jagonews24.com English https://www.jagonews24.com/ jagonews24.com English RSS Feed Sir Fazle Hasan Abed honoured with Dutch Knighthood https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47082 Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, founder and Chair Emeritus of BRAC, has been honored with the Order of Orange-Nassau for his longstanding, dedicated and successful work in alleviating poverty, especially of women and children... Nov 21, 2019, 08:39 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47082 Truckers withdraw strike after govt assurance https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47081 The leaders of Bangladesh Truck Covered-Van Owners and Workers Oikya Parishad cam up with the announecement after around four hours' meeting with the minister in city around 12:45am on Thursday... Nov 21, 2019, 08:35 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47081 Govt gives due importance to promote tennis: PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47080 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has given due importance to the expansion of other games like tennis alongside football and cricket. The prime minister simultaneously urged the people of the country to practice more tennis side by side with soccer and cricket... Nov 20, 2019, 03:59 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47080 Rifat murder: Charge framing against 10 on Nov 28 https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47079 A Barguna court has fixed November 28 to frame a charge against 10 adult accused in a case filed for killing Rifat Sharif. District and Sessions’ Judge Md Asaduzzaman on Wednesday set the date after rejecting the bail petitions of accused Rabbi Akon, Md Hasan and Mohaiminul Islam Sifat... Nov 20, 2019, 02:46 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47079 Argentina legend Maradona quits as Gimnasia boss https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/47078 Diego Maradona has quit as manager of Argentine top-flight team Gimnasia after just two months in charge, the club’s president has confirmed... Nov 20, 2019, 01:45 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/47078 Transport strike: Commuters going to destinations on foot https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47077 People in different places of capital Dhaka were experiencing untold difficulties to reach their destinations on Wednesday due to the ongoing transport strike demanding amendments to the new road transport act. Thousands of people, including office goers and school-college-university students, were seen walking... Nov 20, 2019, 01:08 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47077 Kamal wants Turkish support for Rohingya repatriation https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47076 Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has sought Turkish support for Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh to their Myanmar’s homeland speedily as he made a courtesy call-on the Speaker of Turkish Grand National Assembly Mustafa Sentop at Ankara... Nov 20, 2019, 01:00 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47076 Train engine catches fire in Chattogram https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47075 Train movement on Chattogram-Dohazari route remained suspended for five hours after the engine of a train caught fire at Kanchanagar Saiadabad in Chandanish upazila on Wednesday night... Nov 20, 2019, 12:35 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47075 People intruding into Bangladesh in NRC fear https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47074 The number of illegal intruders into Bangladesh from India in fear of National Register of Citizens (NRC) of the country suddenly has risen.Often everyday migrants in India are intruding into Bangladesh territory through Maheshpur border in Jhenidah. Among them, at least 200 Indian intruders were detained in last two weeks... Nov 20, 2019, 11:10 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47074 106 killed in Iran protests: Amnesty https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47073 Days of protests in Iran over rising fuel prices and a subsequent government crackdown have killed more than 100 people across the country, according to rights group Amnesty International. In a statement on Tuesday, the UK-based organisation accused Iranian security forces of using "excessive and lethal force" to crush the demonstrations since they started on Friday.. Nov 20, 2019, 10:06 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47073 Johnson, Corbyn clash over Brexit https://www.jagonews24.com/en/business/news/47072 Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over Brexit in the first TV election debate of the campaign. Mr Johnson promised to "end this national misery" and said Labour offered "only division and deadlock". Mr Corbyn said Labour would "get Brexit sorted by giving you, the people, the final say."... Nov 20, 2019, 09:57 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/business/news/47072 Transport strike spells trouble for Patuakhali people https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47071 Indefinite strike enforced by transport workers in Patuakhali demanding repeal of new road transport act has brought huge sufferings to the commuters. Bus services in internal all routes remained closed since early Wednesday, causing ultold difficulties people, including tourists... Nov 20, 2019, 09:41 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47071 25 migrants found in ferry's refrigerated container https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47070 Dutch authorities found 25 migrants stowed away on a cargo ferry bound for Britain shortly after it left the Netherlands on Tuesday and the vessel quickly returned to the Dutch port of Vlaardingen. The origins of the migrants is not known, and images of the stowaways being led to busses show mainly young men... Nov 20, 2019, 08:22 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47070 Enough salt in stock; don’t get confused by misleading info: BSCIC https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47069 The government on Tuesday urged all not to get confused with misleading information over salt stock and price being spread by an unscrupulous group saying the current salt reserve is much more than the country needs... Nov 19, 2019, 04:47 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47069 Shahadat suspended for five years for assaulting team-mate https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/47068 Shahadat Hossain, the Bangladesh fast bowler, has been banned for five years, with two years suspended, following an incident during a National Cricket League game in Khulna when he physically assaulted team-mate Arafat Sunny on the field... Nov 19, 2019, 04:29 