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6 killed as truck falls into Naogaon ditch

At least six people were killed as a truck fell into a roadside ditch in Manda upazila of Naogaon. The accident happened at around 08:00am Saturday (August 19). Manda Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Anisur Rahman told  that primarily they are ...

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Australia cricket team in Dhaka amid tight security

Australia cricket team arrived in Dhaka to play the much-awaited two-match test series against Bangladesh cricket team Friday night (August 18). The flight SQ-446 carrying the 32-member Australia team landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:45pm amid enhanced security ...

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Muktamoni shifted to cabin as recovering

 Muktamoni, who is recovering after the second surgery at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) last Saturday, has been shifted to a cabin from Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Muktamoni’s father Ibrahim Hossain told  that she was transferred to a regular cabin ...

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‘EC won’t play role to take all parties in polls’

 Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda has said that the Election Commission (EC) won’t play role to take all the political parties in the 11th Parliamentary polls, as ‘it is not duty of the commission’. He made the comment ...

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2 children drown in Sirajganj

Two minor children died after they drowned in pond and floodwater at Belkuchi upazila in Sirajganj on Thursday (August 17). The deceased were identified as Nirob, 6, son of Abdul Awal of Nagpati village under Rajapur union of Belkuchi, and ...

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4 die, 5 lakh marooned in Jamalpur flood water

The overall flood situation in Jamalpur district has become terrible as five lakh people have been marooned in the floodwater. At least four people, three of them are teenagers, died in the floodwater on Wednesday (August 16). Out of the ...

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Eid advance train ticket sales from Aug 18

Advance train tickets for Eid travelers will go on sale from Friday (August 18). The sales will continue till August 22, said a press briefing arranged by the railway ministry Thursday (August 17). Moreover, selling of return tickets will kick-off ...

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Biman cancels two more hajj flights

Biman Bangladesh Airlines cancelled two hajj flights scheduled for Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia Thursday (August 17). The flights—BG-1073 and BG-5073–were scheduled to leave here at 06:05am and 01:25pm respectively. Biman spokesperson Shakil Meraj confirmed the news by sending a ...

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2 Bangladeshi youths killed in US road crash

Two Bangladeshi students were killed and another injured in a road crash in Wilkinson County of the US South-eastern state of Georgia on Monday night (Aug 14). The deceased were identified as Imtiaz Ikram Ali, 26 and Prachita Dutta Tumpa, ...

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Militant Saiful died in suicide blast: Autopsy

Saiful Islam, suspected Neo-JMB militant who was killed in an anti-militancy operation in Dhaka’s Panthapath area on Aug 15, died in the suicide blast, according to the autopsy report. Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Forensic Department head Dr. Sohel Mahmud ...

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