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  • 150-yr-Old Zamindar Bari: Falling prey to grabber

    A centuries-old Zaminder Bari in the the northeast village of Panidhar has withstood the test of time, braving the elements and being a home to three generations of a Hindu family.

  • Another lost battle for life

    Rozina Akhtar, who had lost a leg in a road accident in the capital on April 20, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday.

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    Abductors still issuing threats

    The two recently released leaders of Hill Women's Federation (HWF), who were abducted on March 18, said they were still receiving life threats from the kidnappers if they revealed any information about the captors.

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    Ctg worker dies after falling into oil tank

    A worker died of suffocation after falling inside a tank used for storing motor oil in Fakirhat area under Sitakunda upazila early yesterday.

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    Digging for sand, they find lost Indian tank

    It was a surprise for locals. While Kanchdah villagers in Rangpur's Pirganj were lifting sand from the Karatoa river on Friday afternoon,

  • Man killed in 'shootout' with police

    An alleged criminal was killed in a “gunfight” with police in Abaderhat area under Agordari union of sadar upazila in Satkhira around 4:00am yesterday.

  • Thousands march to demand justice as Nicaragua toll hits 43

    Thousands of Nicaraguans marched peacefully through the capital Managua on Saturday in a mass demonstration to demand justice following the violent suppression of a wave of protests that left 43 people dead.

  • Suspected jihadists ill more than 30 Tuaregs in Mali

    Suspected jihadists killed more than 30 Tuaregs, including women and children, on Mali's northeastern border with Niger.

  • Iran newspaper head arrested over report

    The head of Iran's reformist newspaper Shargh was arrested after residents of a northeastern city accused the paper of defamation over a report on "prostitution" there, Iranian media said yesterday.

  • Five firefighters among 7 dead in Taiwan blaze

    Seven people -- five of them firefighters -- died in a fire that broke out late Saturday in an electronics factory in northern Taiwan, the local fire department said.

  • Pope praises Korea leaders' 'brave commitment' to peace

    Pope Francis yesterday praised North and South Korean leaders for their "brave commitment" to peace after they agreed to work towards the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

  • 'We should never go back' on stockpiling

    French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday urged the world to keep up the fight against chemical weapons on the anniversary of an international convention banning their use.

  • Haor worried over harvest

    Water entered the paddy fields in 88 villages of Sunamganj's Tahirpur and Dhamapasha upazilas early on Thursday after part of the Naotana dyke along the Tanguar Haor had been cut allegedly by some local fishermen.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's Treatment

    Her condition is pretty bad

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has called upon party men to courageously continue their movement to restore democracy in the country, said BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir after meeting her in jail yesterday.

  • N Korea hails 'new era' after historic meet

    North Korea yesterday hailed its summit with the South as a "historic meeting" that paved the way for the start of a new era, after the two leaders pledged to pursue denuclearisation and a permanent peace.

  • Coach ran over car in Dhaka Mayor Hanif Flyover

    Coach severs car driver's leg

    A coach ran over a car driver near Mayor Hanif Flyover at Dholaipar in the capital yesterday, severing his leg from the knee, after rear-ending the car and being chased down.

  • Gunfight in Bangladesh

    One killed in 'gunfight' with DB men

    A suspected criminal was killed in a “gunfight” with detectives in Mymensingh town early yesterday, barely half an hour after his arrest.

  • Australia to help resolve Rohingya crisis

    Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull yesterday assured his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina of continuing support to Bangladesh for resolving the Rohingya crisis.

  • Stalker stabs teenage girl in Habiganj

    Stalkers stormed into the house of a teenage girl and stabbed her as she had rejected a proposal for love affair. The incident

  • Spy chief behind historic meeting with North Korea

    Shedding tears behind South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea's Kim Jong Un after the two leaders announced a historic agreement on Friday was a man who has worked for two decades to set up unlikely dialogue between old enemies.

  • 8 women killed in Toronto massacre

    Eight women including a great-grandmother and a single mom were among the 10 pedestrians run down in Toronto this week by a

  • Cigarettes worth Tk 6.5cr seized in Ctg

    The Chittagong Customs House yesterday seized cigarettes worth Tk 6.5 crore imported under false declaration using a non-existent organisation.

  • Scientists shocked as Nasa cuts only moon rover

    In a move that shocked lunar scientists, NASA has cancelled the only robotic vehicle under development to explore the surface of the

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    Bangladeshi hacked to death in Italy

    Some unidentified muggers hacked a Bangladeshi expatriate to death and injured two others in Italy's Milan on Friday.

  • Bogra's aloe vera pioneer

    What was wrong with Md Zahidul Islam? That question was the talk of his village for a while, in 2010. The young farmer from Maria

  • One held over kidnap, killing of 6yr old boy

    Body of a six-year-old boy, who had been kidnapped allegedly for ransom on Thursday, was found in a paddy field of Jhawla village in

  • Ex-Jubo League leader shot dead

    A former Jubo League leader was shot dead and three pedestrians suffered bullet injuries during a clash between two groups of cable TV providers over establishing supremacy on the cable TV business in the city's DC Road area yesterday afternoon.

  • It was meant for buying cotton

    The large amount of money Rab seized from the flat of a businessman early on Wednesday was withdrawn from a bank to buy cotton for his textile mills, an employee of the businessman claimed yesterday.

  • Gunfight in Bangladesh

    Two killed in 'gunfights'

    Two suspected robbers were killed in separate incidents of “gunfight” in Laxmipur and Rajshahi early yesterday.

  • Quota system reform gazette

    Gazette after PM's return

    Leaders of the quota reform movement yesterday postponed their agitation till May 7, following an assurance that the gazette abolishing the quota system in government jobs will be published by the then.

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