Dinajpur | The Daily Star
  • People's Doctor: Consultation, medicines for just Tk 40

    At 79, Dr Basanta Roy would surely be excused if he put away his stethoscope for good. Instead he works morning to evening, consulting

  • 10 cows looted from minister's farm

    Robbers take away 10 cows from a dairy farm of Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman in Phulbari upazila of Dinajpur.

  • 'Robber' killed in 'gunfight' with police

    An alleged robber was killed in a "gunfight" with police in Rangpur city early yesterday.

  • Country keeps shivering in bitter cold

    The cold wave continued to disrupt life across the country yesterday.

  • Defying age for schooling

    Like most other grandfathers, Bodiuzzaman, 61, walks his granddaughter to school. On their way, they are joined by their other friends. As they enter the classroom together, they prepare themselves for a day of learning. But Bodiuzzaman doesn't leave.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Attack on Hindus: Culprits must be punished, says Fakhrul

    Terming the attack on the Hindus in Thakurbari village of Rangpur Sadar inhuman, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said the attackers, irrespective of their political affiliations, must be punished.

  • Flood hits 20 districts

    The flood situation yesterday worsened further as the onrush of water from upstream was continuing, affecting 20 districts, said Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre.

  • Is rape rising?

    Amid an outcry over frequent incidents of rape, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur yesterday.

  • Two ‘militants’ held at Dinajpur

    Rapid Action Battalion detains two “militants” from Ghoraghat upazila of Dinajpur.

  • 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.