Newsletter SignupOn Friday, Dec. 1, comedian Joe Gatto graced the stage of the State Theatre of Ithaca. Although Gatto left Impractical Jokers in 2021, the show is still his most well-known work. My biggest takeaway from the show, however, was that no matter what the circumstances are, Joe Gatto truly is very, very funny. Joe Gatto reminds us that it’s okay to poke fun at the situation and at ourselves, and that we shouldn’t take ourselves too seriously. ?” It’s Joe Gatto, and don’t you forget it.
December 05, 2023 16:11 UTC
TANGAIL, Dec 5, 2023 (BSS) - Two motorcyclists, including an SSC examinee, were killed in a road accident at Kamalpur area of Sagardighi union under Ghatail upazila of the district last night (Monday). The deceased were identified as Adnan Sohag, 18, son of Jasim Uddin of Indra Baid village of Laxinder union and an SSC examinee of Sagardighi High School, and Sabuj Miah, 20, son of Mintu Miah, resident of the same area. The accident occurred when they went on a motorcycle trip and hit an auto van around 8pm last night. SSC examinee Sohag died on the spot and Sabuj was injured, assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Sagardighi Police Investigation Center Amirul Islam said. Sabuj died on the way to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, he added.
December 05, 2023 16:09 UTC
Cricketer-turned-politician Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s income has more than halved since he became a ruling party MP, according to the affidavit he submitted ahead of the Jan 7 election. And he did not acquire any new assets in this period, he mentioned in the documents submitted with his nomination papers for the 12th parliamentary election. He had no debt five years ago, but now owes City Bank nearly Tk 9 million. His bank savings fell and so did earnings from the stock market. The 40-year-old former Tigers’ skipper was also getting less money from cricket since retirement from international duty.
December 05, 2023 15:39 UTC
Imports through Teknaf Land Port in Cox’s Bazar have resumed after a three-week halt over clashes between insurgent group the Arakan Army and security forces in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Four trawlers with 30 tonnes of ginger, 100 tonnes of fish, 55 tonnes of coconut, and 252 tonnes of betel nut arrived at the port early on Tuesday, according to the port’s Customs Officer ASM Mosharraf Hossain. Mohammad Jashim Uddin, Manager of United Land Port Teknaf, said the goods arrived from Myanmar’s Akyab Port. Omar Farooq, the importer of the goods, said hundreds of tonnes of ginger, coconut, fish, and betel nut were still stuck at Akyab Port. The government has incurred a loss of about Tk 600 million in revenues because of the suspension of operations at the port.
December 05, 2023 14:52 UTC
DHAKA, Dec 5, 2023 (BSS) - National Professor Brigadier (retd) Abdul Malik,founder and president of National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh, died at theHeart Foundation at 9:40am this morning. He was 94, a press release of the National Heart Foundation said. In 1978, Malik established the National Heart Foundation in Dhaka's Mirpurarea. In a condolence message, Awami League (AL) General Secretary and RoadTransport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has expressed profound shockand sorrow at the death of National Heart Foundation founder and NationalProfessor Dr Abdul Malik. He said the nation will remember forever the contribution of Prof Dr AbdulMalik in the field of heart treatment in Bangladesh.
December 05, 2023 11:38 UTC
Bangladesh has registered 699 dengue cases in the latest daily count, taking the tally this year to 315,057 amid the worst outbreak of the disease on record. Dhaka saw two of the new deaths and 124 new patients during that period. The number of new patients outside the capital was 545. On Tuesday morning, 2,667 dengue patients were under hospital care across the country, and 1,911 of them were outside Dhaka. The hospitals in the capital were treating 756 patients.
December 05, 2023 11:32 UTC
DHAKA, Dec 5, 2023 (BSS) - 'Ganatantro Mukti Dibash (Free Democracy Day)' will be observed in the country tomorrow marking the fall of the then autocratic ruler in 1990. On the eve of the day, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today, in a message, greeted the countrymen, describing them as "sentinel of democracy". "We struggled for a long time to establish the people's fundamental and voting rights as well as democracy. As a result of the continued agitation, the autocratic ruler surrendered to the mass movement and was forced to resign on December 6 in 1990, she said. The premier paid respect to all martyrs who sacrificed their lives to protect the democratic rights of the people."
December 05, 2023 11:14 UTC
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December 05, 2023 11:07 UTC
The ruling Awami League is once again expected to collaborate with its partners in the 14-Party Alliance for the upcoming national polls, although the decision on the allocation of seats has yet to be finalised. After a meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and 14-Party Alliance leaders on Monday, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader was scheduled to hold a press conference at 12 pm on Tuesday. However, Quader said that more time was needed to decide on the distribution of seats among the alliance members. In this regard, Amir Hossain Amu will negotiate on the Awami League's behalf. The matter will be resolved within the next few days."
December 05, 2023 09:27 UTC
Two people have died and another has been injured after a head-on collision between two trucks in Chattogram. The incident occurred on the Chattogram-Khagrachhari highway in Hathazari Upazila's Matha area early on Tuesday, according to the police.
December 05, 2023 07:18 UTC
Despite winter temperatures and rain, the streets of the Ithaca Commons were covered by stalls from local restaurants on Saturday, Dec. 2, who were distributing their chowder to attendees of the Downtown Ithaca 13th Annual Chowder Cook-Off. Leaderboard 2Taverna Banfi’s chowder was described as a seafood chowder containing lobster, fish and scallops. “The Statler Hotel lobster and seafood chowder was very good,” said Monica Wellings, an Ithaca resident. Newsletter SignupThis was the first year The Yellow Deli, a controversial deli chain that opened in Ithaca earlier this year, participated in the Chowder Cook-Off. However, other restaurants have been participating in the Chowder Cook-Off for most of its history.
December 05, 2023 04:41 UTC
Shakib Al Hasan, the star Bangladeshi allrounder who recently entered the political arena, earns an annual income of over Tk 55 million, according to documents he submitted to election officials in his pursuit of a parliamentary seat. The documents also showed he had taken out bank loans of over Tk 300 million. Returning Officer and Magura Deputy Commissioner Mohammed Abu Naser Beg said the documents contained information including his annual income, liquid assets, property, debt, educational qualifications, and profession. In his affidavit, Shakib showed an average annual income of Tk 55,571,262. Shakib had to appear in court and submit a written explanation of the allegations against him.
December 05, 2023 03:29 UTC