Prothom Alo reporter Shams sent back to Dhaka jail from Kashimpur

Dhaka, April 1 -- Prothom Alo reporter Samsuzzaman Shams has been sent back to Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj from Kashimpur prison in Gazipur. The higher authorities ordered the transfer, Senior S... Read More

Actress Mahiya Mahi secures bail hours after arrest for comments on police

Dhaka, March 18 -- Sharmin Akter Nipa, better known by her screen name Mahiya Mahi, has secured bail hours after her arrest in a case under the Digital Security Act on charges of making 'false and def... Read More

Actress Mahi, husband 'spread lies' about police on Facebook: GMP chief

Dhaka, March 18 -- The chief of Gazipur Metropolitan Police (GMP) has accused actress Sharmin Akter Nipa, better known by her screen name Mahiya Mahi, of "spewing lies" about men and women in uniform ... Read More

Bangladesh approves high-yield, low-carb rice variety

Dhaka, March 3 -- The National Seed Board has approved two high-yield rice varieties, BRRI-105 and BRRI-106, suitable for cultivation during Boro and Aush seasons. Developed by the Bangladesh Rice Re... Read More

BDR mutiny death-row convict dies in Dhaka hospital

Dhaka, Feb. 25 -- A death-row convict who took part in the Bangladesh Rifles mutiny has died at a hospital in Dhaka. Abdul Baten, 70, was rushed from Kashimpur High-Security Prison in Gazipur to Dhak... Read More

Sreepur Upazila Hospital Owners Association committee formed

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- A new committee of 25 members of Bangladesh Private Clinic and Diagnostic Honors Association Sreepur branch has been formed in Sreepur, Gazipur. Abdul Malek, Managing Director of Ma... Read More

Police arrest Gazipur deliveryman for 'blackmailing girl with stolen photos'

Dhaka, Feb. 11 -- Police have arrested a deliveryman in Gazipur on charges of blackmailing a girl after stealing photos and videos from her mobile phone during parcel delivery. The law enforcers made... Read More

Child 'adopted' for Tk 42,000 is returned to mother by police

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- A woman gave her one-and-a-half-month-old child up for adoption for Tk 42,000 in Gazipur's Sreepur Upazila. Police later returned the child to the mother as no legal process was follo... Read More

Two children died from poisoning in Gazipur. Police arrest 4 as they search for a motive

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Police have arrested four suspects, including a bakery owner, after two children died of poisoning in Gazipur's Salna. Ashraful Islam, the father of the dead children, filed the cas... Read More

Workers vandalised 50 vehicles over death of a security guard

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- Garment workers set a truck on fire and vandalised at least 50 other vehicles, after a truck run over and killed a security guard of a factory in Gazipur's Kaliakair upazila on the D... Read More