Saturday, December 2, 2023

Teacher-couple found dead in car

On Thursday, a teacher couple was discovered dead inside their own vehicle in the Borobari neighborhood of the Gazipur district.The deceased were named as Tongi Shaheed Smriti High School headmaster AKM Ziaur Rahman Mamun and his wife Mahmuda Akter Joly, an assistant teacher at Tongi Amzad Ali Sarkar Pilot High School and College.The couple’s son ... Read more

BRAC Bank introduces real-time cash deposit machine

Brac Bank has launched 39 real-time cash deposit machines (RCDMs) in Dhaka, Gazipur, Chattogram, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur, Bogura, Jashore and Pabna in the first phase. The machine allows customers to deposit cash any time and any day of a week to their Brac Bank accounts and pay credit card bills within minutes, a press

1,000 workers fall ill after drinking water

More than 1,000 workers of Starlight sweater factory at Chowdhuribari, near Joydebpur Chowrasta in Gazipur, fell ill after drinking water from the factory’s supply line, on Wednesday. More than 300 workers were admitted in Gazipur Sadar hospital, while 200 workers were admitted in Tongi government hospital, 400 in Tairunnesa Medical College Hospital

RMG workers stage demo in Gazipur, Savar

Workers of two readymade garment (RMG) factories in Gazipur industrial belt observed work abstention and staged demonstration on Monday protesting dismissal of their co-workers and demanding hike in wages. Police and locals said, workers of ‘Ananta Casual Wear Limited’ garment factory in Borobari area began work abstention in the morning protesting dismissal

Rimi wins

Gazipur-4 By-polls Rimi wins Afsar rejects results, saying polls ‘stage-managed’ Ruling Awami League candidate Simeen Hussain Rimi yesterday won the Gazipur-4 by-polls by a huge margin amid a very low voter turnout and peaceful polls atmosphere. Rimi tallied 63,401 votes, overshadowing her two rivals — Afsaruddin, her uncle and independent candidate, and Communist Party of ... Read more

Cops let mob beat Mamun to death

Home Ministry Probe Report Cops let mob beat Mamun to death A home ministry probe body has found that detainee Mamun Bhuiyan had not been snatched by his rivals who killed him in front of police. On the contrary, police intentionally handed him over to them on May 29 in Kaliganj of Gazipur. It has ... Read more

Death of worker sparks vandalism

Road Crash in Gazipur Death of worker sparks vandalism Death of a garment worker in a road accident at Shalna in Gazipur yesterday sparked a violent protest from fellow workers, disrupting vehicular movement on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway for over two hours. Meanwhile, traffic halted on the Dhaka-Mawa highway as well for around an hour after ... Read more

Tragic deaths on vacation

TV producer, couple drown in pond at a Gazipur resort  An executive producer of a private television channel and a couple drowned yesterday while on vacation at a resort in Rajendrapur, Gazipur. The deceased were identified as Tanveer Jahid Nayan, 32, of Ekattor Television, Jamil Akhter Lipu, 33, managing director of Srot Interior and Consulting ... Read more

An unrecognisable Zahid Hasan

Any Bangladeshi who watches TV knows actor Zahid Hasan, but on September 9 the actor was seemingly unrecognisable. Hasan, in bright orange panjabi and white lungi, was shooting for a play “Benefit of Doubt”. Though he was surrounded by an enthusiastic crowd or onlookers, apart from the director and the crew no one seemed to ... Read more

Female madrassah student killed

A female madrassah student was allegedly strangled by miscreants in Sripur upazila of Gazipur. The deceased was Munia Akhter, 12, Class V student of a local Dakhil Madrassah and daughter of Kuwait expatriate Miar Uddin of Shiriguri village in the upazila. The police and local sources said Munia’s mother along with another daughter went to ... Read more