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Papia, husband, two associates on police remand

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- Their two associates Sabbir Khandaker and Sheikh Tayeba Noor were also handed five-day remand in one of the cases on Monday. The Rapid Action Battalion arrested the four and seized ... Read More


Australia to deport boy and family to Bangladesh due to his 'mild disability'

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- Adyan bin Hasan and his parents Dr Mahedi Hasan Bhuiyan and Dr Rebaka Sultana, were refused residency in 2015 after the government said their son did not meet the necessary health cr... Read More


Bangladesh declare with 295-run lead over Zimbabwe after Mushfiqur's 203 in Mirpur

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- Mushfiqur's 203 has made him Bangladesh's highest run-scorer in the longest format, surpassing left-handed opener Tamim Iqbal. He stitched together a 200-run stand for the fourth wi... Read More


PBI concludes actor Salman Shah killed himself two decades ago

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- No proof was found even after a third investigation into the case to substantiate that actor Salman Shah was murdered, according to PBI. The actor who rose to fame two decades ago h... Read More


ACC quizzes MGH boss Anis over illegal wealth, money laundering charges

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- He arrived at the commission's headquarters in Dhaka's Segunbagicha at 10:30am on Monday and was quizzed by ACC Assistant Director Silvia Ferdous at 10:45am. The ACC sent a notice t... Read More


Momen urges Malaysian minister to reopen labour market to Bangladeshis

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- He made the call while the visiting Malaysian minister met him at his office in Dhaka on Sunday. Malaysia is considering re-opening the labour market "very soon", Momen told reporte... Read More


Singapore to donate $10,000 to family of coronavirus-infected Bangladeshi migrant worker

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- The donation comprises contributions from the worker's employer Yi-Ke Innovations, Leo dormitory operator Mini-Environment Services and the MWC. The worker, who was staying at The L... Read More


Three die as truck rams auto-rickshaw in Naogaon

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- Two others were injured in the incident which occurred on the Naogaon-Rajshahi highway in Manda Ferry Ghat area at 9am on Monday, said Manda Police Station OC Muzaffor Hossain. Deta... Read More


Emergency declared on Pakistan-Iran border over coronavirus

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has told Balochistan Chief Minister to take all protective measures in the province. On Saturday, the death toll in Iran increased to six, with 29... Read More


RAB finds 'huge illegal wealth' in raids on Papia's homes

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Papia and her husband Sumon Chowdhury alias Moti Sumon have made the fortunes through "trading in drugs and arms, extortion, recruitment fraud and other sorts of embezzlement", accor... Read More