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Five killed in road crash

UNB, Narsingdi :At least five people were killed and nine others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a humanhauler on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Ghasiadia area of

Robber's throat-silt body found

UNB, Naogaon :Police recovered the throat-silt body of the ring leader of a robber gang from Amantokhari area of Patnitala upazila on Friday morning.The deceased was identified as Anwar

Macron under fire as security aide detained in assault inquiry

AFP :President Emmanuel Macron, trying to curb what has become the most damaging scandal of his presidency, on Friday fired a top security aide who has been taken into

2 Indian citizens held with gold, money

UNB, Benapole :Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained two Indian nationals along with gold ornaments weighing 450 grams and cash money from bordering Amrakhali area here on Friday.The

2 held with 4,000 Yaba tablets in Khulna

UNB, Khulna :Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two alleged drug traders along with 4,000 Yaba pills from Harintana area of the city on Friday.The arrestees were identified

"You may call me pappu, I don't hate you": Rahul hug startle PM

NDTV, New Delhi :"You may call me Pappu, but I don't hate you," Rahul Gandhi said, looking directly at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then walking across to embrace

Three killed in road crash

UNB, Jamalpur :Three day-labourers were killed and three others injured when a truck plunged into a ditch on Bhuapur-Sarishabari road in Sarishabari upazila early Friday.Those killed were identified as

Rohingya woman held in Joypurhat

UNB, Joypurhat :Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained a Rohingya woman along with her minor boy from Bhuidoba bordering area in Panchbibi upazila on Friday while trying to

1.8 mts petroleum to be imported for July-Dec

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh will import some 1.8 mts of different petroleum fuels worth about $1.21 billion (about Tk 10,168 crore) for the period of July to December of the

British PM's trade envoy Rushanara due today

UNB, Dhaka :British Prime Minister's trade envoy to Bangladesh Rushanara Ali, MP, arrives here on Saturday night to discuss how trade and investment ties between the two countries can

Vast areas of Matuail remain under water for several months forcing the locals to pass through the space mean for constructing foothpath.

Vast areas of Matuail remain under water for several months forcing the locals to pass through the space mean for constructing foothpath.

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Cumilla Univ teacher relieved of hall duty

UNB, Cumilla :A teacher of Cumilla University has been relieved of the duty of house tutor on Thursday for posting remarks on Facebook in favour of ongoing quota reform

RMG workers want Tk 16,000 minimum wage

Staff Reporter :Leaders of the garment workers on Friday threatened to wage a tougher movement if their demand for fixing Tk 16,000 as minimum wage is not met within

592,000 BD people live in modern slavery

bdnews24.com :As many as 592,000 people could be living in "modern slavery" in Bangladesh, a condition of servitude broadly defined in a new global study as forced and state-imposed

Indian Army should occupy BD land, settle illegal immigrants there

Hindustan Times, Guwahati :Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia on Wednesday said the Indian Army should occupy a portion of Bangladesh and settle the illegal immigrants there.The

Fake notes worth Tk 32 lakh seized: 4 held

Staff Reporter :Detectives on Thursday night arrested four people on charge of money counterfeiting during a drive in city's Kallyanpur area.They also recovered fake notes worth Tk 32 lakh

Drop in pass rates shows return to right course

bdnews24.com :A drop in the average pass rate and number of candidates who have secured maximum grade point average or GPA in HSC exams this year may have disappointed

People suffer amid scorching heat

People suffer amid scorching heat

UNB, Dhaka :As people across the country continued to suffer due to scorching heat, the weather office on Friday predicted that there might be rains in many districts under

4 held over SB Inspector murder

Staff Reporter :Detectives in a drive arrested four persons, including three women, from city's Hazaribagh and Badda areas on Wednesday night in connection with the murder of Mamun Emran,

2 'drug peddlers' killed in C'Bazar 'gunfight' 100 held in city’s Geneva Camp

Staff Reporter  :Two alleged drug peddlers were killed in a gunfight with joint forces, comprising Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Himchari of Cox's Bazar

EC's letter to finalise 40,000 polling centres

Staff Reporter :As part of the preparatory work for the eleven parliamentary elections, the Election Commission (EC) has sent letter to the field level administrations directing them to publish

 BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

BBC Online :A BBC interview with the boss of Pakistan's leading English-language newspaper has stirred controversy a week before national elections.Hameed Haroon, CEO of the Dawn Media Group, accused

Three women and a youth, alleged killers of SB Inspector Mamun Imran Khan, were arrested from Badda and Hazaribagh areas on Thursday.

Three women and a youth, alleged killers of SB Inspector Mamun Imran Khan, were arrested from Badda and Hazaribagh areas on Thursday.

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3 JMB men held in Natore

UNB, Natore :Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested three members of banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) along with their organisation's handbook from Ruerbhag in

ACC finds irregularities at hajj agencies

BSS, Dhaka :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday conducted a surprised drive at some hajj agencies in the capital's Naya Paltan and found huge irregularities and corruption in the

New BD code handed over to CJ

Staff Reporter :Law Minister Advocate Anisul Huq on Thursday handed over the latest version of the Bangladesh Code to the Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain. At 3.30 pm yesterday,

British PM's envoy Rushanara due tomorrow

British PM's envoy Rushanara due tomorrow

UNB, Dhaka :British Prime Minister's trade envoy to Bangladesh Rushanara Ali, MP arrives here on Saturday night todiscuss on how trade and investment ties between the two countries can

Tree, environ fairs abuzz with plants

UNB, Dhaka :The National Tree Fair and the National Environment Fair attracted a good number of visitors and plant lovers on Thursday, the second day of the fairs.Department of

BNP's rebel candidate withdraws candidacy

Staff Reporter :Badruzzaman Selim, BNP's rebel mayor candidate in the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) election, has withdrawn his candidacy supporting the party nominated candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury."I have withdrawn

'Local Server' to be set up in embassy to give NID for expats

Noman Mosharef :The Election Commission (EC) is planning to set up local server at Bangladesh missions abroad to issue National Identity Card (NID) to Bangladeshi expatriates in different countries