National News | Daily sun | 2019-07-23

Solar-powered dug wells bring hope of water in drought-prone Naogaon Solar-powered dug wells bring hope of water in drought-prone Naogaon

BMDA aims to provide drinking water and short range irrigation facilities for vegetable gardens


UN honors 12 fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh UN honors 12 fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh

So far, 146 peacekeepers from Bangladesh have lost their lives on duty while serving UN Peace Operations


Narail schoolgirl beaten with hammer for refusing love proposal Schoolgirl beaten with hammer for refusing love proposal

The victim is Suborna, daughter of Liakat Mollah of the village and a student of Hazi Mozammel Swarani High School


Kamal seeks unity for ‘pure, functional democracy’ Kamal seeks unity for ‘pure democracy’

The Oikya Front chief says those become MPs through a flawed election cannot claim themselves as elected public representatives


Father kills two daughters due to abject poverty in Narsingdi Father kills two daughters due to abject poverty in Narsingdi

The victims were identified as Tarin, 12, and Tayiba, 4, daughters of day-labourer Shafiqul Islam of Chalakchar village in Narsingdi


BCL obstructs VP Nur’s Iftar in Brahmanbaria BCL obstructs VP Nur’s Iftar in Brahmanbaria

VP Nur fails to attend the programme as BCL activists keep the restaurant’s door locked


Next budget will be over Tk 5 lakh crore:Prime Minister Next budget will be over Tk 5 lakh crore: PM

Sheikh Hasina says, “We’ve brought down the poverty rate to 21 percent from 41 percent and cut the extreme poverty rate to 11 percent … there will not be any extreme poor in the current fiscal Insha Allah.” 


Prime Minister hosts iftar for political leaders PM hosts iftar for political leaders

Before the iftar, a special munajat has been offered seeking continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation


Woman gives birth to four children in Natore

Woman gives birth to four children in Natore

All the relatives, including father of the newly-born children expressed their satisfaction as all the children were born naturally  


Chief Justice, law minister attend BJSA Iftar Chief Justice, law minister attend BJSA Iftar

Before the iftar, a special prayer is offered seeking continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country and Muslim ummah


82kg Vishnu idol recovered in Chandpur 82kg Vishnu idol recovered in Chandpur

Mohammad Oliullah, officer-in-charge of Kachua Police Station, says Amir Hossain, Waliullah and Osman Fakir of Koroish village found the idol in the pond while catching fish


Prime Minister for high-speed tourist train on Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar route
PM for high-speed tourist train on Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar route

In this context, she mentioned that the government has a plan to further expand the rail network from Barisal to Payra and from Panchagarh to Banglabandha


BCL Manikganj unit joins farmers in harvesting paddy BCL Manikganj unit joins farmers in harvesting paddy

At least 13 activists of BCL Manikganj district unit, led by its former organising secretary Md Selim Mia, participate in the harvesting paddy


Learn from India how to hold unquestionable election: BNP 'Learn from India how to hold unquestionable election'

Mosharraf, a BNP standing committee member, said India showed the world the strength of its democracy by holding a fair and credible election

 


Paddy price should be TK 1200 per maund: Barkat Paddy price should be TK 1200 per maund: Barkat

According to Barkat, Agriculture is the major sector to enhance growth of domestic product


Ruling party assisting party-backed rice mill owners to have profit by procuring paddy: Mirza Fakhrul  'Ruling AL assisting party-backed mill owners to have profit'

 

The BNP secretary general makes the remark at a press conference at part’s central office at Nayapaltan in the capital


President to return home from London Sunday President to return home from London Sunday

The head of the state went to London on May 15 on an 11-day medical trip where he had health checkup


Government to introduce electric train after metro rail: Prime Minister

Govt to introduce electric train after metro rail: PM

Sheikh Hasina comes up with such a plan at the inaugural ceremony of a intercity train ‘Panchagarh Express’ on Dhaka-Panchagarh route 


People throng to see Aaruk Munshi People throng to see Aaruk Munshi

Aaruk Munshi has similarities with Bangabandhu in physiognomy, clothes, appearance and many other sides


