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  • Two killed in Comilla clash

    Two people were killed and 15 others injured in a clash between two rival groups over erecting fence around a disputed land in Brahmanpara upazila yesterday.

  • Train Accident

    Three killed as train hits van

    Three people were killed as a train rammed a microbus, which suddenly stopped at a level crossing due to a technical glitch, in Comilla

  • 7 killed in Comilla road crash

    At least seven passengers are killed after a bus skidded off Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Chandina upazila of Comilla.

  • 10 bombs, 2 grenades defused in Comilla militant den

    The law enforcers defuse 10 bombs and two grenades at a militant den in Bagmara area of Comilla.

  • Night guard ‘burnt to death’ in Comilla

    A night guard is burnt to death allegedly by a gang of robbers at Gouripur Bazar in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla.

  • Comilla keep playoff hopes alive

    Comilla Victorians keep their playoff hopes alive with a five-wicket win over Khulna Titans

  • Imrul, Shehzad take Comilla home

    93-run opening stand between Imrul Kayes and Ahmed Shehzad enabled Comilla Victorians to chase down Barisal’s 142 and win the 32nd match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 by eight wickets at Mirpur stadium today.

  • 'Beating Mash most pleasing'

    “Defeating Comilla [Victorians] is not pleasing, but defeating Mashrafe [Bin Mortaza] is,” Chittagong Vikings captain Tamim Iqbal joked after his side's victory at Mirpur.

  • Tamim, Nabi deliver Vikings' winning start

    A four-wicket haul from Mohammad Nabi delivers a 29-run victory for Tamim Iqbal's Chittagong Vikings over defending champions Comilla Victorians, led by Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, in the opening match of the Bangladesh Premier League

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    Construction worker dies falling off building in Dhaka

    A construction worker dies after falling from an under-construction building in Badda area of Dhaka this morning.

  • ‘Arms making factory’ busted in Comilla, 3 held

    Rapid Action Battalion says they have busted an “arms making factory” in Comilla Sadar upazila and detained three people with some firearms making equipment.

  • Tonu murder

    Tonu murder: CID quizzes 3 local artistes

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) quizzes three local artistes over the killing of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Tonu murder

    Opinion: Secrets and Lies

    Sometimes shock treatment is the only answer to keep our memory alive. The picture of a smiling Tonu in an orange headscarf has become a familiar sight for us ordinary folks. It is a haunting reminder of how people with influence can hide the most blatant truth – that Tonu was raped and murdered before being dumped into the bushes. Now after more than three months her murder is shrouded in more mystery than ever and all we are left with is the heartrending testimony of Tonu’s mother Anwara Begum.

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    Tonu murder: Mother demands justice

    Mother of Comilla student Shohagi Jahan Tonu today expressed her disappointment at the slow progress of investigation as no one has been arrested in three months of the killing.

  • Tonu’s 2nd autopsy finds evidence of ‘sexual assault'

    The second autopsy of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu finds evidence of sexual intercourse. First autopsy report however did not find any evidence of rape.

  • First Mr Universe from India dies

    Manohar Aich at the age of 34 fled to India without informing his family. Many of his village in Comilla died of malaria at the time and he was among those still fighting the deadly disease.

  • Tonu’s autopsy doctor 'receives death threat'

    The doctor who performed second autopsy of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu receives death threat. Ahead of publication of the report, an anonymous letter has advised him to prepare it in a "prescribed manner".

  • Cyclone Roanu hits power distribution hard

    The power distribution system has been seriously disrupted today, in the cyclone-hit areas of Chittagong, Comilla and other coastal districts.

  • Tonu’s parents call DNA test findings a clear path to justice

    The parents of Sohagi Jahan Tonu expresses satisfaction over the DNA test report by the Criminal Investigation Department, saying the positive results of the test are a clear path to justice.

  • 3 die as truck hits rickshaw in Comilla

    Three people including a woman are killed as a truck rams a rickshaw in front of the upazila health complex in Chouddagram upazila of Comilla.

  • Evidence of rape found, finally

    Sohagi Jahan Tonu was raped before she was murdered.

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    Tonu murder: DNA test finds evidence of rape

    Investigators found evidence of rape after DNA test on slain Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, a CID official confirms.

  • UP polls: Violence claims 5 lives in 4 districts

    Four persons, including a 17-year-old, have been killed during clash among supporters of Union Parishad election candidates and police in Rajshahi, Thakurgaon and Comilla districts while a sexagenarian man was killed in Narsingdi by alleged supporters of a pro-Awami League candidate as he protested casting of his vote by others.

  • Torch march for Tonu tomorrow, hartal the day after

    Students will march with torch tomorrow in favour of the countrywide hartal on April 25 protesting government’s failure to catch the killers of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Tonu murder: 4 more interrogated

    A team of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) interrogates four people over the killing of college girl Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Tonu killing: HC bench drops plea for judicial enquiry

    For the second time in two days, a High Court bench drops a writ petition that sought a judicial enquiry into the murder of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Shafik arrested to divert attention: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir claimed the arrest of Shafik Rehman intends to divert the attention from Bangladesh Bank cyber heist and Tonu murder.

  • Tonu murder pre-planned: CID

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) claims that the murder of Victoria College girl Sohagi Jahan Tonu was a planned one.

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    ACC nets 13 over different scams

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests 13 persons from different parts of the country for misappropriating over Tk 9.5 crore and grabbing lands.

  • Missing friend of Tonu's brother returns

    Mizanur Rahman, a friend of the younger brother of slain college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, returns home safely 16 days after he went missing from Comilla.