Dr Enamul Haque passes away

October 11, 2021

Eminent actor, playwright, academician and Ekushey Padak awardee Dr Enamul Haque passed away today around 2:30 pm at his residence in Baily Road today. He was 78 years old.
The news was confirmed by his daughter, renowned actress Hridi Haq.
Enamul Haque was born in Feni Sadar’s Motobi Read more

DU set up NID registration camp for students

October 7, 2021

The Dhaka University authorities on Thursday started seven-day National Identity Card Registration Camp for their students to get NID card faster.
On Thursday morning, Dhaka University vice-chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman formally inaugurated the programme at the University’s Teacher-Student Read more

NSU holds orientation programme

October 6, 2021

North South University (NSU) organised a virtual orientation for newly enrolled students of Fall Semester 2021 on its campus on Monday, said a press release.
This time around, 1,700 students have got the opportunity to get admission in the graduate (honors) courses in 16 departments of the Read more

Pori Moni, 2 aides charged in narcotics case

October 5, 2021

The Criminal Investigation Department on Monday submitted to a Dhaka court the charge sheet against film actress Pori Moni in a narcotics case.
Pori Moni and two others – Ashraful Islam Dipu and Kabir Hossain – were named in the charge sheet.
Investigation Officer Kazi Golam Mostafa, also an inspector of Read more

LPG costlier in Bangladesh than in India

September 14, 2021

Says CAB at public hearing
The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Bangladesh is higher than the price in India, so the operators’ demand for a higher price does not hold water, said the Consumers’ Association of Bangladesh (CAB) yesterday.
Earlier in April, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) had for the first time fixed the retail price of LPG, progressively becoming the fuel of choice for Read more

Pori Moni released from jail after 4 weeks

September 1, 2021

Film actress Pori Moni was released from jail this morning, four weeks after Rab arrested her.
She was handed over to her lawyer and relative at 9:21am at Kashimpur Central Women’s Jail in Gazipur, said the jail’s superintendent Halima Akhter.
Pori Moni came out of jail at 9:36am in a white car and Read more

Pori Moni granted bail, no bar on release

August 31, 2021

Considering her health, age and reputation in film industry, a Dhaka court today granted ad-interim bail to film actress Pori Moni, in a case filed against her with Banani Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.
Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court of Dhaka issued the bail order upon a bond of Tk 50,000 with two guarantors after a long Read more

Pori Moni sent to jail

August 21, 2021

Film actress Pori Moni was sent to jail today on completion of her one-day remand, in the third phase, in a case filed with Banani Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.
She was earlier placed on six-day remand in two phases in the same case.
Criminal Investigation Department did not submit Read more

Parimani remanded for one more day

August 19, 2021

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Thursday put Dhallywood star Pori Moni on a one-day remand for the third time. Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Atikul Islam passed the order. The actress was produced before the court by the Criminal Investigation Department in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act. The CID requested the court to allow them a Read more

Bail denied, Pori Moni and Mou sent to jail

August 13, 2021

Film actress Pori Moni, model Mariam Akhter Mou and three others were sent to jail today on completion of remands in three separate cases filed with Banani and Mohammadpur police stations under the Narcotics Control Act. The three others are: Raz Multimedia owner Nazrul Islam Raz, his associate Md Sabuj Ali and Pori Moni’s associate Ashraful Islam Read more

I’m being framed: Pori Moni

August 10, 2021

Actress Pori Moni, who was placed on a two-day fresh remand today, said that she has been framed in a false case. She said this while being escorted out of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s court, following hearing of her remand prayer.
“You are watching everything without doing anything, while Read more

Porimani, Raj remanded again

August 10, 2021

The court has granted a two-day fresh remand to the actress in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debabrata Biswas issued the remand order on Tuesday.
After a four-day remand, the actress was produced in court on the same day and an application was made to remand her for another five days. Following the hearing, the Read more

Pori Moni, others claim links to influential people: CID

August 9, 2021

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has said the names of several influential people, including bank officials, had come up during the interrogation of actor Pori Mori and others who were recently arrested in narcotics cases.
CID Dhaka Metro unit Additional Deputy Inspector General Read more

Chayanika Chowdhury released after interrogation

August 7, 2021

The detective branch (DB) of police released television play director Chayanika Chowdhury last night having earlier picked her up from Dhaka’s Panthapath in the evening for interrogation because of her “well-acquaintance” with arrested actor Pori Moni.
Chayanika was released around 10:45pm last night, Read more

DB picks up director Chayanika Chowdhury because of ‘links with Pori Moni’

August 6, 2021

The detective branch (DB) of police picked up television play director Chayanika Chowdhury from Dhaka’s Panthapath this evening to interrogate her because she is “well-acquainted” with arrested actor Pori Moni.
Chayanika Chowdhury has been taken to the DB office for interrogation, Hafiz Akhtar, additional commissioner (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, told Read more

Pori Moni placed on 4-day remand

August 5, 2021

A Dhaka court today placed film actress Pori Moni and three others on a four-day remand in connection with two cases filed under the Narcotics Control Act.
The three others are Ashraful Islam alias Dipu, associate of Pori Moni, Md Nazrul Islam alias Raaz, owner of Raaz Multimedia, and one of his associates Read more

Money floats in Rajshahi drain

August 22, 2020

A long queue was created in front of the Railway Officers’ Mess building in Shiroil area of Rajshahi city on Saturday as people found some currency notes floating in the water of a drain.
Local people said that they collected notes of Tk 1000, Tk 500, Tk 100, Tk 20 and also coin of Tk five in the drain. Rickshaw puller Alamgir Hossain claimed that he collected a lot of Read more

World Humanitarian Day: UN recognises 4 Bangladeshi youths as Real Life Heroes

August 20, 2020

The United Nations has recognised four Bangladeshi youths as “Real Life Heroes” to acknowledge their contribution to humanitarian services. The honours were given by the UN marking the World Humanitarian Day on August 19. The four are architect Rizvi Hassan, Dhaka University student Tanbir Hasan Shaikat, translator Sifat Noor and mask-maker Read more

Book reading programme launched in Ctg

August 20, 2015

Bishwo Shahitto Kendro in association with bKash Ltd on Tuesday launched a book reading programme at the Chittagong Collegiate School in Chittagong. Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed, founder and chief executive officer of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, and Kamal Quadir, chief executive officer of bKash Ltd, the leading mobile financial service provider in Bangladesh, Read more

Hazards of mercury poisoning go unnoticed 

August 17, 2015

Large amounts of toxic mercury, appro 58.5MT, were imported in 2014
A group of experts yesterday said mercury poisoning, a major health hazard, remains unnoticed and unheeded in Bangladesh, putting public health in jeopardy. Referring to a study conducted by the Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO) on mercury poisoning, they asked for immediate steps to stop such hazards. Large amounts of Read more

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