Saturday, 17 April 2021


Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Navy is going to add two maritime patrol aircraft to its fleet for better securing the country's vast maritime territory, bigger than the total landmass, according to Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed when he called on President Zillur Rahman at Bangabhaban on September 25.

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Chittagong, Bangladesh: The Bangladesh authority will hold to talk with Burma to stop smuggling of Yaba (methamphetamine) and other drugs, Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun said while speaking at a workshop as the chief guest in the conference room of Narcotic Control Department (NCD).

Bangladesh Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun

Read more: Burma, Bangladesh to talk for stopping drug smuggling

Ukhiya, Bangladesh: An unregistered refugee from Kutupalong makeshift camp was abducted by local goons at Link-road while he was going to Cox’s Bazar on September 25, according to a refugee elder from the camp.
Read more: An unregistered refugee abduct

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bangladesh will purchase 44 military armored vehicles from China at a cost of US$ 200 million, a top Chinese diplomat Zhang Xianyi, the Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka said on September 26, according to UNB. 
Read more: 44 armored vehicles for Bangladesh from China

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The national committee to protect oil gas mineral resources port and power started a three-day long march on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway on September 25, demanding cancellation of the deal with US oil company ConocoPhillips, according to the national committee hand out. 
Read more: Long march to cancel gas deal with ConocoPhillips