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39 to vie for each seat in DU entry tests

Dhaka, Sept. 2 -- Around 39 students will appear in tests for each seat to get admitted into first year honours courses at Dhaka University (DU) under five units for academic session 2019-20. The onl... Read More


Fishing resumes in Sundarbans after 60-day ban

Khulna, Sept. 2 -- Fishermen of the Sundarbans region resumed fishing from Sunday following a 60-day ban on fishing in the coastal area. The Ministry of Forestry imposed the ban from July 1 to put an... Read More


Hezbollah leader: We have no missile factories in Lebanon

Beirut, Sept. 1 -- The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Saturday categorically denied Israeli claims about his group having factories to produce precision-guided missiles in Lebanon, saying such "lies... Read More


In 7 days of tweets, Trump lets the bedbugs bite

Washington, Aug. 30 -- As a consequential week played out in world affairs and economic anxieties grew, exclamation points kept sprouting on President Donald Trump's tweets. But they were about other ... Read More


3 European nations condemn North Korea's missile launches

Bangladesh, Aug. 28 -- United Nations, Aug 28 (AP/UNB) - Three important US allies on Tuesday condemned the "repeated provocative launches" of ballistic missiles by North Korea, saying they violate UN... Read More


2 road crashes claim 11 lives in Faridpur

Faridpur, Aug. 24 -- At least 11 people were killed and 20 others injured in two road accidents in Sadar and Nagarkanda upazilas in the district on Saturday. A bus fell off a bridge in Sadar upazila ... Read More


FR Tower design forgery: Land owner gets bail

Dhaka, Aug. 20 -- A court here on Tuesday granted bail to FR Tower land owner SMHI Faruque until August 29 in a case filed over forgery in the design of the building. His lawyer Md Baharul Islam move... Read More


24 killed in Himachal, 3 in Punjab as heavy rain lashes north India

Dhaka, Aug. 19 -- At least 24 people were killed in Himachal Pradesh and three people died in Punjab in rain-related incidents on Sunday as the two states received rainfall over ten times more than no... Read More


Female hundi trader held in Benapole

Jashore, Aug. 18 -- Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive arrested a female hundi trader along with 40,400 US dollar and 13 lakh Indian Rupees from Amrakhali area in Benapole on Saturday... Read More


Dengue menace: DMP launches cleanup campaign

Dhaka, Aug. 3 -- Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Saturday launched a cleanup campaign to rein in the outbreak of mosquito-borne disease dengue. After inaugurating the campaign at Rajarbagh Police ... Read More