Biman flight off to Wuhan to bring back 361 Bangladeshis

Staff Correspondent: A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines left here for the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of deadly coronavirus, to bring back 361 Bangladeshis who are now stranded there .

“The Biman’s Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft with 14 crew members

AL, BNP mayoral candidates to cast votes at 8 am tomorrow

Staff Correspondent: As the much-awaited Dhaka South and North City Corporations polls will be held tomorrow, the Awami League (AL) and BNP mayoral candidates will cast votes in their respective polling centres at 8 am.

AL-backed mayoral candidate in Dhaka South City Corporation

Diplomats violate norms by visiting candidates’ homes: Hasan

Staff Correspondent: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said foreign diplomats have violated the diplomatic norms by visiting the residences of candidates of local government elections.

“Ahead of the local government elections (Dhaka city polls), the diplomats visited the homes of candidates, which

Dr Hasan urges media to maintain objectivity in news

Staff Correspondent: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today
urged the mass media to maintain objectivity and truthfulness in news.

“Mass media flourished in a massive scale in Bangladesh. But some online
portals are out to publish fake information to spread rumors for misleading
the people,” he said.

Five of a family burned to death in Moulavibazar

Moulavibazar Correspondent: Five members of a family were burnt to
death in a fire at a shoe store at M Saifur Rahman road of the district town
this morning.

The deceased were identified as Subash Roy, 60, owner of the footwear
outlet, his daughter Priya Roy,

Three killed under wheels of train in Gopalganj

Gopalganj Correspondent: Three schoolboys were killed and another was injured under the wheels of a train at Biswanathpur level crossing in Kashiani upazila of the district this noon.

The deceased were identified as Easin Sharif, 16, hailed from Naora Dola
village of the upazila,

Govt committed to ensure child-friendly environment: KCC mayor

Khulna Correspondent: Mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Talukder Abdul Khalek has said the present government is implementing various programmes to ensure child-friendly environment and facilities of all children for their education, healthcare, food, nutrition and shelter as per the UN Charter for children

Two days long children fair in Kalai, Joypurhat

Nazrul Islam, Joypurhat : A two-day children fair has been started in Kalai upazila of the district under the awareness program of children and women development, with the theme "Children are the future of this country" at Kalai Moyen Uddin Govt. High School on Jan 27. Deputy Commissioner