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18 more Covid deaths reported in country

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 18 more deaths from coronavirus, taking the total death toll to 5,699. Health authorities also announced 1,380 fresh virus cases in a day and the numb... Read More


Countrywide water transport strike underway

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- Thousands of passengers were made to suffer as river vessel workers went on an indefinite strike across the country early Tuesday to press home their 11-points demand, including wage... Read More


Ctg UP polls Bomb huled on executive magistrate's car

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- Executive Magistrate Nilufa Yasmin Chowdhury's driver was injured as miscreants hurled a crude bomb at the vehicle in front of a polling centre in Chattogram's Lohagara upazila on Tu... Read More


3-year-old baby sexually abused in Dhaka's Kadamtoli

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- A three-year old baby was sexually abused by her neighbour in Dhaka's Kadamtoli area on Monday. The victim was sent to a one-stop crisis centre today noon, after her family filed a ... Read More


Gang-rape in Feni 2 accused confess their involvement

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- Two people who were arrested in connection with their involvement in the gang-rape of a teenage girl in Feni's Dewanganj upazila confessed to their crimes. The accused, rickshaw pul... Read More


Probe body submits report to HC

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- The probe body formed to investigate the incident of gang rape of a young woman in Sylhet Murari Chand College (MC College) campus on September 25 submitted its report to the High Co... Read More


Government can't go after the plunderers to mitigate economic woes

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- Because of serious liquidity crunch, seven more non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) are now in a vulnerable state due to the widespread corruption, irregularities, mismanageme... Read More


RMG industry braces for a second coronavirus wave

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- Entrepreneurs of the readymade garments (RMG), the country's main export earning sector, fear another stagnate situation in the sector on account of the second wave of the ongoing pa... Read More


Govt re-fixes potato price at Tk 35 per kg

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- After failing to control market, the government has re-fixed the potato price at Tk 35 kg per kg for retail market. With this, the government was compelled to increase Tk 5 per kg to... Read More


Newborn back from dead DMCH director regrets failure in protecting her

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- The Dhaka Medical College authorities on Tuesday said it is their failure they could not protect a newborn who was declared dead by the authorities of the hospital on Friday but was ... Read More