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3 arrested over 'gang rape' of Santal woman in Rajshahi

Dhaka, March 26 -- Police have arrested three men in Rajshahi's Tanore Upazila over the alleged gang rape of a Santal woman. Law enforcers arrested the three in a raid on Monday after the woman filed... Read More


UK Parliament urged to recognise genocide in Bangladesh in 1971

Dhaka, March 26 -- Bangladesh has urged the British House of Commons to bring and pass a fresh motion recognising the genocide carried out by Pakistani forces during the Liberation War in 1971. The H... Read More


Metro rail schedule extended by an hour ahead of Eid

Dhaka, March 26 -- The metro rail service in Dhaka will be extended by an hour from Wednesday ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. According to the new schedule, the last trains will depart from Uttara North at 9pm... Read More


Family of 4 among 9 dead in Meghna boat accident as search ends

Dhaka, March 26 -- The death toll from a boat accident in the Meghna River in Kishorganj's Bhairab has swelled to nine, with the rescuers calling off the search operation as no one else remains missin... Read More


53 years and counting, family searches for remains of Captain Bashar who vanished in 1971 war

Dhaka, March 26 -- Captain RAM Khairul Bashar went missing while his wife was pregnant during Bangladesh's Liberation War in 1971. Nurun Nahar Bashar welcomed her son, Iqbal Bashar Babu, into the wor... Read More


Advance train tickets for Eid holidaymakers sell out in first 10 minutes on 3rd day

Dhaka, March 26 -- The demand for advance train tickets for Eid journeys has continued to intensify on the third day of sales. Tickets for Apr 5 were sold out within 10 minutes of sales going live on... Read More


Google celebrates Bangladesh Independence Day with special doodle

Dhaka, March 26 -- Google is commemorating Bangladesh's Independence Day with a special doodle on its homepage. The doodle artwork, depicting the national flag -- a red circle on a green background -... Read More


Fire rips through housing colonies, warehouse in Gazipur

Dhaka, March 26 -- A fire has gutted a waste fabric warehouse and dozens of residential units in two housing colonies in Gazipur's Kaliakair. The incident occurred around 1am on Tuesday in the Palli ... Read More


Bangladesh celebrating 53 years of independence from Pakistan, remembering martyrs

Dhaka, March 26 -- Bangladesh is celebrating 53 years of independence and paying tribute to the victims of the genocide unleashed by the Pakistan Army at the start of the 1971 War, which led to the li... Read More


Only Bangabandhu had 'mandate' to proclaim independence, says Quader

Dhaka, March 26 -- Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said that only Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had the legitimate right to declare independence for Bangladesh, paving the way fo... Read More