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India's Modi paints image of Hindu ascetic called to power

New Delhi, May 23 -- The man in the saffron robe sat cross-legged with his eyes closed, back to the wall of a cave framed by the Himalayas. This was India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's latest prod... Read More


Green Line's behaviour over Russel compensation irks HC

Dhaka, May 22 -- The High Court on Wednesday expressed its disappointment over the attitude of Green Line Paribahan to pay compensation to Russel Sarkar, who lost his leg in an accident in the city's ... Read More


Mashrafe, three other cricketers return home

Dhaka, May 19 -- Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and three other cricketers Taskin Ahmed, Yasir Ali and Naeem Hasan returned home on Saturday after clinching the trophy of a multi-nation t... Read More


BPL Football: Dhaka Mohammedan beat Arambagh KS 1-0

Dhaka, May 18 -- Lowly Dhaka Mohammedan SC earned their 3rd win to improve their position in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) football beating upper-ranked Arambagh Krira Shangha by 1-0 goa... Read More


Minor girl drowns in Chandpur pond

Chandpur, May 17 -- A minor girl drowned in a pond at Rudragaon in Faridganj upazila on Thursday evening. The deceased was identified as Zannatul Mawa, an 18-month-old daughter of Mamun Hossain of th... Read More


2 'JMB men' held in Rangpur

Rangpur, May 12 -- Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in separate drives on Saturday arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from the city a... Read More


2nd phase of BPL football kick off Thursday

Dhaka, May 8 -- The 2nd phase of the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football begins on Thursday (May 9) with four matches billed for the day at four different venues across the country. Leag... Read More


Govt, UNDP join hands to implement US$ 3.3m project

Dhaka, May 5 -- The government of Bangladesh and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an agreement on Sunday to implement a US$ 3.3 million grant approved by the Montreal Protocol Mu... Read More


Jashore man held for 'violating' 4 schoolgirls, 'rape attempt' on 2 others

Jashore, May 5 -- Police arrested a man from Benapole in Sharsha upazila on Saturday for reportedly raping four schoolgirls and trying to rape two others in the district town. The arrestee was identi... Read More


Gonoforum's 5th national council Friday

Dhaka, April 25 -- The fifth national council of Gonoforum is going to be held in the capital on Friday as part of the party's move to strengthen its organisational capacity. The council is scheduled... Read More