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  • 40 hurt, 25 houses vandalised in AL infighting

    At least 40 people were injured and 25 houses vandalised in a clash between two rival factions of Awami League (AL) at Beljani village in Boalmari upazila of the district yesterday.

  • BSF prevents Baishakh reunion on Panchagarh border

    India's Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday did not allow thousands of people, gathered at bordering village of Omarkhana in Panchagarh Sadar upazila, to exchange greetings of Pahela Baishakh with their relatives and friends in India.

  • 200-yr-old fair where barter still exists

    Before introducing coin, goods were purchased in lieu of other goods. To hold this tradition, an exceptional fair of dried fish was held in Nasirnagar upazila on Monday. The fair has been being hold in the area every year for the last two centuries, where barter system still exists.

  • Fish worth Tk 20 lakh poisoned

    Unknown criminals poisoned to death fish worth around Tk 20 lakh at Nandua village under Uttar Shahbajpur union in Barlekha upazila on Monday.

  • Man, wife get life term for acid attack

    A man and his wife were sentenced to life imprisonment yesterday in a case filed in Pirojpur over an acid attack on a woman in 2015.

  • 2 bankers among 3 jailed

    A Faridpur court yesterday sentenced three people including two officials of United Commercial Bank Ltd (UCBL) to different jail terms and fines in a corruption case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

  • Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed

    Actor Ferdous’ visa revoked for India polls campaign

    Indian government revokes visa of Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed and asks him to return Bangladesh for carrying out electioneering for Trinamool Congress in the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal.

  • Passenger with yaba in stomach held at Dhaka airport

    A passenger along with 4,500 yaba tablets inside his stomach is detained at the domestic terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

  • rape incidents in Bangladesh

    Moral degradation behind repeated rape incidents: HC

    Expressing concern at the incidents of rape and repression on women across the country, the High Court observes that moral degradation has reached to such a point that these kinds of incidents are happening repeatedly.

  • Bangladeshi fishermen kidnapped

    4 Bangladeshi fishermen ‘kidnapped’ by Myanmar BGP’

    Four Bangladeshi fishermen with a fishing trawler are kidnapped allegedly by Border Guard Police (BGP) of Myanmar from the Naf River in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.