A suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Hazi Mazar slum in Tongi in the small hours of Tuesday.
More people return to Dhaka from Thailand by special flight
Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 61 Bangladeshi, Thai and other foreign nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight.
Residents of Jashore village worried about spread of new variant
The residents of Doulatpur village along Chougachcha upazila in Jashore district are passing their days in fear of the new strain of Indian Covid-19 variant as they are living along the border area close to ‘Indiapara’.
Mystery shrouds death of a DU student
Dhaka University students are in shock as the dead body of their fellowman, who went missing over a week ago, was found at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) morgue on Sunday.
Mother killed, son injured in Gulshan road crash
A 32-year-old woman was killed and her son injured as a speeding car hit them while they were crossing the road in Dhaka’s Gulshan Monday.
Businessman dies from drinking too much liquor in Dhaka
A 35-year-old businessman died Sunday in the capital’s Lalbagh after drinking a fatal level of liquor, police said.
Rain brings relief to Dhaka dwellers
A light rain coupled with thundershowers drenched Dhaka on Saturday evening, giving its residents some relief from scorching heat.
Another Eid celebrated with prayers in masks
Muslims across Bangladesh celebrated another muted Eid-ul-Fitr Friday without shaking hands and hugging each other thrice after the special prayers amid a host of health protocols put in place during the holiday.
Return to Dhaka after lockdown ends: Mayor Taposh
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has urged people who left for their native places to celebrate Eid with their families to return to Dhaka as soon as the
lockdown restrictions are lifted.
Hasina greets freedom fighters on Eid
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday greeted all freedom fighters of the country on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Body of missing microbus driver of recovered in Daulatdia
The body of a missing driver of a microbus that fell into Padma River on Monday was recovered on Thursday morning, around 45 hours after an accident.
Covid-19 death toll in Bangladesh nears 12000
Bangladesh reported 38 more Coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours until Monday morning, bringing the total number of fatalities to 11,972.
2 die in Kushtia after inhaling toxic gas inside septic tank
Two construction workers died after inhaling toxic gas inside a septic tank at Jugia Palpara in Kushtia on Friday morning.
Lightning kills 2 farmers in Bhola
Two farmers were killed by lightning strike in Char Fasson upazila of Bhola.
Road accidents in Bangladesh claim 468 lives in April
Dhaka, May 2: At least 468 people were killed and 507 others injured in 432 road accidents across the country in the last month amid the nationwide lockdown, said Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passengers’ welfare platform, on Sunday.
26 dead as speedboat sinks in Padma after hitting bulkhead
At least 26 people died when a speedboat sank in the Padma River near Kathalbari Ferry ghat in Shibchar Upazila of Madaripur district on Monday.
3 children drown dead in Khagrachhari
Khagrachhari, Apr 30 : Three children, including a brother and sister, drowned in Khagrachhari’s Panchhari on Friday morning.
3 killed in Jhenaidah road crash
Jhenaidah, Apr 28: Three people were killed and four others injured in a road accident on Jhenaidah-Kushtia highway on Wednesday.
4 killed, 35 injured in Armanitola building fire
At least four people were killed and 35 others sustained burn injuries after a massive fire broke out at a building in the Armanitola area of Old Dhaka in the early hours of Friday.
Banshkhali incident: Judicial investigation demanded
Dhaka, Apr 21 : Sramik Karmachari Oikya Parishad (SKOP), a platform of over a dozen labour rights bodies, on Wednesday demanded judicial investigation into the killing of five workers of a coal-fired power plant at Banshkhali in Chattogram to ensure…
Dhallywood superstar Alamgir hospitalised with Coronavirus
Dhaka, Apr 20 : Nine-time National Award winner actor Alamgir has been hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19. His wife and eminent singer Runa Laila shared the news via a Facebook post on Tuesday afternoon.
Prof Tareq Shamsur Rahman found dead at Uttara flat
Police recovered the body of Dr Tareq Shamsur Rahman, a political analyst and former professor of Jahangirnagar University, from his Uttara flat in the city on Saturday.
Day 4 of lockdown: Dhaka wears a deserted look
Dhaka, Apr 17 : Residents of Dhaka woke up to deserted roads as the Covid-19 lockdown in Bangladesh entered the fourth day on Saturday.
Coronavirus claims eight more lives in Chattogram
Dhaka, Apr 16 : South Korea has suspended visas for Bangladeshis as there has been an upswing in Covid-19 cases among the citizens of the South Asian nation visiting the southern half of the Korean Peninsula recently.
Gas cylinder explodes in Bogura; 4 burnt
Bogura, Apr 16 : At least four people, including three members of a family were burnt as a gas cylinder exploded at a house in Bogra’s Sherpur on Friday.
Khaleda suffered from low fever, condition still stable: Doctors
Dhaka, Apr 15 : The condition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who was infected with coronavirus, is still stable, but she is now suffering from low fever, her medical team said Thursday.
Ex-law minister Abdul Matin Khasru dies
Dhaka, April 14 : Former law minister and valiant Freedom Fighter Abdul Matin Khasru passed away on Wednesday afternoon at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka. He was 72.
Ex-law minister Abdul Matin Khasru on life support
Dhaka, Apr 14: Former law minister and current president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Abdul Matin Khasru was put on life support at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka on Tuesday as his condition deteriorated.
National award-winning music director Farid Ahmed dies
Dhaka, Apr 13 (UNB) – Renowned music director Farid Ahmed passed away at a hospital in the capital on Tuesday. The music director was put on life-support at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Square Hospital on April 11. He…
5-kilometre tailback on Dhaka-Chattogram highway
Cumilla, Apr 13 : A 5-kilometre long tailback has been created on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Burichong upazila in Cumilla district ahead of a fresh lockdown to be imposed from Wednesday.