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  • Ctg transport workers protest AL man’s detention

    Ctg transport workers protest AL man’s detention

    Transport workers block Hathazari bus stand area in Chittagong for around three hours protesting the detention of Awami League (North District) activist Manjurul Alam, who allegedly shot a Jubo League man last night.

  • Oishee Rahman

    Full verdict commuting Oishee's death released

    The High Court releases full text of its verdict that commuted the death sentence of Oishee Rahman to life imprisonment in a sensational case filed over killing her parents --Mahfuzur Rahman, a police officer, and Swapna Rahman -- in 2013.

  • election commission monitors

    ‘Pick observers with no political affiliation’

    Election observing organistions should be careful in appointing its observers so that no persons with political affiliation get the job, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda says.

  • Dhaka University (DU) Logo

    DU 'Kha' unit viva now on Oct 29

    The viva voce of the admission seekers who came out successfully in the ‘Kha’ unit entry test of Dhaka University (DU) will begin on October 29 instead of the previously scheduled date October 22.

  • Istanbul urges D-8 nations to share burden with Dhaka

    The D-8 member states have assured their political and humanitarian support for sustainable solution for Rohingya issue which has created humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh.

  • Hill cutting on amid Rohingya surge

    Indiscriminate tree and hill cutting is still going on in Cox's Bazar as newly arrived Rohingyas are constructing their makeshift settlements, posing a threat to the environment.

  • Man killed by 'son-in-law'

    A man was killed allegedly by his son-in-law over a family feud at Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj yesterday.

  • Govt 'friendless due to diplomatic failure'

    BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury yesterday alleged that the government had become "friendless" over the Rohingya issue due to its "wrong policy and diplomatic failure".

  • Netrakona accused still at large

    Police are yet to arrest an accused who fled from police custody in Kalmakanda upazila of Netrakona district Friday

  • Obituary

    Mosoddor Ali died at his Uttar Chatolgaon village residence in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar yesterday. He was 60.

  • Man fatally run over by train in Ctg

    An unidentified man died as a train ran him over at Baroiyarhat level crossing in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong yesterday.

  • 'Rohingya' man held

    Police yesterday detained a Rohingya suspect in Rajshahi city's Meher-chandi area.

  • State Minister Shahriar takes responsibility of Shamima's education

    State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam has taken the responsibility of educational expenses of Shamima Khatun.

  • One killed in 'gunfight' with police

    A robber was killed and four policemen were injured during a gunfight with a gang of 10 to 12 robbers in Kasba upazila in Brahmanbaria early yesterday, claimed police.

  • Minister leaves as 'pro-Jamaat' UP chairman addresses meeting

    Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque yesterday left a views-exchange meeting held at the newly-constructed Jaldhaka

  • Laurels for leaders of tomorrow

    For their outstanding contributions to building the society, 10 social, cultural and sports organisations have been awarded with Joy Bangla Youth Award 2017.

  • Finding the brave souls

    The night was darker than any other. On such a night, eight of the country's finest -- members of police force --

  • Muktamoni at ICU

    Muktamoni has been taken to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Dhaka Medical College Hospital as the 12-year-old's condition deteriorated suddenly.

  • Appeal for help

    Amir Hossain from Noakhali has been suffering from corneal opacity with potential complications for a long time.

  • Four sent to jail over torture of man, woman

    The chief judicial magistrate court in Chuadanga on Friday sent four people involved in the torture of a man and a

  • Missing DU student found dead in Bhairab

    A Dhaka University student was found dead in the Bhairab river in Khulna yesterday, 36 hours after he had gone missing.

  • Missing boy found dead in canal

    A boy was found dead in a canal in Mugda area of Dhaka yesterday six days after the three-year-old had fallen in the water body while he was crossing it through a bamboo bridge to reach his house.

  • Waterlogging

    Boat service on Dhaka streets

    Firemen start a new initiative to lessen the sufferings of Dhaka city dwellers amid waterlogging due to incessant rain.

  • Arrest

    DU admission papers leak: 3 placed on 4-day remand

    Dhaka court places 2 BCL men and an admission seeker, who were arrested for their alleged involvement in leaking question paper of honours admission test of Dhaka University, on four-day remand.

  • Muktamoni, who was diagnosed with a tumor in her hand in August, is taken to the Intensive Care Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital in “critical condition”.

    Muktamoni at ICU in ‘critical condition’

    Muktamoni, who was diagnosed with a tumour in her hand in August, is taken to the Intensive Care Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital in “critical condition”.

  • Rain likely to decrease from tomorrow

    Rainfall may decrease from Sunday, October 22, as land depression is expected to weaken gradually, Met office says.

  • Teacher-Student Centre

    All activities at TSC must end by 8pm

    All official activities of social and cultural organisations at Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) must end by 8:00pm every day on security purpose, according to a Dhaka University press release.

  • Arsenic exposure linked to RTI, diarrhoea

    The people exposed to arsenic in Bangladesh may be at higher risk of childhood respiratory tract infection (RTI) and diarrhoea, says a new study of icddr,b.

  • Qulkhwani of Rahamatullah today

    Qulkhwani and a doa mahfil for Lt Col (retd) K Rahamatullah will be held after the Asr prayers today at Azad Mosque, Gulshan-2, Dhaka.

  • President leaves for London today

    President Abdul Hamid leaves Dhaka for London today on eight-day visit for health checkup and treatment of eyes.