Evening News Highlights

Prothom Alo English Evening News Highlights

Dear readers, good evening. We are bringing you some of the top stories we covered throughout the day so that you do not miss anything important.


Timings for Sehri, Iftar at Ramadan published

A volunteer arranges food plates at the Baitul Mokarram national mosque for the muslims to break fast during the fasting month of Ramadan in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 8 May 2019.

Islamic Foundation on Monday released the timings for Sehri and Iftar during Ramadan -- a holy month of fasting for Muslims is likely to start on 24 March.


Congress wants speedy settlement of water sharing deals

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The Congress made the call in its international resolution that was proposed on the second day of the party's 85th plenary session in Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh, on Sunday.


18-yr-old girl 'killed' for rejecting advances

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The slain Tanzila Akhter alias Toma, a readymade garment (RMG) worker by profession, from Syedpur upazila of Nilphamari, would work at TM Fashion Limited at Chowrasta area.


11 active armed groups in Rohingya camps

This photo taken on 18 July, 2018 shows police patrolling in a Rohingya refugee camp in Teknaf.

Clashes among these groups over establishing supremacy in drug, extortion and human trafficking business have become very frequent. Serious offences like killing are taking place in the camps as well. The presence of ARSA and their suspicious activities are creating security risks.


PM Hasina promises support for gold medalist Imranur Rahman

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Imranur Rahman, his wife and child and other officials pose for a photo at the opening ceremony of the Sheikh Kamal 2nd Bangladesh Games at the Army Stadium in Banani, Dhaka on 26 February 2023

Imranur was felicitated by the Bangladesh Army in the opening ceremony for his remarkable achievement and was handed a cheque of Tk 1.1 million (11 lakh) by the chief of army staff SM Shafiuddin Ahmed.


Twitter cuts 200 more jobs: NY Times

People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken on 27 September 2013

The fresh layoffs include product managers, big data experts and engineers working on machine learning and platform reliability, the US daily reported on Sunday.


BCL leader Sanjida, four others asked to leave hall by 1 March

Islamic University Chhatra League VP Sanjida Chowdhury and Tabassum Islam

The decision was made in an emergency meeting at Deshratna Sheikh Hasina hall on Monday in presence of the hall provost Shamsul Alam and the members of a probe body.

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