Saturday, July 20, 2019
Staff Reporter: Rescuers recovered the body of another man from the rubble of a two-storied building that caved in on Wednesday in Old Dhaka’s Patuatuli. The body was retrieved around midnight, said Fire Service Control Room Duty Officer Rasel Shikder. Locals said...
Staff Reporter: Two people were believed to be trapped as an abandoned two-storey building collapsed at Patuatuli in Old Dhaka on Wednesday. The victims were identified as Jahidul Islam, 50, and his son Shafiqul Islam, 17. Both are banana traders. Locals said...
Staff Reporter: The government is firmly committed to establishing long-lasting peace in the hilly region by implementing the peace accord, said State Minister for Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Affairs Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing on Wednesday. “Despite having many adversities, the government...
Staff Reporter: Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at Jajimura Shikolpara in Teknaf upazila on early Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Asmaul Saudagar, 35, son of Rizwan Saudagar of...
Staff Reporter: A case was filed at Manirampur Police Station on Tuesday night over a rape attempt on a six-year-old girl in the upazila. The victim’s mother filed the case against house tutor Tariqul Islam, said SM Enamul Haque, officer-in-charge of...
Staff Reporter: Sixteen spillways of the Kaptai dam were opened on Tuesday night to reduce the pressure of water on the lake. ATM Abjjur Zaher, manager of Kaptai Hydroelectric Power Plant, said the spillways and four turbines were releasing 33,000 cusec...
Staff Reporter: An estimated 50,000 people were stranded in the district as rivers continue to swell from incessant rain and onrush of water from upstream. Monu, Dhalai and Kushiara rivers are flowing 85cm, 24cm and 53cm respectively above the danger level. According...
Staff Reporter: A case was filed here on Tuesday over the killing of an accused by another accused in a courtroom during hearing on Monday. Assistant sub-inspector Firoz of Bangara Police Station, who was present at the court during the incident...
Staff Reporter: Police have recovered the body of an unidentified woman cut into six pieces from a waste dumping station at Baliapur here. Additional Superintendent of Police (Crime) of Dhaka Saidur Rahman said on information, a team of police first recovered...
Staff Reporter: With the arrest of two teachers in the district in a span of only one week for repeatedly raping a number of students here, many guardians have become worried about the safety of their children. On June 27 last,...