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Allegations emerge of circulating 'unsubstantiated' claims of torture to incite unrest among BUET students

Dhaka, April 16 -- A Facebook page is reportedly spreading unverified stories of torture at Bangladesh's top engineering university, which some ex-students claim is a deliberate propaganda effort to p... Read More


Fire at Ctg slum leaves upto 200 families homeless

Chattogram, April 15 -- Upto 200 shanties were gutted in a devastating fire that broke out in a slum near the Firingi Bazar Fishing Ghat in the port city of Chattogram on Monday afternoon, leaving a g... Read More


Bangladesh earmarks Tk 385 billion for agriculture, aiming for 10% annual growth by fiscal 2026

DHAKA, April 15 -- The Bangladesh government has earmarked Tk 385 billion for agricultural development over the next three years, targeting an average annual growth of 10% in the sector by the 2025-26... Read More


No respite from heat wave in five days: BMD

DHAKA, April 15 -- Six divisions including Dhaka have been experiencing mild to moderate heat wave and it may continue for next five days commencing Monday, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Depa... Read More


Fire at oil godown in Bogura brought under control

Bogura, April 15 -- A massive fire broke out at an oil godown in Mokamtola area of Bogura's Shibganj upazila on Monday afternoon. The fire originated around 5:30 pm at the godown of M/s Uttara Trader... Read More


Road crash claims 2 friends' lives, another struggling for life in Gazipur

Gazipur, April 15 -- Two friends met a tragic end while another is struggling for life as a motorbike carrying them hit a roadside tree after losing control in Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur on Monday a... Read More


9 BNP men land in Naogaonjail

Naogaon, April 15 -- A Naogaon court on Monday sent nine leaders and activists of BNP and its associate bodies to jail in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act. Naogaon District and Session... Read More


Azeeza Khan joins the ranks of YGL 2024

Dhaka, April 15 -- Azeeza Aziz Khan ACCA, Director, Summit Group of Companies, has been inducted as a Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for the class of 2024, according to a ... Read More


Udichi's Pahela Boishakh programme, statement 'unexpected and unfortunate': State Minister Arafat

Dhaka, April 15 -- State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat on Monday said that the Bengali New Year programme that was organised by Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi defying ... Read More


People's expectations have to be met to control environmental pollution: Minister Saber

Dhaka, April 15 -- Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Saber Hossain Chowdhury said on Monday that though the level of challenges in environmental pollution control activities is very ... Read More