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Court grants five-day remand of two accused in MC College rape case

Dhaka, Sept. 28 -- Two accused, including the prime suspect in MC College gang rape, were sent on a five-day remand by a Sylhet court on Monday. Indraneel Bhattacharya, officer-in-charge of Shahporan... Read More


Fati grateful for Messi's advice after firing Barcelona to victory

Dhaka, Sept. 28 -- Barcelona wonderkid Ansu Fati said he is learning from Lionel Messi after firing his side to a 4-0 win over Villarreal in their first game of the La Liga season on Sunday. With all... Read More


Mahbubey Alam's namaj-e-janaza held on Supreme Court premises

Dhaka, Sept. 28 -- The namaj-e-janaza of Attorney General Mahbubey Alam was held on the Supreme Court premises on Monday morning. His body was taken there around 11am and the namaj-e-janaza was held ... Read More


Flood situation worsens in Kurigram

Dhaka, Sept. 28 -- Heavy rains and upstream water are worsening the flood situation in Kurigram district inundating cropland, houses and cutting off road communication affecting thousands of people. ... Read More


Malaysia's exports fall 2.9pc in August

Dhaka, Sept. 28 -- Malaysia's exports fell 2.9 per cent year-on-year to 79.14 billion ringgit (about 19 billion US dollars) in August due to lower shipment in all sectors. Malaysia International Trad... Read More


Mud-wall collapse kills four members of a family in Dinajpur

Dhaka, Sept. 27 -- Four members of a family, including two children, were killed as part of a mud-wall of their house collapsed on them at Jhaupara in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur district on early ... Read More


Ex-CU VC dies of Covid-19

Dhaka, Sept. 27 -- Prof AJM Nuruddin Chowdhury, former Vice Chancellor of Chittagong University (CU), died of coronavirus infection at a hospital in Dhaka on Saturday. He was 70. Prof Nuruddin breath... Read More


Stocks rise after Bangladesh Bank reduces repo rate

Dhaka, Sept. 27 -- Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hours of trading on Sunday as optimistic investors showed appetite on sector-wise issues riding on the news of interest rate cut on stock inve... Read More


Floods worsen in northern, central parts

Dhaka, Sept. 27 -- Flood situation deteriorated further in northern, north-eastern and few central districts of Bangladesh on Saturday amid continued rainfall and the onrush of upstream waters from th... Read More


BAF's 'seed ball' programme

Dhaka, Sept. 27 -- Two print media news items about the country's forest resources must have attracted the readers' attention. One shows the pace of the disappearance of coastal trees on the Kuakata b... Read More