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  • Erosion by Jamuna wreaks havoc

    Erosion started at different points in the district after a rise in the water level of the Jamuna river due to onrush of water from upstream for the last seven days.

  • Road accident in Bangladesh

    Road crashes killed 357 in Aug: Report

    The month of August this year has seen 314 road accidents across Bangladesh which killed 357 people including 50 women and 60 children, says a survey report.

  • Akifa’s death: Bus driver on 2-day remand

    A court in Kushtia places Mohid Mia Khokon, the driver of the bus killed 13-month-old Akifa Yasmin on August 28.

  • Healthcare services in Bangladesh

    ADB to give $110m more for health sector

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved additional loan financing of $110 million for a project on urban healthcare services in Bangladesh.

  • Suspended govt official among 3 held with Yaba

    Police in a drive arrested three people, including a suspended government official and his wife, along with 1,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from Jashore town early yesterday.

  • Agri officer found dead

    An agriculture officer was found hanging at his rented house at Amua village in Kathalia upazila under the district yesterday.

  • Schoolboy killed as trawlers collide

    A schoolboy drowned when three trawlers collided in the Kumar river at Bhanga bazar in Bhanga upazila under the district on Monday.

  • Woman, grandson drown

    A woman and her grandson drowned in a pond at Pachaniakandi village under Gopalganj municipality yesterday.

  • 5 school kids hurt in roof collapse

    Five kids were injured as the roof of a primary school collapsed in Barguna's Amtali upazila yesterday.

  • Slum dwellers get potable water

    Thousands of slum people under Kurigram municipality are now getting potable water through overhead water tanks, thanks to the initiatives of Max Foundation, a Netherlands-based organisation.