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Mother's struggle to survive as flood turns lives upside-down

UNB, Gaibandha :It was a building of Jubilee Government Primary School in Sadar upazila, where around 450 people had taken shelter by Saturday as their homes got submerged.As evening

Hundreds of vehicles along with goods laden truck got stuck near Shimulia-Kathalbari navigation route as ferry services were disrupted due to heavy current in River Padma on Monday.-

Hundreds of vehicles along with goods laden truck got stuck near Shimulia-Kathalbari navigation route as ferry services were disrupted due to heavy current in River Padma on Monday.-

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Death toll from India, Nepal, BD floods jumps to over 300

Reuters, Dhaka/New Delhi :The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting

Barrister Sayedul sued for anti-religious remarks

Court Correspondent :Gautam Kumar, known to a social worker yesterday lodged a case against Barrister Sayedul Haque Suman on charge of making derogatory remarks about the Hindu religion.Gautam, who

2 killed in C'nawabganj road crash

UNB, Chapainawabganj :Two people, including a retired army person, were killed and another one was injured in two separate road accidents here on Monday.The deceased were identified as retired

Five alleged criminals were arrested by DB police with five laptops, two private cars and Tk 1,90,000 in cash from city's Bangshal area. This photo was taken from in front of DB office on Monday.

Five alleged criminals were arrested by DB police with five laptops, two private cars and Tk 1,90,000 in cash from city's Bangshal area. This photo was taken from in front of DB office on Monday.

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Kenya finance minister Rotich arrested for corruption

Kenya finance minister Rotich arrested for corruption

BBC Online  :Kenya's finance minister has surrendered himself to the police after the chief prosecutor ordered his arrest over allegations of corruption.Henry Rotich is accused of flouting procurement procedures

DFID releases £850,000 to support BD's flood victims

UNB, Dhaka :The UK Department for International Development has released pound 850,000 for immediate support to the flood victims of Bangladesh.About 65,000 people will receive unconditional cash grant and

Woman, son found slaughtered in Magura

Staff Reporter  :Police recovered the slaughtered bodies of a woman and her 10-month-old son from their house at Parnanduali Mistripara  village in Magura Sadar upazila on Monday morning.The deceased

2 AL leaders shot dead in dists

Staff Reporter  :Two top local leaders of Awami League (AL) were shot dead by unidentified criminals in Bandarban and Satkhira. The victims are Mong Mong Thoi Marma, 50, President

BRTC workers besiege HQs for arrears

Staff Reporter :A group of workers of state-run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC), including drivers and staff of other depots besieged its headquarters in the city on Monday demanding

DU students lock academic, administrative buildings

DU Correspondent :A group of students of Dhaka University put the academic and the administrative buildings under lock and key on Monday morning demanding an end to the university's

Govt doing farce in the name of relief: GF

Staff Reporter :Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain has alleged that the government cannot tackle the flood situation as there is no effective democracy in the country. We all

BD seeks NAM, ASEAN member states role

UNB, Dhaka :Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York Ambassador Masud Bin Momen hasurged the NAM member states including the ASEAN neighbours of Myanmar to

Road communications have been snapped as part of Wapda Road washed away by the onrush of flood water at Morelganj in Bagerhat. This photo was taken on Monday.

Road communications have been snapped as part of Wapda Road washed away by the onrush of flood water at Morelganj in Bagerhat. This photo was taken on Monday.

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At least 6 dead in US heat wave

VOA News :Health officials say an oppressive heat wave that has blanketed large swaths of the United States has contributed to the deaths of at least six people.Various news

Fate of seized UK ship depends on crew 'coop': Iran

AFP, Tehran  :Iran said Sunday the fate of a British-flagged tanker it is refusing to hand back after seizing it in the Gulf depends on the cooperation of its

'Yaba trader' killed in 'gunfight'

UNB, Cox's Bazar :A suspected Yaba trader was killed in an alleged gunfight with police in Teknaf upazila early Sunday.The deceased was identified as Md Hossain, 39, son of

Hundreds of vehicles got stuck in a massive traffic gridlock in the capital as roads being narrowed down due to development works and frequent DU students agitation at Shahbagh. This photo was taken from Banglamotor area on Sunday.

Hundreds of vehicles got stuck in a massive traffic gridlock in the capital as roads being narrowed down due to development works and frequent DU students agitation at Shahbagh. This photo was taken from Banglamotor area on Sunday.

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EU helping BD reintegrate migrants, says EU envoy

UNB, Dhaka :European Union (EU) Ambassador to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink has said the EU stands shoulder to shoulder with the government of Bangladesh in reintegrating migrants back in their

Power supply to HSIA restored after 7 hrs' disruption

UNB, Dhaka :Power supply to Shahajala International Airport restored after seven hours of disruption on Sunday afternoon following a power-line disconnection in the morning.Power outage and disruption in water

Dengue turned epidemic for lack of preventive measures: BNP

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Sunday alleged that the dengue situation has turned epidemic in the capital due to the government's failure to take any effective preventive measure and conduct

DU students continue protest demanding ending ties with 7 colleges

DU students continue protest demanding ending ties with 7 colleges

DU Correspondent  :A group of Dhaka University (DU) students on Sunday locked the gates of administrative and academic buildings demanding an end to the university's affiliation with seven colleges.The

It's US Embassy that had ulterior motive: Sajeeb Wazed

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed on Sunday said the US Embassy here is the one that had an "ulterior motive" mentioning that they picked Priya

Pay 1st instalment to Russel in 7 days

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Sunday ordered Green Line Paribahan authorities to pay Tk 5 lakh within a week as the first instalment to clear the rest

HC summons DSHE DG

Staff Reporter :The High Court on Sunday summoned the Director General of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) to explain his noncompliance with its earlier order to provide

DU BCL leader shot at

Staff Reporter :A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound on Saturday night.The injured, Meshkat Hossain, is the deputy training secretary of BCL's central committee.

Directives to ensure safe Eid journey

Staff Reporter :To ensure safe journey of holidaymakers ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha, the Shipping Ministry has called upon all the authorities concerned to take necessary steps in a coordinated

14 members of 'teen-gang' held in city

Staff Reporter  :Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested 14 members of an "organised teenage gang" and recovered an SBBL gun from their possession in city's  Uttara area.All the arrestees

Pursue pol, economic diplomacy together

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked Bangladeshi envoys in Europe to pursue political and economic diplomacy together in the interest of the country's economic development."We need