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  • Ruling party MP Badal won't contest

    Ruling party lawmaker Faizur Rahman Badal did not submit his nomination paper for the upcoming parliamentary elections.

  • Bhurungamari freed on this day in 1971

    On this day in 1971, Bhurungamari upazila, then a thana under Kurigram sub-division (now a district), was freed from the Pakistani occupation forces.

  • Bid to rape 5-yr-old girl

    A five-year-old girl, who narrowly escaped a rape attempt allegedly by one of her neighbours on Monday, was admitted to Panchagarh Sadar Hospital the same night and later released yesterday.

  • Triple murder over land dispute

    Three people were killed by their rival group during a clash over a piece of land at Taluk Haridas village in Aditmari upazila of the district yesterday.

  • Once poverty-hit Barodaha now a vegetable village

    Once a poverty-stricken village, Barodaha village in Botlagari union under Saidpur upazila is now known as vegetable village as vegetable farming has brought tremendous improvement in the socio-economic condition of the villagers.

  • Painted like train to draw students

    The walls of the building of a primary school in Madhupur upazila have been painted like an intercity train for attracting students to come to the school.

  • KP Basu's palatial buildings decaying

    The impressive house of famous mathematician Kalipada Basu (well-known as KP Basu), who made considerable contribution to the development of algebra in the late 1800s, is heading towards virtual ruination due to lack of proper maintenance.

  • Farmer killed as villagers clash

    A man was killed yesterday as villagers clashed using bamboo sticks and iron rods after a cow ate ripe paddy at the victim's field in Dimla upazila.

  • Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed

    Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the resignation letters of the four technocrat ministers will come into effect once the prime minister accepts those.

  • Awami League Election Nomination Collection Factional Clash

    3 killed over land dispute in Lalmonirhat

    At least three people are killed and seven injured in a clash over a land dispute in Aditmari upazila.