Law enforcers detained four men from a madrassa in Sirajganj's Ullapara upazila and seized gunpowder and crude bombs from them this morning. The detainees are Joinal Abedin, 55, his two sons Borhan uddin, 28 and Imran Ali, 26, and Abu Bakar Siddiquee, reports our Pabna correpsondent.
With no room inside the carriages, a man tries to get a small child on the roof of Meghna Express heading for Chandpur from Chittagong railway Station yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan With the flow of homebound passengers reaching its peak, several highways and ferry terminals witnessed severe traffic gridlocks for the third consecutive day yesterday, causing huge suffering to people.
Although the traders in the capital are eyeing high profit during this year's Eid due to a cattle shortage, this livestock carrier on the Buriganga river surely is a welcoming sign for the buyers. The photo was taken from the Postogola bridge in Jurain yesterday.
Anwar Hossain Ratan, a farmer from Malanchi village of Pabna, bought two bulls for Tk 2.6 lakh a year ago when they weighed 3 to 3.5 maunds each. Now, the cross-bred bulls -- one 26-month and the other 28-month-old -- weigh around 10 maunds each.
Police today claimed arrest of four female suicide squad militants of banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh from Sirajganj's Kazipur upazila. The detainees include a woman and her two daughters, Md Waheduzzaman, officer-in-charge of Kazipur Police Station, told our Pabna correspondent.