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  • Man kills wife

    A housewife was killed allegedly by her husband over family feud in Bhanga upazila of the district early yesterday. The deceased, Setu Begum, 35, was wife of Jahurul Islam of Chanpotti village under Gharua union in the upazila.

  • Boy stabbed dead

    A boy was stabbed to death allegedly by his friend over playing cricket at Charghoshpur village in Sadar upazila on Friday. The victim was Hamim Hossain, 15, son of Tofazzal Hossain of the village.

  • Man beaten dead, two held

    Criminals beat a man to death in a feud allegedly over sharing a cigarette in Sadar upazila of the district on Saturday night.

  • 'Hold govt job tests in divisions'

    Job seeking youths of the district demanded holding of all job tests of government and non-governmental institutions in divisional headquarters. The demand was made at a human chain in front of Kurigram Press Club yesterday.

  • 'Mymensingh free day' today

    Valiant freedom fighters freed the district from the Pakistani occupation forces on this day in 1971. Marking the day, the district administration and Muktijoddha Sangsad's Mymensingh unit and Mymensingh Free and Victory Day Celebration Committee have jointly taken a week-

  • Road blocked, arrest of culprit demanded

    Students, their guardians and villagers blocked Dinajpur-Rangpur Highway in Chirirbandar upazila for an hour on Saturday, demanding arrest of a high school teacher for sexually harassing a Class IX girl student of the school in the upazila on Thursday.

  • Road getting damaged, substandard work alleged

    Potholes and bumps have developed on some sections of the newly repaired and renovated Barabari-Burimari Highway in Kaliganj and Aditmari upazilas, disrupting traffic movement and causing accidents.

  • AL alliance puts 303 candidates in 300 seats

    Awami League’s election alliance puts forward 303 candidates to contest in the upcoming general election for 300 constituencies.

  • Bandarban puts bar on foreign tourists in peak season

    Local authorities have decided to impose temporary restriction on tourism in popular destination Bandarban due to the upcoming general election.

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    WB approves $500m to boost livestock in Bangladesh

    The World Bank (WB) has approved USD 500 million to improve livestock and dairy production in Bangladesh so that the country can meet growing demand for egg, meat and milk to improve the nutritional intake of its citizens.