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'3 more die of dengue'; new infection rate falls slightly

Dhaka, Sept. 4 -- Three persons reportedly died of dengue in the last 24 hours as the government confirmed 783 new cases across the country, showing a slight improvement in the situation. In Jashore,... Read More


Cloth trader killed after being trapped in between two trains

Dhaka, Sept. 3 -- A small cloth trader was killed as he got trapped in between two running trains at the rail track of Karwan Bazar in the city on Tuesday. The victim has been identified as Muktar Ho... Read More


Normalcy returns to CU as BCL faction withdraws blockade

Chattogram, Sept. 2 -- Academic and administrative activities of Chittagong University returned to normalcy on Monday with the withdrawal of a blockade programme enforced by a faction of Bangladesh Ch... Read More


Four Bangladeshis killed in Saudi road crash

Bangladesh, Aug. 24 -- Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Aug 24 (UNB) - Four Bangladeshis were killed in a road accident in Medina on Friday. The deceased were identified as Suruj Mia, 25, son of Jabbar Mia; Nu... Read More


US-Central America talks focus on drug, migrant trafficking

Panama City, Aug. 23 -- The U.S. acting homeland security secretary is meeting with officials of Central America and Colombia to discuss fighting drug trafficking and migrant smuggling. Kevin McAleen... Read More


Dananjaya takes 3 wickets; New Zealand 71-3 at lunch

Galle, Aug. 14 -- Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya took three wickets, including opener Tom Lathan and skipper Kane Williamson in the same over, to restrict New Zealand to 71 for three Wednesday afte... Read More


Sirajganj road crash kills journo, wife

Sirajganj, Aug. 11 -- A local journalist and his wife were killed while their two children injured after being run over by a speedy bus in Raiganj upazila early Sunday. The deceased were identified a... Read More


Main Eid congregation at Nat'l Eidgah at 8am

Dhaka, Aug. 8 -- The main congregation of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims, will be held at the National Eidgah on the High Court premises at 8am on the Eid day. Senior P... Read More


PMO signs performance agreements with its 7 bodies

Dhaka, Aug. 8 -- The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Thursday signed annual performance agreements (APAs) with seven organisations under it to enhance their performances for implementing the developm... Read More


Zimbabwe confirm tour; BCB announce itinerary for tri-nation T20 series

Dhaka, Aug. 7 -- After waiting for weeks, Zimbabwe cricket team have finally confirmed their tour to Bangladesh to take part in a T20 tri-series, also involving Afghanistan. Zimbabwe team will arrive... Read More