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Blast at Japan restaurant injures 42

A powerful blast that ripped through a restaurant in northern Japan injured 42 people and caused serious damage to neighbouring buildings, forcing some residents into shelters, officials say.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

3 killed in Narsingdi textile mill blast

Three people including a Pakistani national are killed in an explosion at a textile factory at Shilmandi union of Narsingdi Sadar.

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Exposed to fatal cylinder blasts

Passengers of a huge number of CNG-run vehicles are exposed to high risks of accidents in the absence of timely fitness verification of the gas cylinders. Further, many of these cylinders are...

April 9, 2016
April 9, 2016

Key Paris attacks suspect arrested

The key remaining suspect in November's Paris terror attacks, Mohamed Abrini, is among five people arrested in Belgium.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

84-year-old saved by his daughter

A loud bang and shaking of ground woke her up around 1:30am on Friday at her fourth-floor apartment in the six-storey building in

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

15 govt employees killed in Pakistan blast

At least fifteen people were killed when a bomb exploded on a bus carrying government employees in the volatile northwest Pakistani frontier city of Peshawar on Wednesday, officials say.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

PM lashes out at Star editor

Blasting The Daily Star for running the DGFI-supplied false news against her during the last caretaker regime, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Star editor himself could not...

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Mahmudur won't be freed now

Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, was shown arrested in a bomb blast case yesterday, a day after the Supreme Court upheld a High Court bail granted to him in a sedition case.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

The boy to be in grandma's custody

A Dhaka court allowed grandmother to take custody of a minor boy yesterday, a day after he was granted bail in a bomb blast case.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

'IS bomber' kills tourists in Istanbul

A suspected member of the Islamic State (IS) group kills 10 people, at least nine of them German tourists, in a suicide bomb attack in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

Bagmara blast linked to past attacks: Home minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says the bomb attack on a mosque of Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Bagmara of Rajshahi’s is linked to all other terrorist attacks in the past and there is an...