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Bridge collapses only three months after construction

-- August 18, 2019 16:23:45

A 40-foot bridge constructed at a cost of Tk 3.1 million has collapsed in only three months, causing extreme suffering to commuters. The bridge was constructed over the Abashongami canal at Purba Dho...

City road crash kills one

-- August 18, 2019 13:52:04

A man was killed in a road accident at Uttar Badda in the capital on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Shahidul Islam, 45, son of late Saidul Islam of Charikumarpara in Kamalkanda upazila of Net...

Minor boy killed over land dispute

-- August 17, 2019 18:31:05

A two-year-old boy was slaughtered over a land dispute at Dalarkandi village of Austagram upazila in Kishoreganj on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Wasim, son of Abdul Wadud of the v...

Two die in Kishoreganj gunfight

-- August 14, 2019 19:35:06

A gunfight between two groups of local people at Shaympur village of Bajitpur upazila in Kishoreganj over establishing supremacy left two people dead and 20 others injured on Wednesday morning. The d...

Road crash leaves three dead in Bogura

-- August 14, 2019 18:00:37

Three people were killed and 15 others injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses at Aria bazaar of Shajahanpur Upazila on Bogura-Dhaka highway on Wednesday. Police said Khairul Alam,...

BSF 'beats Bangladeshi to death'

-- August 14, 2019 17:35:24

A Bangladeshi man was allegedly beaten to death by members of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) along the Thakurpur border of Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga on Wednesday morning. The deceased...

Land dispute leaves three dead in Mymensingh

-- August 14, 2019 13:24:31

Three people were killed and two others injured in a clash over the ownership of a plot at Khathaldangi under Iswarganj upazila in Mymensingh on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Jah...

DMP commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia reappointed contractually

-- August 13, 2019 20:43:41

Asaduzzaman Miah, the outgoing DMP Commissioner, has been reappointed on contractual basis for the next thirty days, reports UNB. He will join the contractual job on Wednesday, said a press release i...

Amusement centres draw big crowds

-- August 13, 2019 19:51:26

The amusement centres in the big cities such as Dhaka, Chattogram, Rajshahi and Khulna, became one of the main attractions for the families with kids during the vacation of Eid-ul-Azha. The recreatio...

11 injured in Tangail buffalo attack

-- August 13, 2019 19:47:32

Eleven people have been injured when a buffalo meant to be slaughtered for Eid-ul-Azha attacked them in Tangail, reports bdnews24.com.  The incident occurred in Jugihati village under Ghatail Up...

Two women die as boat capsizes in Jamuna

-- August 13, 2019 19:32:08

Two women died while five others remained missing after a boat capsized in the Jamuna river in Sariakandi Upazila of Bogura district on Tuesday, reports UNB. The deceased were identified as Amena Beg...

Govt to allow rawhide export to ensure fair price

-- August 13, 2019 19:14:57

The government has decided to allow export of rawhide in order to ensure fair price, says a bdnews24.com report. The commerce ministry called for the traders’ help to ensure that rawhide is tra...

Eight killed in separate road accidents in Rangpur, Dinajpur

-- August 13, 2019 19:10:35

Eight people were killed and five others injured in separate road accidents at different places in Rangpur and Dinajpur districts on Monday night and Tuesday, police said. In Rangpur, one rickshaw-va...

DMP puts ban on drone flying in Dhaka city

-- August 13, 2019 18:02:01

Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Tuesday puts ban on flying of unauthorised drone in the city to maintain public safety, reports UNB. A press release said flying drone without permission from the authori...

Number of new dengue cases declining: Health minister  

-- August 13, 2019 17:28:29

The number of new patients hospitalised with dengue is declining because the people are becoming more aware about the disease, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said Tuesday, reports...

1,200 news dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

-- August 13, 2019 17:22:48

At least 1,200 new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in 24 hours until Tuesday morning, reports UNB. Since January, 44,471 people were hospitalised with dengue, according...

