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Rain water remains stagnant due to poor drainage system in different areas of the city, causing immense sufferings to commuters. Photo shows people including students passing the Nazimuddin Road with rickshaw-van pullers on Monday.

Rain water remains stagnant due to poor drainage system in different areas of the city, causing immense sufferings to commuters. Photo shows people including students passing the Nazimuddin Road with rickshaw-van pullers on Monday.

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Khaleda for full-fledged bodies of JCD, Jubo Dal

UNB, Dhaka :BNP chairperson Khaleda has asked the leaders concerned of her party to form the full-fledged committees of all the units of its associate bodies, including Jatiyatabadi Jubo

51 BNP teams for capacity building

UNB, Dhaka :BNP has formed 51 teams with senior leaders to strengthen its organisational capacity across the country and rejuvenate the rank and file before hitting the streets with

Another boiler blast victim dies in Dinajpur

UNB, Dinajpur :Another worker who suffered burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a rice mill in Sadar upazila of the district on Wednesday last died on Monday.Sources said

Three passengers received injuries when a tree fell down on a tempo in front of Curzon Hall of Dhaka University as Nor'wester hit city on Monday disrupting road traffic also.

Three passengers received injuries when a tree fell down on a tempo in front of Curzon Hall of Dhaka University as Nor'wester hit city on Monday disrupting road traffic also.

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7 hurt in DU BCL factional clashes

UNB, Dhaka :At least seven students were injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Dhaka University's Sir AF Rahman Hall on Sunday night.Witnesses

Zawahiri calls for 'guerrilla war' in Syria

Al Jazeera News :Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called on the armed Syrian opposition to wage guerrilla warfare against the government of Bashar al-Assad and its allies.In an audio

35 killed in drug violence across Mexico

Reuters :At least 35 people were killed over the weekend in Mexico, according to local officials, amid a widespread surge in drug gang violence that has driven murders to

Raudha's body exhumed for 2nd autopsy

Raudha's body exhumed for 2nd autopsy

UNB, Rajshahi :Criminal Investigation Department exhumed the body of Maldivian medical student Raudha Athif, who was found dead at a dormitory of Rajshahi Islami Bank Medical College Hospital on

Prove Indian uranium water mixed with haor one

UNB, Dhaka :Throwing a challenge to BNP, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked the party to prove its claim that uranium-contaminated water coming from India got mixed with

Expedite relief operation in Haor areas: PM

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry and authorities concerned to further accelerate the relief and other related operations in the

EPI Week begins

Staff Reporter :The Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) under the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has planned to introduce more new and underused vaccine aims at accelerating action

Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF

UNB, Chapainawabganj :A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Gilabari border point in Bholahat upazila on Sunday night.Lt Col Rashed Ali,

BD lacks steps to protect victims: UN

UNB, Dhaka :The UN rights body finds 'lack of effective measures' in Bangladesh to protect labour trafficking victims and provide them with effective remedies, including compensation and rehabilitation."Despite the

Curbing militancy, drug abuse major challenges: IGP

Staff Reporter  :Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Monday identified militancy and drug abuse a two main challenges and said law enforcers have taken a "zero

DOJ resolves to indict bank manager, several others

ABS-CBN News :The Department of Justice (DOJ) has resolved to indict several individuals for money laundering in connection with the $81-million Bangladesh Bank (BB) heist in February 2016, including

Family and relatives of the Rana Plaza victims gathered at the Jurain graveyard and offered prayers for the salvation of the departed souls on Monday. The nine-storied Rana Plaza collapsed on April 24, 2013, killing over 1,130 people mostly garment workers and injuring thousands.

Family and relatives of the Rana Plaza victims gathered at the Jurain graveyard and offered prayers for the salvation of the departed souls on Monday. The nine-storied Rana Plaza collapsed on April 24, 2013, killing over 1,130 people mostly garment workers and injuring thousands.

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The heavy downpour on Sunday aggravated the water logging problem in the DND embankment area at Dolairpar in the capital. The local people demand that the authorities concerned step forward to go for a permanent solution to the perennial problem.

The heavy downpour on Sunday aggravated the water logging problem in the DND embankment area at Dolairpar in the capital. The local people demand that the authorities concerned step forward to go for a permanent solution to the perennial problem.

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Malaria Day tomorrow

Staff Reporter :The country has achieved a significant progress in Malaria eradication in recent years and a target of eliminating the mosquito-borne infectious diseases is set by 2030.The National

Situation chaotic

UNB, Dhaka :With a plan to ease traffic in one of the city's busiest areas, the construction work on the integrated Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover Project began in January 2013, but

Most victims' families yet to get compensation

UNB, Savar :Even after the fours years, the families of many of the Rana Plaza victims who were killed during the tragedy are yet to get any compensation from

Get ready for movement

UNB, Dhaka :Stating that they will soon call for a fresh anti-government movement, BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Sunday urged his party colleagues to get ready for

Deserving students need to get stipends: PM

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday emphasised the need for providing stipends and the money of education allowance to deserving students."The government puts the highest importance on

Iqbal Mand Banu gets bail

Court Correspondent :The Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court of Dhaka on Sunday granted bail to Syeda Iqbal Mand Banu, mother-in-law of Bangladesh Nationalist Party's Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman, in a

Raudha killed in a planned way, claims father

Raudha killed in a planned way, claims father

UNB, Rajshahi :Mohammad Athif, father of Maldivian medical student Raudha Athif, on Sunday claimed that her daughter was killed in a planned way and the authorities concerned of the

France votes in high-stakes presidential election

France votes in high-stakes presidential election

AFP :French voters flocked to the polls under heavy security Sunday in the first round of a highly unpredictable presidential election seen as vital for the future of the

267 officials made Deputy Secretaries

Staff Reporter :The government promoted on Sunday 267 more officials, mostly from the 22nd Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) batch, to Deputy Secretaries rank with a view to infusing dynamism

Experts for mandatory regn of copyright

UNB, Dhaka :Experts have emphasised that copyright protection for creative works should be made mandatory immediately to protect the authenticity of intellectual property in the country.They expressed their emphasis

Five killed in lightnings

bdnews24.com :At least five people have been killed when lightning strike different coastal districts as the stormy weather continues across the country. Three people were killed in Chittagong and

Man trampled to death by wild elephants in Sherpur

bdnews24.com :Wild elephants have trampled to death a farmer in Sherpur and left his wife and son injured.The incident has been reported early on Sunday from a village in Sreebordi