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  • Employer's brutality

    A seven-year-old girl is undergoing treatment at a Netrakona hospital with serious injuries inflicted by her employer in Dhaka.

  • Over 3,000 people still homeless

    About 3,000 people affected by Aila in Dakope and Koyra upazilas have been living on embankments as refugees for nine years since the cyclonic storm that hit the country's southwest region on May 25 in 2009.

  • Lightning strike kills

    Lightning kills 6 in 4 districts

    Six people are dead after being struck by lightning in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Habiganj and Nilphamari districts.

  • Fishing ban in the Bay of Bengal

    Ban on fishing in sea to continue till July 23

    The ban on fishing in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Bay of Bengal to continue till July 23, aiming to preserve and ensure smooth breeding of sea fish and crustacean.

  • PM Sheikh Hasina to distribute National Film Award-2016

    PM to distribute Nat'l Film Award-2016 on July 8

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to hand over the National Film Awards-2016 through a gala function at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Dhaka on July 8.

  • 10 drug dealers jailed in Comilla

    A mobile court sentences drug peddlers to different terms of imprisonment in the town and Chandiana upazila.

  • Black money

    BEA wants white paper, body to recover black money

    Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) has demanded the government to publish a white paper and keep a provision for forming a commission in regardto black money in the budget for fiscal year 2018-19.

  • Obaidul Quader

    Bodi won’t be spared if found guilty: Quader

    Abdur Rahman Bodi, the lawmaker from Cox's Bazar-4 (Ukhia-Teknaf), will not be spared if proof of drug dealing is found against him, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader warns.

  • Mynamar Rohingya refugee crisis

    One family, 4 countries: Dispossession of the Rohingyas

    It takes a few moments to sift through the years of chaos and dislocation before Rohingya refugee Robi Alam settles on the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Fitr, August 2012, as the last time he saw his seven brothers together in Myanmar.

  • gunfight

    9 more killed in ‘gunfights’ as anti-drug drive continues

    Nine more suspected drug traders are killed in reported gunfights with law enforcers in seven districts amid a countrywide crackdown on narcotics and its dealers.

  • Obaidul Quader

    No drug peddler will be spared: Quader

    No one involved with the drug peddling business will be spared, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader asserts.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Article 70 safeguards democracy: HC

    Article 70 of the constitution, which deals with the cancellation of membership of parliament members for voting against their political party, safeguards democracy, the High Court observes.

  • Gunfight

    9 more killed in ‘gunfight’

    Nine more suspected drug dealers are killed in reported gunfights in Dhaka, Mymensingh, Sherpur, Gaibandha, Netrokona, Comilla and Cox's Bazar districts, taking the death toll in “encounter” to 61 in eleven days.

  • PM Hasina, Narendra Modi unveil Bangladesh Bhaban at Santiniketan

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the 'Bangladesh Bhaban’ jointly with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan.

  • Teacher's sexual harassment protested

    Demanding punishment of a teacher for sexual harassment and talking against religion, students of Government PC College yesterday confined the principal to his room from 11:00am to 2:45pm.

  • Habibun Nahar lone candidate

    Awami League (AL) nominated candidate Habibun Nahar is the lone candidate in Bagerhat-3 constituency by-election as no other aspirant submitted nomination till yesterday.

  • Abducted teen found murdered

    Over two months into his abduction, a teenage boy was found murdered at Keshoreganj Bazar in Phulbaria upazila yesterday.

  • Slain rape victim yet to be identified

    Nine months into the incident, police are yet to identify the girl who was murdered after rape.

  • Three electrocuted

    Three workers died of electrocution and five others were injured while erecting an electric pole in Madhya Dariabad area in Islampur municipality yesterday.

  • Cops pick up expat on drug peddling charge

    Family members of a man, who recently returned from Qatar, alleged that plainclothes Detective Branch (DB) men of Meherpur picked him up from his house yesterday.

  • Indian held at Banglabandha

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an Indian national with Tk 20.50 lakh and a bottle of liquor at Banglabandha Land Port in Panchagarah's Tentulia upazila on Wednesday.

  • Vishnu statue recovered

    Police recovered a black stone statue of Hindu god Vishnu from Bartra village in Gobindaganj upazila of the district yesterday afternoon.

  • Youth held on charge of raping challenged girl

    A youth was arrested yesterday from Sadar upazila on charge of raping a physically challenged girl in March.

  • Youth 'tortured' by policemen, dies

    A youth, detained on suspicion of theft, breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) yesterday after police allegedly pushed him off the roof of Brahmanbaria Sadar Model Police Station Complex on Monday.

  • Waste to pollute water of 2 rivers

    A garment factory is building a drain to release its waste water into the Dhaleshwari and Gazikhali rivers by grabbing land of the Roads and Highways Department (RHD) in Nayadingi area of Saturia upazila.

  • Sheep farming gets popular

    Farming of sheep is becoming more popular among young entrepreneurs in Jessore's Jhikorgachha upazila nowadays as it earns more profit with a small investment.

  • Freed Raza back to family after 20 yrs

    Acquitted from a murder charge, Azaher Ali Raza, who was freed from jail on Wednesday after 20 years of confinement, is passing a busy time as relatives, neighbours and locals thronged at his Uttar Joydebpur village home in Dinajpur Sadar upazila.

  • Thunderbolt fear hampers Boro harvesting

    Farmers in the district are passing their days in anxiety as excessive rain, storms and lightning are damaging and killing the ripe Boro paddy in the harvesting season that started one month ago.

  • Advance Eid train tickets from June 1

    Bangladesh Railway is to begin sale of advance train tickets on June 1 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to ensure hassle-free journey for holidaymakers.

  • Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra

    Open your hearts, treat Rohingya children as your own: Priyanka

    Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra says the world should learn from Bangladesh how to stand beside the distressed humanity.