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Rangunia upazila vice-chairman Monwara Begum dies

Chattogram, Sept. 3 -- Vice-chairman of Rangunia upazila parishad Monwara Begum died of respiratory problems here on Monday. She was 59. She fell sick at her residence in the city's Chawlkbazar area ... Read More


'Autorickshaw lifter' killed in Mymensingh 'gunfight'

Mymensingh, Sept. 2 -- An alleged member of an autorickshaw-lifting gang was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives at Badekolpa in the district town early Monday. The deceased was identified ... Read More


Mysterious Iran rocket blast draws Trump tweet, Tehran taunt

Dubai, Sept. 1 -- The unexplained explosion of a rocket at an Iranian space center grew more mysterious Saturday as President Donald Trump tweeted what appeared to be an American surveillance photo of... Read More


Google finds 'indiscriminate iPhone attack lasting years'

Dhaka, Aug. 30 -- Security researchers at Google have found evidence of a "sustained effort" to hack iPhones over a period of at least two years. The attack was said to be carried out using websites ... Read More


Hamas: 3 policemen killed after explosions in Gaza Strip

Gaza Strip, Aug. 28 -- Two explosions ripped through police checkpoints in Gaza City late Tuesday, killing three policemen and wounding two passerby, Hamas officials said. Hamas' interior ministry sa... Read More


Surging sex crimes: two more raped; one killed after rape

Dhaka, Aug. 26 -- Two minor girls have reportedly been raped in Dinajpur and Jhenaidah while a teenage boy has been arrested in Chattogram for killing his niece after rape. Besides, a schoolteacher h... Read More


Sri Lanka ends emergency rule imposed after Easter bombings

Colombo, Aug. 24 -- Sri Lanka has ended four months of emergency rule imposed after Easter Sunday suicide attacks killed more than 260 people, the president's office said Friday. President Maithripal... Read More


Unearth causes behind frequent slum fires: Speakers

Dhaka, Aug. 22 -- Speakers at a dialogue here on Thursday demanded formation of a 'national slum commission' to unearth the reasons behind repeated fire incidents in slums. They also demanded the gov... Read More


Indian women's hockey team arrive Dhaka Monday

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- SAI (Sports Authority of India) National Sports Women's Hockey Team will arrive Dhaka on Monday to play friendly matches against hosts Bangladesh Women's Hockey Team. "The Indian te... Read More


Neymar to miss season opener against Nimes

Dhaka, Aug. 11 -- Brazilian Neymar will not play in Sunday's season opener for Paris St Germain, the Ligue 1 club said, as speculation continues to swirl over whether or not the forward will remain at... Read More