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BSF seizes ‘record’ 41.49 kg gold near Benapole border

The Indian Border Security Force yesterday seized 41.49kg gold worth Rs 21.22 crore from five bags left behind by suspected smugglers near Benapole, reportedly the biggest gold haul by Indian security forces along the Indo-Bangladesh border.

Bangladeshis highest number of irregular migrants to Italy

Bangladeshis were found to be the highest number of irregular migrants reaching the shores of Italy in the first six months of this year.

6 sent to jail for illegal sand extraction from Padma

A Pabna court yesterday sent six people to jail for illegally extracting sand from the Padma river in the district’s Sujanagar upazila.  

Greece to regularise 15,000 undocumented Bangladeshis

Greece will regularise some 15,000 undocumented Bangladeshis, said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday.

2 ministries ask officials to cut energy expenses

The finance ministry yesterday directed government officials to lower fuel and lubricant expenditures for their vehicles by 20 percent while the public administration ministry asked officials not to waste power.

UK PM contenders squabble over tax as campaign kicks off

Liz Truss, the favourite to become Britain’s next prime minister, yesterday criticised rival Rishi Sunak over his tax policies while finance minister as the pair kicked off six weeks of campaigning.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

25-yr-old tourist drowns in Nikli haor

A 25-year-old tourist drowned and two others were injured while bathing in the Nikli haor in Kishoreganj yesterday morning. 

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Schoolgirl raped in Manikganj

Police in Manikganj are trying to arrest five men accused of raping a schoolgirl.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Bangladeshis highest number of irregular migrants to Italy

Bangladeshis were found to be the highest number of irregular migrants reaching the shores of Italy in the first six months of this year.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

BSF seizes ‘record’ 41.49 kg gold near Benapole border

The Indian Border Security Force yesterday seized 41.49kg gold worth Rs 21.22 crore from five bags left behind by suspected smugglers near Benapole, reportedly the biggest gold haul by Indian security forces along the Indo-Bangladesh border.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Greece to regularise 15,000 undocumented Bangladeshis

Greece will regularise some 15,000 undocumented Bangladeshis, said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

10 injured as BNP, police clash in Tangail

At least 10 people, including policemen, were hurt in a clash between law enforcers and local BNP leaders in Baghil area of Dhanbari, Tangail, yesterday.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Sohan captain for Zim T20Is

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday named 28-year-old wicketkeeper-batter Nurul Hasan Sohan captain for the T20I series in Zimbabwe after deciding to rest regular skipper Mahmudullah Riyad for the T20Is.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Grain exports via black sea: Ukraine, Russia sign deal

Russia and Ukraine yesterday signed a landmark deal to reopen Ukrainian Black Sea ports for grain exports, raising hopes that an international food crisis aggravated by the Russian invasion can be eased.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Lanka troops raid main protest camp

Sri Lankan security forces raided and partially cleared the main protest camp occupying government grounds in Colombo early yesterday, fuelling fears that President Ranil Wickremesinghe had launched a crackdown a day after being sworn in.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

BSF seizes ‘record’ 41.49 kg gold near Benapole border

The Indian Border Security Force yesterday seized 41.49kg gold worth Rs 21.22 crore from five bags left behind by suspected smugglers near Benapole, reportedly the biggest gold haul by Indian security forces along the Indo-Bangladesh border.