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/47068 Commuters suffer as Khulna transport strike continues https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47067 With demand of amending new road transport act, the transport workers in the districts of Khulna division continued their strike for the second day on Tuesday, causing immense sufferings to the commuters. The workers closed bus plying in internal routes on Monday but they also halted long-haul bus since this morning... Nov 19, 2019, 02:29 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47067 Now 2.5 km of Padma Bridge visible https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47066 Around 2.5 km out of 6.15-km of the much-hyped Padma Bridge has become visible after installation of the 16th span on Tuesday noon. The ‘3-D’ span was installed on pillars 16 and 17, said an engineer of Padma Bridge Project... Nov 19, 2019, 02:10 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47066 Drivers of truck, covered van announce indefinite strike https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47065 Bangladesh Truck Covered-van Goods Transport Owners Workers Unity Council have announced the work abstain programme for indefinite period protesting the Road Transport Act-2018. The strike will begin from Wednesday across the country, truck drivers’ union president Tazul Islam on Tuesday confirmed the matter to Jago News... Nov 19, 2019, 01:35 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47065 Transport workers withdraw road block after 3 hours https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47064 Transport workers on Tuesday afternoon allowed vehicular movement on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway around three hours after they blocked the highway seeking repeal of road transportation act. The withdrew their blockade programme around 10:45am on Tuesday... Nov 19, 2019, 01:04 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47064 UN court to hear Myanmar genocide case next month https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47063 Gambia will open its case against Myanmar before the UN's top court in December accusing the mainly Buddhist state of genocide against its Rohingya Muslims, the tribunal said Monday. The small, majority-Muslim African country will ask the International Court of Justice to make an emergency injunction... Nov 19, 2019, 12:22 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47063 70 sacks of rotten onion dumped under bridge https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47062 Seventy sacks of rotten onion have been dumped under a bridge in Daudkandi upazila. ‘Bhai Bhai Enterprise’ at Gauripur Bazar dumped 60-70 maunds of rotten onion under the bridge on Sunday night. These onions were imported from Myanmar, he said... Nov 19, 2019, 11:57 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47062 15 killed in north China mine blast https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47061 A coal mine explosion killed 15 people in north China’s Shanxi province, state media reported Tuesday. Nine other people were injured by the gas explosion on Monday afternoon, which took place in a mine owned by Shangxi Pingyao Fengyan Coal & Coke Group Co... Nov 19, 2019, 11:41 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47061 Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon due Friday https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47060 Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on Friday on a brief visit which will be his second visit to Bangladesh this year after leaving the United Nations. Ban will arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 7am on Friday and join lunch to be hosted by Brac in his honor on Saturday... Nov 19, 2019, 11:16 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47060 Hundreds of HK protesters surrender to police https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47059 About 600 protesters who were trapped by police inside a Hong Kong university have surrendered to the authorities, chief executive Carrie Lam has said. Lam said that among those who had given themselves up to police were 200 children. She said no “immediate” arrests of under-18s had been made... Nov 19, 2019, 11:07 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47059 Transport workers block highway seeking repeal of new act https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47058 Transport workers have blocked the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Shreepur upazila of Gazipur demanding cancellation of newly effected Road Transport Act. They started the blockade at Mawna Chourasta around 8am on Tuesday... Nov 19, 2019, 10:32 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47058 Messi rescues Argentina against Uruguay https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/47057 Lionel Messi scored an injury-time penalty as Argentina rescued a draw in their friendly with South American rivals Uruguay in Tel Aviv. Messi's Barcelona team-mate Luis Suarez had given Uruguay a second-half lead from a free-kick before Martin Caceres handled in the area... Nov 19, 2019, 10:17 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/47057 February wedding for Srijit, Mithila? https://www.jagonews24.com/en/entertainment/news/47056 Speculation is rife that Indian filmmaker Srijit Mukherji, the most eligible bachelor in Tollywood, is all set to walk down the aisle... Nov 18, 2019, 06:06 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/entertainment/news/47056 Myanmar not out of ICC, ICJ jurisdiction: Shahriar https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47055 State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Monday said the Myanmar government is not out of the jurisdiction of International Court of Justice (ICJ) and International Criminal Court (ICC). More than 7,00,000 mainly-Muslim Rohingyas were forced to flee to Bangladesh... Nov 18, 2019, 04:46 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/47055 Justice Bobde takes oath as 47th chief justice of India https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47054 Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was sworn in as the 47th Chief Justice of India (CJI) in a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi today... Nov 18, 2019, 04:00 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/47054 RAJUK fines Shakib Khan Tk 10 lakh https://www.jagonews24.com/en/entertainment/news/47053 Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) has fined Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan Tk 10 lakh. A mobile court of RAJUK on Monday conducted a drive at Niketan in the capital’s Gulshan area fined him for violating building code in constructing his 10-strorey building... Nov 18, 2019, 03:10 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/entertainment/news/47053