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Sinha killing: RAB DG hopes case to be 'settled soon' following 'positive progress'

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- Director General of Rapid Action Battalion ( Rab) Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun on Friday said the investigation into the killing of retired Major Sinha Rashed Khan has made posit... Read More


Local warning signal 4 for maritime ports; tidal surge forecast

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- The Met Office on Friday advised maritime ports to hoist local cautionary signal number 4 and warned that low-lying coastal areas could be inundated by tidal surges. In a speci... Read More


Unite on coronavirus fight: UN chief to G20

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- General Antonio Guterres urged 20 major industrialised nations to be united to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The UN chief says it's "very frustrating" that leaders of the 20 ... Read More


Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus in Thursday's final 2020 debate, largely shelving the rancor that overs... Read More


Rangpur worker dies after air pumped through rectum

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- A worker of Jamjam Feed Mills died on Friday after his fellow worker pumped air through his rectum at Dewantuli in Mahiganj of Rangpur. The victim was identified as Mohid Uddin... Read More


Nineteen fishermen jailed for catching hilsa in Sirajganj

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- Separate mobile courts on Friday sentenced 19 fishermen to different jail terms on charge of catching hilsa defying fishing ban in Sadar and Chauhali upazilas of Sirajganj distr... Read More


MK Anwar's 3rd death anniv Saturday

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- The third death anniversary of former BNP leader and minister MK Anwar will be observed on Saturday. Homna upazila unit of BNP and the family members of the late party standing... Read More


UN chief appeals for investment in culture to promote global solidarity

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- General Antonio Guterres has called for investment in culture to promote global solidarity. Guterres made the call at a United Nations Day concert on Thursday, which was sponso... Read More


Housewife's body found hanging from a tree in Rajshahi

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- Police on Friday recovered the body of a housewife hanging from a mango tree in Pirgasa village of Puthia upazila in Rajshahi. The deceased was identified as Sabina Yasmin, 35,... Read More


Rohingya Repatriation: Tripartite talks 'in Beijing' after Myanmar's polls

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- Bangladesh, Myanmar and China are planning to hold Foreign Minister-level tripartite talks after Myanmar's national election in November to begin the repatriation of Rohingyas w... Read More