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Bangladesh makes display of rice price, variety mandatory on sacks to stop gouging

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- In the wake of an abnormal hike in prices, the government has ordered the rice mills to prominently display their name, location, production date, price, and variety on all rice sack... Read More


Regulator says JS Diagnostic wasn't authorised to provide medical services after child's death during circumcision

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- The Directorate General of Health Services is moving to revoke the licence of JS Diagnostic and Medical Check-up Centre in Dhaka's Malibagh following the death of a child after a cir... Read More


2 women killed as bus hits pickup van head-on in Khagrachhari

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- Two women travelling on a pickup van have been killed and 10 others injured after it hit a tourist bus head-on in Khagrachhari's Matiranga Upazila. The incident occurred in the Upaz... Read More


Police arrest man for hitting child with iron rod in Chattogram

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- Police have arrested a man in Chattogram for allegedly hitting a child with an iron rod.Jahed Ullah Bin Khaled, 42, was apprehended in the port city's Askar Dighir Par area in connec... Read More


Export orders worth Tk 3.92bn received at Dhaka International Trade Fair

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- Compared to the last time, this year's Dhaka International Trade Fair received more export orders; at the same time, sales were also higher than the last time. It was announced at t... Read More


Preeti Urang would not die if journalist Ashfaqul, wife had faced trial for past incident: protesters

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- Tea garden workers of Moulvibazar have protested against the death of Preeti Urang, a girl from the community who died 'after falling' from the eighth floor flat of The Daily Star jo... Read More


Bangladesh to divert flights to its airports, not overseas

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- The Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism has directed authorities to redirect planes to airports within Bangladesh if flight diversion is required. Recently, due to dense fog, sev... Read More


Two doctors held after another child dies during circumcision in Dhaka

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- Amid the outcry over the death of 5-year-old Ayan Ahmed, another child has died during a circumcision procedure in Dhaka. The incident occurred on Tuesday at a diagnostic centre in ... Read More


Once a hallmark of heritage, Old Dhaka's distinct dialects are slowly fading away

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- 'Abbey koy ki?' -- The chances of hearing such Dhakaiya turns of phrases are becoming increasingly rare, even in the labyrinthine alleyways of Old Dhaka. Although the 'Dhakaiya Kutt... Read More


With songs of remembrance and flowers, Bangladesh honours heroes of 1952 Language Movement

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- Clad in white and black attires with flowers in hand, each step they took radiated pride in preserving the honour of their mother tongue. As dawn broke on Feb 21, all paths converged... Read More