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  • Suranjit’s APS Faruq jailed for 5yrs in graft case

    Omar Faruq Talukder, assistant personal secretary to the then railway minister Suranjit Sengupta, is sentenced to five years imprisonment in a case filed for acquiring illegal wealth of Tk 32 lakh.

  • 9 Rab men fined, court says in full verdict

    Nine Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members convicted in Narayanganj seven-murder case are fined from Tk 25,000 to Tk 50,000, according to the full verdict of the case.

  • Arafat Sunny

    Sunny posted offensive photos of woman, say police

    Bangladesh cricketer Arafat Sunny is accused of posting objectionable photographs of a woman using fake Facebook IDs, police say after primary investigation. Police arrested Sunny under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act after the woman filed a case.

  • Woman found dead on rail tracks

    An unidentified woman, aged around 30 years, died as a train severed her on rail tracks in Purba Chandona area of

  • Criminal held with arms, ammo

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)-8 arrested a listed criminal with arms and ammunition in Barisal city's Bakergonj area on

  • Youth found dead in river

    A youth was found dead in the Shitalakkhya river on Friday last night, four days after he went missing.

  • RU remembers Justice Bazlur

    A memorial discussion on Justice Bazlur Rahman of the Supreme Court's Appellate Division was held at Rajshahi

  • Sarker chairman, Mahmud vice-chairman of IUB Founding Trust

    Trustee Abdul Hai Sarker and Trustee Khondkar Zakaria Mahmud have been elected chairman and vice-chairman respectively of the Education, Science, Technology and Cultural Development Trust (ESTCDT) for 2017-18, says a press release.

  • Study in Australia event held

    A two-day IDP Education event “Study in Australia” concluded at The Westin Hotel in the capital yesterday.

  • Road crash kills teenager in capital

    A teenage madrasa student was killed as a battery-run auto-rickshaw hit him while he was crossing a road in the capital's Uttara yesterday.

  • Noor for making it more ceremonious

    Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor yesterday said the government would expand the traditional Mongol Shovajatra, a

  • Expansion of approach roads to start finally

    After three long years, the expansion of approach roads at the two ends of the 3rd Karnaphuli Bridge, opened for vehicular movement in 2010, will begin by March.

  • Stop radicalising school books

    Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee yesterday announced its 13-point action plan including plantation of 30 lakh trees across the country in the next three years to keep the memory of the three million Liberation War martyrs and prevent environment pollution.

  • NDF debate festival starts Feb 10

    The two-day 10th NDF BD National Debate Festival '17 will begin at Bangladesh Shishu Academy in the capital on February 10, said a press release.

  • Canadian University of Bangladesh holds workshop on entrepreneurship

    Canadian University of Bangladesh yesterday organised a workshop on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation” on the campus where industry

  • Youth hacked in Sylhet

    A youth was hacked allegedly by his relatives following a dispute over property in Jamurai village under Zakiganj

  • Obituary

    Ahmad Ali, former senior vice president of Naogaon Chamber of Commerce and Industry, died of a stroke on Friday evening. He was 62.

  • Appeal for help

    Dalia Akter, 20, a first year honours student of accounting department at Government Suhrawardi College in Pirojpur town, is suffering from kidney disease.

  • 4 Bangladeshi women return from Indian jail

    Four Bangladeshi women returned home through Benapole check-post yesterday after serving two-and-a-half years in

  • RU student,murder,found dead,Motaleb Hossain Lipu,room mate,shown arrested,Rajshahi University student of journalism and mass communication

    Pace of investigation frustrates family

    Even after three months into the murder of Rajshahi University student Lipu, no significant progress was made in the investigation into the incident.

  • Road makes life difficult for Barisal residents

    The 30km Taltoli-Fakirbari road which connects four upazilas to Barisal city has remained dilapidated for two years, causing immense sufferings to hundreds.

  • Death anniversary

    Today is the fourth death anniversary of Mukitur Rahman Bhuiyan, managing director of Maxwell International.

  • EC wants to keep AL in power by any means

    BNP yesterday criticised outgoing Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad for introducing digital voting

  • Must meet BMA leader before joining

    Though it was not a prerequisite, doctors had to introduce themselves to a leader of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) before joining the on-job training for postgraduate courses in Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) yesterday, alleged doctors.

  • Rehabilitation before eviction

    The hawker leaders at a roundtable yesterday demanded that the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) rehabilitate

  • PM returns home from Switzerland

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home yesterday wrapping up her five-day official visit to Switzerland to attend the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

  • 1.5kg of gold recovered from passenger's stomach at airport

    Customs officials recovered 15 gold bars, weighing 1.5kg and worth around Tk 75 lakh, from the stomach of passenger at Shahjalal International Airport in the capital yesterday.

  • BCL factions exchange fire at Dhaka College

    At least 20 shots were fired when two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League's Dhaka College unit locked in a clash over establishing supremacy on campus yesterday evening.

  • Dhaka College

    2 hurt in Dhaka College BCL infighting

    At least two students are injured in a factional clash of Bangladesh Chattra League (BCL) at Dhaka College.

  • 14,900 cellphone sets seized at Dhaka airport

    Customs Intelligence officials seize 14,900 mobile phone sets with fake IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital.