• Mirzapur canal almost dead

    An important canal in Mirzapur municipal area of the district has become almost dead due to mindless filling and grabbing.

  • War heroine Biva struggles for survival with challenged son

    "The brutal Pakistani army snatched away all the charm and happiness from my life 45 years ago," said Biva Rani, struggling for survival

  • Madaripur youth gets Faraaz courage award

    Md Miraz Sarder, who caught one of the attackers of Madaripur college teacher red-handed in June, has been conferred with the first “Faraaz Hossain Courage Award”.

  • Salman Shah

    Court orders further probe into Salman Shah's death

    A Dhaka court orders Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) for further investigation of the death of silver screen actor Shahriar Chowdhury Imon popularly known as Salman Shah.

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    Another dies after eating puffer fish

    Another woman, who fell sick after taking puffer fish in Jaintapur upazila of Sylhet yesterday, dies at a hospital in the city, raising the death toll to six.

  • Nothing to be worried about child marriage law: PM

    Saying there is nothing to be worried about the new law on child marriage, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lambasts those opposing incorporating the provision for special marriage in the Child Marriage Prevention Act 2016.

  • HC judge feels embarrassed

    A judge of a High Court bench feels embarrassed to hear a petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking stay on the trial proceedings against her in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case.

  • Bangladesh urges India for speedy signing of Muhurir strip map

    Bangladesh has urged India for speedy signing of the strip map of a 2-km border at Muhurir Char (Feni in Bangladesh and Belonia in Tripura, India) in a bid to fully implement the long-festering land boundary problem in the tiny portion of land.

  • HC moves to lighten schoolbags

    Primary school children cannot be forced to carry backpacks weighing over 10 percent of their weight, the High Court orders in response to a writ petition. The court also orders government to formulate a necessary law in this regard.

  • Murder accused runs from custody in Savar

    A murder case accused has managed to run from police custody during transfer between district jails.

  • 2 robbers killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’

    Two robbers are killed reportedly in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Sharankhola range of Sundarbans in Bagerhat.

  • Bangladesh, India water tourism soon

    India and Bangladesh are going to introduce water vessels for tourists of both the countries soon, Secretary of Shipping Ministry Ashoke Madhab Roy says.

  • 24,000MW power by 2021: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the government has set a goal to generate 24,000 MW of electricity by 2021 and 60,000 MW by 2041, aiming to benefit all the people of the country.

  • Dense fog disrupts Paturia-Daulatdia ferry service

    Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma river resume after two and half hours of disruption triggered by dense fog.

  • Death for Mufti Hannan, 2 Huji men upheld

    The Supreme Court upholds death penalty of 3 Huji militants including its chief Mufti Hannan for the 2004 grenade attack on the then UK envoy in Bangladesh.

  • Shakil laid to rest in Mymensingh

    Mahbubul Hoque Shakil is laid to rest at his Mymensingh hometown after hundreds of people paid tributes to him.

  • Halim's harrowing memory of 1971

    Sixty-one-year-old Halim still feels the horror when he remembers November 10 of the year 1971 when he and his family experienced.

  • Picturesque Kuakata loses beauty

    The Kuakata sea beach area sees gradual encroachment as a section of people are making illegal structures in the picturesque tourist

  • Self-help last resort

    Villagers in Barguna Sadar upazila have built an embankment through voluntary service to protect their croplands from flooding.

  • AL leader found slit-throat

    A missing former local Awami League (AL) leader was found dead with his throat slit in Bhuapur upazila of the district yesterday.

  • Gaibandha freedom day today

    On this day in 1971, freedom fighters freed Gaibandha from the occupation of Pakistani forces.

  • Sirajganj BCL leader attacked in Jamalpur

    A Sirajganj BCL leader was badly injured as criminals beat him up in Sarishabari upazila town in the district on Monday night.

  • Yaba tablets worth Tk 30cr seized

    Bangladesh Coastguards in separate drives seized six lakh Yaba tablets worth about Tk 30 crore from St Martin's Island in Teknaf of the

  • Inhuman torture on Bogra woman

    A 50-year-old woman sustained serious injuries after a local union parishad (UP) member beat her up mercilessly, blaming her for not

  • 50kg hemp found in private car

    Police seized around 50 kg of contraband hemp from a private car in Bothuabari area under Dhunat upazila of the district yesterday.

  • Speech impaired girl raped in Dinajpur

    A 19-year-old speech impaired girl was raped, allegedly by her neighbour, at Sardarpara village in Khansama upazila of the district on

  • 2 brick kilns shut in Naogaon

    A mobile court yesterday shut two brick kilns in Raninagar upazila of Naogaon for not having clearance certificates of Department of

  • Mumps creates panic in Khulna primary school

    Around 50 students have been suffering from mumps for one month, spreading panic among guardians and teachers and decreasing

  • Bumper yield fails to delight farmers

    Farmers in Noakhali region are worried because of low price of aman in local markets, despite achieving bumper productions of the paddy

  • Mandarins show promise

    Branches hang heavy with ripe fruit in the mandarin orchards of Daane Sabekkhong Namakarbari Para village in Rangamati's Naniarchar

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