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  • Woman kills 4-yr-old son in Jessore

    A four-year-old boy was killed allegedly by his mother over the latter's extramarital affair with a man at Taulakup village in Jessore's Bagharpara upazila on Tuesday.

  • Abducted kid rescued

    Police rescued a three-year-old boy who was abducted for ransom and arrested the abductor from Ghatail upazila on Tuesday.

  • 'Animals about to die for lack of food'

    Due to scanty allocation by the authorities concerned, animals in Sonakata Eco-Park in Tangargiri reserve forest in Barguna's Taltoli upazila are facing food crisis.

  • UP chairman on remand in rape case

    A court here yesterday placed a local union parishad chairman on a four-day remand for quizzing in a case filed against him on charge of raping a woman.

  • Cobbler changes lot thru small entrepreneurship

    A young cobbler in Gaibandha Sadar has changed his lot, thanks to his innovative idea that inspired him to set up a small shoe factory at Dariapur Bazar in the upazila.

  • School water-logged for 6 months a year

    Students of a primary school in Phulbaria upazila cannot play sports and games on their school ground as it remains water-logged for six months a year.

  • Cop husband on three-day remand

    A court here yesterday granted three days remand for Sub-Inspector Debasis Chandra Saha for instigating his wife to commit suicide.

  • Bank guard killed by robbers

    A night guard of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank's Teesta branch was hacked to death by robbers in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila early yesterday.

  • Organic pest control a hit with Jessore farmers

    In the villages of Bagda and Majidpur in Jessore's Keshobpur upazila these days, the key word is 'organic'. With chemical pesticides on the nose, over 200 farmers have been using sex pheromone traps to protect their crops from insect attack, with admirable success.

  • Injured flapshell turtle found in Sreemangal

    An injured Indian flapshell turtle, found in Masterpara area under Sreemangal upazila headquarters of the district on Tuesday night, was released to the wild after treatment yesterday.

  • Advanced tech brings in farming revolution

    Dear readers, a few days back I went to Faogan village in Gazipur's Sripur. An industrialist, Sakhawat Hossain, bought lands here many years ago to use for farming. Later, he took the farming to an advanced level and started modern agricultural practice at his farm.

  • Noakhali shrine Khadem hacked dead

    Miscreants hack a khadem of a mazar (shrine) to death in Sonaimuri upazila of Noakhali.

  • PM calls on president

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina makes a courtesy call on President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban.

  • Youth drowns, 2 others missing while taking flood selfie in Jamalpur

    A schoolboy drowns in flood water and two others went missing while two of them are taking selfie in Melandah upazila of Jamalpur.

  • ​Gulshan cafe attackers’ ‘trainer’ Rashed remanded

    A Dhaka court has placed key “Neo JMB” militant Aslam Hossain Rashed alias Rash, “arms trainer” of the Gulshan café attackers, on a five-day remand in connection with a case filed over the Kalyanpur raid.

  • ‘Militant’ Saiful died in blast: Forensic doctor

    Suspected “Neo JMB” militant Saiful Islam, who was killed during an anti-militancy operation at a hotel in Dhaka yesterday, died in bomb explosion, forensic doctor says after conducting the autopsy.

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    No visible relief activity for flood victims: BNP

    BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi alleges that the government has no visible relief activity in the flood affected areas.

  • Flood: Jamuna swelling, most other rivers receding

    New areas of Sirajganj district has been flooded following a swelling of Jamuna river whilst water levels in most flood-affected districts in the north and north-eastern parts of the country continues to recede.

  • 2 Bangladeshis killed in US road crash

    Two Bangladeshi youths are killed and another critically injured in a road accident in Georgia State of USA.

  • Contractor held for Sunamganj embankment graft

    Anti-Corruption Commission arrests one of the contractors who was an accused in a case filed over graft in Sunamganj embankments.

  • SC to hear war criminal Subhan’s appeal Oct 16

    The Supreme Court fixes October 16 for hearing the appeal filed by convicted war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdus Subhan challenging the death penalty awarded to him by International Crimes Tribunal (ICT).

  • Journos urge EC for fair, inclusive polls

    Journalists have urged for a free, fair and inclusive parliamentary election at the meeting with Election Commission today ahead of the next polls. Talks have also been held on the deployment of armed forces and the provision of 'no vote'.

  • Mayor Annisul now ‘out of danger’

    Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who was admitted to a hospital after he fell sick in central London, is now “out of danger”.

  • Mobile courts get another time extension

    Executive magistrate-run mobile courts have received another time extension, until October 10. The Supreme Court extends its earlier stay on the High Court order that declared the on-the-move courts illegal.

  • 4 electrocuted

    Four people, including a man and his son, were electrocuted in Tangail and Thakurgaon yesterday and on Monday night.

  • 4 abducted fishermen rescued after gunfight

    Members of Bangladesh Coastguard rescued four abducted fishermen from the den of Boro Mia Bahini after a gunfight with forest robbers in Harintana Khal area under Chandpai Range of the East Sundarbans in the district yesterday afternoon.

  • Males flee home in fear of arrest

    A large number of males from Mukkandi village in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj have left the area amid fear of arrest in connection with Saturday's clash that left two people killed and 50 others injured.

  • Woman killed by husband, in-laws

    A housewife was murdered allegedly by her husband and in-laws over a family feud in Madhukhali upazila of the district on Monday.

  • Wooden platform on collapsed bridge

    Villagers have built a wooden platform over Badura Varani canal in Amtali upazila of Barguna in place of the bridge that has not been repaired after it collapsed in 2013, being hit by a sand-laden vessel.

  • Over 50,000 women earn extra money to support families

    Over 50,000 women in different upazilas of Magura and Jhenidah have engaged themselves in separating raw fibre from jute stalks and helping the family with their additional income.