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  • Bicycle riding takes his life

    An eight-year-old boy met a tragic death when he was learning how to ride a bicycle at Ragrapara village in Biral upazila on Saturday.

  • Crime is proved beyond doubt

    Charges against the five accused in Rupa Khatun rape and murder case were pressed after getting proofs beyond doubt, the investigation officer (IO) of the case said in his deposition to the court yesterday.

  • Khaja: Kushtia's mouth-watering sweet

    Aside from Lalon Shah, one would be hard-pressed to find anything that says 'Kushtia' in quite the way tiler khaja does. A perennial favourite that is often sold by street hawkers at ferry ghats, bus and railway stations, as well as at

  • Supply enough, price high, consumers suffer

    In spite of sufficient supply in the local markets, high prices of vegetable are causing immense sufferings to people, especially labourers and middle-class families, of the district.

  • Haor farmers fear loss this year too

    Farmers in Sunamganj haor areas are yet to prepare Boro paddy seedbeds due to waterlogging, following damage of sluice gates during the last floods.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Hearing on plea challenging legality of keeping CJ post vacant deferred

    The High Court defers for a week the hearing on a writ petition that challenged the legality of keeping the post of chief justice vacant and not appointing a successor to former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

  • Slain militant Nafis Ul Islam

    Father disowns body of Nakhalpara ‘militant’

    The father of Nafis Ul Islam, who was killed along with two others at a “militant den” in Dhaka’s Nakhalpara, says he will not receive the body of his son for burial.

  • Once again, Quader besieged in protests

    The chaos reported near Awami League President Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi political office last night has been described as “jubilant celebration” of party activists by its General Secretary Obaidul Quader.

  • BNP Chief Khaleda Zia

    Junior minister committed contempt: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says that a state minister’s statement on a sub-judicial matter is tantamount to the contempt of court.

  • Obaidul Quader

    AL waits for BNP's election framework: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says they are waiting for the framework to be given by BNP for the next general election.

  • Lactalis Group

    BFSA orders withdrawal of all baby milk products

    Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) orders withdrawal of all products of powdered baby milk suspected of bacterial contamination after the French company, Lactalis, notified the issue to the authority.

  • Hajj Flights

    1,27,198 Bangladeshis to perform Hajj this year: Minister

    A total of 1,27,198 people will perform Hajj from Bangladesh this year, says Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur Rahman.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    CHT people to enjoy land ownership: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assures inhabitants of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) that they will enjoy the ownership of land there as people in other regions of the country do.

  • IG Prisons Brig General Syed Iftekhar Uddin

    ‘Militants kept in separate groups in jail’

    Prisoners, alleged members of different militant organisations, are kept in separate groups based on the militant outfit they belonged to, the inspector general of prisons says.

  • Rohingya refugees

    Diplomats for safe and dignified Rohingya return

    Diplomats stationed in Dhaka lay emphasis on "safe, voluntary and dignified" return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar to make their return sustainable.

  • India onion export price

    Traders to import Indian onion at cheaper prices

    Bangladeshi traders hope to do good business as India cuts onion prices by $150 per tonne, nearly two months after they raised it to $852. As the decision came into effect yesterday, importers in Bangladesh can now buy each tonne of onion from the neighbouring country at $702.

  • Nationalisation: MPO teachers begin day-long class boycott

    Teachers and employees of MPO-enlisted educational institutions, who are on a hunger strike, start their day-long boycott of classes at all their secondary and higher secondary institutions.

  • Apan Jewellers

    Apan Jewellers owner free to walk out of jail

    The High Court grants bail to one of the owners of Apan Jeweller, Dildar Ahmed, in a money laundering case clearing the way of his walk out of jail.

  • gunfights

    2 ‘robbers’ killed in B’baria ‘gunfight’

    Two suspected robbers are killed in a “gunfight” with police in Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria, hours after their arrest.

  • Akheri Munajat

    Ijtema ends, lakhs join Akheri Munajat

    Tens of thousands of Muslims raise their hands seeking blessings for mankind as the second phase of Biswa Ijtema concluded with the final supplication -- Akheri Munajat -- on the Turag banks.

  • Section 144 at Kumarkhali

    Kumarkhali upazila administration imposed Section 144 on a school premises yesterday as Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and Jatiya

  • OC closed to Khulna

    Moheshpur Police Station officer-in-charge was closed to Khulna police lines due to his negligence of duty, affecting the administration's

  • 4 farmers abducted

    Armed criminals abducted four tobacco farmers from a farmhouse in Naikhongchhari upazila of the district early yesterday.

  • Week-long Madhu Mela kicks off

    On the occasion of 194th birth anniversary of poet Michael Madhusudan Dutta, a week-long Madhu Mela began at Michael

  • 66 injured as AL factions clash

    At least 66 people were injured in clashes between groups of ruling Awami League (AL) men in Saltha upazila under the district on Friday

  • Cry for bridges over four Nilphamari rivers

    Over one lakh people in three upazilas of the district have been suffering for long for want of concrete bridges over the Joubon-siri,

  • Return of fond memory

    It was a nostalgic occasion for the former students of Pabna Zila School, many of them now holding important positions in the society,

  • Sand lifting threatens Faridpur river

    Illegal lifting of sand from the Chandana river at Char Magchami in Madhukhali upazila poses a threat to agriculture and the people living

  • RU

    RU 10th convocation likely in March

    The authorities of Rajshahi University will re-open the online registration process on January 23 for its 10th convocation.

  • rohingya orphans

    Rohingyas share horrific tales of torture with UN envoy

    Visiting UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar Yanghee Lee meets Rohingyas in camps and listens to their horrific experiences of torture in Myanmar.