Monday, December 11, 2023

Robbery, rape on bus in Tangail: One arrested

News Desk : Raja Mia, who was detained in Tangail in relation to a robbery and rape that occurred inside of a moving bus, has been placed on a five-day remand. Police brought him before the court with a seven-day remand plea on Thursday, 4 August, and Tangail Senior Judicial Magistrate Badal Kumar Chand ... Read more

Gang-rape, robbery on moving bus in Tangail

In Tangail, a group of armed men disguised as passengers boarded a bus headed for Chattogram, stole people’s money and possessions, and raped a woman while holding her at gunpoint. The terrifying occurrence happened early on Wednesday in Tangail’s Madhupur upazila’s Raktipara area, which is off the Dhaka-Tangail Highway. The bus of “Eagle Paribahan,” with ... Read more

Porag wins Tangail int’l chess

Fide master Mehedi Hasan Porag emerged as the unbeaten champion of the Tangail international rating chess tournament at the Bangabandhu Auditorium of Tangail press club on Tuesday. Porag beat Fide Master Debraj Chaterjee in the last of the eight-round championship on Tuesday to finish the tournament with seven points. International master Abu Sufian Shakil

Tangail Int’l Rating Chess begins

The Tangail International Rating Chess tournament began at the Bangabandhu Auditorium of Tangail Press Club on Friday. The five-day tournament is organised by the Bangladesh Chess Federation in association with Tangail District Sports Association. A total of 125 local players along with four Indians are participating in the event, which has total prize money

Bad days for good farmers in Bangladesh 

Chemically grown pineapples see higher demand Consumers are falling for chemically grown eye-candy pineapples that look bigger and brighter than the naturally farmed ones but actually taste bland and have less nutrient content. This trend is hurting the farmers who are not using excessive chemicals while growing the fruit. To get a firsthand experience of ... Read more

Training aircraft crashes

Injured pilot dies at hospital A pilot officer died and a squadron leader was injured when a Bangladesh Air Force training aircraft crashed in Madhupur upazila of Tangail yesterday. Pilot Officer Shariful Haque succumbed to his injuries at Combined Military Hospital in Ghatail, reports our correspondent in Tangail. Squadron Leader Muhammad Mamunur Rashid is receiving treatment ... Read more

Lathi Khela to celebrate Tangail Free Day

Lathi Khela (A traditional Bangladeshi martial art form) was held in Tangail town last Sunday to celebrate Tangail Free Day (December 11). Tangail district was freed from the Pakistani Armed Forces on this day during the Liberation War. Lathial Mohammad Azhar and his group from Aloa Bhabani village, Tangail staged a performance at Shaheed Memorial ... Read more

Cheers for a noble bid

Mid-day meal introduced in school set up by day labourers It does not matter how old the saying, “Unity is strength”, is. The truth is that the outcome of a collective effort has never lost its glory. Do you remember the primary school that was set up by 17 enthusiastic day labourers in a remote ... Read more

Tale of a torchbearer

Visually-impaired ex-cotton mill worker runs free education centre for children in Tangail Rafiqul Bari indeed knows what it means to see nothing. He was born with normal organs, but a slight stomach problem at the age of two changed his life forever. Wrong treatment by a quack made him blind. So to ease a little ... Read more

Doctor for the poor

Kiwi living his dream in Bangladesh, providing healthcare to the helpless for close to 30 years Thousands of miles away from home, someone is living up to his childhood promise: helping the helpless. In a rare example of love and sacrifice, he has been treating poor patients in Madhupur reserved forest area in Tangail for ... Read more

3 crushed to death

Mobile talking on rail tracks blamed  Three people including a TV cameraman were crushed under the wheels of a train in Kalihati upazila of the district early yesterday. The three were standing on railway tracks and talking over the mobile phone when Dhaka-bound Drutojan Express from Rangpur knocked them down, said Helalul Islam, officer-in-charge of ... Read more

22 drivers fined

Mobile-talking 22 drivers fined A mobile court yesterday fined 22 drivers a total of Tk 5,500 on different charges including careless driving and talking over the mobile phone while driving on the approach road to Bangabandhu Bridge in Tangail. Of the 22, the drivers of passenger buses and goods-laden trucks, who were seen talking over ... Read more