Three more die of dengue as outbreak rages across Bangladesh

-- August 13, 2019 15:51:44

Three people have died from Dengue in Dhaka and Khulna amid the Eid holidays as the mosquito-borne disease continues to wreak havoc across Bangladesh, reports bdnews24.com. On Tuesday morning, a five...

Housewife ‘killed for dowry’ in Satkhira

-- August 13, 2019 14:52:57

A housewife was allegedly killed by her husband for dowry at Sultanpur Palpara in the town on early Tuesday, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Dipika Hazra, wife of Animesh Pal in the area....

Bhutanese PM greets Hasina, Bangladeshis on Eid

-- August 13, 2019 13:36:29

Bhutanese Prime Minister (PM) Lotay Tshering on Tuesday called his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and extended Eid greetings to her and the people of Bangladesh, reports UNB. “Lotay Tshe...

Two more die of dengue

-- August 13, 2019 13:11:54

The deaths of two persons, including a child, were reported from Khulna and Laxmipur districts on Monday night and early Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Parash, 4, son of Kamruzzaman of Dasp...

Maritime ports hoist warning signal 3

-- August 13, 2019 13:04:31

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department has advised maritime ports to raise Local Cautionary Signal No. 3 due to a low over the northern Bay of Bengal. According to Tuesday’s forecast, light t...

Launch, speed boat services suspended at Mawa, Kathalbari

-- August 13, 2019 12:40:53

Munshiganj (UNB) – Rough weather forced suspension of launch and speed boat services on the Mawa-Kathalbari route on Tuesday morning. Md Aminul Islam, in-charge of Mawa River Police camp, said...

BGB on alert to prevent rawhide smuggling

-- August 13, 2019 12:11:25

Dinajpur, (UNB) - Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) remained on high alert on Tuesday to prevent illegal rawhide smuggling through the Hili land port. Joypurhat-2 BGB Battalion Commander Lt Col Rashed Mo...

Child missing after speed boat sinks in Padma

-- August 13, 2019 12:03:38

Munshiganj, (UNB) - A child went missing after a speed boat sank in the Padma River on Tuesday morning. The young boy was identified as Deen Islam Hossain, 8, son of Siddiqur Rahman of Mollar Hawla v...

Haphazard Eid cattle slaughter continues this year

-- August 13, 2019 11:21:01

Shahjalal Firoz, a resident of Banani in Dhaka, brought a goat to the city corporation abattoir near Mohakhali Bus Terminal for slaughter on the morning of Eid-ul-Azha Monday, reports bdnews24.com.&nb...

Dhaka city authorities remove 30,000 tonnes cattle waste

-- August 13, 2019 10:27:15

  The authorities have removed 30,000 tonnes of waste from cattle slaughtered in Dhaka on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. Dhaka South City Corporation removed 20,000 tonnes of cattle waste until 1...

Slipped knife hits, kills girl watching cow slaughtering

-- August 12, 2019 21:13:43

A 10-year-old girl has died after a knife slipped out of a butcher’s hand and hit her during the slaughtering of a cow on Eid-ul-Azha in Madaripur, reports bdnews24,com. The victim, Moumita Akt...

Dengue claims 2 more lives, 2,093 hospitalised

-- August 12, 2019 19:30:55

Two more people died of dengue and 2,093 new patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country, report agencies. The new deaths were recorded in the capital and Rajshahi on Mond...

Large Eid congregations in Kishoreganj and Dinajpur

-- August 12, 2019 18:39:18

Gor-e-Shahid Baro Maidan in Dinajpur and Sholakia Eidgah in Kishoreganj hosted two of the largest Eid congregations in the country on Monday. In Dinajpur, the 6th Eid-ul-Azha congregation was at Go...

Child dies from dengue fever at Dhaka hospital

-- August 12, 2019 18:01:20

A toddler has died from dengue at Dhaka Shishu Hospital amid the Eid-ul-Azha celebrations around the country, reports bdnews24.com. Samia, the two-and-a-half-year old daughter of Md Rubel from Lakshm...