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June 2015

BSF pushes back 11 Bangladeshis illegally

Eleven Bangladeshi nationals were pushed into Bangladesh illegally by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) through Bangabari border under Gomostapur Upazila here last night. BSF of Petrolgar Company pushed them into Bangladesh instead of handing them over to BGB in a proper way. Police of Gomostapur Thana detained them at Naderabad area under Alinagar union of Gomostapur Upazila of the district today at around 8 am, OC of Gomostapur thana said, reports BSS. BSFThe detained Bangladeshi nationa...

Fire Service wins First Division Chess League

Fire Service & Civil Defense Sports Club became unbeaten champion in the First Division Chess League-2013, organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation. Fire Service & Civil Defense earned 16 match points to clinch the title and Sultana Kamal Smirity Pathagar became unbeaten runners-up with same match points. Their tie was broken by game points. Fire-Service & Civil Defense earned 27½ games points and Sultana Kamal Pathagar earned 26½ game points. 9th or last round games were held yesterday (Saturday) and Fire Service & Civil Defense drew with Sulatan Kamal Pathagar by 2-2 points in their last round games.

Outsiders involved in arson attack on Standard Garment

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Speaking in a press conference at BGMEA, Managing Director of Standard Group Mosharraf Hossain said, 200-250 outsiders were involved in the firing incident who arrived at the factory gate in trucks, and the local people were instigated to take part in the attack by spreading rumors through the mike of the adjacent mosque. Addressing the press conference BGMEA Bhaban on Saturday, leaders of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and the management of Standard Group accused the law enforcers of their failure in this connection. Standerd Garment

Vegetables remain high due to short supply

The price of vegetables rose by Tk 10 to 20 per kg in the city’s kitchen markets on Friday due to short supply during the latest blockade period. Traders said that they were ready to pay higher fare to the truck owners but most of the drivers refused to arrive in Dhaka for security reason. Rais Uddin, a wholesaler of Karwan Bazar, said, huge quantities of vegetables had been perished in Bogra and Jessore every day during the hartal and the blockade time. So, the farmers raised the price to recover losses. vegetable-market

Felani Murder Case to be reviewed soon: BSF Addl DG

The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) will start the process of reviewing the Bangladeshi girl Felani Khatun Murder Case soon. "We would start to review the Felani Khatun Murder Case soon, although we could not begin the process so far," said B D Sharma, Additional Director General of BSF at a media interaction on Friday. When asked, Mr. Sharma could not give any specific time as to when the process would start. FelaniFelani, 15, was shot dead by BSF man Amiya Ghosh while she was ente...

President, PM call for awareness against AIDS

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have called for creating awareness about fatal disease AIDS in the country. In separate messages on the eve of World AIDS Day -2013, they wished success of all programmes of the day. In his message, the President said AIDS is a preventable disease. The practice of religious, social and family codes played an important role in law prevalence of AIDS in Bangladesh. Joint efforts are on in the government and private levels in Bangladesh to check the risks of AIDS, he said and called for upholding the importance of humane, economic and social aspects of AIDS along with health risks.