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  • Locals stop construction work of school building

    Local people and school managing committee members have stopped the construction work of Tindu Groopingpara Primary School in

  • Schoolhouse faces collapse into pond

    Alirbandor Government Primary School in Taltali upazila under Barguna faces the threat of collapse into an adjacent pond dug by a

  • Farmers to plant 30 lakh palm trees

    Farmers' in the district have taken an initiative to plant 30 lakh palm trees along the newly-built rail line in Ishwardi upazila.

  • Barisal potters’ future looks bleak

    The four villages of Maheshpur Paul Para in Niamati union of Barisal's Bakerganj upazila have a long association with clay. For

  • Natore rice trader jailed, 100 tonnes rice seized

    A mobile court seizes around 100 tonnes of rice after raiding a rice trading centre at Lalpur upazila in Natore and sentences its owner one year jail for stocking up rice illegally.

  • ADB signs USD200m loan deal with Bangladesh

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladesh government sign USD200 milion loan agreements to strengthen the country’s urban infrastructure.

  • Food security at stake for rice price hike: BNP

    Voicing deep concern over the soaring rice prices, BNP alleges that the government is mocking with people's hunger by putting the country's food security at stake with its 'wrong policy and incompetence'.

  • ICT-1 gets new judge

    The government appoints Justice Amir Hossain, a judge of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court, as a member of the International Crimes Tribunal-1 dealing the cases filed in connection with the crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Help cutting rice price: Govt to traders

    The government calls upon the traders and rice mill owners to extend their cooperation to the government by bringing down price of rice within purchasing capacity of people.

  • 4 die in boat capsize at Hatiya

    Four fishermen drown following a boat capsize due to rough winds in Noakhali’s Hatiya upazila.