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Family attacks doctor after child dies in Chattogram hospital

Dhaka, April 15 -- The family of a child patient who died during treatment have attacked a doctor at a private hospital in Chattogram. According to Yasin Arafat, the manager of a medical centre locat... Read More


Fire at power plant disrupts supply to Sylhet

Dhaka, April 15 -- The Fire Service have doused a fire that broke out at the Kumargaon Power Plant in Sylhet after an hour of effort. The fire broke out around 9am on Monday, said Mohammed Abdur Rahm... Read More


A cheerful return to work at the Secretariat after Eid, new year holidays

Dhaka, April 15 -- Government workers have returned to their offices at the Secretariat - the heart of the administration - after five days off for the Eid and Bangla New Year holidays. The work day ... Read More


Eid cheer returns to homes of freed MV Abdullah sailors

Dhaka, April 14 -- Eid day came and went, but there were no festivities at the homes of the MV Abdullah sailors who had been taken hostage by Somali pirates. Their families instead waited, anxiously, ... Read More


bdnews24.com rings in Bangla New Year 1431 with lively hangout, festive food

Dhaka, April 14 -- Leaders from politics, diplomacy, culture, literature and business joined bdnews24.com's Bangla New Year 1431 celebrations in Dhaka on the Bangladesh's festival of life - Pahela Bai... Read More


Somali pirates release hijacked ship MV Abdullah, all Bangladeshi sailors

Dhaka, April 14 -- The Bangladesh flag-bearing ship MV Abdullah and all of its sailors have been freed after it was hijacked by Somali pirates. The ship set off to Dubai from Somalia around 3am on Su... Read More


'You are free': moment Somali pirates release captured Bangladeshi ship and crew

Dhaka, April 14 -- It was 3am in Bangladesh. All 65 Somali pirates got off MV Abdullah one by one. They ventured into the dark of the night on nine boats. "You are free," the pirates told the sailors ... Read More


MV Abdullah sailors will head back to Bangladesh after 10 days

Dhaka, April 14 -- The MV Abdullah and its crew are set to arrive in Dubai on Apr 19 after their release by Somali pirates. It will take four to five days there for formalities to be completed before ... Read More


Rural Bangladesh's Baishakhi fairs: a tradition fading away

Dhaka, April 14 -- Every year on the first day of the Bangla calendar, known as Pahela Baishakh, the village of Bhadughar in Brahmanbaria hosts the Baruni or Banni fair on the banks of the Titas River... Read More


3 labourers killed in Brahmanbaria septic tank accident

Dhaka, April 14 -- Three labourers have died while working on a septic tank in Brahmanbaria's Nasirnagar. The incident occurred around 11am on Sunday in the Upazila's Guniauk Union at the home of Aha... Read More