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  • BNP leader Mahbubur Rahman hurt in Dinajpur road crash

    BNP standing committee member Lt Gen (retd) Mahbubur Rahman and his wife are injured when a battery-run three-wheeler hit their private car at Kaharol upazila in Dinajpur this afternoon.

  • Dinajpur, militants, Bangladesh

    Two suspects killed in cop 'shootout'

    Two people allegedly involved in the killing of AK Azad, a newly elected Union Parishad chairman, were killed in a “shootout” with police in Joypurhat early yesterday.

  • Teenage boy killed brutally

    The body of a teenage boy was found with his throat slit in the district's Bochaganj upazila yesterday.

  • Dinajpur court orders arrest for Tarique

    A Dinajpur court issues arrest warrant against BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman in a case filed for his derogatory remarks against Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 2014.

  • Get rid of the middlemen

    Farmers yesterday staged a demonstration in Rangpur city, demanding that the government immediately buy paddy, rice and wheat directly from them during the ongoing procurement drive across the country.

  • Litchis flood Dinajpur

    Litchis have hit the markets in Dinajpur and the price is also within the reach of the lovers of this juicy fruit.

  • Cop sued for selling stolen motorbikes

    A sub-inspector along with his “aide” allegedly forged documents and signature of a magistrate and sold 23 stolen motorbikes at so-called auctions at Birganj Police Station in Dinajpur.

  • Towards organic litchi

    Pheromone traps installed on litchi trees could get rid of the worries lovers of this seasonal fruit have each time they peel off the juicy fruits and gulp them. Growers in Dinajpur, renowned for their extraordinary litchis, routinely spray pesticides in their orchards to protect litchis from pests. And they are not known for following best practices while spraying.

  • Hard days for miners

    Rock extraction at Parbatipur upazila in Dinajpur has remained suspended for over eight months due to lack of necessary equipment,

  • Dinajpur, militants, Bangladesh

    Dinajpur cop killed as police van hits tree

    A policeman has been killed and 4 others injured after a police van veered off the road and crashed into a tree in Bochaganj upazila of Dinajpur.

  • Panchagarh

    3 JMB, Jamaat men held over Debiganj priest killing

    Police have claimed detention of three people in connection with the Debiganj temple attack in Panchagarh where a Hindu priest was killed and a devotee shot yesterday. Two among them are said to be members of banned militant outfit JMB and the other a Jamaat-e-Islami activist.

  • Train services in Natore resumes after 8hrs

    Train services between Dhaka and Dinajpur resumes after eight hours of a train derailment Monday morning in Lalpur upazila of Natore.

  • Dinajpur, militants, Bangladesh

    4 die as truck overturns in Dinajpur

    At least four people are killed and five others injured after a truck overturned and fell into a ditch in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur this morning.

  • Dhaka to north rail service resumes

    Rail communication between Dhaka and northern districts of the country resumes after it was disrupted for nearly three hours this morning due to a technical glitch of Dhaka bound Ekata Express.

  • Bangladeshi killed in BSF shooting

    Members of Indian Border Security Force shot dead a Bangladesh national near the Borogram border in Dinajpur early yesterday.

  • BSF guns down Bangladeshi at Dinajpur frontier

    Indian Border Security Force (BSF) guns down a Bangladeshi national at Borogram border under Dinajpur Sadar upazila.

  • BNP candidate stabbed in Dinajpur’s Birampur

    In continuation of the growing violence ahead of December 30 municipal election, a BNP candidate of Dinajpur’s Birampur upazila is stabbed.

  • ‘JMB man admits’ role in Iskcon temple attack

    Suspected militant of banned Islamist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) held over the attack on an Iskcon temple in Dinajpur is said to have confessed his role in the attack.

  • Demo in London to save Phulbari

    Bangladeshi expatriates and several environmental groups in England have demonstrated in London protesting the open-pit coal mine project in Phulbari of Dinajpur district.

  • ‘JMB link found in 6 Rangpur, Dinajpur attacks’

    Police find Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh’s link to the killing of Japanese national Kunio Hoshi and five recent incidents of attacks in Rangpur and Dinajpur, the deputy inspector general (DIG) of police (Rangpur range), says.

  • Dinajpur temple attack: Suspect on 10-day remand

    A court in Dinajpur places Mosabberul on a 10-day remand for Thursday's gun attack on a Hindu temple in the district that left two people injured.

  • 5 more detained over Dinajpur temple blast

    Five more including four of a family are detained from Palashbari upazila of Dinajpur over Thursday’s attack on a temple in the district.

  • 1 more held over Dinajpur temple attack

    An armed man is detained from Birganj upazila in Dinajpur in connection with last night's attack at a temple of the district. Locals catch another person while he is fleeing the spot following the attack.

  • 2 injured in bomb blast at Dinajpur temple

    At least two people are wounded in a crude bomb blast in front of Eskcon temple in Kaharol upazila of Dinajpur.

  • OC closed after Dinajpur temple blasts

    Officer-in-charge of Kaharol Police Station has been closed to the office of Superintendent of Police in Dinajpur hours after the blasts at Kantaji temple that left 10 people injured.

  • Dinajpur municipality mayor sacked

    The government sacks Dinajpur Sadar municipality mayor Jahangir Alam on charges of irregularities.

  • IS claims attack on Italian missionary in Bangladesh

    The Islamic State group claims responsibility for shooting and wounding an Italian priest in Bangladesh.

  • Case filed over attack on Italian doctor

    A case is filed in connection with the attack on an Italian volunteer physician that took place yesterday in Dinajpur town.

  • Italian doctor shot in Dinajpur

    An Italian doctor is injured in an gun attack by unknown miscreants in Dinajpur town. He receives injuries in his head but is out of danger.

  • Road crashes kill 9 in 3 dists

    Nine people are killed and eight injured in separate road crashes in Dhaka, Rajshahi and Dinajpur districts in 12 hours till this morning.