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DNCC, DSCC election to be held 'on time': LGRD Minister

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister (LGRD) Minister Tajul Islam on Sunday said elections for the two city corporations --- Dhaka North City Corporation ... Read More


5th graders tied to tree, tortured in Pirojpur; 2 held

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Police on Sunday arrested two people for tying two minors to a tree and torturing them on suspicion of stealing a mobile phone in Pirojpur's Bhandaria upazila. The detainees wer... Read More


SDGs must be understood to be achieved

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Representatives of South Asian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in a dialogue emphasized understanding the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) in order to achieve them. SDGs ... Read More


PM wishes 'grand success' of Bangabandhu BPL

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wished for the competition's 'grand success' as she inaugurated the special edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), rebranded as Bangabandhu ... Read More


Housewife killed for 'dowry' in Chattogram

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- A housewife has been strangulated to death reportedly by her laws at Dakkhin Jiri village in Patiya upazila. The deceased was identified as Khairunessa Kusum, 25, wife of Ibrahi... Read More


Youth held with smuggled cosmetics in Sylhet

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Detectives arrested a young man along a pickup loaded with huge cosmetics smuggled from India from Housa area in the city on Saturday. The arrestee is Mohammad Swapon, hailing f... Read More


Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current climate conditions. She jetted t... Read More


PM opens BPL with firework display

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated the special edition of Bangladesh Premier League titled 'Bangabandhu BPL'. The Prime Minister joined the grand opening ceremon... Read More


Minor boy dies falling from moving train in city

Dhaka, Dec. 8 -- An 11-year-old boy was killed as he fell from a moving train near Banani staff road in the city on Sunday. The identity of the deceased could not be known yet. The boy fell from the... Read More


Bangladesh out of SA Games Football title race

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- An early goal by midfielder Sunil Bal helped hosts Nepal to eliminate Bangladesh U-23 team from the title race of the South Asian Games Men's Football on Sunday. Bangladesh conc... Read More