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  • Bhurungamari freed on this day in 1971

    On this day in 1971, Bhurungamari upazila, then a thana under Kurigram sub-division (now a district), was freed from the Pakistani occupation forces.

  • KP Basu's palatial buildings decaying

    The impressive house of famous mathematician Kalipada Basu (well-known as KP Basu), who made considerable contribution to the development of algebra in the late 1800s, is heading towards virtual ruination due to lack of proper maintenance.

  • Painted like train to draw students

    The walls of the building of a primary school in Madhupur upazila have been painted like an intercity train for attracting students to come to the school.

  • Once poverty-hit Barodaha now a vegetable village

    Once a poverty-stricken village, Barodaha village in Botlagari union under Saidpur upazila is now known as vegetable village as vegetable farming has brought tremendous improvement in the socio-economic condition of the villagers.

  • Triple murder over land dispute

    Three people were killed by their rival group during a clash over a piece of land at Taluk Haridas village in Aditmari upazila of the district yesterday.

  • Bid to rape 5-yr-old girl

    A five-year-old girl, who narrowly escaped a rape attempt allegedly by one of her neighbours on Monday, was admitted to Panchagarh Sadar Hospital the same night and later released yesterday.

  • Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed

    Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the resignation letters of the four technocrat ministers will come into effect once the prime minister accepts those.

  • Awami League Election Nomination Collection Factional Clash

    3 killed over land dispute in Lalmonirhat

    At least three people are killed and seven injured in a clash over a land dispute in Aditmari upazila.

  • 'Punish instigator of girl's suicide'

    Local people formed a human chain in Panchagarh town on Sunday, demanding exemplary punishment of a youth who allegedly instigated a college girl to commit suicide at Amtala Kajipara village in Sadar upazila.

  • Make pangas, tilapia more affordable

    The researchers must work together for proper farm management to create favourable market with reasonable prices of pangas and tilapia fishes at home and abroad, said fish scientists at a conference at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) campus yesterday.