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Flooding and landslides killed at least 91 people and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon

Mass Public inquiry body on haors formed

A commission, led by Prof Serajul Islam Chou-dhury, has been formed to investigate the flashflood in haor areas and

Four burned as house set afire

At least four people sustained burn injures as some miscreants torched a house by pouring petrol at Nayabasti village

Waterway accidents galore

At least 20,508 people were killed and movable assets, excluding human resources, equivalent to Tk 3,417.20 crore were destroyed

Groundwater level falls in Jessore area

An acute shortage of safe water hit Jessore district town due to continuous fall in underground water level, coupled

Savings certificate sale up

National Savings certificates' sale has increased tremendously in recent time as the government has reduced interest rates of bank

Tigers warm up match today with Pakistan

Bangladesh cricket team, now in England to play in the eight-team ICC Champions Trophy, will play Pakistan in their

Govt has no moral right to place budget: BNP

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said the current government has no moral right to present the

Police raid vacant flat in Savar

Police raided a house suspected to be used by militants as a hideout in Savar on Friday night, but

MP among 6 injured in road crash

The lawmaker from Dinajpur-1 constituency Manoranjan Shill Gopal and five others sustained injuries in a road accident on Dinajpur-Dhaka

'Bangabandhu Island' can be tourist spot

Speakers at a seminar in the city yesterday said the newly emerged 'Bangaba-ndhu Island' near Dubla-rchar in the Bay

400 RMG workers fall sick from heat stroke

At least 400 employees of several garment factories fell sick due to scorching heat at Konabari and Kashimpur in

Bangladesh to produce swimming talents: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday expressed her firm optimism that the swimmers of Bangladesh would appear as global talent

'AL intruders won't get membership renewal'

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said their party will not renew the membership of those 'intruded'

Maharashtra CM escapes helicopter crash safely

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday had a lucky escape, when his helicopter met with an accident, but

BNP leader shot dead in Khulna

A local BNP leader was shot to death by miscreants at Damodar in Phultala upazila on Thursday night.The deceased

'Charge sheet on Holey Artisan attack soon'

Home Minister Asadu-zzaman Khan yesterday said the charge-sheet on the terror attacks at Holey artisan cafe in the city

Obama gets rock-star welcome in Berlin

Barack Obama received a rock-star welcome in Berlin as he appeared at a public debate Thursday with Chancellor Angela

Govt's support to tourism urged

Entrepreneurs have urged the government to take initiative to develop tourism as the sector is facing a number of

Banani rape suspect Nayem 'confesses' to crime

Nayem Ashraf, a key suspect in the alleged rape of two girls in a Dhaka hotel, appeared before a

Dog named Trump kidnapped in Delhi

The Delhi Police is looking for a nine-year-old dog named Trump who was allegedly kidnapped from north Delhi's Roop

JICA never to stop support

President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Dr Shinichi Kitaoka on Thursday said Japan will never stop cooperation with

Rafiur Rabbi gets bail in Hefazat's case

A Narayanganj court has granted bail to cultural activist Rafiur Rabbi in a case filed by a leader of

5 to die for Gopalganj murder

A Gopalganj court has sentenced five people to death for their roles in the murder of a businessman 18

Violence victim Rumana graduates from UBC

Rumana Monzur, whose eyes were gouged out by her husband in Bangladesh, has completed her graduation from the law

CHT problem resolved through talks, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government successfully resolved the ethnic problems in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

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