Two business establishments gutted in Mirkadim

mirkadim fire1Two shops were gutted by fire on Friday evening at Mirkadim Furniture Market here, causing a loss of Tk 15 lakh. বিস্তারিত… »

120 maunds jatka seized in Dhaleswary river

Members of Coast Guard and fisheries directorate in a joint drive seized 120 maumds jatka (hilsa fry) from three passengers launches in Dhaleswary river near Muktapur in Sadar upazila today (Monday). বিস্তারিত… »

Fresh survey to 'reclaim' Dhaka river foreshores

While it is imperative to recover foreshores to save rivers, relevant deputy commissioners (DC) said they had to retain the private ownerships on Khas land of the foreshores of Dhaka rivers, arguing that regaining those would require land acquisition and record correction. বিস্তারিত… »

Inland waterways in a moribund state

Khalilur Rahman
Country’s inland water route is in a moribund state. The navigability of the rivers has fallen at an alarming rate. The situation has come to such a pass that nearly 90 % rivers in Bangladesh has already lost navigability. This has led to the closure of river routes either permanently or partially. বিস্তারিত… »

Election result 2011

BNP-backed AKM Iradat Manu (12,209) defeated rebel AL candidate Alhaj Mohammad Faisal Bipob (10,844). At Mirkadim, independent candidate Shahinul Islam Shaheen (9,685) defeated BNP-backed Nizanur Rahman Mizan (6,101).

12 mayor candidates in race in Munshiganj

With the allocation of election symbols, 12 candidates are in race to contest the post of mayor in Munshiganj and Mirkadim municipalities. Six mayor candidates in Munshiganj municipalities are Foysal Ahamad Biplob( Wall Clock), বিস্তারিত… »

EC cancels elections in 11 municipalities

The Election Commission has decided not to hold elections in 11 municipalities and add four new to the list following the local government ministry’s suggestion.

Election commissioner Sohul Hossain on Tuesday told after a commission meeting: “Following the decision, elections will now be held in 262 out of 310 municipalities.” বিস্তারিত… »

Our own ‘Kobe-style’ raising

Mirkadim Cow
We may not have Kobe beef, the Japanese bovine meat famous for its tenderness and flavour, but we have something similar of a delicacy– the Mirkadim beef. বিস্তারিত… »

15 injured in Munshiganj clash

At least 15 people were injured in a fierce clash between two groups over land dispute at Gopalnagar village in Sadar upazila on Sunday. বিস্তারিত… »