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  • Teacher's sexual harassment protested

    Demanding punishment of a teacher for sexual harassment and talking against religion, students of Government PC College yesterday confined the principal to his room from 11:00am to 2:45pm.

  • Habibun Nahar lone candidate

    Awami League (AL) nominated candidate Habibun Nahar is the lone candidate in Bagerhat-3 constituency by-election as no other aspirant submitted nomination till yesterday.

  • Abducted teen found murdered

    Over two months into his abduction, a teenage boy was found murdered at Keshoreganj Bazar in Phulbaria upazila yesterday.

  • Slain rape victim yet to be identified

    Nine months into the incident, police are yet to identify the girl who was murdered after rape.

  • Three electrocuted

    Three workers died of electrocution and five others were injured while erecting an electric pole in Madhya Dariabad area in Islampur municipality yesterday.

  • Cops pick up expat on drug peddling charge

    Family members of a man, who recently returned from Qatar, alleged that plainclothes Detective Branch (DB) men of Meherpur picked him up from his house yesterday.

  • Indian held at Banglabandha

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an Indian national with Tk 20.50 lakh and a bottle of liquor at Banglabandha Land Port in Panchagarah's Tentulia upazila on Wednesday.

  • Vishnu statue recovered

    Police recovered a black stone statue of Hindu god Vishnu from Bartra village in Gobindaganj upazila of the district yesterday afternoon.

  • Youth held on charge of raping challenged girl

    A youth was arrested yesterday from Sadar upazila on charge of raping a physically challenged girl in March.

  • Youth 'tortured' by policemen, dies

    A youth, detained on suspicion of theft, breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) yesterday after police allegedly pushed him off the roof of Brahmanbaria Sadar Model Police Station Complex on Monday.

  • Waste to pollute water of 2 rivers

    A garment factory is building a drain to release its waste water into the Dhaleshwari and Gazikhali rivers by grabbing land of the Roads and Highways Department (RHD) in Nayadingi area of Saturia upazila.

  • Sheep farming gets popular

    Farming of sheep is becoming more popular among young entrepreneurs in Jessore's Jhikorgachha upazila nowadays as it earns more profit with a small investment.

  • Freed Raza back to family after 20 yrs

    Acquitted from a murder charge, Azaher Ali Raza, who was freed from jail on Wednesday after 20 years of confinement, is passing a busy time as relatives, neighbours and locals thronged at his Uttar Joydebpur village home in Dinajpur Sadar upazila.

  • Thunderbolt fear hampers Boro harvesting

    Farmers in the district are passing their days in anxiety as excessive rain, storms and lightning are damaging and killing the ripe Boro paddy in the harvesting season that started one month ago.

  • Advance Eid train tickets from June 1

    Bangladesh Railway is to begin sale of advance train tickets on June 1 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to ensure hassle-free journey for holidaymakers.

  • Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra

    Open your hearts, treat Rohingya children as your own: Priyanka

    Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra says the world should learn from Bangladesh how to stand beside the distressed humanity.

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    8 more killed in ‘gunfights’

    At least eight more suspected drug peddlers are killed as the list of “gunfights” grows longer; taking the tally of deaths to 50 so far in the last 10 days.

  • Special dev works demanded

    Pirojpur Zila Unnayan Sangram Parishad, at a press conference yesterday, demanded special development works in the district.

  • Lightning kills two

    A farmer and a fisherman were killed in lightning strikes here yesterday.

  • Bus passengers robbed, three stabbed

    Three passengers were stabbed as a gang of highway robbers swooped on a night coach in Chitalmari upazila of Bagerhat early yesterday.

  • Four frauds held

    Four alleged frauds were arrested in Panchagarh Sadar upazila on Tuesday for collecting money from the poor.

  • Jubo League man arrested

    A local Jubo League leader was arrested yesterday from his house in Rangabali upazila for assaulting a forest guard.

  • Bridge unused for five years

    A bridge in Haliport area in Charbhadrasan upazila has not been used for five years as the approach road on one side collapsed within one year after it was built.

  • 7 held while taking drug

    A mobile court in a drive yesterday removed illegal structures from the footpaths in the town and arrested seven drug users.

  • Ambulance service stopped for 17 days

    Treatment seekers are suffering much as two ambulances of Rajbari Sadar Hospital have been lying inoperative for the last 17 days due to lack of fund for fuel.

  • Cattle market on school premises

    Arrangement of a cattle haat (weekly market) on the premises of Dhankhali High School in Kalapara upazila has been posing serious health risks for the teachers, students and guardians.

  • Santals' fish on sale?

    Rangpur Sugar Mills authorities in Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha are selling fish of seven ponds cultivated by the Santals evicted from Sahebganj-Bagda farmland in November 2016.

  • Millionaire thru integrated farming

    Another young agro-entrepreneur. His name is Mohammad Kibria Gazi who lives in Narsingdi's Shibpur upazila. Not so long ago, in 1995, he started fish cultivation with a single small pond. He also started a livestock farm with one cow.

  • ‘Yaba smuggling in name of music video production’

    Rapid Action Battalion arrests 10 people in Kolatoli area of Cox's Bazar with 1 lakh pieces contraband yaba pills worth Tk 3 million.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    HC summons IOs of 2 militancy cases

    The High Court summons the investigation officers of two separate militancy cases directing them to appear before it on May 30 for explaining delay in completing probes and their latest status.