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  • Stalker beaten

    A stalker was beaten by angry mob for sexually harassing a schoolgirl at Pashchim Tengri village in Ishwardi upazila on Monday night.

  • Canal turns fish gher

    A local influential man has turned a canal into a fish gher (enclosure) in Itabari village under Kalapara upazila, hampering free flow of

  • 5 get life for killing garments trader

    A court here on Monday sentenced five people to life imprisonment and six others to three years imprisonment for killing a garments

  • Grocer hacked to death

    A grocer was hacked to death in his residence at Narayanpur village in the district headquarters early yesterday.

  • 'Robber' killed in 'gunfight' with Rab

    An alleged robber was killed in a 'gunfight' with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Amberia area near Shala river under Sharankhola range of

  • 2 JMB men held in Sirajganj

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Sirajganj's

  • BTRC allows IoT solutions in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) issues a directive on allowing Internet of Things (IoT) for smart buildings, automation industries and some other city services that will help to establish a smart city.

  • Hamid takes oath as president for 2nd term

    President M Abdul Hamid takes oath as head of the state for the second consecutive term. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, chief justice, former presidents of the country, judges, cabinet members, lawmakers, senior politicians, foreign diplomats and other dignitaries attend the oath-taking ceremony.

  • Quader optimistic of resolving Teesta issue

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader expresses his optimism that the neighbouring India would reach an agreement resolving the long-standing Teesta water-sharing issue.

  • ASK logo

    Formulate specific policy to stop border killings: ASK

    Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) opines that the continuation of border killings, torture and harassment are contradictory to international law and human rights.

  • Justice demanded on Rana Plaza anniversary

    Pro-labour forces today called out for justice over the Rana Plaza tragedy, five years after the biggest industrial disaster shook the world with death of over a thousand workers in building collapse.

  • Human chain formed protesting ‘journalist assault’ by cops

    Journalists form a human chain in front of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) office in the capital protesting assault on two journalists by police at Nayapaltan.

  • 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.

  • Scuffle at Dhaka Judges court

    Scuffle at Dhaka court between lawyers, staff

    A scuffle broke out between court staff and lawyers at Dhaka Sessions Judges Court premises.

  • 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.

  • WDB asks Sunamganj farmers for quick harvest of paddy

    As water levels start rising in the Haor basin areas of Sunamganj, Water Development Board have been urging farmers in the area to harvest their paddy as soon as possible.

  • Shahriar Alam

    My Facebook account was hacked: Shahriar Alam

    Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam claims that his Facebook account was hacked last night. A post in connection to BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman "surrendering his passport" was deleted from his FB profile wall, Shahriar Alam said in a latest post this morning.

  • Gunfight in Bangladesh

    'Child rapist' killed in Ctg ‘gunfight’

    An accused of a rape case was killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Banshkhali Upazila of Chittagong.

  • Rana Plaza: In remembrance at Jurain graveyard

    Rubina is walking from one grave to the other searching for any clue as to which might be her cousin.

  • Earthquake jolts Sylhet

    A moderate earthquake jolted different parts of Sylhet.

  • Lightning kills six

    Six people were killed in lightning strike in Kishoreganj and Habiganj on Sunday, report our Mymensingh and Moulvibazar

  • Hartal observed in Khagrachhari

    Parbatya Bangalee Chhatra Parishad (PBCP) here yesterday observed dawn to dusk hartal peacefully, demanding rescue of three

  • Administrative work disrupted

    Administrative activities at Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST) are being badly disrupted due to the teachers' division

  • New road to shorten 35km

    The construction work of much-awaited Advocate Mostafa Ali road connecting Balbhadra Bridge via Habiganj-Lakhai was

  • Special needs school fills education gap

    Even in the best of circumstances, to have a child on the autism spectrum or a child with an intellectual or physical disability is a

  • Netrakona haor farmers see bumper Boro production

    Farmers of haor areas in Netrakona are all smiles as they are hopeful of getting bumper production of Boro paddy, which will help

  • ​BGB-BSF DG level talks begin in Dhaka tomorrow

    Killing, abduction or detention of innocent Bangladeshi citizens on the border with India will dominate the five-day director general level conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) that will formally start tomorrow at the Pilkhana Headquarters of BGB in Dhaka.

  • AL asks Tarique to show his passport

    The ruling Awami League asks BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman, now in London, to show his Bangladeshi passport in support of his claim that he did not give up Bangladeshi citizenship.

  • Modi reassures of resolving Teesta issue

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi again assures visiting Awami League delegation to resolve the much-talked about undissolved Teesta Rive water sharing issue.

  • Fair polls can’t be held without army deployment: Shujan

    Urging the Election Commission (EC) to remain alert and watchful ahead of the next general election, Sushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujan), a civil society platform, says that the army deployment is imperative in holding the next parliamentary election in a free, fair and credible manner.