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April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

‘Confined’ by parents in Dhaka: Girl now under the care of Canadian embassy

The Canadian girl, who had allegedly been confined by her parents in Dhaka for around 10 months against her wishes, was handed over to the Canadian high commission today.

February 28, 2020
February 28, 2020

Blast hurts 3 at police box in Ctg

Two policemen and a pedestrian are injured in an explosion near a traffic police box in Chattogram’s Sholoshahar Gate No-2 area.

December 17, 2018
December 17, 2018

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.

April 8, 2018
April 8, 2018

Blast from gas leak burns 3 in Savar

A blast leading from gas pipe leak burn three persons of a family at Ashulia, Dhaka.

December 23, 2016
December 23, 2016

Aus assures fans over Boxing Day security fears

Cricket Australia has assured fans over security arrangements for the Boxing Day (Dec. 26) Test against Pakistan on Friday after police foiled a plot to attack prominent sites in Melbourne with a series of bombs on Christmas Day.

December 11, 2016
December 11, 2016

Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29

Turkey declared a day of national mourning on Sunday after twin bombings targeting police struck the heart of Istanbul near the home stadium of football giants Besiktas, killing 29 people.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

‘Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate’

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as 'Rawalpindi Express', says it is "unfortunate and deplorable" when they become victims of hate or crime.

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 counterfeit and therefore pose even greater threats.

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.