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20 members of Pakistan village council accused of ordering rape of girl

The Guardian :Pakistani police have arrested 20 members of a village council for allegedly ordering the rape of a teenager as punishment for a rape committed by her brother.The

China, India locked in high-stakes, border row

AFP :A border standoff between Chinese and Indian troops on a remote Himalayan plateau has heightened long-standing tensions while ensnaring a tiny kingdom, Bhutan, between the two nuclear-armed powers.The

Get ready for do-or-die movement

UNB, Jessore :BNP senior leader Tariqul Islam on Thursday asked their party men to get ready to take to the streets with a 'do-or-die motto' to get rid of

Land official held by ACC while taking bribe

UNB, Dhaka :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday caught a land official of Mymensingh red-handed while taking bribe.A six-member ACC team, led by its director Nasim Anwar, arrested assistant

Field officials influenced by AL men: BNP

UNB, Dhaka :BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Thursday alleged that the jailing of Barguna UNO Tariq Salmon and subsequent transfer of some top officials have exposed field-level

 Nine including 4 Nigerians held

Nine including 4 Nigerians held

Staff Reporter :Detective Branch of Police arrested nine people including four Nigerians, in connection with fraud and human trafficking from the capital on Wednesday.Seven of them have been identified

Three to die for murder in city

Court Correspondent :A court here on Thursday sentenced three people to death for killing an employee of a shoe factory in Siddik Bazar area in the city.The court fined

Police to be available for drives by DCs: Asad

UNB, Dhaka :Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday said deputy commissioners (DCs) will get police instantly as per their requirement for conducting any mobile court drive."Police, Ansar members will

People to bring AL back to power: PM

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said people will bring Awami League back to power as they are enjoying the benefits of development due to the continuation

BD to take back its irregular migrants from Europe

UNB, Dhaka :The government has in principle decided to take back its irregular migrants from Europe after proper verification of their nationality.Bangladesh has also agreed to sign the Standard

JMB man held in C'nawabganj

UNB, Chapainawabganj :Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an alleged member of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Raghunathpur Roadpara area of Shibganj upazila in the district on

 France plans asylum 'hotspots' in Libya

France plans asylum 'hotspots' in Libya

BBC Online  :France says it plans to set up "hotspots" in Libya to process asylum seekers, in a bid to stem the flow of migrants to Europe.President Emmanuel Macron

Independent prosecution service in the offing: Anisul

UNB, Dhaka :Law Minister Anisul Huq on Thursday said the government has decided in principle to introduce an independent prosecution service.The minister came up with the disclosure while talking

Beef price hikes

Beef price hikes

Reza Mahmud :Beef  price is increasing day by day in the city. The meat sellers are charging Tk 500 to Tk 550 for per Kg of beef, though the

Guava's brisk trading gets momentum at the floating wholesale market during rainy days at Kirtipasha canal in Jhalokati Sadar Upazila. This photo was taken on Thursday.

Guava's brisk trading gets momentum at the floating wholesale market during rainy days at Kirtipasha canal in Jhalokati Sadar Upazila. This photo was taken on Thursday.

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Three JMB militants (Sarwar-Tamim group) were arrested by RAB-3 from city's Aftabnagar area under Badda Thana on Wednesday.

Three JMB militants (Sarwar-Tamim group) were arrested by RAB-3 from city's Aftabnagar area under Badda Thana on Wednesday.

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Govt, BCG to launch CEO Outreach Prog

UNB, Dhaka :The government in collaboration with US-based global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is going to launch CEO Outreach Programme (COP) to boost investment and create

2 killed in Magura road accidents

UNB, Magura :Two people were killed in separate road accidents in Sadar upazila on Tuesday. Golam Rasul, 40, son of Habibur Rahman of Sajiria village in the upazila, was

DU admission tests from Sept 15

bdnews24.com :Admission tests for the session 2017-18 at Dhaka University or DU will begin on Sep 15.The tests for the "Ga" unit (business studies) will be held that day,

Home-going passengers waiting for several hours due to lack of transports as waterlogging created all over the capital. This photo was taken from Jatrabari area on Wednesday.

Home-going passengers waiting for several hours due to lack of transports as waterlogging created all over the capital. This photo was taken from Jatrabari area on Wednesday.

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BD nat'l picked up by BSF in Lalmonirhat

UNB, Lalmonirhat :Border Security Force (BSF) of India picked up a Bangladeshi cattle trader from Burimari border area of Patgram upazila on Wednesday morning. Sources at BGB said BSF

A curable disease isolates a Kurigram family!

UNB, Kurigram :When a family member is affected by a serious but unnoticeable disease, others console the victim. But when four members of a poor family get affected with

Body found in Buriganga

UNB, Keraniganj :Police recovered the decomposed body of a young man from the Buriganga River in Gosaighat area of Dakkhin Keraniganj upazila on Tuesday afternoon.Locals informed police after seeing

Saima gets 'Int'l Champion Award' for autism work

Saima gets 'Int'l Champion Award' for autism work

UNB, Dhaka :Saima Wazed Hossain has been awarded the International Champion Award from Shema Kolainu, a New York-based School and Center for Children with Autism, for her relentless and

EU vows to retaliate over US measures

BBC Online :The European Union has expressed concern about US plans to impose fresh sanctions on Russia, amid concern they could hurt energy companies.The EU Commission sounded the alarm

Hajj flight had technical fault

bdnews24.com :Civil aviation authorities have denied internet media reports that a Saudi Airlines Hajj flight had caught fire.The aircraft had technical difficulties which only led to a short delay

3 to walk gallows for killing 4 Habiganj kids

UNB, Habiganj :A tribunal here on Wednesday sentenced three convicts to death and two others to seven years imprisonment in a case filed for killing four children at Sundratiki

EC an independent body, PM tells French envoy

UNB, Dhaka :Describing Bangladesh Election Commission as an independent body, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said it has been working independently in all fields."The Election Commission has been

First Republican healthcare bill fails in US Senate

BBC Online :The US Senate has rejected a Republican plan to replace President Barack Obama's signature healthcare policy.The 57-43 vote defeat marks the start of a days-long debate on

500 fish enclosures washed away in Bagerhat

bdnews24.com :Five hundred fish enclosures in Bagerhat have been washed away as heavy rain waterlogs the homes of thousands of families, and submerges betel-leaf plantations and seedbeds.Deputy Director of