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  • Narayanganj gunfight

    Two killed in 'shootouts'

    Two people, including a suspected drug trader, were killed in separate “shootouts” in Jashore and Bandarban districts early yesterday.

  • Barishal UP chairman Bishwajit Baroi gunned down

    UP chairman shot dead

    A union parishad chairman was shot dead, while his assistant suffered bullet wounds, in Kafra Bazar area of Barishal's Uzirpur upazila, on Friday night.

  • About Digital Security Act 2018

    Digital Security Bill: CPJ urges govt to review

    The Committee to Protect Journalists in a letter to the Bangladesh president expressed deep concern over the Digital Security Act passed on Tuesday by parliament, and urged him to return it for a review.

  • Barishal UP chairman Bishwajit Baroi gunned down

    UP chairman shot dead

    A union parishad chairman was shot dead, while his assistant suffered bullet wounds, in Kafra Bazar area of Barishal's Uzirpur upazila, on Friday night.

  • Malaysia cops round up 55 Bangladeshis

    Malaysian immigration police detained 338 foreigners, including 55 Bangladeshis, while raiding a factory in Cyberjaya, said Mustafar Ali, director general of Malaysian Immigration Department.

  • About Digital Security Act 2018

    Digital Security Bill: CPJ urges govt to review

    The Committee to Protect Journalists in a letter to the Bangladesh president expressed deep concern over the Digital Security Act passed on Tuesday by parliament, and urged him to return it for a review.

  • 2 schoolgirls, housewife raped in Pabna

    Two schoolgirls and a housewife have been raped in separate incidents in Pabna on Thursday, police said.

  • Is the hat real?

    It has been a question plaguing the museum dedicated to one of America's greatest presidents: Is the hat real?

  • 2 UPDF men shot dead in Rangamati

    Two activists of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF), a Chittagong Hill Tracts-based political organisation, were killed in a “gunfight” between two rival groups at Ramsuparipara in the district's Naniarchar upazila early Friday.

  • 6 Bangladeshis hurt as BSF fires rubber bullets

    Six Bangladeshis were wounded when Indian Border Security Force (BSF) fired rubber bullets on them at Madla frontier in Brahmanbaria's Kasba upazila on Friday evening.

  • Cancellation of Indo-Pak Meet: Imran criticises 'arrogant' India

    India's decision to cancel rare talks with Islamabad was disappointing and "arrogant", Imran Khan said yesterday, one day after New

  • Top justice official denies discussing removing Trump from office

    US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein denied Friday a report that he had suggested looking for ways to remove Donald Trump on grounds of mental fitness, just months after the president took office.

  • Kavanaugh accuser gets more time to testify

    The woman whose sexual assault allegation threatens to bring down Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee was given until Saturday afternoon to decide on testifying in the Senate -- hours after the US president claimed her accusation could not be true.

  • 12 killed as jihadists attack village in north Mozambique

    Twelve villagers were killed and 14 wounded in an attack by suspected jihadists on a village in a gas-rich region of northern Mozambique, a local source told AFP on Friday.

  • Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

    A cholera outbreak in north-eastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said yesterday.

  • UN to toughen response to peacekeeper misconduct

    The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution Friday aimed at toughening the UN response to peacekeeper misconduct following a string of failures by the blue helmets to protect civilians.

  • Tornado batters area near Ottawa

    A tornado sparked chaos near the Canadian capital Ottawa on Friday, injuring dozens as homes were damaged, cars flipped over, and over 130,000 people left without power, local media said.

  • The world will not rest on Rohingya crisis

    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt yesterday called for justice on the Rohingya crisis after his visit to Myanmar's Rakhine state, telling embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi the world "won't let it rest".

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader talks about SK Sinha’s book

    'Fictitious'

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday dismissed as “fictitious” former Chief Justice SK Sinha's allegations against the government.

  • Kim seeks 2nd Trump meet

    Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation yesterday for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang's negotiations with Washington.

  • The world will not rest on Rohingya crisis

    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt yesterday called for justice on the Rohingya crisis after his visit to Myanmar's Rakhine state, telling embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi the world "won't let it rest".

  • Could've been a lot worse

    Pilots of a Jet Airways flight to Jaipur from Mumbai forgot to turn on the cabin pressure switch yesterday causing at least 30 passengers to bleed from their noses and ears as the plane climbed.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader talks about SK Sinha’s book

    'Fictitious'

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday dismissed as “fictitious” former Chief Justice SK Sinha's allegations against the government.

  • Life in a country of 'no argument'

    “It is even more than Mirpur,” came the response from Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza after their Asia Cup match against Sri Lanka on September 15 in Dubai. He was talking about the feeling of home provided by a Bangladesh expatriate-dominated crowd of nearly 25,000 at the Dubai International Stadium.

  • suspected drug traders killed in Mymensingh

    'Why should they live?'

    Drug dealers and addicts should be killed by firing squads in every district, said Mostafizar Rahman Fizar, minster for primary and mass education.

  • Under-five mortality rate marks sharp fall

    Under-five mortality rate in Bangladesh is 32 per 1,000 live births, according to new mortality estimates released yesterday by Unicef, World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Population Division and the World Bank Group.

  • The elusive Grey Francolin

    The Gorai river, a tributary of the Ganges, through the natural process of the erosion of lands and formation of chars, formed char Horipur at the western tip of Horipur in Kushtia.

  • $60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

    Bitcoin and other digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said yesterday.

  • AL, BNP men join forces to steal train fuel, get caught

    Three people, including two local leaders from the Awami League and the BNP, were caught red-handed while they were fleeing with over 2,500 litres of diesel they had just stolen from trains at Azimnagar Rail Station early yesterday, Rab said.

  • Narayanganj gunfight

    Alleged drug dealer killed in 'gunfight'

    An alleged drug dealer was killed in a “gunfight” between his cohorts and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Siddhirganj upazila yesterday.

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