Indian nilgai dies of injuries in Thakurgaon

Bangladesh, Nov. 27 -- An adult male nilgai that was caught by a mob in Minapur village of Thakurgaon's Haripur upazila on Friday afternoon, died of its injuries hours later, officials said. The nilg... Read More

Earthquake: 3 buildings tilt in Chattogram

Bangladesh, Nov. 27 -- At least three buildings tilted in Chattogram city after the earthquake on Friday morning, sources said. The buildings are located at the Sabanghata area of Urdu Goli, Bahaddar... Read More

Rowshan Ara made head of JS committee on Road Transport Ministry

Bangladesh, Nov. 27 -- Rowshan Ara Mannan, a Jatiya Party MP (opposition) from women reserved seats in parliament, has been made chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Road Transport a... Read More

Bankers' Book: Digitally recorded documents to be treated as evidence

Bangladesh, Nov. 27 -- The Bankers' Book Evidence Bill 2021 was passed in Parliament on Saturday, defining the digitally recorded documents as such evidence under the proposed law. Though a law is al... Read More

Electioneering tempo rises in Aushkandi

Bangladesh, Nov. 27 -- With the Supreme Court paving the way for Aushkandi union parishad polls in Habiganj, candidates vying for the chairman position are making an all-out effort to woo the electora... Read More

Shariatpur polls violence: Injured AL activist dies

Bangladesh, Nov. 27 -- A local Awami League activist, who sustained injuries during a clash between AL candidate and rivals at Angaria union parishad of Shariatpur Sadar Upazila, died at Bangabanhu Sh... Read More

What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

Bangladesh, Nov. 27 -- 19 VARIANT? South African scientists identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country... Read More

5 Ctg jail officials in the dock over custodial torture of lifer

Bangladesh, Nov. 26 -- The wife of a lifer has approached a court in the port city accusing five officials, including the senior superintendent of Chattogram Central Jail, of torturing her husband. P... Read More

France calls for European aid after 27 migrant deaths at sea

Bangladesh, Nov. 26 -- Helicopters buzzed above the waves and vessels were already scouring the cold waters when French maritime rescue volunteer Charles Devos added his boat to the frantic search for... Read More

Russia: Death toll in Siberian coal mine blast raised to 52

Bangladesh, Nov. 26 -- A devastating explosion in a Siberian coal mine Thursday left 52 miners and rescuers dead about 250 meters (820 feet) underground, Russian officials said. Hours after a methane... Read More