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Man missing in boat capsize

An elderly man went missing and at least five other passengers were injured when a speedboat overturned near Magurkanda channel in Padma River on Sunday night. The missing man is Lal Mia Faraji of Pashchim Tentulia village under Palong police station of Shariatpur. Mohammad Ali, brother of Lal Mia, said the speed boat carrying 18 passengers, started its journey from Majhikandi of Shariatpur. The speedboat overturned during a strong wave near Magurkanda channel. Most of the passengers were rescued by nearby boatmen...

Missing Jubo League leader found dead in Pabna

Missing Jubo League leader found dead in Pabna

A Jubo League leader, who went missing two days ago, was found dead this morning in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna. Police recovered the body from Katgari bridge of Sharatganj Bazar area, Kazi Haniful Islam, officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station, told our district correspondent. Ashit Kumar Bhadra, 30, an assistant relief affairs secretary of Pabna...

Newborn goes missing from DMCH

Newborn goes missing from DMCH

An infant went missing around 27 hours after his being born at the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) early today when his mother was asleep. Kawsar Hossain, a resident of Johuri Mohalla at Mohammadpur, said his wife Runa Begum, 27, gave birth to twin boys at the labour ward of the hospital around...

'Missing' man in DB custody

The alleged abduction of a man in Kushtia early yesterday and the subsequent disclosure by detectives that he was in their custody in Dhaka have raised questions because of contradictory statements from the law enforcers.    Safi Haji alias Haji Shafique, 46, a sand trader, went missing from the west side of Lalon Shah Bridge at Bheramara upazila in the district around 3:30am, according to family members, who have links with the ruling Awami League. His cousin, Bheramara upazila AL President...

MH370 plane search at 'critical juncture'

MH370 plane search at 'critical juncture'

The search area for the missing MH370 plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says Malaysia's acting transport minister. Hishammuddin Hussein said an underwater drone would finish searching the area within the next week. The Bluefin 21 mini-submarine has so far found nothing after six missions. Malaysia Airlines...

ST MARTIN’S ISLAND TRAGEDY

Bodies of 2 missing students recovered

Bodies of 2 missing students recovered

Bodies of two, out of the four, university students were recovered this morning two days after they went missing in the Bay at the St Martin’s Island. A group of fishermen found the first body around 9:00am when they were fishing at the west end of the island, reports our correspondent quoting Sub-inspector Abdul...

New ping signals spark confidence in MH370 search

New ping signals spark confidence in MH370 search

Australian officials said on Wednesday two new "ping" signals had been detected in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, boosting confidence after more than a month of fruitless searching for the missing jetliner. The signals, which could be from the plane's black box recorders, bring to four the number of overall "pings" detected...

MH370 search has 'best lead so far'

MH370 search has 'best lead so far'

An Australian vessel searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected signals consistent with those from aircraft black boxes. Australian defence vessel Ocean Shield acquired the signal twice, once for more than two hours, Australia said. Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, who is leading the search, called it the "most promising lead" so far. But...

Searchers seek confirmation of "pings" heard in MH370 hunt

Searchers seek confirmation of

International search planes and ships are heading to an area where a Chinese ship twice heard what could be signals from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370's black box locators, Australian search authorities said on Sunday. Retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, the head of the Australian agency coordinating the operation, told a media conference...

More ships head to probe signals in plane search

More ships head to probe signals in plane search

Naval vessels carrying sophisticated deep-sea black box detectors were rushing to the site of an "important and encouraging" lead in the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner, the head of the multinational search said on Sunday. But retired Australian Air Chief Marshall Angus Houston stressed the two electronic pulses that a Chinese ship reported...

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