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Land Cruiser SUV falls off pontoon at Paturia ferry ghat

A Land Cruiser SUV accidentally slid off the pontoon at Paturia ferry ghat and fell into Padma River on Monday morning (Aug 14). However, no one was injured in the incident. SUV’s driver Asaduzzaman told  that the accident happened as ...

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School girl’s hanging body recovered in city

Police on Monday (August 14) recovered hanging body of a school girl at Adabor Sheikher Tek area in the capital city. The deceased was identified as Mehek Akther, 14, daughter of late Ishhaq Ali of Kalibari area of Shobujbag Rajarbag. ...

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Dhaka-Kurigram rail communications snapped

The rail communications of Kurigram with Dhaka and other parts of the country were suspended as flash floods and onrush of water broke a girder of a rail-bridge in Tagraihat area 4km west of district town. A large portion of ...

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Flood costing lives: 4 in Kurigram, dead also in other districts

The overall flood situation in northern and northeastern parts of the country continued to be alarming on Monday (August 14) with several people having lost their lives in the flood. At least four more people died in Kurigram, increasing the ...

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Quader meets President Hamid

Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges minister Obaidul Quader has met with the President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Monday (Aug 14). Quader went to President’s official residence Bangabhaban around 12:00pm. The meeting was held for an ...

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Madrasa student killed by fellows in city

A madrasa student succumbed to injuries in a hospital on Monday (August 14) following a scuffle that took place between two groups of the fellows in city’s Mohammadpur area on Sunday night (August 13). The deceased was identified as Mofazzal ...

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Man electrocuted in Savar

A man died from electrocution at Bazaar Stand area of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital city, early on Monday (August 14). The deceased was identified as Nure Alom, 45. An eyewitness named Aslam, told Banglanews that Alom got ...

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2 more bodies recovered in Lalmonirhat, another still missing

Bodies of two people, who drowned in the flood water in Lalmonirhat on Sunday (August 14), were recovered on Monday (August 14). Another man was still missing. Four people went under flood water after a raft of banana trees overturned ...

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Flood situation worsens further in Dinajpur

Many people have been marooned in Dinajpur, as the flood situation worsened further in the district due to heavy rainfall and onrush of water from the upstream. The water in all rivers of Dinajpur was flowing above the danger level ...

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Flood situation alarming, Army called in Kurigram, other parts

The flood situation is worsening in Kurigram and other parts of the country due to heavy rainfall and fresh onrush of water from the upstream. A special team of the Bangladesh Army is now staying in Kurigram to monitor the ...

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