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  • Couple among six dead in road crashes

    Six people were killed and four others injured in road accidents in three districts yesterday.

  • 7 Khulna men charged with war crimes

    The prosecution yesterday filed charges against seven Khulna men for their alleged involvement in four specific

  • Ctg woman 'kills herself'

    A woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her Chittagong city residence in Mohora area on Wednesday night.

  • Death anniversary of Goutam Das today

    Today is the 12th death anniversary of Goutam Das, the district correspondent of the daily Samakal in Faridpur.

  • HC clears way for trial of Abbas

    The High Court yesterday cleared the way for the lower court concerned to run the trial proceedings against former

  • Bangladeshi, Indian armies complete counter-terrorism exercise

    Indian and Bangladeshi armies yesterday concluded a joint 13-day counter-terrorism exercise in the north eastern Indian state of Mizoram.

  • Language hero Takiullah dies

    Language movement veteran Muhammad Takiullah, son of legendary linguist Dr Muhammad Shahidullah, died at a city hospital yesterday morning. He was 91.

  • Bhasani's 41st anniversary of death today

    Today is the 41st death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a legendary politician of the

  • Arrest Patuakhali 'fake' doctor: HC

    The High Court yesterday further ordered the police to immediately arrest Rajon Das, an alleged fake doctor of a clinic in Patuakhali, for leaving cotton inside the abdomen of a woman after operating on her in March.

  • Police 'weighing' info on Banani murder

    Police investigating the murder of a recruiting agency owner in the capital's Banani are yet to arrest any killers although they circulated video footage of four attackers captured in CCTV cameras.

  • Nahid blames public universities

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday told parliament that the authorities of public universities were not interested in

  • Graphic novel Mujib comes out in English

    After the successful publication of the graphic novel on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Bangla, the English

  • 6 'Neo JMB' men held

    Police claimed to have arrested six suspected members of banned militant outfit “Neo JMB” with firearms, bullets and explosives in separate raids from Naogaon and Chapainawabganj early yesterday.

  • Curbing corruption in land office

    The land office is one of the most devious, mischievous and sinister places in the country, particularly for gullible people who barely

  • DSCC launches online payment system

    To reduce sufferings of people, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) yesterday introduced a new system of paying the trade licence fee and holding tax through online.

  • One killed as train hits covered van

    A man was killed and another injured when a goods-laden covered van was hit by a speeding train on a level crossing

  • No 'anti-independence people' in Victory Day events

    People "who were against the independence" of the country cannot be invited as guests in any programme marking Victory Day, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said yesterday.

  • Lawmakers slam govt move to hike holding tax

    Senior lawmakers including a minister in parliament express their anger over the government’s move to increase holding tax in Dhaka and Chittagong cities.

  • BSF killing

    ASK concerned over border killings

    Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses deep concern over the recent killing of Bangladeshi citizens by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along the Bangladesh-India border.

  • Mirza Abbas

    Graft case: No legal bar to run trial proceedings of Mirza Abbas

    The High Court clears the way for the lower court concerned to run the trial proceedings of former BNP housing and public works minister Mirza Abbas in a corruption case.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Recruit physically challenged man: HC

    The High Court directs the government to appoint a physically challenged man, who had qualified to the post of family planning inspector but was deprived of the job.

  • Dhaka Literary Festival 2017

    Curtains raised on Dhaka Lit Fest

    Syrian poet Ali Ahmad Said Esber along with Bangla Academy Director General Shamsuzzaman Khan Dhaka Lit Fest directors today raised the curtains on Dhaka Literary Festival, a three-day festival at the Bangla Academy premises.

  • Three motorcycles are torched near Azimpur bus stand in Dhaka

    AL groups clash in Azimpur, torch vehicles

    Two groups of the ruling Awami League clash in Dhaka’s Azimpur, resulting in arson and vandalism along with an hour-long chaos in the area.

  • Skills building stressed

    Differently-abled persons can get jobs and contribute to the economy by developing their skills through proper technical training, speakers at a roundtable said yesterday.

  • Road crashes kill three

    Three people were killed and 16 others killed in road accidents in the country yesterday.

  • Primary final exams begin on Nov 19

    Primary and ebtedai terminal examinations for class V students of schools and madrasas will begin across the country on November 19 with nearly 32 lakh examinees.

  • 'Positive steps' on new wage board next week

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the government would take "positive steps" on forming the 9th wage board for journalists next week.

  • ICT will try six men in absentia

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday decided to hold trial of six men from Mymensingh in absentia in a case filed over committing crimes during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • UNB district correspondents' conference today

    The annual conference of the district correspondents of United News of Bangladesh (UNB) will be held at its head office

  • Nat'l debate fest begins at JU

    A four-day national debate competition began at Jahangirnagar University yesterday with an aim to raise awareness about women rights