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  • Middlemen rule paddy market

    Farmers in all the eight upazilas of the district have been compelled to sell their Aman paddy at 47kg a maund instead of usual 40kg, and in most cases they are not even getting their production cost.

  • House neglected, items scanty at Suchitra Sen memorial museum

    People visiting the ancestral house of Suchitra Sen in Pabna return disappointed due to the very small collection of memorabilia and lack of maintenance of the house.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia

    Khaleda’s bail hearing in Cumilla murder deferred

    A Cumilla court deffers till February 4 the bail hearing of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on a murder case filed for killing eight persons.

  • Protest against school headmaster

    Protest against headmaster’s beating in Kurigram

    Parents block a road in Kurigram demanding suspension of a school headmaster on complaints of severe beating served to a student.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Submit progress report on private hospitals’ fees chart by Feb 6: HC

    The High Court directs the authorities concerned of the government to submit a report on the progress of displaying the chart of charges and fees of private clinics, hospitals and diagnostic centres in public view before this court by February 6.

  • TIB published report in favour of BNP-Jamaat: Minister

    Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says the report published by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on the 11th parliamentary election is deliberately “falsified, which is in favour of the BNP-Jamaat quarter”.

  • bKash agent beaten dead by muggers

    A bKash agent was beaten to death by snatchers in Mary Gopinathpur Shofipara area of Gopalganj Sadar upazila.

  • Two held for killing British citizen

    A Bangladeshi-born British citizen was found dead on January 6 in front of a drug rehabilitation centre in Moulvibazar town, where he had been receiving treatment.

  • 'Lalmonirhat to be made beggar-free soon'

    The beggars will be rehabilitated as per their necessity and the district will be made beggar-free soon, said Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed at a view exchange meeting with local journalists and civil society members at the Circuit House hall on Sunday.

  • 5,000 textbooks seized in Habiganj, two held

    Police in a drive on Monday night seized a large number of textbooks meant for free distribution among school children from municipal bus stand area in Habiganj Sadar upazila. The law enforcers also detained two vendors for selling the textbooks of National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) illegally.