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Japan promotes peace through sport, music

Dhaka, June 19 -- Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi on Tuesday said the power of sport can unite and solidify people regardless of race or nationality. He made the remarks while addres... Read More


Fake doctor gets 6 months in jail

Chattogram, June 18 -- A mobile court sentenced a fake doctor to six months imprisonment on Tuesday and seized four sacks of illegal medicine from the pharmacy where he treated patients in Patenga. T... Read More


Youth's throat-slit body found in Jhenaidah

Jhenaidah, June 18 -- Police recovered the throat-slit body of a young man from a jute field in Sadar upazila early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Sohel Rana, 22, son of Bakkar Mondal of Lax... Read More


Man held for 'rape attempt' on Sirajganj minor girl

Sirajganj, June 15 -- A man has been arrested for 'trying to rape' a four-year-old girl at Charkhasia Roypara village in Belkuchi upazila. The arrestee is Jhantu Mia, 45, son of late Saiful Islam of ... Read More


Walsh emphasises consistency and control over pace

Dhaka, June 15 -- Bangladeshi pacers should concentrate more on consistency and control than speed to succeed in the World Cup, Tigers' bowling coach Courtney Walsh said Friday. Bangladesh have playe... Read More


25,526 killed in road accidents in 10 years: Quader

Dhaka, June 12 -- Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday told Parliament that 25,526 people were killed and 19,763 others injured in road accidents in the country in the last ... Read More


All eyes on Parliament as new Finance Minister set to unveil bigger budget

Dhaka, June 12 -- Bangladesh is set to enter a new era as the new finance minister of the Awami League government, which is in its 3rd term in a row, will place the national budget in Parliament on Th... Read More


Driver held for rape attempt in moving bus

Narayanganj, June 11 -- A bus driver was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a girl in a moving bus in Meghna New Town area of Sonargaon. The arrestee was identified as Shamim Mia, son of Abdur Rab... Read More


A good innings will turn things around for me: Tamim

Dhaka, June 11 -- Bangladeshi opener Tamim Iqbal said he believes a good innings will change his lean appearance in the ongoing World Cup. He appeared in all the matches in this World Cup for Tigers ... Read More


AL leader's wife burnt to death; body recovered before burial

Natore, June 8 -- Police foiled a bid to clandestinely bury a woman who died from severe burns in Boraigram Upazila on Friday afternoon. Kamrunnahar Shelly, the third wife of Awami League's Zoari Uni... Read More