The Bangladesh embassy in the Gulf kingdom was not sure whether all the nine Bangladeshi passengers were on the bus when it crashed, Ambassador Golam Moshi told bdnews24.com. “Some passengers got down and new passengers got on. The double-decker bus of Dar Al-Meqat Umrah agency based in Riyadh carried 50 people to Madinah. The bodies were so charred after the bus caught fire that it became difficult to identify them, Consul General of Bangladesh in Jeddah FM Borhan Uddin told bdnews24.com on Friday night. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen expressed condolences over the loss of lives and injuries in a message to his Saudi counterpart Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf.
October 19, 2019 19:52 UTC
Earlier, Tottenham came within minutes of another damaging defeat while Chelsea and Leicester City both won to underline their top-four credentials. Guardiola praised his makeshift defence but demanded more of a killer touch from his side, who had 21 shots. But Dele Alli grabbed a late leveller for Spurs with his first goal since January. There was major confusion as it appeared as if VAR had ruled out the effort, but it was allowed to stand. Liverpool travel to Old Trafford Sunday, chasing a record-equalling 18th consecutive Premier League win while Manchester United are just one point above the relegation zone.
Map of Gaibandha Dhaka TribuneThe deceased identified as Abul Kalam Azad, 47The body of a local mosque Imam was found hanging from a mango tree yesterday morning in Gobindaroy Debottar village of Sadullahpur upazila, Gaibandha. The deceased identified as Abul Kalam Azad, 47, was the imam of a local mosque at Durgapur Gaber Dighi area. Sadullapur police station OC Masud Rana said: "Imam Kalam went missing after he left his home for the Jummah prayer on Friday. Locals notified police after they discovered the imam's body hanging from the mango tree." Palashbari police station OC Masudur Rahman said: "We had conducted searches for Kalam and Shahrul since the night Kalam went missing, but could not locate either of them."
CEMS Global organized the expo at the International Convention City, Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital, focusing on infrastructure industry including construction, power, solar, water, safety and security, lighting and real estate. Under the Build Expo umbrella there was 22nd Power Bangladesh Expo, 17th Solar Bangladesh Expo, 2nd Dhaka International Lighting Expo, 3rd Water Bangladesh International Expo, 20th Real Estate Expo- Bangladesh and 4th International Safety & Security Expo Bangladesh. He said a large number of giant infrastructural projects were being implemented or in the pipeline and such expo helped explore opportunities. "The response of the expo was very good and we showcased water treatment plant solution," said Nazrul Islam, executive of Water Technologies BD. "There are lots of construction works taking place on a mega scale and our product is on high demand," he said.
The arrested fishermen in Rajbari Dhaka TribuneIn Gaibandha, a mobile court led by Executive Magistrate Amir Hamza sentenced nine fishermen to 10 days in prison eachAs many as 75 fishermen were jailed, and two other fined on Saturday for defying the government's ongoing 22-day ban on netting mother Ilish. In Rajbari, a mobile court led by, Md Mohiuddin, executive magistrate of Rajbari district administration sentenced 51 fishermen to 12 days in jail each. The fishermen were jailed for catching Ilish from Padma River at Goalanda, and Daulatdia area. In Gaibandha, a mobile court led by Executive Magistrate Amir Hamza sentenced nine fishermen to 10 days in prison each. In Jhalokati, Md Bashir Gazi, executive magistrate of Jhalokati district administration sent three fishermen to jail.
October 19, 2019 19:07 UTC
Map of SylhetActing on a tip-off, a police team raided the area and arrested three drug dealers with yaba pills around 9:30pmSix policemen were injured after being attacked by drug dealers during an anti-drug drive in Jaintiapur border area in Sylhet Friday night. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided the area and arrested three drug dealers with yaba pills around 9:30pm, said Jaintiapur Model police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shamal Banik. Other drug dealer attacked police and tried to snatch the trio, leaving six policemen injured. Additional Superintendent of Police Md Aminul Islam said the drug dealers’ attempt to snatch the arrestees had failed. In a separate drive, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two drug dealers from Chadnighat in Dakshin Surma upazila the same night with yaba pills and phensedyl.
October 19, 2019 19:07 UTC
How many Bangladeshi students are currently studying in the US? Miller: The number of Bangladeshi students studying in the US has almost doubled over the past five years. Last year nearly 7,500 Bangladeshi students studied there, making Bangladesh one of the top 25 countries in the world sending students to the US. The number of Bangladeshi students in US in 2019 has increased by 5% compared to last year. Bangladeshi students are absolute superstars on American college campuses.
