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Cumilla EPZ factory fire under control

Cumilla, June 22 -- The fire broke out in a factory in Cumilla Export Processing Zone (EPZ) here was brought under control after two hours on Saturday morning. The fire broke out on the third floor o... Read More


Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology

Bangladesh, June 14 -- Hong Kong, June 14 (AP/UNB) (AP) - Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safegua... Read More


UP member arrested for torturing teens in Jhalakathi

Jhalakathi, June 11 -- A Union Parishad member was arrested on Monday night for his involvement in the torture of two grade-IX students in Nalchity upazila. Rafiqul Islam is the member of Siddhakathi... Read More


'Drug dealer' killed in Dinajpur 'gunfight'

Dinajpur, May 31 -- A suspected drug dealer was killed in a reported gunfight with Border Guard Bangladesh at Hili border of Hakimpur upazila on Friday. The deceased was identified as Delwar Hossain,... Read More


Tiger population in Sundarbans rises to 114

Dhaka, May 22 -- The number of Royal Bengal Tiger in Bangladesh part of the the Sundarbans has increased to 114 from 106. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin announced thi... Read More


Batting coach McKenzie optimistic to turn things around

Dhaka, May 6 -- Despite an unexpected defeat in the practice game ahead of the tri-series in Ireland, Bangladesh will turn the things around, hoped Bangladesh's batting coach Neil McKenzie. "If you g... Read More


Cabinet body gives go-ahead to multi-client seismic survey proposal

Dhaka, April 24 -- The proposal to award the contract to a foreign firm for conducting multi-client seismic survey in the country's maritime areas has finally received the approval of the Cabinet Comm... Read More


Bangladesh is important market for trade in Asia, says ICCB president

Dhaka, April 18 -- Bangladesh is an important market for trade finance within Asia and the country has become one of Asia's most remarkable success stories recently, said president of International Ch... Read More


Jeweller killed in Thakurgaon

Thakurgaon, April 12 -- A jewellery shop owner was hacked to death by some miscreants at Senua in Sadar upazila early Friday. The deceased was identified as Gokul Roy, 40, son of Dhreean Roy of Jamin... Read More