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Heavy rainfall across the country, fear of landslides again

 Heavy to excessive rainfall is likely across the country, including Dhaka city, as monsoon wind is active over Bangladesh. Heavy rainfall was reported from different parts of the country on Saturday (August 12). Besides, meteorologists fear landslides in hilly areas ...

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Man ‘commits’ suicide in city

A man reportedly committed suicide after hanging himself from ceiling fan at Jatrabari area in the capital early on Sunday (August 12). The deceased was identified as Nur Alom, 42, of Maispara area of Matuail village of Jatrabari. Bashir Ahmed ...

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War crime death row convict arrested in Kishoreganj

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a death row convict, who was convicted on charge of wartime crimes in 1971, from Itna upazila in Kishoreganj on Saturday (August 12). On Secret information, a team of RAB-14 arrested the war criminal ...

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PM thanks Muktamoni’s physicians

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina thanked the physicians who successfully conducted the surgery of Muktamoni, a 12-year-old girl from Satkhira with a vascular tumor ‘Hemangioma’. Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Burn Unit Coordinator Dr Samonto Lal said that they received a ...

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Elderly man crushed under train in Gazipur

A sexagenarian man was killed as a train hit him at Dhaka-Tongi railway line early Sunday (August 12). The deceased was clad in white shirt and lungi. Sub-Inspector (SI) M Saiful of Tongi Railway Police Outpost told  that the man ...

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2 held over using fake police sticker

Member of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained two drug dealers on charge of deception using fake police sticker on a vehicle in Cox’s Bazar. Besides, Tk10 lakh along with the vehicle were seized. On Friday night (August 11), RAB-7 Company Commander ...

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Fresh flood hits Kurigram

 Kurigram again marooned in floodwater due to incessant rainfall and rise of water levels of all the rivers flowing in the district including Dharla, Brahmaputra, Dudhkumar, and Teesta. On Saturday (August 12), Dharla River was marked flowing 22 centimeters above ...

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Muktamoni undergoes 2nd surgery

 Muktamoni, the 12-year-old girl from Satkhira affected with Hemangioma tumor, underwent a surgery on her arm at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). The surgery was completed at the Operation Theatre (OT) at storey-2 of DMCH, at around 11:00am Saturday (August 12), ...

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6 held with cocaine worth Tk22 cr in Khulna

 Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained six members of a narcotics smuggling syndicate in separate drives conducted in Khulna. Besides, cocaine worth estimated Tk22 crores was recovered from their possession, claimed RAB. RAB-6 Senior ASP Utpol Roy told that ...

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Man found hanged in Dhaka

Police recovered the hanging body of a young man in West Uttara area of the capital city Friday night (August 11). The deceased was identified as Hasibur Rahman, 29, son of one Habibur Rahman in Sutrapur. He used to live ...

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