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  • Mother, infant die in Dhaka city fire

    A woman and her seven-month-old son are burnt to death after a fire broke out at a building in Dhaka’s Mirpur area.

  • Shipbreaking worker killed in Ctg

    A shipbreaking worker died as an iron plate fell on him while he was working in the yard in Baro Awlia area of Sitakunda upazila in

  • Rape victim's house torched

    The house of a rape victim was torched allegedly by the rapist's associates in Sylhet city on Monday, family claimed.

  • Three held for killing trader in Ctg

    Police arrested three people with firearms and bullets in Pahartali area of Chittagong early yesterday in connection with the killing of

  • Seven killed in road accidents

    At least seven persons, including two women were killed and 24 injured in separate road accidents across the country yesterday.

  • Play 'constructive role' in resolving Rohingya crisis

    US Acting Secretary of State John J Sullivan has urged all actors to play a constructive role in resolving the Rohingya crisis, while

  • SCBA demands Khaleda's treatment

    The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), dominated by pro-BNP lawyers, yesterday demanded the government to immediately send

  • Digital platform tool for disaster preparedness

    Children should have the knowledge of disaster preparedness so that they can react appropriately in times of emergency; and in imparting the lessons to them, digital platform can be used.

  • Boy dies eight days after surgery

    Babu, a four-year-old boy whom the Jonoseba Clinic authorities in Rangpur city secretly shifted to another private hospital after hernia

  • Journalist 'beaten' by BCL men

    Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists of Government Tolaram College unit in Narayanganj allegedly have assaulted a journalist

  • 93pc malaria patients from CHT: Speakers

    Although the government has made a significant progress in eradicating malaria, the hilly districts of the country are still vulnerable

  • It was a man-made disaster

    Referring to the 2013 Rana Plaza tragedy, Bangladesh-born British MP Rushanara Ali has described what happened as “not an accident”

  • Govt urges quick Boro harvest

    The Water Development Board (WDB) in Sunamganj has urged the farmers to finish Boro harvesting as soon as possible as the water level of the rivers is on the rise.

  • Specific policies needed to stop border killings Says ASK

    Specific policies and state-level administrative commitments regarding the use of lethal and non-lethal weapons in the borders are needed to stop recurrence of border killings, said Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) yesterday.

  • Further probe declared

    The director (health) of Chittagong Division yesterday declared that their investigation into the incident in which a baby girl was exchanged with the body of a baby boy by a Chittagong clinic was not completed and they would go for further probe.

  • Vested quarter out to distract students from movement: Duta

    A vested quarter is trying to distract students from their logical movement for quota system reform, said Dhaka University Teachers' Association (Duta) at a press conference at DU Club yesterday.

  • None of four killers arrested in 2 yrs

    Two years have elapsed since LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend were murdered, but police could not yet arrest any of the four killers, let alone conclude the probe.

  • Ruet bus driver killed on campus

    A bus driver of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology was killed by unknown assailants on the campus on Monday night.

  • Lawyers, staff scuffle over bail order

    A scuffle broke out between staff and lawyers at Dhaka Sessions Judge's Court premises over a bail order by a judicial magistrate yesterday.

  • Bus driver, 2 assistants remanded for sexual assault

    A Dhaka court yesterday placed three staffers of a public bus service on three-day remand each in a case filed with Gulshan Police Station over sexual harassment of a private university student aboard a bus.

  • 'Death', life, death

    The baby, who was declared stillborn at Dhaka Medical College Hospital but showed sign of life during burial on Monday, breathed her last early yesterday.

  • Case filed over murder in Badda AL infighting

    A murder case is filed over the death of a man during an Awami League factional clash in the capital's Badda area on Sunday.

  • Woman dies falling off building in Dhaka

    A woman dies after falling from the third floor of a building at Japan Garden City in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur area.

  • Univ girl harassed on bus: 3 Turag Paribahan staff remanded

    A Dhaka court places three staffers of a Turag Paribahan bus on three-day remand in a case filed for sexually harassing a university student in the running bus in Dhaka on Sunday.

  • Relatives waiting at jail gate to meet Khaleda

    Five relatives of Khaleda Zia go to Dhaka old central jail to meet the BNP chairperson.

  • Ex-addl IGP arrested for war crimes

    A former additional inspector general of police is arrested hours after the International Crimes Tribunal-1 issues arrest warrant against him in a case filed for allegedly committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA)

    Send Khaleda to United Hospital: SCBA

    The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) demands of the government to immediately send BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to specialised United Hospital for her treatment.

  • Anti-VC Jahangirnagar University teachers demo

    Anti-VC JU teachers demo at campus

    For the seventh consecutive day, a group of Jahangirnagar University (JU) teachers demonstrate at campus protesting “assault” on their fellow colleagues.

  • Poet Belal Chowdhury passes away

    Poet Belal Chowdhury passes away

    Prominent poet Belal Chowdhury dies at a hospital in Dhaka at the age of 80.

  • Hasina to receive global women leadership award

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be honored with the Global Women’s Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership in advancing women education and women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, Asia and Asia-pacific region.