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Advance train ticket sale for Eid begins

Bangladesh Railway (BR) yesterday began selling advance train tickets for Eid-ul-Azha at five different venues in Dhaka with services being relatively smoother than previous occasions.

  • Police rescue mentally challenged woman

    Police rescued a mentally challenged woman after locals caught her on suspicion of being a child abductor in Raozan upazila of Chattogram district early yesterday.

  • Two killed in Jatrabari

    Two people were killed in separate incidents in Jatrabari yesterday.

  • Dhaka Today

    Modhupur Sal Forest: Its Demise, Demographic Changes & Customary Land Rights

  • HC asks why govt should not repair 1,085 level crossings

    The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks why it should not be directed to repair 1,085 unauthorised level crossings and to deploy gatekeepers and ensure safety at level crossings across the country.

  • Petition seeks Tk 5cr compensation for Renu’s family

    A writ petition was filed with the High Court yesterday, seeking its directives on the government for Tk 5 crore compensation to the family of Taslima Begum Renu, who was beaten to death by a mob in Dhaka’s Badda area on July 20.

  • Implement HC directives

    A total of 19 boys were raped and another was sexually assaulted in the last three months in different parts of the country, said a report of a non-government organisation. Of them, two were murdered after rape, it added.

  • Global collaboration needed for SDGs

    Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Bangladesh President Tahsin Aman called for collaboration among EO chapters to achieve SDGs at the recent International Entrepreneurial Summit held at the UN, New York.

  • Dreams of a family shattered

    Firoz’s family received his body with broken hearts on Saturday after the Dhaka University student lost his battle with dengue the night before.

  • Dengue cases go up outside Dhaka

    There has been a rise in cases of dengue in some areas outside Dhaka as people diagnosed with the mosquito-borne disease were admitted to hospitals in the past few days.

  • Dengue Outbreak: DU, JU students blame authorities’ nonchalance for death of peers

    Dhaka University students yesterday blamed the nonchalance of the authorities concerned for the death of Firoz Kabir Shwadhin, who died of dengue on Friday.

  • Jagannath University

    1st convocation of JnU to be held Jan 11 next year

    The first convocation of Jagannath University (JnU) will be held on January 11 in 2020.

  • Law minister to attend UN meeting in Geneva July 30-31

    Law Minister Anisul Huq leaves Dhaka to attend the review meeting of the United Nations Convention Against Torture (UNCAT) to be held at Geneva, capital of Switzerland, on July 30 and 31.

  • 2 killed in separate incidents in Dhaka

    Two persons are killed in two separate incidents in Dhaka’s Jatrabari.

  • Supreme Court defers Accord hearing

    HC issues rule on repairing 1,085 unauthorised level crossings

    The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks why it should not be directed to repair 1,085 unauthorised level crossings and to deploy gatemen and ensure safety at the level crossings across the country.

  • Bangladesh Gunfights

    ‘Robber’ killed in Chattogram ‘gunfight’

    An alleged robber is killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Banshkhali upazila of Chattogram.

  • Obaidul Quader

    PM for effective mosquito repellent to control dengue: Quader

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the health minister and two mayors of Dhaka to take steps for use of effective mosquito repellent to control dengue fever, says Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.

  • DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon

    Dengue situation alarming: Mayor Khokon

    Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon says that the ongoing situation of dengue outbreak in the capital is alarming, and stresses that the authorities are doing everything to bring the situation under control.

  • Dhaka University Logo

    DU launches ‘cell counter’ for dengue diagnosis

    The authorities of Dhaka University launches a 'cell counter centre' at the university's medical centre to diagnose dengue and count blood platelets.

  • ACC Logo

    DIG (prisons) of Sylhet range held over ‘graft’

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) detains Partha Gopal Banik, deputy inspector general (prisons) in Sylhet range after it recovers Tk 80 lakh of “graft money” from his residence in Dhaka.

  • Govt fixes fees of medical tests for dengue diagnosis

    The government fixes the fees for the medical tests to diagnose dengue at all private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres across the country.

  • Xulhaz-Tonoy murder

    Xulhaz-Tonoy murder: Charges pressed against 8 militants

    The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) presses charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam including sacked army major Zia in connection with the killing of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy in 2016.

  • antibiotics in milk

    HC orders 5-week ban on pasteurised milk of 14 companies

    The High Court directs the authorities concerned to stop production, distribution, sale, purchase and consumption of pasteurised milk of 14 companies for the next five weeks over presence of antibiotics and lead in the milk, which are harmful for human body.

  • Dengue outbreak

    Dengue outbreak: Effigies of health minister, Dhaka mayors burnt at DU

    A platform of students of Dhaka University burns effigies of the health minister and mayors of Dhaka south and north city corporations demanding their resignation over “failure in controlling dengue outbreak” in the capital and across the country.

  • Dengue Patients in Bangladesh

    DMCH struggling due to rising dengue patients

    Dhaka Medical College Hospital, like other hospitals in the capital, has been dealing with an outbreak of dengue fever which has resulted in growing number of patients being admitted to the hospital and in much higher numbers than its capacity.

  • Dhaka Mob beating

    Writ seeks Tk 5cr compensation for Renu’s family

    A writ petition is filed with the High Court seeking its directives on the government to give Tk 5 crore compensation to the family of Taslima Begum Renu, who was killed in a mob beating in Dhaka’s Badda area on July 20.

  • N’ganj gas pipeline explosion kills 1, injure 4

    A worker was killed and four were injured in a gas pipeline explosion at a mill in Rupganj of Narayanganj yesterday.

  • PM’s gifts of mangoes, flowers

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in London on an official visit, has sent Bangladesh’s famous mangoes along with flowers to newly appointed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

  • Eighth-grader found dead in N’ganj

    The body of an eighth-grader was recovered yesterday from a ship anchored in port area of Narayanganj city, around 24 hours after he went missing.

  • Two killed in road accidents

    Two people were killed in road accidents in two districts yesterday, according to reports from our correspondents.

  • Rab arrests prime accused

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) early yesterday arrested two, including the prime accused, over the murder of Sylhet Technical Training Institute student Tanvir Hossain Tuhin.

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