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Probes open into Ctg train mishap

Railway authorities have formed two committees to investigate how a train rammed into the platform at the Chittagong Railway Station. Three people, including the shunting engine operator, had been suspended over the incident, said East Zone Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) ...

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Biswajit murder convicts still at large

Police are yet to arrest 13 men convicted of killing old Dhaka youth Biswajit Das even after two years. Unconfirmed reports say several of them have been seen taking part in various political programmes and are active on social networking ...

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Ex-Dhaka Mayor Shaeque Hossain charge-sheeted

Police have pressed charges against BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka over treason. Paltan police’s Inspector (investigations) Tofael Ahmed submitted the chargesheet in the court of Dhaka’s Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Bikash Kumar Saha on Monday. Court police’s sub-inspector Moazzem Hossain told ...

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Man held with 3.8 kg of gold in Dhaka

Airport customs held a Malaysia returned passenger along with 3.8 kg of gold worth about Taka two crore at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here this morning. “We arrested one AKM Golam Kabir Shikder of Munshiganj from boarding bridge area of ...

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Bangladeshi companies lure farmers to grow tobacco

Cultivators have brought more than 1,000 hectares of land under tobacco farming in different areas in the Chittagong hill districts ignoring widespread campaign by the government and NGOs against tobacco cultivation. Tobacco cultivation in the hill districts began decades back, ...

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