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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...

BGB exchanges Eid greetings with BSF along Hili border

-- August 12, 2019 17:24:24

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) exchanged greetings with Border Security Force (BSF) men along Hili border of Dinajpur district on Monday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, reports UNB. The bor...

Man attempts suicide after killing wife in Rangamati

-- August 12, 2019 16:57:02

A man tried to commit suicide reportedly after hacking his wife to death over a family feud at Islampur village in Langadu Upazila of Rangamati on the Eid day on Monday, reports UNB. The deceased was...

Highest level of Aedes larvae found at transport hubs, slums in Dhaka

-- August 12, 2019 16:30:53

The density of Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae has been found four times higher than the normal level at Mohakhali Bus Terminal, BRTC Bus Depot and Railway Slum in Kamalapur, Shajahanpur Slum and the Mu...

PM greets FFs with gifts on Eid-ul-Azha

-- August 12, 2019 16:27:46

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina Monday greeted all Freedom Fighters (FFs) of the country on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, reports BSS....

Eid travels comfortable in the end: Quader

-- August 12, 2019 16:09:17

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul believes road trips on the final day of Eid travels were comfortable for holidaymakers and expressed the hoped that the return journeys will also be free f...

Water levels fall in most rivers

-- August 12, 2019 15:49:40

Water levels at most rivers stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have recorded fall which will continue until Monday 6.0pm, says a BSS report. The water levels at 80 rive...

Burnt magician Liton dies

-- August 12, 2019 15:33:33

Magician Moniruzzaman Liton, who was severely wounded in a fire at his Kalabagan residence a week ago, has died. He passed away during treatment at the burns unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital at...

Ten more diagnosed with dengue in Bagerhat

-- August 12, 2019 15:10:48

Ten more dengue cases were reported in Bagerhat district in the last 24 hours until Monday morning, reports UNB. Civil Surgeon Dr GKM Shamsuzzaman said they have so far recorded 63 cases. “Eig...

Tk 5.0 triggers fistfight at Magura Eidgah

-- August 12, 2019 15:05:09

At least 10 people were injured in a clash between two groups at Mosheskhali Eidgah in Shalikha Upazila of Magura district on Monday morning over a donation of Tk 5.0. Tariqul Islam, officer-in-charg...

Sixth grader girl gang raped in Bhola

-- August 12, 2019 13:37:02

A grade six student was gang raped by a neighbour and his associate at Char Sifali village in the Sadar upazila of Bhola district on Sunday night, reports UNB. The victim is currently being treated a...

Eid Jamaat held at Sholakia amid unprecedented security

-- August 12, 2019 13:12:21

The Jamaat of Eid-ul-Azha was held at the country’s largest ground Sholakia Eidgah with participation of over thousands of devotees amid unprecedented security measures. The 192nd jamaat of thi...

Manikganj road crash kills three cattle traders

-- August 12, 2019 13:02:52

An accident on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway of Manikganj district left three cattle traders dead and six others injured on Monday morning, UNB. The deceased were identified as Monwar Hossain, 24, Obayed...

Moderate rain on Eid day likely

-- August 11, 2019 20:17:39

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a many places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions. Met Office also said a few places over D...

Suhrawardy Medical gets 200-bed dengue ward

-- August 11, 2019 19:51:25

Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College added a 200-bed ward on Sunday to serve dengue patients as the outbreak continues, reports UNB. Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the den...

PM visits separated conjoined twins at CMH

-- August 11, 2019 19:35:32

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina on Sunday visited conjoined twins—Rabeya and Rukaya - - at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka, reports UNB. “The prime minister visited the twin...

Police recover RUET student’s body from Cox’s Bazar beach

-- August 11, 2019 19:23:19

The body of a Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) student, who went missing while sea-bathing in Cox’s Bazar, has been recovered. The body of Ariful Islam, a computer scien...

Rangpur, Rajshahi, Khulna train passengers suffer for delay 

-- August 11, 2019 18:36:37

Railway Minister Nurul Islam Shujon has attributed the collapse of train schedules to the excessive pressure of homebound passengers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. He said every train leaving Dhaka is packed...

Dengue outbreak: Govt confirms 40 deaths

-- August 11, 2019 17:40:35

The government on Sunday raised the dengue death toll to 40, reports UNB. Thirty-nine of the deaths were recorded at hospitals in Dhaka City. The other one was reported from Dhaka Division (outside...

Dengue situation turned serious for lack of prior preparations: Minister

-- August 11, 2019 17:37:10

MOULVIBAZAR, Aug 11: Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday said the dengue situation has taken a serious turn in the country for lack of prior preparations ...

Sholakia set to host biggest Eid jamaat

-- August 11, 2019 16:11:10

Shokalia is all set to host one of the largest Eid-ul-Azha congregations on Monday. Preparations have already been completed for smoothly holding the 192nd Eid-ul-Azha jamaat, said Deputy Commissione...

Two launches collide in Dhaleswari

-- August 11, 2019 15:20:54

A worker fell into the Dhaleswari River and went missing after two launches collided at Munshiganj Ghat of the Munshiganj district on Sunday, reports UNB. Safiul Islam, senior station officer of Muns...