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2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema begins today  

Gazipur Correspondent: The three-day second phase of Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest Muslim congregations in the world, began on Friday on the bank of river Turag at Tongi on Read More

N’ganj teacher assault: probe report submitted    

Staff Correspondent: The probe body formed to investigate into the humiliation of Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, headmaster of Piyar Sattar Latif High School in Bandar Upazila of Narayanganj, on Thursday submitted Read More

2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema starts Friday    

Staff Correspondent: The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the Muslims after the holy Hajj, will begin on the bank of the Turag at Tongi in Read More

15 members of ‘human trafficking gang’ held  

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-3 held fifteen members of a human trafficking syndicated during raids in different areas of Dhaka. RAB Legal and Media Wing Assistant Director Mizanur Rahman, Read More

Robber killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’    

Kushtia Correspondent:A man was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Alampur in Sadar upazila of Kushtia in the early hours of Thursday. The deceased is Amirul Islam Amir, Read More

2 killed in Kushtia truck collision    

Kushtia Correspondent:Two people were killed as a speedy truck collided head-on with a CNG-run auto rickshaw at Bheramara upazila in Kushtia on Wednesday night. Two people were also injured during Read More

College student Juma’s assailant held  

Sylhet Correspondent:Police held the assailant, who stabbed female college student Jhuma at Kaliganj Bazar in Zakiganj upazila on 15 January, in Sultanpur Haor area of the upazila on Thursday morning. Read More

Full verdict of Mufti Hannan published

DHAKA: Full verdict of death sentence of three criminals including Mufti Hannan has been published in the grenade attack case of attempting to attack Former British High Commissioner Anwar Chowdhury Read More

Peanut vendor’s story of learning English  

Staff Correspondent: Persistency can take a man to the edge of the door to progress. Sometimes, for this ‘persistency’, he or she has to float in deep river. His work Read More

'SAARC is very much alive'  

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has strongly advocated for the continuation of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) saying that it is very much alive. "The effectiveness of Saarc Read More