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  • Bangladesh Bank building fire under control

    The fire at the headquarters of Bangladesh Bank in Motijheel area of Dhaka has been brought under control after around an hour. Twelve units of firefighters douse the fire that originated on the 13th floor of the 32-storey building.

  • Fire at Dhaka RMG factory

    A fire breaks out at a readymade garment factory in Mirpur-1 of Dhaka.

  • PM for modernising weaving industry

    Putting emphasis on modernisation of weaving industry and multipurpose use of its products, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assures of extending all kinds of cooperation for further expansion of the industry.

  • Banker ‘killed by ex-husband’ in Dhaka

    A woman is brutally hacked to death under broad daylight, allegedly by her ex-husband, near her Central Road house in Dhaka.

  • 500 shanties gutted in Korail slum fire

    At least 500 shanties are gutted in the fire that broke out at Korail slum in Mohakhali area of Dhaka.

  • 11 held in Dhaka for ‘ATM card forgery’

    Rapid Action Battalion claims detention of 11 persons for their alleged involvement in forgery from different areas in Dhaka. They used to clone ATM cards in ties with dishonest businessmen at stores and steal money.

  • Dhaka cop comes under attack, 3 held

    Unknown miscreants attack a policeman at Babubazar in Dhaka.

  • Oishee’s death reference hearing resumes

    The High Court begins hearing on the death reference and appeals in a case filed against Oishee Rahman on charge of killing her parents in 2013.

  • 2 electrocuted in Dhaka

    Two persons die after being electrocuted in Dhaka’s Tejgaon and Kodomtoli areas.

  • Newborn rescued from Mirpur dustbin

    A one-day old baby girl is rescued from a dustbin on the Ashulia-Mirpur-Beribadh road in Shah Ali area of Dhaka’s Mirpur.

  • Road crashes kill 6 in 3 districts

    At least six people are killed and several others sustained injuries in separate road accidents in Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet.

  • Road crash kills worker in Dhaka

    A 50-year-old worker is killed after a speedy microbus ran over him in Postogola area of Dhaka.

  • Venom 'worth Tk 45cr' seized in Dhaka

    Police claim to have seized 12 pounds of snake venom worth Tk 45 crore and arrested one person in Dhanmondi area of Dhaka.

  • There’s no reason for Malaysia to fail in Dhaka tournament

    As the highest-ranked side in the World Hockey League Round Two tournament, Malaysia should win it hands down, right?

  • BGMEA building demolition: Hearing on review plea adjourned

    The Supreme Court adjourns the hearing until March 5 on a review petition filed against its order for demolishing the 15-storey “BGMEA Complex” located in Hatirjheel lake in Dhaka.

  • BD rolls out welcome for unusual sport on skates

    If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top performers worldwide vied for the championship in Bangladesh over the past week.

  • Dhaka finish third

    Dhaka District finished third in the Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Championship with a massive 10-4 win over Dinajpur at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • Stallion confirm participation

    The lineup of participating teams for the 2nd Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup tournament was completed when the fifth and final foreign club from Philippines confirmed their participation on Friday.

  • Massive wins for Dhaka teams

    Dhaka District and Dhaka Educational Board posted massive wins in the Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Championship at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • Dowling -- an old friend of Bangladesh cricket

    There are a number of avid promoters of Bangladesh cricket and former New Zealand captain Graham Dowling is one of them. He was one of the three-man ICC inspection team that visited Bangladesh in March 2000 to assess the country's application for Test status.

  • Ctg edge Rajshahi on penalties

    Chittagong Division beat Rajshahi Division 5-4 in a penalty shootout in their knock-out round fixture of the Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Tournament at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • Rabiul outguns BKSP boys

    Rabiul Islam put an end to the dominance of Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan (BKSP) by winning the gold medal in 10m air rifle event on the concluding day of Hamidur Rahman 2nd National Youth Shooting Championships at the National Shooting Complex yesterday.

  • Kurtz considers practice plans

    Bangladesh's German hockey coach Oliver Kurtz is mulling over the idea of taking the national team to South Africa to play a few practice matches as a part of the preparation for the World Hockey League Round-2, which is to be held from March 4 to 12 in Dhaka.

  • Sammy takes Rajshahi to Qualifier 2

    Rajshahi Kings captain Darren Sammy struck an unbeaten fifty when his side was in trouble to beat Chittagong Vikings by three wickets in the eliminator match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur today.

  • And then there were four

    42 matches and one month later the Bangladesh Premier League's fourth season has finally come to its final leg.

  • Dhaka keep Barisal down to 132

    Penetrative and purposeful bowling from Dhaka Dynamites allowed them to restrict Barisal Bulls to 132 for 6 after 20 overs in the 29th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 at Mirpur Stadium today.

  • Rajshahi topple the might of Dhaka

    Mehedi Hasan Miraz hit the penultimate ball of the match for a four down to the backward point boundary as Rajshahi Kings pulled off a thrilling three-wicket win over Dhaka Dynamites in the 21st match of Bangladesh Premier League at Chittagong today.

  • Karwanbazar up to fifth

    Karwanbazar Pragati Sangsad notched up a 1-0 win over Chittagong Mohammedan SC in the Marcel Bangladesh Championship

  • Dhaka solidify pole position with 19-run win

    Dhaka Dynamites maintain their position at the top of the Bangladesh Premier League table by defeating Chittagong Vikings by 19 runs.

  • Barisal canter to victory

    A superb captain’s knock from Tamim Iqbal propels Chittagong Vikings to 163 for 3 after 20 overs against Barisal Bulls in the 12th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 at Mirpur Stadium.