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  • Ctg BCL leader held with gun during voting

    A leader of Chittagong city unit Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League’s student affiliate, was held with gun during union parishad voting in Hathazari upazila.

  • Woman sent to jail in Kushtia for 'blasphemy'

    A court in Kushtia sends a young woman to jail for her alleged derogatory comment on Allah and demeaning the holy Quran in Kumarkhali upazila of the district.

  • Pre-poll violence: 5 held over Kushtia AL man killing

    Police detain five activists of Awami League in connection with the killing of another activist in a pre-poll violence in Kushtia Sadar upazila.

  • AL man killed in Kushtia pre-poll violence

    An activist of ruling Awami League is killed in a clash between supporters of two chairman candidates contesting the upcoming fourth phase union parishad (UP) elections in Kushtia Sadar upazila.

  • Kushtia man, stabbed for protesting stalking, dies

    A man, who was stabbed in Kushtia’s Bheramara for protesting the stalking of a girl, has succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

  • Kushtia ‘outlaw’ killed in 'gunfight' with cops

    An outlaw has been killed in what police say gunfight in Kushtia Sadar upazila.

  • Teacher hacked dead, brother hurt in Kushtia attack

    Unidentified miscreants hack dead ex-headmaster of a school, injure his younger brother critically at Fakirabad village in Bheramara, Kushtia.

  • 150 years old press that still works

    More than 150 years ago, Kangal Harinath Majumder, an employee of a British-owned indigo production factory, witnessed how cruelly the workers were being exploited by the zamindars and the British Raj, and he decided to do something about it. Harinath left the job as a tutor at his small village in Kushtia and decided to wage a war against such atrocities in his own way— by publishing news in his own newspaper.

  • 2 swords stolen from Rabindranath's Kuthibari

    Two swords have been stolen from Kutibari, renowned poet Rabindranath’s house, located at the bank of Padma river at Shilaidah in Kushtia.

  • Voting in Jamalpur centre suspended over ballot snatching

    Voting at a polling centre in Nayanagar union of Jamalpur's Melandah upazila suspended as miscreants tried to snatch ballot boxes before the second phase of the union parishad polls started. Meanwhile, a clash between supporters of two candidates disrupts voting at a polling centre in Daulatpur of Kushtia.