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  • How fast are the fast track projects?

    Among the government's priority fast track projects, only Padma Bridge has so far made some notable progress as 46 percent of the main bridge's work has been finished as of August this year with its approach road at Mawa end and service area already completed.

  • Bangladeshi Math Olympiad team felicitated

    A warm reception was accorded to the Bangladeshi Olympiad team for its outstanding performance in the 58th

  • Hospital fined for risky blood transfusion

    A mobile court yesterday fined Regent Hospital Ltd in the capital's Mirpur Tk 6 lakh for transfusing blood without compulsory tests and selling drugs at higher prices by forging the original price tags.

  • One held over YouTube leak of 'Bhuban Majhi'

    Police yesterday detained one person in the capital in connection with the leaking of Bangladeshi film “Bhuban Majhi” on social media site YouTube.

  • The export idea contest “Rise High Bangladesh”

    The export idea contest “Rise High Bangladesh”

  • At least 51 vehicles belonging to VIPs and influential people are fined by law enforcers for plying the wrong side of a road in Dhaka.

    Secretary’s car caught again on wrong side

    Police sue the driver of rural development and co-operatives division secretary Mafruha Sultana for the second consecutive day for plying on wrong side of a road in Bangla Motor of Dhaka.

  • 16.5% pass DU ‘Kha’ unit admission tests

    The results of 'Kha' unit admission test of Dhaka University for 2017-18 session has been published.

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    DMP beefs up security ahead of Durga Puja

    Police beef up security across Dhaka to avert any subversive activity during the upcoming Durga Puja, the largest Hindu religious festival of the country.

  • No gas in N'ganj for 8hrs today

    Gas supply across a vast area of Narayanganj will remain off for eight hours on Monday due to relocation of gas pipelines for tie-in installation, Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd says in a release.

  • Two 'JMB men' held in N'ganj

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)-11 claimed to have arrested two members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)'s

  • Ansar man found dead in Savar

    The body of an Ansar member was found hanging inside Savar Upazila Health Complex compound, on the outskirts of Dhaka, early

  • CU students protest 'BCL attack' on fellow

    Protesting the attack on a fellow allegedly by two activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on September 19, around 50 Chittagong

  • Two Rohingya refugees held with 3,000 Yaba pills in Ctg

    Two Rohingyas, who fled into the country just 15 days ago, were arrested with 3,000 Yaba pills near Firingi Bazar under Kotwali Police Station in Chittagong city yesterday evening.

  • Ctg rivers in peril

    The rivers in Chittagong are in perilous condition as no significant protection measures had been taken under the master plan of 1995,

  • UN involvement needed in talks

    Prime Minister's International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi yesterday said the ongoing issue of Rohingya crisis should be handled under the auspices of the United Nations.

  • Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover opens to public early Oct

    With the 4km Malibagh-Razarbagh-Shantinagar stretch ready for traffic, the widely-criticised 8.7km Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover is set to completely open for public use by early next month, said an official.

  • Save country's lifelines

    Most of the country's rivers are struggling to survive due to encroachment, sand and stone lifting, and pollution, experts said yesterday.

  • Woman killed, 2 children hurt in Badda fire

    A woman died and her two children were critically injured as a fire broke out at a house in the capital's Badda early yesterday.

  • Myanmar has to solve Rohingya crisis on its own

    The Myanmar government will have to solve the Rohingya crisis on its own as it was created by them, said speakers at a seminar at Chittagong University yesterday.

  • Land surveyor entrapped

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested a surveyor at Rupganj upazila land office in his office while he was taking bribe from a land owner.

  • Eight months needed to deliver pledges

    In an open letter to residents living within Chittagong City Corporation (CCC), its Mayor, AJM Nasir Uddin, said the pledges he had made during the mayoral election would be implemented by the next eight months.

  • Long wait for justice

    Some wounds never heal. It has been more than six years since Nurul Islam had to witness the most brutal incident in front of his own eyes -- his daughter being shot dead.

  • Pro-BNP candidates boycott polls

    Alleging that the ruling Awami League men occupied polling centres, pro-BNP candidates boycotted Chittagong's Karnaphuli Upazila Parishad election that was held yesterday.

  • BCL men 'beat' Dhaka shop owner, staffer

    Bangladesh Chhatra League men have allegedly beaten a trader and his employee and demanded extortion money in Chankharpool area after taking the staffer hostage at a Dhaka University dormitory.

  • Reckless driving warrants stricter punishment

    Punishment for reckless driving has to be increased for putting an end to frequent road accidents, said Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain yesterday.

  • S Asian Music Festival ends on a high note

    The South Asian Music Festival concluded yesterday at MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

  • Girl found dead in abandoned house

    A girl was found hanging from a window in an abandoned house near Matuail Medical College in Dhaka yesterday. Ruhi Karim, 5, daughter of Rezaul Karim, was a first-grader, said Kadamtali police.

  • 2 Bangladeshi students selected to join Telenor Youth Forum

    Two Bangladeshi students have been selected through a competition to participate in Telenor Youth Forum 2017 to be held in December in Oslo, Norway.

  • At least 51 vehicles belonging to VIPs and influential people are fined by law enforcers for plying the wrong side of a road in Dhaka.

    VIPs on wrong side: Over 50 vehicles fined in Ramna

    At least 51 vehicles belonging to VIPs and influential people are fined by law enforcers for plying the wrong side of a road in Dhaka.

  • Body of minor girl found hanging in Dhaka

    Police recovered the hanging body of a six-year-old girl from an abandoned house near Matuail Medical College area in Dhaka.