‘Drug trader’ killed in Sirajganj ‘gunfight’

A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Ghoshgati village in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj, district early Saturday,

‘Amar Pita Sheikh Mujib’ festival to be inaugurated today

“Amar Pita (my father) Sheikh Mujib” festival will be inaugurated today (Saturday) at Bangladesh National Museum in the city on the occasion of birth centenary celebration of

Peru's Garcia denies corruption claims in suicide note

A suicide note in which Peru's Alan Garcia denied corruption charges against him set the backdrop Friday for the ex-president's funeral, two days after he put a gun to his head

Man held for ‘raping step-daughter’ in Rajshahi

Police arrested a man from Laxmipur Bhatapara area in Rajshahi for reportedly violating his step daughter on Friday evening. The arrestee is Mahfuzur Raham is a rickshaw puller by

Shortage of manpower hits Chandpur Coast Guard station

The Chandpur Unit of the Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) has been hamstrung by an acute shortage of personnel and river vessels (speedboats) for a long time, station commander Lt.

Peanut farming gains popularity in char areas

Peanut farming in char areas of the district has gained popularity among farmers as Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) has taken a project to extend peanut

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