Dhaka: 9:33 AM, Mon, 20 Aug, 2018
Mouring August

5 to die for killing man in Natore

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: A court in Natore sentenced five people to death and two others to life term imprisonment for killing a man in Singra upazila in 2004.

Gigantic work begins at Rooppur for security of environment

Pabna Correspondent: Gigantic work has commenced to install the “core catcher”, a key component of nuclear power plants, for one of the two units being built for Bangladesh at Rooppur.

BRAC university student drowns in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: A student of BRAC University drowned while taking sea-bath with friends in Laboni Point of Bay near Cox’s Bazar beach on Saturday.

Gazipur blockade called off, vehicular movement resumes

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Vehicular movement on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway has resumed as garment workers ended their blockade at Hotapara in the district after getting assurances from the authorities.

Hundreds of shops gutted in Ctg fire

Staff Correspondent: Over hundreds shops and some jute warehouses were gutted in fire that broke out in EPZ rail gate and Cinema Palace areas of Chattogram early Thursday.

Three killed as bus rams CNG auto-rickshaw

Kishoreganj Correspondent: Three people were killed and three others were injured as a bus rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Konapara area of the district’s Kuliarchar upazila on Wednesday afternoon.

Bus rams into roadside shop in Rajshahi, 3 killed

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: At least three people were killed and two others injured as a bus ploughed through roadside shop in Rajshahi city on Wednesday.

Kushtia headmaster put on 5-day remand over Facebook post

Kushtia Correspondent: A court here on Tuesday placed the headmaster who was arrested for making derogatory remarks on Facebook against Bangabandhu and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday night, to five-day remand for police interrogation.

Schoolgirl killed in Satkhira road crash, 2 held

Satkhira Correspondent: A schoolgirl was killed in a road accident in Badartola area under Assasuni upazila of the district on Tuesday.

Narsingdi road crash leaves 7 dead

Narsingdi Correspondent: A microbus collided head-on with a bus in Sonamurir Tek area of Shibpur upazila in the district on Tuesday morning, leaving seven  passengers of the microbus dead on the spot and two others injured.

Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’ leaves 2 drug traders dead

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Two suspected drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Panerchhora area of Ramu upazila on Tuesday morning.

JCD man killed in Sylhet clash

Staff Correspondent, Sylhet: An activist of Jatiyabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) was killed and two others were injured in an attack by rival group in Sylhet.

Woman tortured in arbitration, 2 arrested

Cumilla Correspondent: A woman was brutally tortured in name of village arbitration at Daudkandi upazila in Cumilla.

'Direction issued to find out attackers of journos'

Cumilla Correspondent: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khana Kamal said that he had directed the law enforcement agencies to find out those carried out attack on journalists during the students’ movement through checking video footages of the incidents.

‘Terrorist’ killed in Chattogram gunfight

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram:  A suspected terrorist was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Dudhkumra in Anwara upazila early Saturday.

Why govt not quit power, Fakhrul questions

Senior Correspondent: Referring to Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader’s comment on a conspiracy like 1/11, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said the ruling party is the most beneficiary of the 1/11 political changeover.

Priyanka-Nick announce engagement

Entertainment Desk: Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas officially announced their engagement after a pooja ceremony held at the actor's residence here, ending months of speculation about their relationship. Both Priyanka and her beau declared their love for each other on their Instagram pages after the ceremony.