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N'ganj garment factory catches fire

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: A devastating fire originated at a garment factory in Kachpur of Narayanganj.

Female cop found dead in Narsingdi

Narsingdi Correspondent: The hanging body of a female constable has been recovered from the district’s Monohardi upazila.

AL has planned to snatch polls victory: Khaleda

Senior Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has alleged that the Awami League government has planned to ensure victory in the next general election through making a 'controversial' person as the Chief Election Commissioner.


Parliamentary body for sending Rohingyas to Tengarchar

Staff Correspondent: The parliamentary standing committee on foreign affairs ministry has expressed consensus with the decision taken by the government to send the Rohingya intruders to Tengarchar near Nijum Dwip under Hatiya upazila of Noakhali as part of their rehabilitation.

3 get death penalty for killing siblings in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent: A court in Habiganj sentenced three men to death for killing two siblings in Bahubal upazila of the district in 2008.

3.5 kg gold seized at Shahjalal airport

Staff Correspondent: Members of customs intelligence seized 3.5 kilograms of gold at ShahJalal International Airport in Dhaka on Sunday.

Govt for stopping inhuman punishment in rural arbitration

Parliament Correspondent: The government is taking steps to stop inhuman punishment in public during a rural arbitration, said Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq.

Teacher among 6 held for leaking questions

Staff Correspondent: Six people have been detained in connection with leaking question paper of ongoing secondary school certificate (SSC) examination on Sunday.

Acid violence: 3 get life term imprisonment

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Sunday sentenced three people to life imprisonment for throwing acid on a married woman and her minor daughter in December 2016.

16 killed after truck rams into barricade in India

International Desk: At least 16 people were killed on Sunday when a truck they were travelling in rammed into the concrete barricade of a road in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district of India, police said.

Two get death penalty for killing man in Kishoreganj

Staff Correspondent: A tribunal has sentenced two men to death in a case filed for allegedly slicing the body of a person named Sobuj Mia into fourteen pieces in Bazitpur upazila of Kishoreganj.

One killed in Sylhet pre-polls violence

Staff Correspondent: A teenage boy was killed and 15 others injured in a clash centering the upcoming upazila polls at Osmani Nagar upazila in Sylhet on Sunday.

WB hands over another vehicle to Customs Intelligence

Staff Correspondent: The World Bank has handed over another duty-free car to Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID).

PM inaugurates country's first solar food silo

Bogra Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday noon inaugurated a modern multistoried food warehouse, having capacity of storing 25,000 metric tons of food grains in the district’s  Santahar.

Jihad's death: 4 get 10 years in jail

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has sentenced four people to 10 years imprisonment in a case filed over the death of three-year-old Jihad, who died after falling into a deep well in Dhaka’s Shahjahanpur area in 2014.

'Khaleda can join polls even if convicted'

Senior Correspondent: BNP standing committee member Moudud Ahmed said that the party Chairperson Khaleda Zia will be able to participate in the next general election even if she is convicted in any case.

Can Dev Patel be the first Indian actor to win an Oscar?

Risingbd Desk: The Oscars this year could be historic for India. If Dev Patel, who has been nominated for best supporting actor for the film "Lion", takes home the statuette, he will be the first true blue Indian to win an Academy Award for acting. Ben Kingsley, who won the best actor Oscar in 1983 for "Gandhi", is half-Indian.