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Yemeni officials: Saudi-led airstrikes kill dozens in prison

Sanaa, Sept. 1 -- Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's rebels hit a detention center in the southwestern province of Dhamar on Sunday, killing at least 60 people, officials and the r... Read More


Iranian oil tanker pursued by US off the coast of Syria

Dubai, Sept. 1 -- An Iranian oil tanker pursued by the U.S. across the Mediterranean Sea slowed to a near-stop Sunday off the coast of Syria, where America's top diplomat alleges it will be unloaded d... Read More


Quader sees indication of 'bigger attack' in Science Lab blast

Dhaka, Sept. 1 -- Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said Saturday's bomb attack on cops near Science Laboratory here might be a 'test attack' before a bigger one as militan... Read More


Local administration in Khulna wants to free 22 canals from the grabbers

Khulna, Aug. 31 -- The district administration has taken initiative to free 22 canals from the clutches of grabbers from next month (September). The city corporation has also taken necessary measures... Read More


Seven get life terms over 2010 Narayanganj murder

Narayanganj, Aug. 29 -- A court here on Wednesday sentenced seven people for life term imprisonment in a case filed for killing a sand trader in Wanda Colony of Siddhirganj upazila in 2010. The convi... Read More


I found Ranu Mandol's voice divine: Himesh Reshammiya on Teri Meri Kahani

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- Himesh Reshammiya has expressed gratitude for his fans who sent wishes to internet sensation Ranu Mandol, with whom Himesh recorded a song for his upcoming film Happy Hardy and Heer.... Read More


UK's Johnson moves to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit

London, Aug. 28 -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday to suspend Parliament, a maneuver that outraged his critics because it will give the opposition even less ... Read More


Ex-Swechchhasebak leader 'snatches' 5 accused from mobile court

Shariatpur, Aug. 28 -- A former Swechchhasebak League leader in Naria upazila has been accused of snatching five suspects from the custody of a mobile court. Mostofa Sikdar, the Swechchhasebak League... Read More


Jamalpur DC Ahmed Kabir made OSD

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- Jamalpur's Deputy Commissioner Ahmed Kabir was made an officer on special duty on Sunday, days after a leaked video showed him in a compromising situation with a female colleague. I... Read More


BSCIC installing metres to prevent misuse of water in tanneries

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) has started setting up water flow metres in Tannery Industrial Estate in Savar to prevent the misuse of water. Project Di... Read More