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    Ambulance for the poor

    Two years ago, when Rawshan Ara Begum of Naogaon's remote Saraswatipur village became pregnant for the first time, she sought no antenatal care.

  • 2 killed in Jessore, Pabna ‘shootouts’

    Two people, including the prime accused in a police official murder case, are killed in separate “shootouts” with law enforcers in Pabna and Jessore.

  • Shibir man on 5-day remand

    A Pabna court yesterday placed an Islami Chhatra Shibir leader on a five-day remand in a case filed for the murder of

  • Shibir leader remanded over Hindu ashram volunteer murder

    A Pabna court places a Islami Chhatra Shibir leader on a five-day remand in connection with the killing of Nityaranjan Pande, volunteer of a Hindu Ashram, who was hacked to death by unidentified assailants four days ago.

  • Nityaranjan Pandey

    Another suspect held, taken on 5-day remand

    Police arrested another suspect in connection with the killing of Nityaranjan Pandey, a volunteer of a Hindu ashram in Pabna, on Sunday night.

  • Nityaranjan Pandey

    ‘Shibir leader’ held in Pabna Hindu ashram volunteer killing

    Police pick up an alleged Shibir leader in suspicion of his involvement with the killing of a volunteer of a Hindu ashram in Pabna.

  • IS claims Pabna Hindu ashram volunteer killing: SITE

    Islamic State (IS) claims the responsibility for the killing of a volunteer of a Hindu monastery in Pabna Sadar upazila, according to a report of US-based SITE Intelligence Group.

  • Pious, polite, friend to all

    A polite, pious and peace loving man, Nityaranjan Pandey had no enemies. So the brutal way he was killed in Pabna yesterday has

  • Jubo League man hacked to death

    Unidentified assailants hacked a Juba League activist to death reportedly over previous enmity in Library Bazar area in the district on Thursday night.

  • Crackdown on, so is killing

    Targeted killing continues. Even on the first day of a nationwide special crackdown on militancy yesterday, a volunteer of a Hindu monastery was hacked to death, the latest in a spate of such killings in the country. The victim, Nityaranjan Pandey, 60, was a sebak at Sree Sree Thakur Anukulchandra Satsang ashram in Pabna Sadar upazila.

  • Jubo League activist stabbed dead in Pabna

    An activist of Jubo League, the youth wing of ruling Awami League, was stabbed to death over previous enmity at Library Bazar in Pabna town.

  • Hindu monastery worker killed in Pabna

    Unidentified assailants hack dead a worker of a Hindu ashram (monastery) in Pabna in a style similar to the recent suspected militant killings. Nitya Ranjan Pande, 60, was a saint of Sri Sri Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Ashram at Hemayetpur in Pabna Sadar upazila.

  • Pabna trader attacked for protest

    A fertiliser trader was brutally attacked with sharp weapons and critically injured in Failzana village of Pabna's Chatmohar upazila on Sunday night after he protested the illicit relationship of a man with a woman from his own community.

  • Pabna AL man killed

    A local Awami League activist is killed by miscreants at Pabna Sadar upazila.

  • Rab says it has four in its custody

    Families have all along alleged that their loved ones were picked up by law enforcers, who denied the claim. Now, weeks after nine

  • 15 more infected with anthrax in Sirajganj

    Fifteen more people have been reported infected with anthrax in Sirajganj's Shazadpur and Kamarkhand upazilas bringing the total number of human infections to an alarming 106 within a month in the district.

  • Disappearance panic spreads in Pabna villages

    Panic grips two villages in Faridpur upazila of the district as nine people hailing from there went missing in less than five weeks after being picked up by people claiming to be law enforcers.

  • Pabna AL leader shot dead

    A local leader of the ruling Awami League is shot dead by miscreants in Pabna Sadar upazila.

  • Fish farming in cages fetch big success for Pabna man

    When Hafizur Rahman began putting boxes made of iron rods and nets in the Boral river near his village named Ratanpur in Pabna five years back, villagers took him as a joke. What was he doing? Rahman assured them that it was nothing crazy.

  • Anthrax infects 40 more people

    Forty more people are reported to have been infected with anthrax in last 24 hours in a single village at Ullapara upazila in Sirajganj, according to the upazila health office.

  • 35 infected with anthrax

    At least 35 people have been infected with anthrax in Sirajganj in the last couple of weeks, according to health officials in the district.

  • Nizami buried in Pabna

    Executed Jamaat ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami is buried at his village home in Santhia upazila in Pabna. Relatives and a few locals attended his namaz-e-janaza held at a madrasa at Monmothpur before he was buried around 7:15am.

  • Mobile courts at Nizami’s dist to avert violence

    Three mobile courts have been formed in Pabna, the home district of death row convict Motiur Rahman Nizami, to avert violence centering the proceedings of his execution.

  • Man killed in Pabna post-polls clash

    A man aged around 60 has been killed in BGB firing when angry mob attacked a polling centre due to “delay in announcing election results” in Pabna’s Chatmohar Upazila, police say.

  • High-powered panel formed for Rooppur nuke plant

    The government forms a high-powered panel for the Rooppur nuclear power in Pabna’s Ishwardi that will monitor the project’s overall safety and completion.

  • Star editor gets bail

    Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of The Daily Star, secured bail in a defamation case in Pabna yesterday.

  • Mahfuz Anam

    Star editor gets bail in Pabna

    The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam secures bail in a defamation case in Pabna.

  • 1 killed in Pabna pre-UP polls clash

    A man is killed and 12 others injured in a clash between supporters of Awami League-backed and rebel candidates over campaigns for the upcoming union parishad (UP) election in Bera upazila of Pabna on Saturday night

  • Teacher jailed for molesting girl student

    A schoolteacher was sentenced to one year in prison yesterday after he was found guilty of molesting a female student at a school in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna.

  • Pabna court summons Star editor

    A Pabna court summons The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam to appear before it on March 24 in a defamation case.

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