Sylhet, Sept 14 (UNB) – A Bangladeshi teenager was shot dead by Indian Khashias at Companyganj upazila of Sylhet while he was grazing his cows in the bordering areas.
The deceased Zakir Ahmed, 18, was son of Abul Kalam of village Lama of the upazila. He was seriously injured when the Indian Khashias fired gunshots at him at Utma border of Companyganj upazila of bordering Sylhet on Friday morning.
Locals said that Zakir went to Indian border area to graze his cows. Blood-stained Zakir was rescued and then sent to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Saturday afternoon while undergoing treatment.
M Tajul Islam, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Companyganj police station, confirmed the incident saying “I got the news of bullet injury of a person by the Khashias at Utma border”. The person succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment, he added.
Dhaka, Sept 14 (UNB) - The government has published a gazette on the “Ninth Wage Board Award” for journalists and employees of newspapers and news agencies.
The gazette published by the Information Ministry on September 12 came into effect from the date of publication.
On January 29 last, the government formed the 9th wage board, headed by Justice Md Nizamul Haque, a retired justice of the Supreme Court, to make recommendations about the salaries, allowances and other facilities of the journalists, employees and press workers after reviewing the 8th Wage Board Award.