• 'Manspreading' added to online dictionary

    The act of "manspreading", or sitting with legs wide apart on public transport, is among 1,000 new words to enter the online Oxford dictionary.

  • 3 female students die from Naogaon electrocution

    Three female students has been electrocuted to death and thirteen others injured in a residential madrasa in Manda upazila of Naogaon this evening.

  • Section 57: 11 citizens serve legal notice on govt

    Eleven citizens, including some educationists, has served a legal notice on the government asking for information on steps taken to scrap Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, which has come under criticism recently.

  • UN special rapporteur due Aug 31

    United Nations Special Rapporteur Heiner Bielefeldt will visit Bangladesh from August 31 to September 9 to assess the state of freedom of religion or belief in the country.

  • Grim find in Austria lorry

    The Austrian authorities say at least 20 migrants have been found dead in a lorry in the eastern province of Burgenland.



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