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Chuadanga people advised to stay under shade, drink water

Chuadanga people advised to stay under shade, drink water

District Disaster Management Committee of Chuadanga in a meeting on Sunday advised the mass people to stay under shade from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The meeting was held at the Conference Room of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) in the town this noon.     With Deputy Commissioner Dr Kissin


Missing woman found dead in Natore

Missing woman found dead in Natore

Body of a housewife, who went missing on Friday, was recovered from a tenant’s house in Natore Sadar upazila on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Eti Begum, 45, wife of Md Shafiqul Islam, imam of Murcha Baitul Noor Jame Masjid in Lohagara upazila of the district. Police and local

Two held with 1040 liters of smuggled diesel in Ctg

Two held with 1040 liters of smuggled diesel in Ctg

Sadarghat Naval police arrested two individuals with 1040 litres of smuggled diesel and a wooden boat from Karnaphuli River on Saturday night. The detained were identified as Arafatul Islam and Faisal Ahmed both hailed from Patiya upazila of the district, according to a BSS report. Officer-in-Cha

Man stabs nephew to death in Kamrangirchar

Man stabs nephew to death in Kamrangirchar

A drug addict man reportedly stabbed his nephew to death in the capital's Kamrangirchar area on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Tanin Hossain Sifat (22) a plastic trader of Kazi Pagla village of Louhajang upazila of Munshiganj district. At that time, the victim's elder brother Tamim Hossai

Public life turns miserable amid searing heat

Public life turns miserable amid searing heat

GAIBANDHA/ PABNA, Apr 21: Public life has become miserable for a sultry heatwave that has been sweeping the country in the last few days. Amid the soaring heat, people crowd sherbet shops in different places to quench their thirst. Moreover, load-shedding has started in the district in phases, le

Heatwave raises incidence of seasonal diseases in Rajshahi

Heatwave raises incidence of seasonal diseases in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Apr 21: Public health in Rajshahi is falling into ruin with a widespread outbreak of seasonal diseases under the influence of the severe heat wave sweeping over the region for the past one week. Different types of diseases including cold-cough, fever, headache, sore throat and diarrhoea

30 injured in clash between police, RMG workers in N’ganj

30 injured in clash between police, RMG workers in N’ganj

Thirty people were injured in a clash between police and garment workers at BSCIC industrial area in Fatullah of Narayanganj district on Sunday. Quoting witnesses, police said a group of workers of Abanti Colour Tex Limited blocked Dhaka-Munshiganj road around 9:30 am after placing bamboo, sticks,

Two fishermen shot by BGP near Naf River

Two fishermen shot by BGP near Naf River

Two Bangladeshi fishermen were shot and wounded allegedly by members of Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) while they were fishing in the Naf River along Naikhongdia border in Teknaf upazila. The injured were identified as Mohammad Ismail and Mohammad Faruk, both hailing from Shah Porir Isl

Two dead in separate road accidents in Dhaka

Two dead in separate road accidents in Dhaka

Two people, including a woman, were killed in two separate road accidents in the city's Zero Point and Malibagh Railgate areas on Sunday morning. A female garment worker was killed in a collision between a cement-laden cargo truck and a passenger bus in Zero Point area of the capital around 6:15 a

Man held with 308 bottles of Phensedyl in Rajshahi

Man held with 308 bottles of Phensedyl in Rajshahi

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in an anti-crime drive, detained an alleged drug peddler with 308 bottles of Phensedyl in the district last night, RAB sources said this noon. The arrested person was identified as Saidur Rahman (40) of Askarpur village under Charghat upazila in the distric

Woman dies of heat stroke in Meherpur

Woman dies of heat stroke in Meherpur

A 45-year-old housewife reportedly died from heat stroke in Meherpur’s Gangni upazila on Sunday morning as the country continued to experience extremely high temperatures for the past few days. With this incident, three people died from heat stroke in the past two days all over the nation.

One held over college student murder in Noakhali

One held over college student murder in Noakhali

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested one individual on Saturday accused of stabbing a college student to death by a juvenile gang at Senbagh. The arrestee was identified as Shamim (20) from Dakshin Rajarampur village of Mohammadpur union of the upazila. "The elite force arrested Shamim, also a m