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  • Partly fixed Rangamati-Ctg road opens

    The link road from Rangamati to Chittagong that gave away during the recent series of landslides in Satchhari area has been partly repaired and has been opened. For the time being, only light vehicles can ply the road. Goods and supplies are still being transported through the Kaptai channel.

  • 2 cattle traders held by BSF

    Indian Border Security Force (BSF) detained two Bangladeshi nationals from bordering Porsha upazila of Naogaon early Monday.

  • Husband absconding

    The man who allegedly hacked his wife to death in Bhaluka upazila of the district on Monday has not been arrested yet.

  • One killed, 10 shot by robbers

    One person was killed and ten others were injured when a gang of robbers fired on villagers indiscriminately in Kholabari cluster village

  • Kid found dead

    An eight-year-old girl was found dead in a pond in the district yesterday.

  • Two teachers assaulted

    Headmasters of two government primary schools were assaulted over formation of schools' managing committees in Ghatail upazila

  • Woman stabbed dead by husband

    A young housewife, who was stabbed allegedly by her husband at Hajipur village in Magura Sadar upazila on Monday night, died on her

  • Two arrested with 8 pipe guns in Bogra

    Armed Police Battalion (APBN) of Bogra arrested two people with arms, ammunition and electrical equipment from Shakpala area under

  • Govt decision protested

    Second time medical admission seekers yesterday formed a human chain in the town demanding withdrawal of a government decision of

  • 2 PSTU engrs sued

    Two superintending engineers of Patuakhali Science and Technology University (PSTU) were sued on charge of misappropriating over

  • People living in hills in panic

    People living atop or beside hills in the district are passing days in panic, especially after Achhia Begum, 35, and her daughter Fahmida

  • Woman's wit saves abducted boy

    Cleverness and presence of mind of Momtaz Begum, a middle-aged woman in Nalchhity upazila of the district, has saved a five-and-

  • Large cracks appear in Madhabkunda

    Cracks have developed again in Madhabkunda waterfall area of Barlekha upazila under the district on Monday night, making the

  • Jhalakathi safer with CCTV cameras

    The police administration has set Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on important spots in the district headquarters, upazila towns and

  • Rain triggers flash flood in Habiganj

    Residents of around 45 villages in Habiganj Sadar upazila have become marooned due to flash flood triggered by heavy rain in the last

  • Mother stands for comfort, but who will comfort mother?

    It's natural for mothers to worry about their children. But Hoshney Ara, 60, a widow originally from Anuraag village in Jhalakathi's

  • AL 'disappearing' BNP leaders to prolong power: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says that the ruling Awami League has indulged in “unpredictable and indescribable misdeed” to prolong its state power.

  • Banks to remain open in industrial zones Jun 23-24

    Bank branches are to remain open on June 23-24 in industrial areas of Dhaka, Ashulia, Tongi, Gazipur, Savar, Bhaluka, Narayanganj and Chittagong to facilitate the payment of garment workers' wages ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • 2 BSCIC engineers held over graft

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests two engineers of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) for allegedly misappropriating Tk 52.66 lakh.

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    38th BCS for 2024 posts, circular issued

    The Public Service Commission (PSC) publishes a circular for the 38th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination seeking applications against 2,024 posts.

  • Sri Lankan MBBS student ‘raped’ in Ctg

    Law enforcers arrest a youth for reportedly raping a Sri Lankan girl, who is an MBBS student of University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC), in the port city.

  • '$34.63m BB stolen money recovered'

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the government has so far recovered US$ 34.63 million against the US$ 101 million stolen reserve money of Bangladesh Bank.

  • Int’l community enquires EC’s capacity to arrange fair polls

    The International Community inquires about the Election Commission's (EC) capacity to arrange free and fair elections, says Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda.

  • BSF kills 2 Bangladeshi teens on Jhenidah border

    Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) shoots two Bangladeshi teenagers dead in Khosalpur frontier of Moheshpur upazila in Jhenidah.

  • Supreme Court

    Legal notice seeks cancellation of excise duty on bank accounts

    A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to the government requesting it to cancel all the excise duties on bank accounts in 72 hours.

  • Musa to return home Thursday

    Bangladeshi mountaineer Musa Ibrahim will return home on Thursday as the dispute over payment with the helicopter company got settled through discussion.

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    6 mobile operators pay Tk 855cr revenue

    The government has earned Taka 855 crore as revenue from the six mobile phone operator companies during fiscal 2016-17, State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Tarana Halim tells parliament.

  • 'Rice import duty to be 10%'

    Bangladesh government has decided to lower the import duty on rice in a bid to rein the instability in price of the prime staple in the domestic market.

  • UN secy gen hails Bangladesh’s progress

    United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has lauded Bangladesh’s progress in the areas of economic growth, resilience and risk management.

  • Rent a car businessman murdered

    A rent a car businessman was hacked to death by criminals at Goborchapa Beel area in Sonatola upazila of the district on Sunday.