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Derailment halts train operations on Jamalpur-Mymensingh route for four hours

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- Train operations have resumed on the Jamalpur-Mymensingh route four hours after three carriages of a local train derailed. The derailed carriages of a Mymensingh-bound passenger tra... Read More


3 dead, 2 injured as lorry collides with autorickshaw in Rangamati

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- At least three people have been killed and two others injured after a collision between a lorry and an autorickshaw in Rangamati's Kawkhali Upazila. Both vehicles fell into a ravine... Read More


BNP's Mirza Fakhrul, Amir Khosru released from jail on bail

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- Senior BNP leaders Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury have been released from jail after being detained for three and a half months in connection with sever... Read More


Yunus laments 'forceful occupation' of Grameen offices

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has claimed that Grameen Bank has forcefully taken over the offices of eight entities under the 'Grameen banner' in Dhaka's Mirpur. Despite appeals for... Read More


Millions of takas in fines over thousands of drives in 20 days fail to calm rice prices

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- In a sweeping crackdown on price gouging, millions of takas in fines imposed during thousands of enforcement actions over a 20-day span starting Jan 21, but these efforts to stabilis... Read More


'Can anything be done?': Education minister says parents sought undue favours for medical college hopefuls

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury has revealed that numerous parents sent him text messages seeking 'unscrupulous benefits' for their children in the medical college admiss... Read More


Hasina heads to Germany to attend Munich Security Conference

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has embarked on her journey to Germany to attend the Munich Security Conference, during which she will also meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. ... Read More


RAB arrests 3 armed ARSA members at Cox's Bazar Rohingya camp

Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested three armed members of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army from a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar's Ukhiya. The RAB raided the extension ... Read More


Awami League nominates 48 MPs for women's seats

Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- The Awami League has picked its 48 candidates for seats reserved for women in the 12th parliament. The ruling party's parliamentary nomination board finalised the nominations in a f... Read More


Hasina questions BNP's ability to effectively challenge her government

Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed scepticism about the capability of the BNP and its allies to orchestrate a successful antigovernment movement. Their efforts to topple the... Read More