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  • Addict man pours hot curry on wife

    A housewife landed in hospital as her addict husband poured hot curry on her at their Basundia village home in Jessore Sadar upazila

  • Skeleton stolen from grave

    Police yesterday arrested a man on charge of stealing a skeleton from a graveyard in Shasha Kandapara village of Muktagachha upazila

  • 'Robber' beaten dead

    A suspected robber, beaten by an angry mob at Charsandi village under Sadar upazila, died at Shariatpur General Hospital yesterday.

  • Drug addict kills elderly father

    An elderly man was killed by his drug addict son allegedly over a family feud in Bakerganj upazila of the district on Friday night.

  • Schools run by proxy!

    Payment of salaries of the teachers of five government primary schools in Sundarganj upazila has been suspended on charge of running

  • 2 bird poachers punished

    A mobile court yesterday destroyed 3,000 square feet of nets used for trapping birds in Hakaluki Haor area of Kulaura upazila under the

  • Indomitable Helena

    Her determination to get education overwhelms others.

  • Production target likely to fail

    Production targets of two state-run sugar mills in the district may not be achieved due to illegal crushing of sugarcane with power crushers in mill zone areas and possible shortage of sugarcane.

  • Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Logo

    TIB concerned over selection of DSE strategic partner

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) criticises the alleged attempts of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) for illegal interference and influence in the selection process of foreign strategic partner for Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE).

  • 2 SSC examinees held over firing on Ctg cops

    Police arrest two SSC examinees in connection with firing on a policeman at a check post in Chittagong city on February 16.

  • Finance Minister AMA Muhith

    I am going to retire by December: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that he would retire by December this year. The finance minister also asks the Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh President AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury to retire.

  • Obaidul Quader

    BNP to join national election: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says BNP will certainly take part in the upcoming general election though its chairperson Khaleda Zia may not join it for her conviction.

  • Today’s SSC question paper leaked with answers

    In yet another incident of SSC question paper leaks, the questions for Bangladesh and Global Studies examination are found on several Facebook pages along with the answers around an hour before the exam begins.

  • Government job recruitment BCS quota system

    ‘Reform govt job quota system’

    A student rights group will organise a protest programme at all educational institutions across the country on Thursday demanding a reformation of existing quota system in various government recruitment process including BCS (Bangladesh Civil Service) examinations.

  • Science-based mobile games launched for class 6-8 students

    A local game developer develops three separate mobile games for the students of grade six, seven and eight to solve the complicated chapters of their science textbooks for the first-of-its-kind initiative in the country.

  • Gunshot at Khagrachhari

    UPDF supporter shot dead in Khagrachhari

    A supporter of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) is shot dead at his home in Khagrachhari Sadar upazila.

  • Stéphane Dujarric

    UN hopes for free, fair polls in Bangladesh

    United Nations secretary general’s office has expressed its hope that “a climate could be created where free and fair elections could take place,” in Bangladesh.

  • Moudud accuses govt of dillydallying with Khaleda’s verdict copy

    BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed accuses the government of buying time to issue the certified copy of the graft verdict against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.

  • 4 held with arms in Bandarban

    A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and Bangladesh Army in a raid arrested four hill people with twenty five firearms and huge ammunitions in remote Lama upazilla of Bandarban.

  • Worker killed in Mymensingh building collapse

    A worker is killed and eight others are injured when an under-construction building collapsed in Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh.

  • Khaleda conviction: BNP to hold rally Feb 22

    BNP announces to hold a rally on February 22 protesting the jail sentence of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a corruption case.

  • 1 killed, 2 injured in transformer blast in Keraniganj

    A 25-year-old man is killed and two other suffered burn injuries in a transformer blast at Bangshal in Chunkutia area of Keraniganj last night.

  • 17 injured as Nagarkanda AL factions clash

    At least 17 people were injured in a clash between two factions of Awami League at Ghonapara village in Nagorkanda upazila yesterday.

  • 9 kids' death remembered

    People from all walks of life in Benapole observed a mourning day yesterday marking the death anniversary of the nine school kids, who

  • Marine institute closed sine die

    Bagerhat Institute of Marine Technology in Chitali Baitpur area of Sadar upazila has been closed indefinitely and the students were asked to leave the dormitories by 2:00pm yesterday.

  • Man killed in clash

    A man was killed and four others were injured in a clash between two rival groups at Tetoy village in Derai upazila of Sunamganj

  • The 50-yr-old stalker is none but UP chairman

    A female SSC candidate is facing death threat from her stalker, a union parishad (UP) chairman in Nalchity upazila, during the ongoing

  • Risky bridge only means

    Thousands of people have been crossing the Khiru river in Trishal upazila using a risky bridge for years.

  • Crab farming

    Crab farming their new livelihood

    Thousands of people in the coastal areas of the district are now involved in catching crabs and its cultivation as the profitable item can

  • Where goose rearing a tradition

    You will hardly find any family in Meherpur that does not rear a goose in the homestead because rearing geese has become a tradition for them.