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Rab arrests 6 'Ansar Al Islam' men

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members have arrested six suspected members of banned militant outfit 'Ansar Al Islam' from Dhaka, Gazipur and Satkhira districts. The arrestees ar... Read More


Nat'l Youth Archery: Tamimul Islam finishes top of junior recurve qualifiers

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- Mohammad Tamimul Islam of BKSP finished top in the qualification round of the Junior Recurve (Under-20) of the Teer 3rd National Youth Archery Championship 2019, scoring 664 out... Read More


Transnational policies for water governance in S Asia stressed

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- Speakers at an international conference here on Saturday laid emphasis on transnational policies for water governance in the South Asia. The two-day conference on key water iss... Read More


NCL: Dhaka and Khulna battle it out for NCL title

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- An 18-year-old rookie pace bowler, Ruyel Miah of Sylhet, announced himself on the national stage with an astonishing 8-wicket haul that destroyed the Chattogram batting line up,... Read More


Germany arrests woman, accused of joining IS, on return home

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- Berlin - A German woman accused of joining the Islamic State group in Syria and marrying an IS fighter has been arrested on arrival in Germany. Federal prosecutors said the wom... Read More


314 families get electricity connection in Laxmipur

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- Several hundred families were brought under electricity connection here at Gandhobbopur village in Sadar upazila on Friday evening. Laxmipur-3 MP AKM Shahjahan Kamal inaugurate... Read More


Onion still selling at 'Tk 260' in retail markets

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- Onion price in the city's wholesale markets remained almost unchanged on Saturday compared to Friday's amid fall in sale after the government's announcement to import it from di... Read More


Maulana Bhasani's 43rd death anniv Sunday

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- The 43rd death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, will be observed on Sunday with due respect. Bhasani, popularly known as 'Majlum Janane... Read More


PM flies to UAE to attend Dubai Air Show

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for Dubai on Saturday evening on a four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the Dubai Air Show 2019. Sheikh Ha... Read More


Schoolboy stabbed dead in Jhenidah

Bangladesh, Nov. 16 -- Jhenidah - A 10th grader was stabbed to death by some miscreants in Kalikapur area of Sadar Upazila in the district on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Saidur Zaman Sif... Read More