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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...

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...

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...