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Cumilla housewife falls off rooftop, dies

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- A housewife was killed as she fell off the rooftop of a three-storey building in Cumilla Adarsha Sadar upazila on Saturday night. The victim is Beauty Akhter, 35, wife of Shahin... Read More


3 held along Jhenaidah border for entering from India

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Sunday morning detained three people from bordering Lebutala in Maheshpur upazila for entering Bangladesh from India without valid tra... Read More


Country yet to ensure safe, nutritious food: Minister

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque on Sunday said safe and nutritious food for the people is yet to be ensured. He made the remarks while speaking at the 35th SAARC Charter Day... Read More


3 killed in Pirojpur road crash

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Three people, including a freedom fighter, were killed and two others injured as a bus crashed into an auto-rickshaw at Jhawtala in Mathbaria upazila on Sunday morning. Two of t... Read More


Remove sewerage lines from Buriganga banks: HC tells Wasa

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- The High Court on Sunday ordered Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) to remove its sewerage lines connected to the Buriganga River within the next six months. Respo... Read More


2 Ansar men injured in 'accidental discharge' of shotgun

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Two Ansar members suffered gunshot wounds in what appears to be an 'accidental discharge' of a shotgun at Raipur Moholla in the municipality area on Sunday. The injured were ide... Read More


Begum Rokeya Day Monday

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- The Begum Rokeya Day will be observed on Monday marking the 139th birth as well as 87th death anniversary of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain, a pioneer in the fight for securing w... Read More


Man 'takes own life killing' wife in Satkhira

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- A man reportedly committed suicide after hacking his wife to death at Kakuchipara village in Shyamnagar upazila early Sunday. The deceased were identified as Mannan Gazi, 50, an... Read More


431 IU 'B' unit seats remain vacant

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- A total of 431 seats remained vacant under 'B' unit (Humanities and Social Science Faculty) of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia for its 2019-20 academic session. 'B' unit coor... Read More


Every district to get buffer fertiliser warehouse: State Minister

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- The government will gradually set up buffer warehouses at every district to facilitate the storage and distribution of fertiliser, State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Majum... Read More