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9 more killed in early Monday ‘gunfights’

WT24 Desk As ‘gunfights’ between the law enforcers and alleged criminals reportedly increased in recent days, nine more people were killed early hours of Monday. According to UNB, the victims of gunfights are eight suspected drug peddlers. They were killed ...

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Selfie craze costs boy’s life

WT24 Desk A teenage boy was crushed under the wheels of train and another injured while taking a selfie at Lalbagh area in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila on Friday, reports UNB.  The deceased was identified as Mohammad Sahed, 16, son of ...

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27 held in Jhenidah

WT24 Desk Police in a special drive arrested 27 people from different upazilas in the district from Thursday night to Friday morning,reports UNB. Mizanur Rahman, superintendent of Jhenidah Police, said they conducted special drives in different upazilas and arrested six ...

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500 fall sick taking biriyani in Jhenidah

WT24 Desk Around 500 people have fallen sick after taking biriyani served at a rally of an MP aspirant from Kotchandpur-Maheshpur constituency Parvin Talukder Maya in Kotchandpur upazila.Some 248 of them were admitted to Kotchandpur Upazila Health Complex as of ...

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More than double inmates crammed into jails

WT24 Desk Inspector General of Prisons brigadier general Syed Iftekhar Uddin said that the number of prisoners across the country stood at around 82,000 while the existing prisons have the capacity to accommodate 36,614 inmates, state news agency BSS reports. ...

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Voting begins in Khulna civic polls

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 continue till 4:00pm. Awami League’s Talukder Abdul ...

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Quota protests continue

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 on Monday morning at Sholosahar Rail Station ...

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