CHUADANGA: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized huge quantity of smuggled Indian clothes, including saris and three-piece sets, worth about Tk 7.20 crore from a truck in Khoksa area in Kushtia district on Monday. BGB sources said tipped-off, a BGB-6 team had challenged a truck on the Chuadanga-Darshana road early morning. Later, the BGB members recovered the smuggled items. However, nobody was arrested as driver of the vehicle managed to flee.... more ›
JESSORE: Police arrested a miscreant with a pistol and bullets from Voberber village under Benapol town of Jessore district on Monday night. The arrested is Liton Hossain, son of Sahjahan of the same district. Benapol Port Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Apurba Hasan said being tipped-off, a police team had launched a drive in the village and arrested Liton along with one pistol, a knife and two bullets. Liton is accused in several cases, including killing and mugging, the OC also added.
CHAPAINAWABGANJ: All export and import activities through Sonamasjid land port will remain closed for 10 days, including weekly holiday (Friday), from Wednesday on the occasion of Durga Puja and Eid-ul-azha. Akhirul Islam, president of Sonamasjid C&F Agent Association, said the import-export activities at the port will remain stopped from October 1 to 10 on the occasion of Durga Puja and Eid-ul-azha. The activities at the port will resume on October 11. — UNB
RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a discussion here on Tuesday stressed the need for formulation of district budget for reflecting the hopes and aspiration of the peoples in general in the annual budget. They viewed there is no alternative to formulating district budget for creating scope of participating grassroots people to the national budget formulating process which is very important for balanced development besides reducing regional disparity. The budget should be pro-people and welfare-oriented so that it could bring economic emancipation of the grassroots people, they added. Gonotantrik Budget Andolon (GBA) organised the discussion styled "District Budget Expectation and Attainment" held at General Public Library conference hall. Dr ANK Noman, a professor of... more ›
FARIDPUR: The 25th meeting of Town Level Coordination Committee (TLCC) was held on Monday at Ambica Memorial hall. Mayor of Faridpur Pourasabha Shaikh Mahatab Ali Methu presided over the meeting in presence of TLCC members, officials and Councilors of the Pourasabha. The meeting reviewed the progress of the current budget approved for the fiscal 2014-15. In last May, a budget of Tk107 crore was adopted for the numerous service oriented improvements to ease the life of the citizens. Pourasabha Secretary M Tanzilur Rahman presented the project documents and its progress on the multimedia. The meeting was addressed, among others, by Pourasabha CEO M Shahjahan Mia, Poura Executive Engineer Kawsar Ali Molla,... more ›
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