October 19, 2019 18:56 UTC
Lady Gaga is single again. Taking to her Instagram account, the 'Shallow' hitmaker wrote: "An about to be married woman and me, a single lady. (sic)"The split comes as a surprise as, just a few weeks ago, friends were commenting on how "happy" Gaga looked after she was spotted kissing Dan during a romantic brunch in Studio City, California. That was the first time Gaga had kissed someone in public since she called off her engagement Christian Carino in February. Gaga was also reportedly annoyed that people tried to link the breakdown of her 'A Star Is Born' co-starr Bradley Cooper's relationship with Irina Shayk to her.
October 19, 2019 18:56 UTC
According to DIP sources, delay in fund release by the government hampered the progress of the whole project. However, Security Service Division Joint Secretary (immigration) Munim Hasan said: "Careful installation of the security features which will be present in the ePassport is a lengthy process. "We are still hopeful to launch ePassport by December this year, only if we are able to overcome the technical challenges." ePassport, how and whenThe ePassport has an embedded electronic microprocessor chip containing biometric information used to authenticate the identity of the bearer. Initially ePassport will be issued from Dhaka and the distribution of existing MRP will continue from other regional offices until they start issuing ePassport.
He has been quite a regular presence in the national team midfield in the last seven years. That is one of the reasons why the national team is doing so well at the moment. That is one of the reasons why the national team are doing so well at the moment. Where do you see Bangladesh football in two or three years? I think Bangladesh football will be better.
Mahmudullah, one of the key players of the Bangladesh side, continued to show his form as he remained not out on 95 following his 63 in the first innings for Metropolis at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra. Metropolis, who made 246 in their first innings before Sylhet posted 319, started the day on 9/0 in their second innings and were in a spot of bother as they lost for wickets for 74, leading by just one run. But Mahmudullah anchored one side and steered his side to 225/6 at stumps facing 195 balls in a cautious innings. Although Metropolis got a lead of 152 they may need Mahmudullah to stay a substantial time at the crease with tail-enders to avoid defeat. 21ST NCL, RD 2, DAY 3Tier 2DHAKA METRO 246 & 225/6 in 97 overs (Mahmudullah 95*, Imran 2/35) lead SYLHET 319 by 152 runs
They also stressed the need for ensuring access to job opportunities, utilities, and transport and housing facilities for the general public. For the past few years, Dhaka has consistently been ranked among the 10 least liveable cities in the world by the Global Liveability Index. During a session of the conference, “How to make Cities Truly Liveable,” chair of the session and CSD Chairman Prof Nazrul Islam said: “We have to consider many issues to make cities liveable. We need to come up with innovative solutions to incorporate green spaces and help make cities more liveable,” he said. The RAJUK chairman added that green spaces in the cities were becoming polluted and more research needs to be conducted to make development sustainable.
The domestic help told the media that there were no discernible marital conflicts in Selim’s life. Men and women in the police force are in with the long standing stigma in society when it comes to mental health. The inability to find any meaning in their duties was also noted, in addition to a lack of professional and respectful interaction between senior officers and lower-ranked members of the police. He also urged that there be a swift recognition of the hazards of mental stress in the occupation. Hence, the training should also be variable.”He also suggested that the NIMH and other concerned government bodies can help with stress relief and promote mental health welfare around the country.
October 19, 2019 18:33 UTC
Kylie Jenner only has "10 minutes" to do her make-up now she's a mother. Or, I'll have my coffee if I'm doing it in the morning." But the brunette beauty - who launched her own make-up brand Kylie Cosmetics in 2015 - doesn't know if she's going to let Stormi wear products on her face yet. She added: "I haven't even thought about when I'm going to let Stormi wear make-up. I'm going to see, she might not even want to wear make-up.
October 19, 2019 18:33 UTC
Bangladesh currently imports frozen meat from India, Australia and Indonesia, though the livestock farmers and traders say it is unnecessary. Lutfor Rahman, the lessee of the Gabtoli Cattle Market in Dhaka, claimed meat import has caused sales at the market to decline by at least 20 percent. Annual meat import costs rose threefold in five years to about $2.5 million in 2017-18. Sharif Ahmed Chowdhury, former chief scientific officer of Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute, said at the programme that Bangladesh needs about 7.3 million tonnes meat annually to meet the daily need for 120 gram per head. The country produced over 7.5 million tonnes meat from cattle, chicken and duck, he added.
October 19, 2019 18:11 UTC