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  • 2 murdered in Dhaka

    Two persons have died in separate incidents in Darussalam and near Airport Railway Station of Dhaka.

  • Child dies, hit by rod falling from building

    Yet another life is lost because of construction work without safety measures. This time, a kid was killed at West Hazipara in the city's Rampura.

  • Girl dies as her scarf gets tangled with auto motor

    A college girl died after her scarf got entangled with the motor of an auto-rickshaw she was riding on in Shanir Akhra area yesterday.

  • Actress Diti loses battle with cancer

    From a simple small town girl with dreams of becoming a singer, she became one of the biggest film stars of her era. And much like the action heroine roles that she made a name for herself with in the '90s, Parveen Sultana Diti was a fearless fighter for most of her life, until the battle with brain cancer got too big on her on March 20, just 11 days before her 51st birthday.

  • Poet who bled rage, hymned love passes away

    He was the poet of love first and foremost, but when it called for, he bled rage. One of the most prolific and dynamic poets on the

  • Artist Mithu dies as tree falls on his rickshaw

    A tragic death befell artist and national award-winning filmmaker Khalid Mahmood Mithu yesterday as a large tree fell upon him in the capital's Dhanmondi.

  • Son all too lonely as mother also departs

    With 90 percent of her body burnt, Sumaiya Khanam had been fighting a grim battle for life for 10 days.

  • Nature Quest: Tale of two stranded dolphins

    “A dolphin's smile is the greatest deception. It creates the illusion that they are always happy.” Originally stated by dolphin activist Richard O'Barry, these famous lines manage to throw some light on these majestic creatures of the aquatic ecosystem that have enthralled us for long, captivated the human mind and soul, inspired many movies and captured the imagination of children and adults alike.

  • Archaeologist Zakaria dies

    Abul Kalam Muhammed Zakaria, eminent scholar, archaeologist and also a former secretary of the cultural affairs ministry, passed away yesterday.

  • Robin Ghosh passes away

    Legendary music composer Robin Ghosh passed away at a city hospital yesterday.

  • Indian Gen Krishna Rao passes away

    Former chief of Indian army Gen KV Krishna Rao, who played a key role in Bangladesh's Liberation War in 1971, died in New Delhi

  • Journo leader Altaf Mahmud passes away

    Senior journalist Altaf Mahmud died yesterday morning at the age of 62.

  • Goodbye, dear old friend

    The man, who flew in from Kolkata on December 16, 1971 and made Pakistan army's eastern command chief AAK Niazi to agree on surrendering to the joint command of Bangladesh and India in public, passed away yesterday.

  • 40 migrants die in Mediterranean (video)

    At least 40 migrants have died after apparently getting trapped and suffocating in the water-logged hold of a boat in the Mediterranean.

  • New York fire kills seven children

    Seven children have died in a house fire in New York City