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Indigenous man ‘hangs himself’

-- August 14, 2017 04:49:48

An indigenous man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Paruliya village in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Ratan Chandra, 40, son of Moli...

Bailey bridge collapses in Pirojpur, commuters suffer

-- August 12, 2017 12:06:50

A bailey bridge in Pirojpur district collapsed Saturday, suspending vehicular movement on 12 routes. Deputy Engineer of Road and Highway division in the district Md Fakhrul Islam said that the bridge...

Barisal bus-strike called off

-- August 11, 2017 08:55:04

Barisal-Patuakhali Bus and Minibus Owners' Association called their indefinite strike off on 38 routes of six districts under Barisal division following a fruitful meeting with the local administratio...

Wanted 'drug pedlar' held in Chandpur

-- August 10, 2017 06:44:30

Police arrested an alleged drug pedlar along with Yaba tablets and Phensedyl from his residence at Toraghar in Hajiganj municipality area of Chandpur district early Thursday. Tipped off, a team of p...

Two brokers at Jhenaidah BRTA office jailed

-- August 09, 2017 13:35:58

A mobile court sentenced two brokers to seven days imprisonment for harassing service seekers at the local office of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) in Jhenaidah. The convicts are Rajib Ho...

Probe duly to ensure punishment in cases

FE Report August 07, 2017 04:00:59

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood asked the commission officials on Sunday to carry out investigation of corruption allegations correctly to ensure punishment of the culprits in...

Miscreants stab man to death in Jhenidah

-- August 06, 2017 13:06:46

Unidentified men stabbed a man to death in Jhenidah on Sunday. Police said the deceased, 30-year-old Firoz Hossain, was local leader of Awami Swechhasebok League, an affiliate body Awami League, repo...

Housewife 'commits' suicide in Comilla

-- August 05, 2017 11:37:04

A housewife allegedly committed suicide by pouring kerosene over her body and set herself ablaze at Brahmanpara upazila of Comilla on Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Shahinur Akhter,...

Bus strike continues on Natore-Bogra route

-- August 05, 2017 11:35:31

The bus strike on Natore-Bogra route remained suspended for the third consecutive day on Saturday. District Bus Owners’ Association enforced the indefinite bus strike on Thursday in protest of...

JMB man gets life term in Chapainawabganj

-- July 31, 2017 18:46:52

A member of banned Islamic outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has got life term imprisonment in an arms case in Chapainawabganj on Monday. Judge of Chapainawabganj Special Tribunal Court-2...

BGB seizes 2 tonnes Indian cherry at Benapole

-- July 31, 2017 18:39:38

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members seized two tonnes of Indian cherry worth about Tk 6 lakh from Sadipur border area in Benapole of Jessore on Monday.Lt Col Ariful Haque, commanding officer of BGB-...

CI seizes 72,000 banned cigarettes from HSIA

FE Report July 29, 2017 07:52:32

Customs Intelligence (CI) seized 72,000 sticks of import-banned cigarettes from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the capital on Friday. CI officials seized the cigarettes in 360 carto...

Cox’s Bazar landslides kill four

FE Online Report July 25, 2017 10:13:49

At least four people, including two children, were killed and five others injured in landslides in Cox’s Bazar district on Tuesday.   The victims were identified as Saima, 5, Jihan, 7, Mo...

NOAB urges govt not to frame any law against free press

FE Report July 24, 2017 08:19:20

  The Newspaper Owners' Association of Bangladesh (NOAB) has urged the government to refrain from making any law that is contrary to the freedom of expression and freedom of press. It also call...

HSC pass rate falls to 68.91 per cent on new evaluation measures

FE Online Report July 23, 2017 10:26:16

The pass rate of HSC and equivalent higher secondary exams has fallen to 68.91 this year from 74.7 per cent in 2016, according to Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid. The difference was due to the n...

Six divisions await heavy rains

FE Report July 23, 2017 08:25:16

Some places in Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong, and Sylhet divisions are likely to experience heavy to very heavy rains during the next 24 hours due to active monsoon. Landslides may a...

Six policemen withdrawn for 'harassment' of UNO at Barisal court

FE Report July 23, 2017 08:16:06

Bangladesh Police have withdrawn six of its personnel, who were on duty in court during the 'harassment' of UNO Tariq Salmon in Barisal. The police personnel are Sub-Inspector Nripen Das, Assistant T...

Two electricians electrocuted while working on electric pole

-- July 22, 2017 08:59:04

Two people were electrocuted while carrying out repair works on an electric pole at Baninagar in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat district on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Rubel Mia, 2...

Two die as bus dashes against tree

UNB July 22, 2017 08:47:05

At least two people were killed and 11 others injured when a bus crashed into a tree at Rohabari in Kazipur upazila of Sirajganj district on Saturday.   One of the deceased was identified as Mi...

Hilsa production increases 6,000 mts

UNB July 19, 2017 10:11:16

The production of hilsa has increased 6,000 mts this year following the government's steps to save mother hilsa during its breeding period, Fisheries Department said.   The production of hilsa...

BCL man dies in factional clash in Beanibazar

-- July 17, 2017 16:07:56

A local activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League was killed during a factional clash at Beanibazar Government College in Sylhet on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Litu, son of Khalilur Ra...

Strong current disrupts ferry services

-- July 17, 2017 12:14:59

Ferry services on Shimulia-Kawrakandi route in the Padma River have been disrupted for more than one week due to strong current.   As a result, at least 400 vehicles, including goods-laden truc...

Garment worker goes missing in Gazipur trawler capsize

UNB July 17, 2017 11:00:59

A female garment worker went missing as a trawler capsized in Sitalakhya River in Kapasia upazila on Sunday night. The missing worker has been identified as Selina Akhter, daughter of Gias Uddi...

ACC official’s hanging body found in Sylhet

UNB July 17, 2017 09:03:53

Police recovered the hanging body of Sub-Inspector of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Sylhet regional office from his room at ACC staff quarters (barrack) in Bagbari area of Sylhet city on Sunday....

Court grants Imran H Sarker bail in case over ‘slander’ of prime minister

bdnews24.com July 16, 2017 11:26:14

Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarker and activist Sanatan Ullash have received bail in a slander case over ‘derogatory comments’ on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The alleg...

Transport worker hacked dead in Jessore

UNB July 16, 2017 11:13:36

A transport worker was stabbed to death and two others were injured by a group of miscreants over previous enmity at Narail Bus Stand in Jessore sadar upazila on Saturday night. Police said Imr...

Youth dies from snakebite in Jessore

UNB July 16, 2017 10:04:14

A young man died from snakebite at Sadipur village in Sharsha upazila of Jessore early Sunday. Locals said Musa Hossain, 25, son of Asad Hossain, a resident of Sadipur village, was bitten by a...

71m still go without safe water in bd says who unicef report

FE Report July 15, 2017 09:12:35

Bangladesh still needs to do a lot more in the areas of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) by 2030 to achieve the related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as still 56 per cent of the population...

Man held with five gold bars in Jessore

-- July 14, 2017 14:50:11

Customs official arrested a man along with five gold bars from Benapole customs office in Jessore on Friday morning. The arrestee has been identified as Jalal Ahmmed Selim, son of Eakub Munshi, hai...

ULAB holds report launching ceremony

-- July 12, 2017 10:29:45

The Centre for Enterprise and Society (CES) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organised on Monday a launching of the research report for the Undergraduate Academic Experience Survey...