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  • ‘Militant’ arrested in Baghmara

    Police in a special drive arrest a member of banned militant outfit Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (JMJB) from his residence in Baghmara upazila of Rajshahi.

  • ‘Drug peddler’ killed in Rajshahi police firing

    An alleged drug peddler is killed when police, who came under a machete attack, opened fire in Rajshahi city early today.

  • Sammy blitz trumps Mithun's brilliance

    Rajshahi Kings' third victory kept their playoff hopes alive as skipper Darren Sammy's late-over blitz and disciplined bowling gave them a 12-run victory over league leaders Rangpur Riders

  • Mohammad Nabi muscles Vikings to 190

    Mohammad Nabi hammers his highest T20 knock to muscle Chittagong Vikings to 190 for 5 after 20 overs against Rajshahi Kings led by Darren Sammy in the 16th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016.

  • Sabbir heroics in vain

    Barisal Bulls rode on their captain Mushfiqur Rahim’s majestic knock to post 192 for 4 in 20 overs against Rajshahi Kings led by Darren Sammy in the 10th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 at Mirpur stadium today.

  • Waiting for Mehedi

    As wickets tumbled one after the other towards the end of yesterday's afternoon Bangladesh Premier League game, many expected Rajshahi Kings to send in Mehedi Hasan Miraz, as they were running out of batters.

  • Mahmudullah leads Khulna to thrilling win

    A five-wicket burst from Rajshahi Kings bowler Abul Hasan helped his side restrict Khulna Titans to 133 for 8 in 20 overs during the 3 rd match of Bangladesh Premier League at Mirpur stadium today.

  • Opening game abandoned due to rain

    The first match in the Bangladesh Premier League 2016 between champions Comilla Victorians and Rajshahi Kings at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur was abandoned due to incessant rain today.

  • RU student held for ‘derogatory’ remarks on Bangabandhu, PM

    A student of Rajshahi University is arrested for making “derogatory” remarks on Facebook about Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • RU hands over list of 30 ‘absent’ students to cops

    Rajshahi University (RU) authorities hand over a list of 30 students of different departments who remained “absent” for a long time.

  • BSF kills Bangladeshi national along Rajshahi border

    A Bangladeshi national is shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Char Kanaipara border area in Godagari upazila of Rahjshahi.

  • 5 die drinking ‘excessive liquor’ in Rajshahi

    Five people including a woman die after allegedly drinking excessive homemade liquor in Charghat upazila of Rajshahi, police say.

  • Bangla Bhai’s close aide held in Rajshahi

    Law enforcers claim to have detained a member of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) at Bagmara upazila of Rajshahi.

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    Train services between Dhaka, northern region resume

    Train communications of Dhaka with Rajshahi, Khulna and Rangpur divisions are restored after six hours of disruption following a derailment of a wagon at Sayedabad Rail Station in Sirajganj.

  • Swechchhasebok Dal leader among 2 killed in Rajshahi

    Two people including an activist of the Swechchhasebok Dal, volunteer wing of the BNP, have been killed in separate incidents in northern district of Rajshahi.

  • 37 ‘militants’, 3155 others held in spl crackdown

    Police claimed to have detained 37 militants and 3155 others in different cases across the country during the last 24 hours till this morning, on the second day of the nationwide crackdown on militants in the wake of recent killings.

  • 3 'militants' killed in 'shootouts'

    Four people, three of whom suspected militants, were killed in three separate “gunfights” between “their cohorts” and law enforcers in Dhaka, Rajshahi and Brahmanbaria yesterday.

  • Arrested Shibir leader dies in hospital

    An Islami Chhatra Shibir leader, who was arrested in Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee murder case, died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Rajshahi yesterday.

  • 26 yrs on the run to avoid 2 yrs jail

    In order to avoid two years’ imprisonment, a Rajshahi man managed to escape the law enforcers successfully for 26 years before his luck struck out two days ago.

  • RU teacher killing: Arrested Shibir leader dies

    A Shibir leader, who was arrested in connection with the murder of Rajshahi University teacher Prof Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, dies at RMCH today, 2 days after he was taken there from jail.

  • '4 JMB men killed RU Prof Rezaul'

    Four operatives of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) took part in the killing of Rajshahi University teacher Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, police claimed.

  • JCD-BCL clash leads 2 Rajshahi College hostel rooms attack

    Two rooms in a hostel of Rajshahi Government College are set on fire following a clash between Chattra League (BCL) and Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) activists.

  • RU teachers postpone strike till May 28

    Teachers at Rajshahi University have postponed till May 28 the ongoing strike they enforced soon after the murder of Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee. The decision came following the assurance from three ministers and IGP of taking steps to arrest the culprits.

  • JMB man confesses to killing Prof Rezaul: Cops

    An arrested JMB operative makes judicial confession about his involvement in murder of RU teacher AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, police say. According to them, Maskawat Hasan is Rajshahi region's operational commander of the banned militant outfit.

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    UP chairman candidate stabbed in Rajshahi

    An Awami League (AL) rebel chairman candidate is stabbed at Kismat Gonokoir union of Durgapur upazila in Rajshahi.

  • 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.

  • UP polls violence victim dies in Rajshahi

    A man, who was critically injured in violence over the fourth phase of the union parishad polls held on May 7, died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.

  • 148 school managing bodies scrapped for taking extra fees

    Education ministry dissolves managing committee of 148 non-government schools under Rajshahi education board for taking extra money in tuition fees and registration fees for the SSC examinations.

  • Jamaat-Shibir men clash with cops in Rajshahi

    Law enforcers open fire on activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir during a clash in Rajshahi.

  • UP poll violence: 2 injured victims die

    Two more victims, who were injured in UP polls violence in Rajshahi and Mymensingh, have died.