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  • Aurangzeb new navy chief

    Bangladesh Coast Guard Director General Rear Admiral AMMM Aurangzeb Chowdhury has been appointed as the new chief of naval staff.

  • 2 jailed for producing poultry feed with waste

    Two persons were handed one-year jail terms for producing poultry feed using leather waste treated with toxic chemicals.

  • Five demining experts killed in Yemen blast

    An explosion killed five demining specialists in war-torn Yemen's central province of Maarib yesterday, security and medical sources said.

  • RAB held arms supplier for Gulshan café attack

    JMB 'plan for prison van attack' foiled

    Banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was planning a Trishal-like prison van ambush to snatch the inmates accused in the Gulshan café attack case.

  • Natore road crash

    Three of a family killed as truck hits motorbike

    Three members of a family die after a truck collided head-on with their motorbike in Bagatipara upazila of Natore.

  • 6 Myanmar cops hurt in Rakhine

    Six Myanmar border guard police have been wounded in an attack by Rohingya Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, government media reports, amid fears of escalating violence in the region.

  • Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

    Cyber Heist: BB to file case with NY court in 10 days

    Bangladesh Bank will file a case with a New York court by this month over the cyber heist of its reserves in which $81 million was stolen nearly three years ago.

  • 2 drug traders killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfight

    Drug peddler killed in 'gunfight'

    A suspected drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with members of Border Guard Bangladesh and police in Teknaf yesterday.

  • Mentally challenged woman 'raped'

    A mute and mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by a man in Sunamganj on Thursday, while one man was arrested yesterday for allegedly raping a teenager in Faridpur early Saturday. Meanwhile in Cumilla, another teenager filed a complaint in her school on Saturday against a teacher for attempting to rape her.

  • Noakhali Gang Rape: 3 of victim's relatives arrested

    Police yesterday arrested three people in connection with the second gang rape in Noakhali's Kabirhat upazila, but the victim said the arrestees were her relatives and they could not have been involved with the incident in any way.

  • Delivery in the open

    A woman gave birth to a baby boy under a tree outside a health complex after she was allegedly pressured to leave the complex by a nurse on Saturday.

  • Thousands join US women's marches

    Thousands of women marched Saturday in the US capital and across the country to convey a now-annual message opposing Donald Trump and supporting women's rights, but internal divisions appeared to steal some energy from the rallies.

  • US military says 52 Somali Islamists killed in airstrike

    United States military forces carried out an airstrike Saturday against Islamist group Al-Shabaab, killing 52 militants, according to a statement from US Africa Command.

  • Bomb blast in a bus kills 3 civilians in Syria's Afrin: monitor

    A bomb blast in a bus yesterday killed three civilians in the northern Syrian city of Afrin on the first anniversary of a Turkish attack on the Kurdish-majority region, a war monitor said.

  • Colombia demands Cuba hand over ELN 'criminals' after blast

    Colombia Saturday demanded that Cuba hand over ELN rebels who were in Havana for peace talks, after a deadly car bombing Bogota blames on the group.

  • 'World's oldest man' dies in Japan at 113

    "World's oldest man" Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity's first powered flight, died yesterday aged 113, Japanese media said.

  • Trump-Kim second summit in late Feb

    US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang's top nuclear negotiator.

  • BSF 'trying to push in' 31 Rohingyas

    The Border Security Force (BSF) of India has been trying to force 31 Rohingyas into Bangladesh since Friday evening through Kaziatali Border in Brahmanbaria's Kasba upazila.

  • Illegal Sand Lifting: AC (land), three others assaulted during drive

    Illegal sand lifters allegedly assaulted an assistant commissioner (land) and three others in Rajshahi's Bagha upazila, when they went for an inspection in Harirampur area near the Padma yesterday.

  • Bangladesh ranks 3rd increasing rich population

    Bangladesh to see 3rd fastest rise of the rich

    Bangladesh will see the third quickest growth in the number of high net-worth individuals in the world in the next five years, according to a new report of New York-based research firm Wealth-X.

  • Ershad flies to S'pore today for treatment

    Jatiya Party Chairman and Leader of the Opposition in Parliament HM Ershad, who has been suffering from liver complications and low haemoglobin, is scheduled to fly to Singapore for treatment today.

  • Fraudulent firms operated freely

    The Chattogram Custom House (CCH) has evidence that the seven Clearing and Forwarding agents, who have recently been found to be “involved” in a forgery, engaged in counterfeit activities for a total of 299 times between October 2013 and December 2018, NBR sources said.

  • Woman, 8-yr niece burnt to death

    A woman and her eight-year-old niece were killed and her sister was critically injured after unidentified criminals set their bed on fire while they were asleep on Friday night in Bhola's Lalmohan upazila.

  • Lights at last in Tripura Palli

    About 400 indigenous people of Tripura Palli, a remote village in Chattogram, were elated to have finally gotten electricity in their homes, 47 years after Bangladesh gained independence.

  • Burkina Faso PM and government resign

    Burkina Faso's government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country's president.

  • 'Not partners'

    The leaders of Japan and Russia hold crunch summit talks on Tuesday, with the two countries locked in an undiplomatic war of words over a set of disputed islands.

  • In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

    Poles will gather on Saturday in the Baltic port city of Gdansk for the funeral of murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.

  • 21 killed in Colombia

    Colombia's government declared three days of mourning after at least 21 people died in a car bomb at a Bogota police cadet training academy and 68 were wounded on Thursday-- the worst such incident in the city in 16 years.

  • GM Quader to act as JP chief in Ershad's absence

    Jatiya Party Co-Chair GM Quader will act as the party chief in absence of HM Ershad.

  • female student harassment

    As cruel as it gets

    A domestic help was allegedly raped by her employer for about two years at his flat in a two-storey building in the city's Halishahar area.

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