Nakhalpara slum catches fire

A fire broke out at a slum near Bonoful Mor of Dhaka’s Nakhalpara late Tuesday night. However, fire fighters managed to bring the flame under control after 1.5 hours of frantic effort aro ...

Murder of female pir robbery or targeted killing?

The murder of alleged female “pir” during the early hours of Sunday continues to puzzle investigators. Nurjahan Begum, 72, was locally known as “Kheta Pagli” or “M ...

Sub-inspector assaults wife, police decline case despite confession

A sub-inspector (SI) of Sonargaon police assaulted his wife on January 27, and according to the relatives of the hospitalised wife, local police has declined to file a case against the officer even ...

Two detained for shooting policemen in Pabna

Two suspects have been detained for their alleged involvement in last week's shooting of two police officers in Pabna's Atghoria upazila. RAB named the detainees as Sakil, 20, and Hridoy, 3 ...

Gas leak fire burns 4 of a family in Dhaka

Four members of a family suffered burn injury in a gas leak fire at Dhaka’s Vatara area. They are- Morshed, 26, his brother Jiyad, 32, their parents Shahidul Islam, 65 and Nadia Begum, 54. ...

Gulshan murder puzzles police

The murder of a woman in Gulshan 2 has puzzled investigators with no clues uncovered as of yet. Rani, 35, was found dead with two bullets in her chest in an alley of Road 43 in Gulshan 2 on Fri ...

Contraband steroids and cigarettes seized at airport

According to Dr Moinul Khan, director general of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate, the passenger Md Jamal Uddin arrived on a Biman flight from Dubai around 12 noon. Based on anonymou ...

20 forest robbers surrender in Barisal

Twenty members of Jahangir Bahini, including its chief, have surrendered before Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal with firearms and ammunition in Barisal. They surrendered with to 31 firearms an ...

Indian NHRC chief: Border killings a political matter

National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRCI) Chairman Justice HL Dattu declined to comment on the killing that regularly occurs at the India-Bangladesh border, as it was a “political matt ...

Boi Mela knocking on the door

All the stakeholders including publishers, law enforcers and Bangla Academy authorities have completed necessary preparations for the upcoming month-long Amar Ekushey Boi Mela 2017 scheduled to kick ...

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