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3 killed, 25 hurt as buses collided in Ashulia

At least three people, including a woman, were killed and twenty-five people were injured as two buses collided head-on in the Maragang area of Ashulia on Thursday morning. Local people said a Dhaka-bound Eagle Paribahan bus collided head-on with an ...

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University girl physically abused in nigh coach

A female university student was allegedly sexually abused while traveling by a night coach on the Dhaka‐ Thakurgaon route on Saturday night. The victim’s mother lodged a complaint with Sadar police in this connection. According to the complainant, her daughter ...

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US storms kill 18 people in Georgia and Mississippi

Severe weather has killed at least 18 people in the south-eastern US and injured dozens more, according to emergency officials. Speaking on Sunday at the White House, US President Donald Trump pledged federal assistance for the severely affected states of ...

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Roof collapse at Savar tannery site leaves five injured

Five workers have been injured after a roof collapse at a leather tannery under construction in the Savar industrial sector. The accident occurred at the Aziz Tannery (Bay-Tannery) in Hemayatpur’s Harindhara area on Wednesday afternoon, said Tannery Police Outpost Director ...

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Nur Hossain, 3 ex-RAB officials among 26 get death penalty

A Narayanganj court awarded death sentence to twenty-six accused including former ward councillor Nur Hossain, former RAB officials—former lieutenant colonel Tarek Sayed Mohammad, former Navy’s lieutenant commander MM Rana, former Major Arif—in cases filed over the sensational seven-murder. Narayanganj district ...

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Migrant kicking reporter gets 3-year probation

The Hungarian camerawoman who was filmed kicking and possibly tripping migrants along the country’s border with Serbia has been sentenced to three years’ probation for disorderly conduct. Petra Laszlo, who appeared in the Szeged District Court by remote video from ...

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Couple killed in gas line explosion at Savar

A husband and his wife have been killed and five other members of the family have suffered burns in a gas line explosion at Savar. The accident occurred early on Saturday morning at Tarapur Moholla in the Savar municipal area, ...

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Veteran Indian actor Om Puri dies

Veteran Indian actor Om Puri died on Friday morning of a heart attack at his residence in Mumbai, said his family. He was 66. Om Puri’s body is at his residence in Andheri and his old friends and colleagues from ...

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Earthquake hits Bangladesh

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit different parts of Bangladesh including Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon. The earthquake was felt at 3:10pm in Dhaka. The epicentre of the quake was 19kilometer north east of Ambasa in Indian state ...

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Bangladesh closes down 560 porn sites

Bangladesh has started its campaign against objectionable internet content by closing down 560 pornography sites. “Internet service providers, gateway and mobile service providers were given the list of these websites,” said Sarwar Alam, secretary of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), ...

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