Hasina, Modi pledge to raise ties to “unprecedented new height” Hasina, Modi pledge to raise ties to new height”

They recognise the importance of rapidly completing ongoing plans for deepening the partnership in security trade, transportation, energy and people-to-people ties


Must keep footpaths clear to reduce tailbacks: DNCC mayor   Must keep footpaths clear to reduce tailbacks: DNCC mayor

He also says that illegally occupied canals in the city must be freed to save Dhaka


Road accident kills three in Brahmanbaria Road accident kills three in Brahmanbaria

The accident takes place on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway around 12pm as a truck collides with an auto rickshaw, says Mohammed Hossain Sarkar, Khatihata Highway Police OC


Youth's body recovered in Pabna Youth's body recovered in Pabna

Police say action will be taken if anyone lodges case in this connection


Boalmari Health Complex extremely understaffed; only 3 doctors for five lakh people Only 3 doctors for five lakh people in Boalmari Health Complex

Shortage of other manpower and necessary equipment are also hampering the services at the health complex, the lone hospital for the residents of Boalmari


Lightning strike kills two in Sirajganj Lightning strike kills two in Sirajganj

Upazila Nirbhahi Officer (UNO) of Ullapara says the financial assistance will be provided to the victim’s families


Govt working to improve living standard of people: PM Govt working to improve living standard of people: PM

Sheikh Hasina makes the comment after opening the second Meghna and second Gumti Bridge on Dhaka-Chattogram highway through a videoconference


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Panchagarh Express intercity train PM inaugurates Panchagarh Express intercity train

The train is a new addition to the existing two intercity trains -- Drutojan Express and Ekata Express -- on the route


One killed in Natore lightning strike One killed in Natore lightning strike

A man died and another sustained injuries in a lightning strike at Galimpur in Bagatipara upazila early Saturday


Signal 3 for Maritime ports Signal 3 for Maritime ports

All fishing boats and trawlers over the North Bay have been advised to proceed with caution until further notice


Bashundhara chairman opens Baitul Jannat Jame Mosque Bashundhara chairman opens Baitul Jannat Jame Mosque

Bashundhara Group Chairman took part in the Jumma prayer and special Munajat in the mosque


Mayor arranges Iftar for 10,000 people, serves twenty items Mayor arranges Iftar for 10,000 people, serves twenty items

The iftar items include Date, Sarbat, Lichi, Malta, Apple, Zilapi, Briani, Mutton, curd, sweet etc


Two Rohingyas detained at Dhaka airport Two Rohingyas detained at Dhaka airport

ASI Jahid Hasan of Airport Thana confirming the matter says legal action will be taken against the detainees


Prime Minister opens 2nd Meghna, Gumti bridges to traffic PM opens 2nd Meghna, Gumti bridges to traffic

Sheikh Hasina also opens Konabari and Chandra Flyover, Kaliakair, Deohata, Mirzapur & Gharinda underpass and Kadda-1 and Bimail bridges on the Joydebpur-Chandra-Tangail-Elenga Highway


Mad rush at Kamalapur Railway Station to collect advance tickets Mad rush at Kamalapur Railway Station to collect advance tickets

Hundreds of ticket-seekers thronged the ticket counters of Kamalapur Railway Station


13th span of Padma bridge installed 13th span of Padma bridge installed

With the installation of the the span, 1,950 metres of the 6.15-km Padma Bridge is now visible


Fire victim woman dies at DMCH   Fire victim woman dies at DMCH

The deceased was identified as Salma Akhter, 28, wife of Muktar Hossain. Muktar died at the same hospital on May 19


Rain submerges parts of Chattogram city Rain submerges parts of Chattogram city

Waterlogging has become one of the prime problems of the port city as its residents face deluge during the rainy season every year


UN honours 12 fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh  UN honours 12 fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh

The medals were awarded by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and received by the respective Permanent Representatives of the 27 countries at the event held in New York on Friday marking the ‘International Day of the UN Peacekeepers’


14 Bangladeshis among 290 migrants rescued in Mediterranean 14 Bangladeshis among 290 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

The three boats carry mostly Arab and African nationals as well as 14 Bangladeshis, who are handed over to Libyan police after receiving humanitarian and medical aid

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