Rajbari, Oct 11 (UNB) – Two people were killed when a private car carrying them plunged into a roadside ditch at Shyamsundar in Kalukhali upazila early Thursday.
The deceased were identified as driver of the car Manir Hossain, 32, son of Hashem Molla of Manikganj district and Ripon Quadir, 30, son of Swajan Kazi of Mirzapur upazila in Tangail district.
SM Abu Farhad, officer-in-charge of Kalukhali Police Station, said the accident took place around 1:30 am when a Khalukhai–bound car plunged into a roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving both the driver and the passenger dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to local hospital morgue for autopsy.
Ripon met the tragic incident while going to his father-in-law’s house in Kalukhali, said the OC.
Dhaka, Oct 11 (UNB) - The holy Akheri Chahar Shamba will be observed across the country on November 7 (Wednesday) marking the recovery of Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (SM) from prolonged illness.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the national moon-sighting committee at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Wednesday evening with secretary of the Religious Affairs Ministry Md Anisur Rahman in the chair.
As the new moon was not sighted on the sky of the country on Wednesday, the holy month of Safar will begin from October 12 and the holy Akheri Chahar Shamba will be observed on 28th of Safar or November 7, said a press release of Islamic Foundation.
Nilphamari, Oct 11 (UNB) – A woman and her five-year-old daughter were killed while another injured when a truck hit a rickshaw-van at Bhatiapara in Domar upazila on Wednesday night.
The deceased were identified as Nazma Begum, 30, wife of Rubel Islam of Cluster village and her daughter Rubina Akter.
The accident took place around 9 pm when a goods-laden truck hit a rickshaw van carrying Nazma, her father Nimanur and Rubina while they were returning to their home, leaving them dead on the spot and one injured, said Moksed Ali Bepari, officer-in-charge of Domar Police Station.
On information, police rushed here and recovered the bodies.
Meanwhile, police manage to detain truck driver Saiful and seized the truck.
Jhenaidah, Oct 11 (UNB) – At least 20 people were injured in a clash between two factions of Awami League over establishing supremacy at Kesmatpur village in Harinakundu upazila on Wednesday.
Witnesses said Awlad Hossain, president of Chandpur union unit Awami League and Kashem Biswas, general secretary of Chandpur union unit Jubo League, had long been at loggerheads over establishing supremacy in the area.
As a sequel to the enmity, Mahbub, a supporter of Kashem Biswas and Shaheb, supporter of Awlad, locked into an altercation over the issue around 7 pm on Wednesday.
At one stage, both groups attacked each other with lethal weapons, leaving 20 people injured, said Asaduzzaman Munshi, officer-in-charge of Harinakundu Police Station.
Of the injured 16 were taken to Sadar Hospital for treatment.
On information, police went to the spot and brought the situation under control.
Meanwhile, three people were arrested in this connection.
Benapole, Oct 11 (UNB) – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized India- made sex stimulating tablets worth Tk 1.35 lakh from Goyra bordering area here on Wednesday.
Tipped off, a team of BGB-49 conducted a drive in the area and recovered the tablets in the afternoon, said Colonel Ariful Haq, commanding officer of BGB-49.
The seized items were deposited to Benapole Customs House and a case was filed in this connection, he added.