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  • Locals demonstrate, 2 probe bodies formed

    Two separate probe bodies have been formed to investigate the incident at Phulbari Upazila Health Complex, in which a woman was compelled to give birth at an unhygienic place under a tree on the health complex compound on Sunday.

  • Tareque Masud, Mishuk Munier recalled in Manikganj

    People of Manikganj yesterday formed a human chain in front of the Tareque Masud-Mishuk Munier memorial monument beside Dhaka-Aricha highway at Joka village under Ghior upazila, demanding safe roads.

  • BNP leader Moudud Ahmed

    Govt to be forced to engage in talks: Moudud

    BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed says once again that the ruling quarter would be forced to engage in dialogue with his party to hold the upcoming general election in a free, fair and inclusive manner.

  • HC order on compensation for eyesight loss Oct 21

    The High Court fixes October 21 for delivering verdict on a writ petition that sought a directive for giving Tk 20 crore compensation to 20 people who lost their eyesight following surgery at a health centre in Chuadanga in March this year.

  • Dhaka-Delhi relationship now at its best: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the relation between Bangladesh and India now reached a newer height as both the countries duly value each other.

  • ASK logo

    ASK wants safe repatriation of Rohingya refugees

    Ain O Salisn Kendra (ASK) forms a human chain demanding safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar.

  • Grameenphone celebrates 7-crore landmark

    GP celebrates 7-cr landmark

    Grameenphone crosses seven crore active mobile connections in Bangladesh, a magic figure for any mobile operators even in the global perspective.

  • IGP Javed Patwary

    Those who spread rumors will not be spared, IGP says

    Those who spread rumours on social media during students’ protest, will not be spared, Inspector General of Police Javed Patwary said today.

  • School Students death in Rangpur

    Student’s death in Rangpur: Bus owner, driver sued

    The owner, driver and helper of the bus have been sued over death of a student in Rangpur yesterday, what had triggered local outrage and road blocks.

  • World Down Syndrome Day Award 2018

    Bangladesh's Razzaque gets World Down Syndrome Day Award

    Chairman of Down Syndrome Society of Bangladesh Sardar A Razzaque has been given the World Down Syndrome Day Award for his contributions to creating awareness about the genetic disorder.

  • Four murdered

    At least four people were murdered on Saturday and on Friday in four districts.

  • 2 held for cheating

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Saturday arrested two people on charge of cheating people in the name of giving jobs in Bangladesh army.

  • 1220 owners, drivers sued

    At least 1,220 owners of vehicles and drivers were sued and 426 vehicles, including motorbikes and CNG-run auto-rickshaws, were seized in the district during the special traffic week.

  • Two to die

    A court here yesterday sentenced two people, including a woman, to death for strangling a woman in Shibganj upazila in 2014.

  • Kid's body exhumed for autopsy

    The body of a 19-month-old boy was exhumed for autopsy yesterday, five days after his burial in Tentulia upazila of Panchagarh.

  • Drives keep unfit buses off roads

    Bangladesh Railway (BR) has arranged almost double the usual accommodation in four special train services for passengers in northern and southern districts ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha,

  • Construction incomplete in 4 yrs

    Aditmari Upazila Fire Station has not started operation as construction of the building is yet to be completed even four years after construction started.

  • 50,000 under Ramnabad river erosion threat

    About 50,000 people of four villages in Chalitabunia union under Rangabali upazila are under threat of erosion by the Ramnabad river.

  • Minister Obaidul Quader

    Quader rules out dialogue with BNP

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says his party has no scope to hold any dialogue with BNP as the latter observes fake birthday of its chief Begum Khaleda Zia on National Mourning Day.

  • Traffic jam in Bangladesh

    10-km-long tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

    A 10-km tailback has been created on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Fatehpur, causing immense sufferings to the commuters.

  • Education ministry logo

    271 colleges nationalised

    The government nationalises a total of 271 colleges across the country.

  • Yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

    3.40 lakh yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seize 3.40 lakh pieces of contraband Yaba tablets from Teknaf upazila in Cox's Bazar.

  • All for love!

    A 14-year-old boy committed suicide following the same act of his alleged sweetheart, a 12-year-old girl, at Mohadevnagar village in Satkhira Sadar upazila on Friday night.

  • Row over distribution of rice for the poor

    The vulnerable group feeding (VGF) rice distribution was halted yesterday at Ekdanta union in Atghoria upazila over internal conflict between the union parishad (UP) chairman and its members.

  • Use public money for quality education

    “Use public money to ensure quality education,” said University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan at a programme yesterday.

  • 'Punish attackers of journalists'

    Journalists in different districts across the country yesterday formed human chains and held rallies demanding punishment of the criminals who attacked newsmen covering the recent students' movement for road safety.

  • Vehicle owners, workers check driving licenses

    Minibus owners and transport workers yesterday checked the papers of trucks and buses and license of the drivers in Joypurhat.

  • Bridges that are unable to bridge

    Thousands of people are suffering due to collapse of bridges and lack of approach roads at different places of Patuakhali, Netrakona and Lalmonirhat.

  • Bangladesh Road accident

    Road accidents top cause of deaths: Kamal

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says road accident is the number one cause of deaths in Bangladesh rather than cancer or kidney diseases.

  • DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia

    Traffic Week extended till Aug 14

    Police extend Traffic Week to August 14 to stop traffic violation across the country including Dhaka city.