• Dumped on hospital

    Twenty-one years he spent within the walls of Pabna Mental Hospital (PMH), but patient Mahabub Anwar could not go home even though he was well enough. He could not be sent home even after his death. He was admitted to the hospital as a psychiatric patient of 33 years age on October 9, 1994. He passed away on August 7 this year.

  • UK firms develop drone-freezing ray

    Three British companies have created a device to deter drones from entering sensitive areas by freezing them in mid-flight.

  • Hajj agencies draw flak for poor service

    Around one lakh Bangladeshis go to Saudi Arabia every year to perform hajj and pay private agencies a good amount for better services during the holy ritual.

  • France strikes IS in Syria

    France said yesterday it had carried out a second wave of strikes overnight on Islamic State targets in Syria and accused Russia of failing to target the group.

  • Four killed under train wheels

    Four people, two of them physically challenged, were killed under train wheels in separate incidents in Gazipur and Comilla districts yesterday.



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