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    Human chain demands relief material in Panchagarh

    People of low-income groups, including daily wage earners, formed an hour-long human chain at Chowrangi intersection in Panchagarh town on Panchagarh-Dhaka highway this afternoon, demanding relief material immediately.

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    It’s suicide, not murder: Judicial committee

    The judicial committee formed to enquire into the death of a lawyer, Palash Kumar Roy, in Panchagarh prison hospital has not found any proof of his killing.

  • sexual violence in Bangladesh

    2 housewives, 10-year-old girl raped

    Two housewives and a third grader were allegedly raped in Patuakhali, Mymensingh and Panchagarh on Wednesday.

  • Youth commits suicide

    Youth ‘commits suicide’ in police custody

    A youth allegedly commits suicide by hanging himself in police custody at Debiganj Police Station of Panchagarh.

  • Coming home to tragedy

    Hearing the sound of the engine of his father's tractor, three-year old Minhaz rushed out to greet him as usual. What was usually a welcome sight for his father after a day of hard-work, quickly turned into a tragedy yesterday afternoon.

  • Schoolgirl Sonia rape and suicide

    Sonia ‘rape, suicide’ spark protest in Panchagarh

    People from all walks of life stage a demonstration in Tetulia upazila of Panchagarh demanding capital punishment of two youths for allegedly raping a schoolgirl and provoking her to commit suicide.

  • SSC examinee sexually harassed

    Suicide of Raped Girl: Frustration as case not recorded

    Parents and relatives of a school student, who died by suicide on Tuesday in Panchagarh, are frustrated as police have not yet recorded any case against the two youths, who allegedly provoked the 14-year-old girl to do that.

  • Monkeys, vulture, civet rescued in Dhaka, Panchagarh

    Wildlife department rescues three Rhesus monkeys, one Indian civet, a griffon vulture and some other wild birds in separate drives through Dhaka and Panchagarh.

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    Bus crushes schoolteacher in Kamalapur

    A schoolteacher was crushed under the wheels of a rashly-driven bus at Kamalapur in Dhaka on Wednesday morning.

  • 'Breakthrough' in priest killing

    Five days into the murder of a Hindu priest in Panchagarh, police yesterday claimed to have "completely cracked" the case and arrested three "key suspects".

  • Priest killing: 3 more 'JMB men' held in Panchagarh

    Police claim to detain three members of banned militant outfit, JMB, during a raid in connection with the attack at a Hindu temple where a priest was killed in Debiganj upazila of Panchagarh five days ago.

  • Now temple vandalised in Panchagarh

    A decades-old Hindu temple was found vandalised in Panchagarh yesterday, three days after unknown assailants slit the throat of a Hindu priest in the district.

  • US envoy condemns Debiganj priest murder

    The United States have condemned the "cowardly acts" in which a Hindu priest was killed and another person injured in Panchagarh on February 21.

  • Khaleda condemns Debiganj priest murder

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has condemned the attack on Debiganj temple and murder of its priest and demanded immediate arrest of the attackers.

  • Jogeswar Dasadhikari

    Priest killing: 3 suspects remanded in 2 cases

    A Panchagarh court places three suspects on different terms of remand in two cases filed in connection with the murder of a priest in Debiganj upazila.

  • Sri Sri Shinto Santo Gaurio monastery, Panchagarh

    Police still clueless

    Although the police arrested three suspects in connection with the killing of a priest at a temple in Debiganj of Panchagarh, they were still clueless about the motive behind the gruesome murder.

  • Panchagarh

    3 JMB, Jamaat men held over Debiganj priest killing

    Police have claimed detention of three people in connection with the Debiganj temple attack in Panchagarh where a Hindu priest was killed and a devotee shot yesterday. Two among them are said to be members of banned militant outfit JMB and the other a Jamaat-e-Islami activist.

  • Priest killed, devotee shot

    Criminals slit the throat of a Hindu priest at a temple in Debiganj of Panchagarh just after dawn yesterday and fled the scene firing shots and exploding homemade bombs, which injured two devotees. Deceased Jogeswar Dasadhikari, 50, is the latest victim of a recent string of attacks on clerics and prayer houses of minorities in Bangladesh over the last few months.

  • Islamic State, SITE Intelligence Group, Panchagarh

    IS claims Panchagarh priest murder: SITE

    Terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for murdering a Hindu priest in Debiganj upazila of Panchagarh, US-based SITE Intelligence Group says.

  • Sri Sri Shinto Santo Gaurio monastery, Panchagarh

    Attack on Hindu temple: Priest killed, devotee shot

    A priest has been killed and a devotee is shot as miscreants attack a Hindu temple in Deviganj upazila of Panchagarh.

  • Banglabandha opens immigration services

    Immigration services at Banglabandha land port in Panchagarh and the corresponding Phulbari land port in Jalpaiguri of West Bengal began yesterday amid festivity and hope that it would boost trade and tourism between the two countries.

  • 2 killed as bus hits bike in Panchagarh

    Two motorcyclists are killed as a bus knocked down their vehicle in Pradaner Haat area of Debiganj upazila in Panchagarh.

  • 6 killed in Panchagarh road crash

    At least six including three of a family are killed and one other injured after a truck rams a battery-run auto-rickshaw head-on in Panchagarh Sadar upazila.

  • ‘We will have true identity, finally’ (video)

    It is the looming reality of implementation of the enclave swap that has triggered a wave of delight through the stranded Indian lands inside Bangladesh’s Panchagarh.

  • BSF kills Bangladeshi in Panchagarh

    Indian Border Security Force (BSF) guns down a Bangladeshi cattle trader along Ghagra border in Panchagarh Sadar upazila. Samiul Haque, 35, son of Samij Uddin, was a resident of Shampara village of Haribhasa union, said Ariful Haque, commanding officer of Border Guard Bangladesh battalion-18 of Panchagarh.

  • 5 vehicles torched

    Miscreants set fire to at least five vehicles in Dhaka, Panchagarh and Moulvibazar, the fourth consecutive day of the 120-hour countrywide hartal enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance.