• Final respects for Cozier today

    Arrangements have been made for members of the public to pay their final respect to internationally acclaimed cricket writer, commentator and journalist Tony Cozier on Wednesday.

  • International Cricket Council

    ICC considers concussion substitutes

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering the use of concussion substitutes following a report on the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.

  • Cameroon goalkeeper dies

    The goalkeeper of a Cameroonian women's side has died after collapsing during a warm-up session, the Cameroon Football Federation has said.

  • Ex-state minister Mujibur Rahman passes away

    Former state minister and Awami League lawmaker Dr Capt (retd) Mujibur Rahman Fakir of Mymensingh constituency-3 has passed away at the age of 68.

  • UN, US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Norway, CPJ condemn Xulhaz killing

    UN, US, UK, CPJ, Denmark and Norway condemn the murders of USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area.

  • Man stabbed to death

    A man was stabbed to death by unidentified criminals at Siddikbazar in the capital's Old Dhaka yesterday when he was going to Fulbaria

  • Muezzin killed inside mosque

    Unidentified assailants stabbed a muezzin to death inside a mosque in Old Dhaka's Islampur yesterday.

  • Girl beaten to death over trivial matter

    A schoolgirl, who was critically injured after being beaten allegedly by her cousin over a trifling matter in Madhupur upazila on Wednesday, died early yesterday.

  • Prince of Tides author Conroy dies

    US novelist Pat Conroy - whose best-selling novels include Prince of Tides and Water is Wide - has died aged 70.

  • Indigenous woman found dead in Gulshan

    Police recover a body of a indigenous woman in Gulshan of Dhaka. The body of the woman, aged around 28, is found with injury marks on her chest, neck and other parts, cops say.

  • Two children strangled by 'stepbrother'

    Two children were strangled to death allegedly by their stepbrother in Comilla city yesterday.

  • Mirpur Road blocked over death of student

    Students of a private university block Dhaka’s key thoroughfare Mirpur Road in protest against death of a student in road crash.

  • Former UN head Boutros-Ghali dies

    Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the former secretary general of the UN, has died aged 93.

  • Three 'robbers' beaten to death

    A mob in Zinda area of Rupganj in Narayanganj beat three alleged robbers to death early yesterday.

  • Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead

    A riot and a fire at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico has left 52 people dead, state officials say. Another 12 are injured in the riot at Topo Chico jail that broke out just after midnight.

  • SC starts hearing war criminal Mir Quasem’s plea

    Supreme Court today starts hearing the appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quashem Ali challenging his death sentence for his crimes against humanity during the country's Liberation War in 1971.

  • Cop among 2 killed in Comilla road crash

    Two people including a constable of highway police killed and three others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Comilla.

  • Mother, baby boy killed

    A housewife and her infant son were hacked to death allegedly by her husband over family disputes in Subarnachar upazila in the early hours yesterday.

  • Tea seller dies of burns

    Tea-seller Babul Matabbar, who had suffered severe burns in an incident involving police, succumbed to his injuries yesterday after fighting death for around 16 hours.

  • 'World's best chef' dies aged 44

    Chef Benoit Violier, whose Swiss restaurant is named the best in the world in December, has been found dead at his home.

  • BCL activist killed in infighting

    A Chhatra League activist was stabbed to death in an internal clash over previous enmity in the district's Ukhia upazila early yesterday.

  • BSF tortures Bangladeshi to death

    Indian Border Security Force (BSF) allegedly tortured a Bangladeshi cattle trader to death along Shaljhore border in the district's Bhurungamari upazila early yesterday.

  • Mayhem at B'baria

    Enraged madrasa students went berserk in Brahmanbaria town yesterday over the death of a fellow student.

  • 3 kids burnt to death in Jhenidah

    Three children were burnt to death in Kabirpur village of Shailkupa upazila last night as one of their family members allegedly set fire to their house over family feud.

  • Tied to tree, journo hacked to death

    Unidentified assailants hacked to death a journalist of a local daily, tying him to a tree in an isolated place in Rangpur city on Wednesday night.

  • RU teacher killed in road crash

    A professor of Rajshahi University is killed when a pickup van of Sundarban Courier Service rammed his motorbike in Natore town.

  • Robin Williams' health 'a nightmare'

    Comedian Robin Williams had health problems that would have killed him within three years if he had not ended his own life, his widow has said.

  • Rickshaw puller stabbed to death in Dhaka

    A rickshaw puller was stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants in the capital’s Adabor area early today.

  • World’s oldest bible at British Museum

    The world's oldest bible is among 200 objects tracing Egypt's religious evolution in an exhibition at London's British Museum that spans the 1,200 years since Cleopatra's death.

  • Hotel staff 'shot dead by employer’

    Muggers allegedly shot a restaurant worker to death in Dhaka’s Motijheel area.