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Body recovered

SUST student killed in Sylhet road crash

A Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) student was killed in a road crash in Sylhet yesterday.

  • Dhaka’s sound pollution triple of tolerable level

    Dhaka city is suffering from sound pollution three times of tolerable level. As a result, around half a crore people are at health risk, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Mohammad Shahab Uddin said at a programme yesterday.

  • ‘Hefajat definitely has political ambitions’

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday said Hefajat-e-Islam has done enough vandalism across the country.

  • Covid vaccines to be collected no matter what

    The government will take necessary initiatives to procure vaccines from any source to save people’s lives, road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader said yesterday.

  • Hope, in the form of help

    Minara Begum died on Monday night. At 60 years old, she could no longer withstand the continuing suffering caused to her by a slew of old-age complications, including a deadly heart disease.

  • Greenery being erased for beautification!

    A project was undertaken to develop the capital’s Suhrawardy Udyan and make it greener, but authorities are seemingly contradicting one of their own goals, as under the same project, they are felling old trees to construct buildings.

  • Fake cosmetics factory busted

    Fake cosmetics factory busted in Rajshahi

    Detective Branch (DB) of police busted a fake cosmetics factory in in Rajshahi city and arrested its owner last night.

  • Narayanganj gas explosion: Second victim dies

    A man who sustained burn injuries in a gas explosion at a building in Narayanganj Sadar upazila on Friday died at a hospital in Dhaka last night.

  • 2 warehouse owners remanded

    A Dhaka court yesterday placed two owners of an unauthorised chemical warehouse on a three-day remand each in a case filed over the devastating fire that killed six people in old Dhaka’s Armanitola on April 23.

  • Progga, ATMA demand raising tobacco prices

    Research and advocacy organisation Progga (Knowledge for Progress) and Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) yesterday demanded increasing prices of cigarettes and other tobacco products through imposing specific taxes.

  • Qatar makes quarantine at hotel mandatory for incoming Bangladeshis

    Hotel quarantine is mandatory for people arriving in Qatar from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, local newspaper Gulf Times reports quoting the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in Qatar.