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 were found to be the highest number of irregular migrants reaching the shores of Italy in the first six months of this year.
A Pabna court yesterday sent six people to jail for illegally extracting sand from the Padma river in the district’s Sujanagar upazila.
Greece will regularise some 15,000 undocumented Bangladeshis, said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday.
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.