Munshiganj | The Daily Star
  • Six killed in factory fire

    Six workers, including a woman, were killed, as a fire swept through a textile factory in the district town yesterday morning.

  • Youth killed in AL factional clash in Munshiganj

    A young man is shot to death and two others sustain bullet injuries in a clash between two factions of Awami League (AL) in Charamsura area of Sadar upazila over establishing supremacy.

  • Munshiganj Paper Mills fire doused

    A fire that broke out at a paper mill in Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj has been doused after four hours of frantic efforts.

  • Padma capsize: 1 body recovered, 2 still missing

    The body of a woman is found from Padma river following yesterday’s speedboat capsize. Two more including a schoolgirl are still missing.

  • Teenager dies in Munshiganj clash

    A teenage boy is shot dead and two others are injured in a clash between supporters of an elected councillor and a defeated candidate of Munshiganj municipality elections.

  • Heritage sites in Tongibari

    Once known as the City of Courage, Bikrampur -- now called Munshiganj -- holds a history of more than 2,500 years. And if you are planning a day-trip to visit a few heritage sites close to Dhaka, then make a trip to Tongibari, a part of the-then Bikrampur capital of Bengal. We managed to visit only three out of the dozens of heritage sites there.

  • Madrassa teacher held for ‘sexually abusing’ minor

    A madrassa teacher is arrested for alleged sex abuse on an 11-year-old boy in Munshiganj’s Gazaria upazila. Another sex offender of the same case is now on the run.

  • 6 shot in Munshiganj pre-polls violence

    At least six people have been bullet-hit in a pre-election violence in Munshiganj’s Sadar upazila ahead of union parishad election this Saturday.

  • Man killed in Munshiganj pre-polls violence

    A ruling-party supporter is gunned down in Munshiganj’s Gazaria upazila last night ahead of the union parishad elections scheduled to be held there this Saturday.

  • 3 killed in Munshiganj road crash

    Three people are killed and 12 injured as a truck collided with a pick-up van on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Munshiganj.

  • UP polls: Violence claims 5 lives in 4 districts

    Four persons, including a 17-year-old, have been killed during clash among supporters of Union Parishad election candidates and police in Rajshahi, Thakurgaon and Comilla districts while a sexagenarian man was killed in Narsingdi by alleged supporters of a pro-Awami League candidate as he protested casting of his vote by others.

  • Munshiganj BCL leader dies in custody

    A local leader of ruling party’s student front Bangladesh Chhatra League dies in police custody in Munshiganj. Family and party activists blame a rival group and police for the death.

  • Road crashes kill 8 in 3 districts

    At least eight people are killed and 22 injured in separate road crashes in Comilla, Munshiganj and Manikganj.

  • Fog disrupts ferry services

    Dense fog caused by light rain disrupts ferry transportation for seven hours in Munshiganj’s Shimulia-Kaurakandi route.

  • 15km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

    A 15 kilometre tailback has ensued on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway after a truck broke down on the Meghna bridge in Munshiganj.

  • 16 Buddhist stupas found at Nateshwar

    Sixteen Buddhist stupas, around 1,000-year-old, have recently been unearthed at Nateshwar in the district with a rich archaeological background.

  • Gunmen attack human haulier in Keraniganj, 2 injured

    Two persons of a family are shot injured as gunmen opens fire at a Munshiganj-bound human haulier from Nawabganj in Dhaka on the Dhaka-Mawa highway.

  • Missing journalist’s body found in Munshiganj

    The body of missing journalist Awrangajeb Sajib is found floating in the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj Sadar upazila.

  • Show world our worth with Padma Bridge: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates construction work of the much-expected Padma Bridge at Mawa in Munshiganj. Earlier, she inaugurated river training work at Jajira point in Shariatpur.

  • PM to inaugurate construction of Padma bridge before Dec 16

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the construction works of the main parts of Padma Multipurpose Bridge before the Victory Day on December 16, says Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.

  • Evict illegal occupations from bank of Padma: HC

    The High Court directs the government to evict all illegal structures on the bank of river Padma and fences built for fishing in the river between Madaripur and Munshiganj in 30 days.

  • Worker killed, 4 hurt in Munshiganj boiler explosion

    A worker is killed and four are injured in a boiler explosion in a current net-manufacturing factory in Munshiganj.

  • Bus runs over 2, Mawa highway blocked for 2hrs

    Locals block Dhaka-Mawa highway for three hours after two people including a JSC examinee were crushed under the wheels of a bus in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj this morning.

  • 3 killed in separate ‘gunfights’

    Three alleged criminals are killed in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers in Rajbari, Munshiganj and Jessore districts.

  • Secretaries meet on the bank of Padma

    Secretaries of different ministries hold a meeting at the bank of the Padma River and discuss several issues including Padma bridge project.

  • 3 killed in Munshiganj bus plunge

    At least three people are killed and ten others injured as a bus plunges into a roadside ditch after losing control in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj.

  • Padma strikes bridge site again, damages jetty

    River erosion strikes Padma bridge construction site at Kumarbhog in Munshiganj and broke away large parts of land this morning – damaging a jetty and some other equipment.

  • 4 killed in Munshiganj road crash

    At least four people are killed and three injured as a pick-up van overturns on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj.

  • Munshiganj-boat capsize

    3 missing, 30 rescued in Munshiganj trawler capsize

    At least three people are still missing as two sand-laden trawlers capsized in the Padma River with 31 people near Louhojong upazila of Munshiganj due to strong current and winds.

  • CNG drivers block Dhaka-Ctg highway

    CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers blockaded Dhaka-Chittagong highway for an hour protesting highway ban on the vehicles.

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