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    Former Khulna UP chairman killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab

    A former Union Parishad chairman has been killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion in Rampal upazila of Bagerhat.

  • Death by Dengue Fever

    Septuagenarian dengue patient dies in Khulna

    A Septuagenarian man, who was diagnosed with dengue fever, dies at a private hospital in Khulna.

  • violence

    12 cops closed for stalking female student, beating brother in Khulna

    Twelve policemen are closed for allegedly stalking a female student and beating her brother in Batiaghata upazila of Khulna.

  • Rainy weather in Bangladesh

    Met office predicts moderate rainfall

    Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places across Bangladesh, says Met office.

  • 11 cops sued over gouging of trader's eyes

    A case was filed with a local court yesterday against 13 people, including 11 policemen, for allegedly gouging a trader's eyes in the

  • Rail links with Khulna partially restored after 11 hours

    ​Rail communication of Khulna with the rest of the country has been restored after an eleven-hour disruption caused by a derailment.

  • Journalist arrested for FB post on goat’s death

    Yet another journalist is made victim of the “black law” section 57, sued by a colleague, for alleged libel against a local lawmaker in Khulna.

  • Two killed in 'gunfight' with Khulna cops

    Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a “gunfight” with police in Khulna yesterday while another man was injured in a separate incident.

  • Former OC sent to jail in Khulna

    A Khulna court sends a former officer-in-charge (OC) of Patia Police Station to jail in a case filed under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.

  • Precious water for people in need

    Even three months ago, Josna Biswas of Chalna municipality in Khulna's Dakop upazila had to walk 1.5km twice a day to fetch two pitchers of water from the municipality pond.

  • Comilla keep playoff hopes alive

    Comilla Victorians keep their playoff hopes alive with a five-wicket win over Khulna Titans

  • Rangpur leapfrog Khulna

    Mohammad Mithun hit an unbeaten 49 as Rangpur Riders cantered to a seven-wicket win against Khulna Titans in a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match in Chittagong today.

  • Mahmudullah does it again

    The phrase 'lightning never strikes the same place twice' is one that researchers have seen nature defy quite often.

  • Waiting for Mehedi

    As wickets tumbled one after the other towards the end of yesterday's afternoon Bangladesh Premier League game, many expected Rajshahi Kings to send in Mehedi Hasan Miraz, as they were running out of batters.

  • Mahmudullah leads Khulna to thrilling win

    A five-wicket burst from Rajshahi Kings bowler Abul Hasan helped his side restrict Khulna Titans to 133 for 8 in 20 overs during the 3 rd match of Bangladesh Premier League at Mirpur stadium today.

  • Mehedi returns to Dhaka

    Mehedi Hasan Miraz, the young boy who became the toast of a nation with his 12 wickets in the first Test victory over England returned to Dhaka from Khulna early today.

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    3 ‘criminals’ killed in Dhaka, Khulna, Jhenidah ‘gunfights’

    Three alleged criminals have been killed in separate incidents of “gunfights” with the law enforcers in Dhaka, Khulna and Jhenidah early today.

  • International Crimes Tribunal

    4 war crimes accused arrested

    Police arrests four persons from Khulna and Bagerhat districts for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • 11 Sundarbans robbers surrender to home minister

    Eleven members of two Sundarbans-based robber gangs surrender and hand over 25 firearms to Home Minister Assaduzzaman Khan at Mongla port in Khulna.

  • Railway bridge beside Bangabandhu bridge

    Train services between Dhaka, northern region resume

    Train communications of Dhaka with Rajshahi, Khulna and Rangpur divisions are restored after six hours of disruption following a derailment of a wagon at Sayedabad Rail Station in Sirajganj.

  • 48-hr transport strike in Khulna from tomorrow

    Transport owners and workers calls a 48-hour strike in 10 districts under Khulna division tomorrow demanding the withdrawal of two compensation cases filed against the owners of Chuadanga ‘Deluxe Paribahan’ and ‘Green line Paribahan’.

  • Khulna jute mills workers block road, rail routes

    State-run jute mills’ workers of Khulna have blockaded the road and railway in the district to press for their five-point demand. The blockade is running parallel to a strike they are observing since April 4.

  • ‘Long march to save Sundarbans' begins

    Demonstrators begin a four-day-long “long march” from Dhaka to Khulna in protest against the Rampal power plant, which they believe is a threat to the world’s largest mangrove forest the Sundarbans.

  • Rare disease: DMCH to form medical board tomorrow

    Doctors at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital will form a medical board tomorrow for the treatment of a patient who was admitted there with a rare disease commonly known as “tree-man” disease.

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    Khulna JCD president Kamran held

    Police arrest Khulna district unit Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) president Kamran Hasan on sabotage charges from Khulna City Corporation (KCC) market area.

  • Taskin blooper and bungles to remember

    Check out the bloopers and fielding bungles during the fourth and final T20I of the series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. The visitors came back from two games down to draw the series.

  • Zimbabwe aim to complete comeback

    Buoyant Zimbabwe aim to complete comeback in the 4th match of the T20I series against Bangladesh at Khulna’s Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium trailing 1-2.

  • Tigers look to ace the running game

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza said that they are focusing on improving on lack of singles in their batting approach, which he felt had to be covered through fours and sixes.

  • Mushfiqur out for 2 weeks

    Bangladesh batting linchpin Mushfiqur Rahim suffers an injury during the second T20I of the 4-match series against Zimbabwe at Khulna today.

  • Bangladesh blow away Zimbabwe

    Bangladesh inflict a massive 42-runs defeat on Zimbabwe and take a 2-0 lead in the 4-match T20 series at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna today.