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How far will battery-powered rickshaws go? Uncertainty looms over future of Bangladesh's electric three-wheelers

Dhaka, June 28 -- Adding batteries to rickshaws reduces the physical strain on drivers and increases their speed, but it has also raised various concerns. This has led to a divided public opinion on w... Read More


3 die as Chattogram market catches fire

Dhaka, June 28 -- At least three people have died after a fire broke out at a market in Chattogram's Reazuddin Bazar. The fire broke out at Rizwan Complex and Mohammedia Plaza on Tamakumandi Lane aro... Read More


Two children went missing after going out to play in Chandpur. The bodies were recovered from a pond

Dhaka, June 28 -- The bodies of two children have been recovered from a pond after they went missing after going out to play in Chandpur's Hajiganj. The bodies were recovered around 9:30pm on Thursda... Read More


Ganges water will be shared as per treaty even without renewal: FM Mahmud

Dhaka, June 27 -- Bangladesh has begun discussions with India to renew the Ganges river water sharing treaty, but the distribution will continue as per the deal even without a renewal, Hasan Mahmud ha... Read More


DNCC targets Sadeeq Agro Farm over canal land encroachment

Dhaka, June 27 -- The Dhaka North City Corporation has planned an eviction operation against Sadeeq Agro Farm for allegedly encroaching on canal land. Mutakabbir Ahmed, executive officer of the DNCC ... Read More


Why Bangladesh is delaying demerit points system for errant drivers despite transport chaos

Dhaka, June 27 -- The Road Transport Act stipulates demerit points for drivers who violate traffic rules, but the authorities have yet to implement the system four years after the law became effective... Read More


EVMs: Election Commission wants to see one more year of trials

Dhaka, June 27 -- The Election Commission has long wanted to shift towards its electronic voting machine project to increase the use of technology in place of paper ballots for voting. And it does not... Read More


A door on a Biman flight was left unlocked before take-off. What happened?

Dhaka, June 27 -- A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight was en route from Dhaka to Qatar's Doha via Chattogram on Wednesday afternoon when it suddenly slowed down on the runway and returned to the hangar... Read More


Train rape: Another arrest as food service suspended

Dhaka, June 27 -- Railway Police have arrested another person over the rape of a young woman on the Udayan Express train from Sylhet to Chattogram. SA Corporation employee Abdur Rauf Rasel, 28, was a... Read More


DNCC demolishes parts of Sadeeq Agro for canal encroachment

Dhaka, June 27 -- The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has conducted an eviction drive on Sadeeq Agro, an animal farm that illegally encroached on the Ramchandra Canal in the capital's Mohammadpur ... Read More