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Women sexually assaulted at Dhaka University amid Bengali New Year celebrations

Several women have been sexually assaulted by a group of rogue youths at Dhaka University when they went there to join the Bengali New Year celebrations. Bangladesh Students’ Union’s DU chapter President Liton Nandi broke his right arm during an ...

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RAB stops Sylhet DC’s car, driver with Phensedyl

RAB personnel have recovered 375 bottles of banned cough syrup, Phensedyl, after searching the government vehicle of Sylhet’s Deputy Commissioner Shahidul Islam. The vehicle was stopped around 8:30pm on Tuesday in Sylhet town’s Shibganj area based on a tip-off that ...

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At least four dead, five injured in Gazipur road mishaps

At least three people, including an 18-year-old girl, have died and five were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in Gazipur. “A Gazipur-bound Ajmiri Paribahan bus collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction ...

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Bangladesh, India border guards allow Bengalis to meet on new year

They waited for this reunion for a whole year. They came in their thousands at the Amarkhana border in Panchagarh Sadar Upazila on the first day of the Bengali New Year to meet their relatives living across the border. On ...

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Interpol issues ‘red corner’ notice against BNP leader Tarique Rahman

The Interpol has issued a ‘red corner’ notice for arrest of BNP Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman, who is a prime accused in the Aug 21, 2004 grenade attack on an Awami League rally in Dhaka. Tarique, the eldest son ...

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Prime Minister Hasina wishes happy new Bengali year 1422

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has greeted everyone on the Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali new year 1422. She wished prosperity for all and hoped that everyone’s wishes will be fulfilled. “Shubho Nababarsha,” she told a programme at ...

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‘Mangal Shobhajatra’ for removing evil

This year’s ‘Mangal Shobhajatra’ has been held with a call for unity against religious fanaticism. The procession to mark the Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali new year 1422, started from Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts at ...

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Tk 0.3mln robbed from DBBL ATM booth in Kushtia

Miscreants have robbed more than Tk 300,000 from an ATM booth of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) in Kushtia. Two robbers broke into the booth at Panchrasta intersection around 1:30am on Tuesday. Kushtia Model Police Station OC Abdul Khaleq said security ...

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Police shoot six suspected robbers in Chittagong

Police say they have shot six robbers in an encounter at Chittagong’s Chandgaon. The six injured ‘robbers’ and another of the gang were arrested after the encounter in Kalurghat Bridge area early on Tuesday. The injured were identified as Abul ...

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BNP will not find the strength ever to topple government: Hasina

The BNP has ‘wasted its energy’ unleashing violence on the people under the guise of agitations and will not ever think of toppling her government, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says. The party, which boycotted the national elections on Jan 5 ...

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