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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...

‘Drug trader’ dies in Thakurgaon ‘gunfight’

-- June 06, 2019 12:42:01

A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members at Fakirganj in Pirganj upazila of Thakurgaon district early Thursday, reports UNB. The deceased w...

Savar road accident kills policeman

-- June 05, 2019 18:25:44

A policeman was killed and three others were injured as a litchi-laden truck hit a battery-run auto-rickshaw carrying them on Nabinagar-Chandra highway of Savar on Wednesday morning, reports UNB. The...

Police recover two bodies in Keraniganj  

-- June 05, 2019 16:46:38

Police recovered the bodies of an elderly man and a woman from the Buriganga River and an under-construction building in Keraniganj of Dhaka district on Wednesday, reports UNB. The deceased could n...

Road crash kills two motorcyclists

-- June 05, 2019 14:24:10

Two motorcyclists were killed and another injured after their motorcycle hit a roadside tree in Kotchandpur Upazila of Jhenaidah district on Wednesday morning, reports UNB. The deceased were identifi...

Rain dampens Eid celebrations

-- June 05, 2019 13:01:44

The celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest festival of Muslims, was dampened by incessant rainfall since Wednesday morning, reports UNB. On this day, people usually go out in a festive mood but the...

Stuck in tailback, woman gives birth on road in Tangail

-- June 04, 2019 19:35:12

Stuck in long gridlock for hours, a woman gave birth to a baby girl on the road in Tangail on Tuesday morning on her way to Kurigram from Gazipur to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with her near and dear ones,...

Sirajganj road crash kills four

-- June 04, 2019 13:17:42

SIRAJGANJ, Jun 04 (UNB): At least four people were killed and 27 others injured after a Gaibandha-bound bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Shimla area of Raiganj Upazila on Tuesday. The deceased we...

Huawei distributes relief among Natore underprivileged people

-- June 03, 2019 17:45:12

Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Ltd recently distributed relief among the destitute people of Singra upazila in Natore as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) activity. State Minister fo...

Mango trading gains momentum in Rajshahi, C'nawabganj

-- June 03, 2019 17:16:28

Mango trading has started gaining momentum in different markets of Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts with appearing varieties of the seasonal fruit along with rushing buyers from across the count...

Manpower shortage disrupts medical services at Bagerhat Sadar Hospital

-- June 03, 2019 16:38:08

Although upgraded into a 100-bed hospital from a 50-bed one in 1992, Bagerhat Sadar Hospital is still running with its previous manpower as no new post has been created for the upgraded hospital in th...

Truck helper dies in Magura road crash

-- June 03, 2019 12:47:47

A truck helper was killed as the truck he was driving overturned at Kalishankorpur village under Mohammadpur upazila in Magura on Monday. The deceased was identified as Swadhin Ali, 30, son of Abdur...

Lightning strikes kill 4 in Naogaon, Joypurhat

-- June 02, 2019 18:18:26

At least four people, including a child, were killed in separate lightning strikes in Naogaon and Joypurhat districts on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Chotu, 50, of Sapahar upazila, Abbas A...

Three-tier security measures during Eid in Ctg

-- June 02, 2019 17:24:45

A three-tier security measures was taken in the Port city Chattogram and its adjacent areas centring the Eid-ul-Fitr. Besides, Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) has also set up nearly 120 Closed C...

Bank of river washes away following flash flood in Habiganj

-- June 01, 2019 20:45:39

Many areas of Habiganj district inundated on Saturday as bank of Sonai River washed away following flash flood triggered by heavy rain and surge of water from hills. Many areas of Habiganj district t...