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Celebrated singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah dies at 67

Celebrated singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah dies at 67

One of the most revered singers of Bangladesh, Shahnaz Rahmatullah has died at the age of 67.She breathed her last at her residence in Baridhara around 11:30pm on Saturday, a

Now university student 'pushed off' to death from bus

Now university student 'pushed off' to death from bus

UNB, Sylhet :Amid the outcry over the death of a private university student in the capital, another university student was crushed to death by a bus after its helper reportedly

Ardern has shown the way for building a beautiful world with love and compassion

Ardern has shown the way for building a beautiful world with love and compassion

New Zealand has broadcast the Islamic call to prayer and observed a two-minute silence last Friday to mourn those killed in the Christchurch attacks. The Muslim call to prayer

NTRCA for cancelling MPO of 184 instts

M M Jasim :The Non-Government Teachers Registration Certification Authority (NTRCA) has recommended, the Education Ministry to cancel Monthly Pay Order (MPO) of a total of 184 educational institutions for committing

Students block Dhaka-Barishal highway

Students block Dhaka-Barishal highway

Our Correspondent :Students of Government BM College protested on Saturday, demanding maximum penalty for the bus driver involved in Friday's road accident in Barishal which left seven people dead.One of

HC revokes bail of Ruhul Amin

Staff Reporter :A High Court bench on Saturday revoked its previous order that granted one- year interim bail to former Awami League leader Ruhul Amin, who allegedly instructed to rape

Many 'march for love' in NZ as mosques reopen

Many 'march for love' in NZ as mosques reopen

Reuters, Christchurch :About 3,000 people walked through Christchurch in a 'march for love' early on Saturday, honouring the 50 worshippers massacred in the New Zealand city a week ago, as

3rd phase of 5th UZ polls today

Staff Reporter :As per scheduled, the third phase of fifth upazila Parishad election will be held today in 25 districts. The EC announced it on February 14, the schedule for

 Students block road demanding compensation

Students block road demanding compensation

UNB,  Benapole :Students blocked Benapole-Jashore highway on Saturday morning demanding compensation for schoolgirl Nipa who lost her right leg on Thursday's road accident in Sharsha upazila.The school students put up

16kg gold worth Tk 8cr seized at HSIA

Staff Reporter :Police recovered about 48 gold bars weighing 16 kg from a toilet at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday.Estimated market price of the gold is nearly Tk eight

Hundreds of vehicles remain stuck in a 30km long tailback stretching from Meghna-Gumti Bridge to Gazaria area for several hours, causing immense suffering to commuters on Saturday.

Hundreds of vehicles remain stuck in a 30km long tailback stretching from Meghna-Gumti Bridge to Gazaria area for several hours, causing immense suffering to commuters on Saturday.

 Mueller submits report on Trump-Russia deal

Mueller submits report on Trump-Russia deal

Reuters, Washington :Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed in a confidential report on his investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by U.S.

Varsity student assaulted at Gawsia market, 3 held

Staff Reporter :Three people have been detained on charges of assault on a university student at Gawsia market, beside New Market, on Friday afternoon.According to police, a quarrel ensued

Biman hijacking: Polash got infuriated after he was asked to take his seat

bdnews24.com :Investigators have cobbled together a clearer picture of the attempted hijacking of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane by interrogating six crew members.Polash Ahmed, a passenger of the BG-147

Six killed in Myanmar's Rakhine state as army battles rebels

Reuters, Yangon  :Six villagers were killed and five injured in Myanmar's Rakhine state amid clashes between government troops and ethnic Rakhine rebels, a lawmaker and residents said on Friday,

'We are one' says PM Jacinda as NZ mourns with prayers, silence

'We are one' says PM Jacinda as NZ mourns with prayers, silence

Reuters, Christchurch :The Muslim call to prayer sounded out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone

Bad debt recovery

Special Correspondent :Bangladesh Bank (BB) has proposed to establish separate 'bankruptcy courts' in all the districts across the country to deal with the simmering banking crisis created by an

 7 more killed including college student

7 more killed including college student

Staff Reporter :At least seven persons including a college student were killed and eight others injured in road accidents in Barishal and Magura districts on Friday. The accident took

9th span of Padma Bridge installed

9th span of Padma Bridge installed

UNB, Shariatpur :Around 1350 metres of the much-hyped Padma Bridge is now visible with the installation of 9th span on the pillars no 34 and 35 on Friday.The 150-metre

PM Jacinda Ardern receives death threat on social media

NZ Herald :Police are investigating death threats sent to Jacinda Ardern on social media.A Twitter post containing a photo of a gun and captioned "You are next" was sent

Glowing New York Times editorial says 'America deserves a leader as good as Jacinda Ardern'

NZ Herald :A glowing editorial in the New York Times has heaped praise on the way Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has handled the fallout from the shocking events of

Blast at Chinese C'plant kills 47

Reuters, Yancheng :An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday, the latest casualties in

BD youth shot dead by Indians in Sylhet

UNB, Sylhet :A Bangladesh youth was shot dead by Indian nationals at Companiganj Upazila on Friday morning.The deceased, 19-year-old Md Babul Mia, was the son of Muslim Uddin of

2 'drug traders' killed in 'gunfight'

UNB, Cox's Bazar :Two suspected drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Rajarchhara in Teknaf upazila early Friday.The deceased were identified as Nur Mohammad, 40, son

15 hurt as RMG workers clash with cops in N'ganj

Staff Reporter :At least nine garment workers and six policemen were injured as the workers clashed with the law enforcers following a rumour over death of three fellow workers in

Bullet-riddled NZ mosque to reopen for Friday prayers

Reuters, Christchurch :The bullet-riddled Al Noor mosque in Christchurch was being repaired, painted and cleaned ahead of Friday prayers, as grieving families buried more victims of New Zealand's worst mass

Series of road crashes shock country again

Series of road crashes shock country again

Staff Reporter :At least 13 more people including three students and madrasha teacher were killed and four others injured in series of road accidents in Sirajganj, Khulna, Brahmanbaria and Narsingdi

Safe road demos continue in city

Staff Reporter :A section of protesting students from different universities formed human chain demanding road safety for third consecutive day in the capital and some other places in the country

Forex market volatility reaches pick amid dollar crisis

The volatility in forex market has reported to reach its pick amid an unprecedented dollar crisis created by ballooning current account deficit and money laundering under trade misinvoicing. Sources said,

Cops, BRTA failed to restore discipline on roads: DMP chief

Staff Reporter :Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Thursday said that DMP and BRTA could not to enforce traffic discipline on Dhaka city roads.He said this while addressing