...

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Prisoner, 45 dies at Dhaka jail

WT24 Desk A prisoner died at Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj on Sunday, Agencies report. The deceased is Khokon Miah, 45, son of Suva Miah of Bangshal’s Sayeed Hazi Sarker Lane in Dhaka. Jail guard Md Hanif said Khokon suddenly ...

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4th span of Padma Bridge installed

600m of the Bridge now visible WT24 Desk Around 600 meters of much-hyped Padma Bridge is now visible following the installation of 4th span on pillar no 40 and 41 on Sunday, Agencies report. The span has been installed in ...

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2 killed in police ‘shootouts’ in Mymensingh

WT24 Desk Two suspects arrested in Mymensingh have allegedly been killed in separate police ‘shootouts’, Agencies report. The incidents occurred in the Sadar Upazila’s Poranganj Road and the Sankipara area early on Saturday morning, said Mymensingh Detective Branch OC Ashiqur ...

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6 die as bus rams auto-rickshaw in M’singh

WT24 Desk At least six people were killed as a bus crashed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Kashni of Tarakanda upazila in Mymensingh on Friday afternoon, Agencies report. The deceased could not be identified yet. Tarakanda police station officer-in-charge Mazharul ...

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Hold GCC polls by 28 June

Supreme Court clears way for the stalled election WT24 Desk The Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for holding Gazipur City Corporation elections, revoking the High Court order issued on Sunday in the midst of polls campaign. The apex ...

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Worker dies at Ctg port

WT24 Desk A worker was killed while unloading goods from a vessel at Chittagong port on Wednesday morning, News Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Shahinul Islam, 33, son of Delwar Munshi of Amtoli in Barguna. Sub-inspector Jahirul ...

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