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3 held for gang rape of woman in Jashore

Benapole, Sept. 4 -- Police arrested three people for their alleged involvement in the gang rape of a woman from Sharsha upazila on early Wednesday. The arrestees were identified as Quamrul Islam, 40... Read More


George Headley: A forgotten hero

Dhaka, Sept. 1 -- In the bowels of the southern stand at Sabina Park, a bunch of kids are idling away near a rusty statue of a batsman, frozen in his imperious follow through after an on-drive . Time ... Read More


Chhayanaut pays tribute to Nazrul on his 43rd death anniversary

Dhaka, Sept. 1 -- Country's prominent cultural institution Chhayanaut arranged a cultural event to pay tribute to the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, observing his 43rd death anniversary. The event ... Read More


Issue environmental clearance to 3 Mongla LPG bottling plants: HC

Dhaka, Aug. 27 -- The High Court on Tuesday ordered the authorities concerned to provide environmental clearance to three organisations for setting up LPG bottling plants in Mongla industrial area nea... Read More


Woman dies of dengue in Satkhira

Satkhira, Aug. 23 -- A housewife died of mosquito-borne disease dengue in Sadar upazila early Friday. The deceased was identified as Shahanara Khatun, 37, wife of Khalilur Rahman of Choygharia villag... Read More


Music composer Khayyam passes away

Dhaka, Aug. 20 -- Music composer Khayyam passed away in Mumbai on Monday due to a cardiac arrest. Spokesperson of Khayyam Trust Pritam Sharma said in a statement, "Veteran music composer Khayyam Saab ... Read More


Protesters, police clash in Zimbabwe's capital

Bangladesh, Aug. 16 -- Police are clashing with a few hundred anti-government protesters who gathered in central Harare. Police used tear gas to disperse the crowd at Africa Unity Square but many prot... Read More


Two rape suspects killed in 'crossfire'

Bhola, Aug. 14 -- Two men, suspected of raping a schoolgirl, were killed in an alleged crossfire at Dakshin Rajapur village in Sadar upazila on early Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Alamin... Read More