India's Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday did not allow thousands of people, gathered at bordering village of Omarkhana in Panchagarh Sadar upazila, to exchange greetings of Pahela Baishakh with their relatives and friends in India.
Before introducing coin, goods were purchased in lieu of other goods. To hold this tradition, an exceptional fair of dried fish was held in Nasirnagar upazila on Monday. The fair has been being hold in the area every year for the last two centuries, where barter system still exists.
A Faridpur court yesterday sentenced three people including two officials of United Commercial Bank Ltd (UCBL) to different jail terms and fines in a corruption case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
Expressing concern at the incidents of rape and repression on women across the country, the High Court observes that moral degradation has reached to such a point that these kinds of incidents are happening repeatedly.