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Dam across canal causes flooding, affects farming

Dam across canal causes flooding, affects farming

A dam built across Baro Kathalia canal in Kathalia upazila under the district about seven years ago remains a nuisance for locals, especially farmers and fishermen. A few local musclemen with the help of Kathalia Sadar union parishad (UP) Chairman Kibria Shikder built the dam to get allotment under the government's test relief (TR)...

All to please lawmaker

All to please lawmaker

All the shops including medicine stores and restaurants in the town remained closed from 3:00pm to 5:00pm on Sunday allegedly under the pressure from Sammilito Babosayee Samity, a platform of different business associations in Pirojpur, to attend a citizens' reception for the local lawmaker. “After announcement through mikes in the town at noon, the...

Three injured as gas cylinder explodes

Three people were seriously injured as a gas cylinder exploded at a local residential hotel at Government Residential Road in Maijdee Court of Sadar upazila yesterday. The injured are Md Abdul Matin, 38, balloon vendor of Sadar upazila of Chandpur district, assistant lawyer Sumon Chakraborty, 40, of Chatkhil upazila and Fazlul Hoque, 45, of Hatiya upazila in the district. All of them were admitted to Noakhali Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College Hospital. Among them, condition of Abdul Matin and Sumon was...

Villager shot dead by robbers

A man was killed and six others were injured when a gang of robbers opened fire at them while fleeing after committing a robbery at Ambaria village in Kalukhali upazila in Rajbari district early yesterday. The deceased was identified as Shafiuddin, 45, son of Elafat Mandol, of the same village, reports UNB. Nur-e-Alam, officer in-charge of Kalukhali police station, said a gang of robbers, numbering 10-12, stormed into the house of Shahabuddin of the village around 2:30am and held the family...

Rape of minor hill girl sparks protest

Leaders of Pahari Chhatra Parishad (PCP) and Hill Women's Federation (HWF) held a rally in Larma Square area of the town yesterday, demanding exemplary punishment to the alleged rapist of a minor schoolgirl. The parties, backed by United Peoples Democratic Front (UPDF), organsied the programme at noon. Addressing the rally, the speakers said a Bangalee settler violated the Tripura girl of Class V in Headmanpara area under Matiranga upazila on Sunday noon when she went there for collecting firewood. They questioned the...

Prisoner flees from police escort

A prisoner fled from the police while being taken to a court yesterday. The escapee, Lablu Mondal, 24, son of late Hanu Mondal of Gazipara village in Goalunda upazila of Rajbari, was an accused in a snatching case filed with Shivalaya Police Station. A three-member probe committee was formed to investigate the incident. Motiar Rahman, inspector of the District Court Police, said Lablu and his three cohorts were taken to the Chief Judicial Magistrate's Court from the Judge Court. At one stage, Lablu...

12-hr hartal enforced at Noapara

A dawn-to-dusk hartal was enforced by  a committee of local people, demanding arrest of the killers of Oliar Rahman, councilor of Noapara municipality and also joint secretary of the Abhaynagar upazila unit of Awami League, in Noapara municipality area yesterday. Abdul Malek Mollah, convenor of the committee, on Sunday announced the shutdown programme. Pickets agitated and burned tyres on the Jessore-Khulna highway in the morning. Most of the shops, schools and non-government offices remained closed and almost all modes of vehicles remained...

C'nawabganj AL council today

After long eight years,the district unit Awami League will hold its council today.   Presidium member of the AL Central Committee Mohammed Nasim, also the health minister, is likely to inaugurate the council as the chief guest. District unit president Brig Gen (retd) Enamul Haque will preside over the meeting to be held at Harimohan Government High School premises in the town.  At the council, a total of 201 councillors would vote to elect their new leadership for the next three years....

Published Date: December 22, 2014
Hizb-ut Tawhid men hold programme at FF office

Three alleged operatives of Islamist outfit Hizb-ut Tawhid were arrested from Natore Muktijoddha Sangsad premises yesterday. The arrestees are, Abdus Sobur Khan, 25, son of Taslim Uddin of Kalikapur village, Jahangir Alam, 26, son of Altaf Uddin, of Lotabaria village in Baraigram upazila of the district, and Nuhu Munshi, 27, son of Nawshad Ali, of Jadabpur village in Maheshpur upazila of Jhenidah. Superintendent of Police in Natore Basudeb Banik said, being informed, a team of the law enforcers arrested the Hizb-ut...

Police Stabbing in Mymensingh

Published Date: December 22, 2014
Prime accused Babul arrested

Police yesterday arrested the prime accused and four others in a care filed on charge of their involvement in stabbing two policemen and snatching away a man held on December 10 in a tree felling case at Chandpur village under Muktagchha upazila. The arrestees are prime accused Babul Miah and his aides Habul Miah, Abdul, Quddus and Saju. On a secret information, the law enforcers arrested the five from Rasulpur area in Madhupur upazila of Tangail district early yesterday, said Kamal...

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