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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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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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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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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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Tight security for 31st night

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia said all necessary measures have been taken to ensure foolproof security ahead of 31st night. Some 10,000 members of law enforcing agencies, including plainclothes police, will be deployed in the city to ...

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93.06 pc clear JSC, JDC examinations

The results of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dhakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations were published on Thursday, showing the average pass percentage of 93.06. Record number of 2,47,588 students secured GPA 5 this year. A total of 93.06 percent JSC ...

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98.51pc pass PEC, 95.85pc clear Ebtedayee exams

The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and its equivalent Ebtedayee examinations were published on Thursday. A total of 98.51 per cent students passed the PEC examinations and 95.85 per cent passed its equivalent Ebtedayee exams. Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid and ...

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4 killed in Comilla road accident

Four people were killed as a chicken-laden pick-up van hit by a truck in front of Chhandu Hotel in Paduar Bazar area of Sadar upazila in Comilla early on Friday. Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. The ...

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Selina Hayat Ivy sweeps Narayanganj city polls

Awami League mayoral candidate Dr Selina Hayat Ivy was reelected mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) as she defeated Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) contestant Sakhawat Hossain Khan by a big margin of 77,902 votes in the election held on Thursday. ...

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Ashulia tense, security tightened

Security measures have been beefed up in Ashulia, on the outskirts of Dhaka, after several ready-made garment factories were closed down with workers demonstrating for a hike in wages. Owners of more than 50 RMG factories closed down their units ...

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