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Cumilla road crash leaves two dead

-- June 18, 2019 17:11:38

Two people were killed and three others were injured in a head-on collision between a pick-up van and an auto-rickshaw at Jatrapur in Chouddagram upazila of Cumilla on Tuesday. The deceased were iden...

Police recover youth’s throat-slit body in Jhenaidah

-- June 18, 2019 15:48:20

Police recovered the throat-slit body of a young man from a jute field in Jhenaidah sadar upazila in the early hours of Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Sohel Rana, 22, son of Bakkar Mondal of...

Two die in Naogaon road crash

-- June 17, 2019 16:59:52

Two people, including a schoolboy, were killed as a bus hit a motorbike on Naogaon-Rajshahi Highway in Manda upazila of Naogaon on Monday. The deceased were identified as Kamal Hossain, 40, a teacher...

‘Smugglers’ held with 41 gold bars in Benapole

-- June 16, 2019 17:06:13

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested four alleged smugglers along with 41 gold bars at Amrakhali in Benapole on Sunday. The arrestees are Anisur Rahman, 24, Riaz Molla, 25, Sabuj Mridha,...

Farmer’s decomposed body recovered in Feni

-- June 16, 2019 17:04:39

The decomposed body of a farmer was recovered from a field in the municipality area in Chhagalnaiya upazila in Feni on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam, 39. Quoting family member...

Decomposed body recovered in Feni

-- June 16, 2019 17:03:13

The decomposed body of a farmer was recovered from a field in the municipality area in Chhagalnaiya upazila of Feni district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam, 39. Quoting fami...

Truck overturns in Jhenaidah, killing two

-- June 16, 2019 13:00:42

Two people were killed after a cement-laden truck overturned in Jhenaidah's Kaliganj Upazila on Sunday morning. The incident took place in the upazila's Chhalabhora area at around 6:30 am, said Kalig...

Minor boy killed in Jhenaidah road crash

-- June 15, 2019 18:23:09

A minor boy was killed after being hit by an auto-rickshaw at Baganmath village in Maheshpur upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Junayed Hossain, 6, son of Kalu Mia of the upa...

ABAK project infuses momentum to fight poverty

-- June 15, 2019 17:09:10

‘Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar’, one of the ten priority initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, designed to bringing country’s poverty rate zero, has got momentum after refreshing the...

Train delay triggers vandalism at Nangalkot Railway Station

-- June 15, 2019 16:53:37

Irate passengers of an inter-city train vandalised the Nangalkot Railway Station in Cumilla on Saturday morning when the train ran late. Locals said Chattogram-bound Meghna Express from Chandpur was...

Shopkeeper dies in Shariatpur fire

-- June 15, 2019 14:20:16

A shopkeeper was burned to death as a fire broke out in a shop at Koneshwar village in Damudya upazila of Shariatpur on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Khorshed Shikder, 72, a resident o...

Two die in Panchagarh road crash

-- June 15, 2019 10:45:33

Two motorcyclists were killed as a stone-laden truck hit their vehicle on Panchagarh-Tetulia highway at Barrister Bazar in Panchagarh Sadar upazila on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Mani...

Lightning strikes leave four farmers dead in Pabna

-- June 14, 2019 19:46:56

Four farmers have lost their lives to lightning strikes while working on the field in two Upazilas of Pabna. The incidents occurred during a thunder shower on Friday afternoon, police said.  T...

Man, nephew die in Pabna road crash

-- June 12, 2019 13:49:43

A man and his nephew were killed when their motorbike collided with a human hauler at Circuit House in the Pabna Sadar upazila on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Hafez Walid, 22, son of Am...

Three die after truck rams motorcycle in Naogaon

-- June 12, 2019 09:56:21

Three motorcyclists were killed when a truck hit a motorbike on which they were riding at Mahishbathan Bazar in Mahadebpur upazila of Naogaon district on Tuesday night. The deceased were identified a...

  UP member arrested for torturing teens

-- June 11, 2019 17:45:30

A Union Parishad member was arrested on Monday night for his involvement in the torture of two grade-IX students in Nalchity upazila of Jhalakathi. Rafiqul Islam is the member of Siddhakathi Union...

Man found dead in Rajshahi

-- June 11, 2019 16:47:16

A man was found dead at a brick kiln in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Nurul Islam, 55, former president of Puthia upazila unit of Road Transport Workers' Union...

Road crash kills two in Chandpur

-- June 11, 2019 11:48:40

Two people were killed and two others injured as a bus crashed into an auto-rickshaw at Gabtali in Chandpur Sadar upazila on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Emran Hossain, 34, a bank offi...

Poverty forces parents 'to sell children' in Gaibandha

-- June 09, 2019 16:29:14

Day-labourer Habil Mia from Rajbari village in Sundarganj upazila of Gaibandha district has been suffering from various ailments for a long time. But he had to work hard to support a seven-member fam...

Van driver dies in Khulna road mishap

-- June 09, 2019 12:02:32

A pick-up van driver was killed and seven others were injured when a bus collided head-on with the pick-up van on Khulna-Satkhira Highway at Baniakhali in Dumuria upazila of Khulna on Sunday. The dec...

Stone crushers vitiate Sylhet environment

Our Correspondent June 08, 2019 20:31:08

SYLHET, June 08: About a thousnd unauthorised stone crushers in Sylhet district are doing brisk business at the cost of environmental degradation and others through managing local influential people,...

Mighty Titas River turns into a canal

-- June 08, 2019 16:18:49

The literary sketch of Titas River in Adwaita Mallabarman’s ‘Titas Ekti Nadir Naam’ or ‘a river called Titas’ - later made into a film of the same name by Ritwik Ghatak -...

Police recover youth’s body in Pabna

-- June 08, 2019 11:15:37

Police recovered the body of a young man from the Boral River in Bhangura municipality on Saturday morning. Bhangura Police Station Officer-in-Charge Masud Rana said that the youth was about 25-26 ye...

40 injured in Brahmanbaria clash

-- June 07, 2019 17:45:13

At least 40 people, including children and policemen, have been injured after a verbal spat over the amount of bones in beef between a villager and a meat seller boiled over into physical a clash betw...

Two workers die after inhaling septic tank gas

-- June 07, 2019 12:53:40

Two construction workers died after inhaling toxic gas inside a septic tank at Tupipara in Sreepur upazila of Magura on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Palash Roy, 27, son of Kumaresh Ro...

23 lose lives in road crashes across country during Eid holidays

-- June 06, 2019 20:11:34

Road crashes between Tuesday and Thursday killed at least 23 people when millions of people went to their village homes and tourist destinations to celebrate the long Eid-ul-Fitr vacation, reports UNB...

Bogura bus collision kils one

-- June 06, 2019 17:47:17

A man was killed and 20 others were injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Bogura-Dhaka Highway at Mahipur in Sherpur Upazila of Bogura district on Thursday. The deceased was identified...

Local cautionary signal 3 for maritime ports  

-- June 06, 2019 15:37:52

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal No 3 as squally weather is likely to hit coastal Bangladesh, reports UNB. A lo...

7,750 Yaba pills seized from bus in Ctg   

-- June 06, 2019 15:19:40

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members recovered 7,750 Yaba tablets from a bus and arrested its helper at Padua Bazar in Lohagarah Upazila of Chattogram district on Wednesday, reports UNB. Tipped off,...

Sirajganj road crash kills bank official, driver

-- June 06, 2019 14:31:37

Two people, including a bank official, were killed when a private car plunged into a ditch by the Hatikumrul-Banpara highway at Harinchara Bazar in Ullapara Upazila of Sirajganj district on Thursday m...