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Child dies as picnic double-decker gets stuck after hitting Purbachal underpass

Dhaka, March 2 -- A double-decker bus with people on a picnic trip has got stuck in an underpass on Sheikh Hasina Sarani at Purbachal on the outskirts of Dhaka, killing a child and injuring 22 others.... Read More


Journalist Ilias murder suspect 'dies by suicide' in Narayangaj jail

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- A man accused of killing journalist Ilias Hossain in Narayanganj has died by what prison authorities say suicide in jail. The body of Tushar Mia, 28, was found hanging from the ceil... Read More


Workers of Abanti Colour Tex Ltd strike in Narayanganj over backpay

Dhaka, Feb. 8 -- Workers of Abanti Colour Tex Ltd have gone on strike in Narayanganj's Fatullah BSCIC area, demanding backpay for months of work. The garment workers demonstrated inside the Crony Gro... Read More


Fire burns dumped pipes for hours at BIWTA warehouse in Narayanganj

Dhaka, Feb. 3 -- A large pile of dumped pipes has been in flames for several hours at a warehouse of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority in the Barafkal area of Narayanganj city. No casualtie... Read More


Women, children among 6 burnt as 'gas leak' sparks fire in Narayanganj home

Dhaka, Jan. 25 -- Six people, including women and children, have suffered burn injuries in a fire that erupted from a suspected gas leak in a home in Narayanganj's Siddhirganj. The fire erupted aroun... Read More


Dhaka International Trade Fair kicks off Sunday with increased stalls and entry fees

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- The 28th Dhaka International Trade Fair will begin on Sunday after a 20-day delay caused by the general election. The organisers have increased the number of stalls and entry fees f... Read More


Voting at 7 polling centres suspended over irregularities

Dhaka, Jan. 7 -- The Election Commission has suspended voting at seven polling centres for the general election amid irregularities including the forceful stamping of ballot papers. Five of these cen... Read More


Narayanganj JP candidate boycotts election over 'vote rigging,' voting suspended in 2 centres

Dhaka, Jan. 7 -- The Jatiya Party candidate for the Narayanganj-2 constituency has boycotted the election following a clash that erupted over allegations of vote rigging at a polling centre. Later, th... Read More


Narayanganj brims with excitement for Hasina's election rally

Dhaka, Jan. 4 -- Awami League leaders and activists are rallying in Narayanganj for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's final campaign event ahead of the election. The AKM Shamsuzzoha Sports Complex is bu... Read More


Jute Minister Gazi faces three-way battle for re-election in Narayanganj-1

Dhaka, Dec. 30 -- In the Narayanganj-1 constituency, a hotly contested three-way battle is taking shape ahead of the national elections. Shahjahan Bhuiyan, a prominent leader of the Awami League, has ... Read More