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  • Road Accident Kills Madrasa teacher in Dhaka's Mirpur

    Road crash kills madrasa teacher in Mirpur

    A madrasa teacher is killed after a truck hit him on a road in Dhaka’s Mirpur area.

  • Rangamati Killings

    Rangamati killings: Probe body visits scene

    The investigation committee formed over killings of election officers and workers in Rangamati’s Baghaichhari upazila visiting scene.

  • College student run over in Sirajganj

    A college student has been run over in Sirajganj’s Kamarkhand upazila amidst renewed student protests for safer roads throughout Dhaka.

  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Cumilla ‘gunfight’

    A suspected drug trader has been killed in a reported gunfight with police in Cumilla Sadar Dakkhin upazila.

  • 50 hurt in Habiganj clash

    At least 50 people were injured in a clash between two rival groups over a disputed land at Jirunda village in Habiganj's Lakhai upazila yesterday.

  • Feud Over Land: One to die, four get life terms for murder

    A court here yesterday sentenced a man to death and four others to life term imprisonment for killing a neighbour in 2013.

  • Fire kills elderly woman, destroys 6 houses

    An elderly woman was burned to death and six houses were destroyed in a fire in Faridpur's Nagarkanda upazila yesterday.

  • Reception at the expense of education!

    Teachers and students of Jadurani Girls' High School in Haripur upazila yesterday went to Amgaon union unit Awami League (AL) office with a procession to greet a newly elected vice-chairman, suspending their classes.

  • Youth held for blackmail

    Police on Tuesday arrested a youth on charge of attempted blackmail of a woman with photos taken in mobile.

  • 11 'hijackers' held, 3 easy-bikes seized

    Police in separate drives arrested 11 alleged members of inter-district hijacker gang from different areas in Lalmonirhat on Monday and the day before.

  • Neighbours cruelty lands her in Hospital

    A housewife, now into four months of her pregnancy, in Lakhai upazila of Habiganj is now taking treatment at a hospital after her neighbours allegedly beat her mercilessly on Tuesday evening.

  • A couple dedicated to education

    Otherwise an ordinary couple, Faruk Hossain and Sabera Akter have been doing a laudable job, working to prevent dropout at schools and to provide literacy to elderly people for the last 10 years.

  • Mobile application helps farmers practice farming in a modern way

    Farmers are the closest to nature. They try to understand the language of nature by using their age-old indigenous experience. Based on which they try to organise their farming strategy. It is not flawless though. Sometimes they lose everything to nature's hostility as they face the harsh and adverse impacts of climate change. Even then, fighting against nature, farmers manage to grow crops for survival.

  • Four to die for killing 2 brothers 18 yrs ago

    A Mymensingh court yesterday handed down death penalty to four persons for murder of two siblings eighteen years ago in Kodaldhar village of Tarakanda upazila in Mymensingh.

  • Rangamati gun attack

    Case filed over Rangamati gun attack

    A case is filed against 40-50 unknown people in connection with the Monday’s gun attack in Baghaichhari of Rangamati that left seven people dead.

  • Cucsu election

    CU decides to hold Cucsu polls

    The Chittagong University authority decides in principle to hold the election to the university’s central students’ body, Cucsu.

  • 37th BCS final result

    37th BCS gazette published; 1,221 get appointment

    The Ministry of Public Administration issues a gazette on the 37th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations appointing a total of 1,221 candidates to different cadres.

  • Mother-son killed in Sylhet Road Accident

    Schoolgirl loses legs in Jashore road crash, highway blocked

    A schoolgirl lost her legs and two others suffered injuries when a rickshaw-van carrying them was hit by a lorry in Sarsha upazila of Jashore this morning.

  • Road Accident in Gopalganj

    3 killed as train hits motorbike in Gopalganj

    Three motorcycle riders were killed after their vehicle was hit by a train at Bhennabari level crossing in the Gopalganj Sadar upazila.

  • Farmer killed in Jamalpur

    A farmer was found murdered at Rekhirpara village in Melandah upazila of the district on Monday night.

  • 3 get life term for killing boy

    A Pabna court yesterday sentenced three people to life term imprisonment on charge of killing a teenage boy.

  • Sirajganj AL leader hacked

    A local Awami League (AL) leader was hacked over a disputed land in Shialkhole area of Sirajganj Sadar upazila on Monday night.

  • Rape of Sunamganj Teenager: Main accused among 2 held

    Sunamganj police on Monday detained two people, including the key accused, in connection with a case for raping a teenage girl in Sadar upazila about eight months ago.

  • Sunamganj AL leader stabbed dead

    A union level leader of Awami League (AL) was stabbed to death in Dholairpar area of Sunamganj Sadar upazila yesterday morning.

  • Three bullet-hit among 30 injured

    As many as 30 people were injured after supporters of two vice chairman candidates clashed over results of Upazila Parishad election in Juri upazila of Moulvibazar on Monday night.

  • Kishoreganj AL faces 14 'rebels' in UZ polls

    Election to 13 upazilas in Kishoreganj will be held in third phase on March 24. Forty-two candidates are running for chairman post in 12 upazilas of the district as Awami League (AL) nominated candidate Achhia Alam was elected as chairman unopposed in Mithamoin upazila parishad.

  • 300 illegal structures demolished

    Roads and Highways Department (RHD) demolished over 300 illegal structures on both sides of Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Manikganj yesterday.

  • United for benevolence

    The 65-year-old Rahima Khatun, who became visually impaired due to cataract a few years ago, has got back her eyesight, thanks to the initiative of a local platform meant for social welfare.

  • Farming suffers due to lack of embankment

    Thousands of farmers at two villages in Nazirpur upazila are suffering badly for lack of an embankment surrounding their croplands.

  • Once a canal ran through it

    A flowing canal ran through the town of Brahmanbaria once. Now what is left of the 3.5-km-long canal is a mere stream. At places, it looks as though it is a long stretch of barren land.