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Prepaid gas metre project hits snag for ‘faulty lines’

Titas Gas Company’s target to install some 200,000 prepaid metres in Dhaka city is unlikely to be achieved within the timeframe of December 2018 due to leakages in service lines, Details

DNCC drive: 200 makeshift structures evicted

The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Thursday in a drive evicted some 200 illegal makeshift structures in the city’s Mohammadpur and Shyamoli areas. DNCC executive magistrate SM Ajior Rahman led Details

Amar Ekushey book fair further expands this year

Book lovers can expect a better managed and more expanded fair venue this time as they step in the annual Amar Ekushey Boi Mela billed for February 1.   In run Details

20 houses gutted in Jessore fire

At least 20 houses were gutted in a fire at the Ulasi-Gilpol government housing project in Sharsha upazila on Wednesday night. The fire originated from the kitchen of a house around Details

Bus-covered van collision leaves 5 dead

Five people were killed and 26 others injured in a fatal road accident at Noy Mile on Bogra-Dhaka highway in Shahjahanpur thana of the district on Monday (jan 1) afternoon. Three Details

Farhad Mazhar, wife sued for ‘staging abduction drama’

 A case has been filed against columnist Farhad Mazhar and his wife Farida Akhter on charge of lodging a case with ‘false information’ over the poet’s alleged abduction. Documents of the Details

Tk 109-cr raw jute gutted in Khulna fire

Huge raw jute were burnt down in a fire that broke out at two godowns of a jute mill by Bhatpara-Bejerdanga road in Phultala upazila early Wednesday. Witnesses said the fire Details

Four rape in Ctg: Robbery mastermind nabbed

Members of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Wednesday night arrested the mastermind of the incident where four women of a family were raped during a burglary in Karnaphuli area Details

Two Air Force training jets crash in Cox’s Bazar, all four pilots safe

Two training aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) crashed in Maheshkhali upazila on Wednesday evening following a midair collision. Five people were also injured as they were hit by falling parts Details

Dense fog disrupts Paturia-Daulatdia ferry services

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma River were disrupted for three hours due to dense fog on Friday morning, leaving 11 ferries stranded in the mid-river. “The ferry services Details

‘No open air event on 31st Night’

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said no open air event will be allowed on the 31st Night to celebrate the New Year.   “We won’t allow any meeting, rally and Details

‘Outlawed party leader’ killed in ‘gunfight’

A suspected top leader of outlawed ‘Janajuddha Party’ was killed in an alleged gunfight with police at Bhalaipur on Chuadanga-Meherpur road in Sadar upazila early Wednesday.  The deceased was identified as Details

In Jessore garage fire 2 brother killed

Assistant Director of Jessore Fire Service and Civil Defence Station Parimal Chandra Kunda said the fire originated around 8:30pm following the blast of an electric transformer when denting was going Details

Party registration deadline expires on Dec 31 amid poor response

Only seven political parties have so far applied to the Election Commission EC seeking registration though the application deadline this time expires on December 31 next. Unlike 2013 and 2008, this Details

Celebrated Christmas

The Christian community celebrated Christmas Day in the country as elsewhere across the world on Monday (Dec 25), commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas, the biggest religious festival of the Details

Review petition filed against 16th amendment verdict

The prosecution on Sunday filed a review petition seeking cancellation of the full verdict of the Supreme Court that upheld a High Court judgment scraping the 16th constitutional amendment.  The petition Details

2 ‘robbers’ killed in Comilla ‘gunfight’

Two suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Zafarganj union in Debidwar upazila early Saturday. Tipped off that a gang of bandits was preparing to commit robberies, Details

‘Missing’ NSU teacher returns home

University teacher Mubashar Hasan Caesar, who went missing one and half months ago, returned home in Dakkhin Banasree area of the capital city in the early hours of Friday. Mubashar, an Details

Mostafiz wins Rangpur city polls

Jatiya Party candidate Mostafizur Rahman won the Rangpur City Corporation polls defeating his nearest rival Awami League contender Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu by a huge margin in the election held in Details

Strictly maintain discipline, PM asks BGB members

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday hoped that the members of Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) will work for the development of the country maintaining their discipline strictly. “I always want this Details