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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Five killed in Rajbari road crash

currentnews At least five people were killed and 30 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Rajbari-Kushtia road in Gandimara area of Kalukhali upazila on Wednesday afternoon–reports UNB. Two More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

5 hurt in gas cylinder blast in Chattogram

currentnews Five people sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion inside a shop at Boiltoli road in Patiya upazila here on Tuesday –reports UNB. They are Abu Syed, 40, of Kochuai village in Patiya More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Jute mill workers go on 24-hr strike in Khulna, Jashore

currentnews Workers of nine state-owned jute mills went on a 24-hour strike on Tuesday morning to press home their 11-point demand, including payment of arrears–reports UNB. Md Murad Hossain, joint convener of More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

3 killed in Faridpur road accident

currentnews Three people were killed and 22 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and truck in Purbosorodi area of Bhanga upazila in the district on Tuesday morning–reports UNB. One of the deceased More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Padma Bridge’s 17th span installed

currentnews The 17th span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge was installed on Tuesday afternoon, making 2.55 km of the bridge out of 6.15-km visible–reports UNB. The installation work of the 17th span (4-D) started More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Bangladeshi youth refuses reward for €2,000 cash find

currnentnews A young man who found a wallet containing €2,000 (£1770; $2200) in cash on the street in Rome refused a reward after returning it to its owner, reports BBC. Mossan Rasal, a 23-year-old Bangladeshi More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Bumper Aush rice output likely despite floods in Rangpur

currentnews Despite notable damages caused to standing Aush rice crop by recent floods, officials are expecting its bumper production as harvesting is nearing completion this season in Rangpur agriculture region. The More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Govt to help 1.39 lakh plain land ethnic minority families in self-employment

currentnews The government plans to create self-employment opportunity  for  1,38,635 families of plain land ethnic minorities by providing them with training on cattle rearing and poultry farming. The beneficiaries More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Bus plunged in to ditch killing 8

currentnews Eight passengers were killed when a bus plunged in to ditch breaking the railings of a bridge on Dhaka-Khulna highway at Dhuldi rail-gate area of Sadar upazila in Faridpur on Saturday afternoon. Another More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Shaktiman Chakma murder suspect killed in Rangamati ‘gunfight’

currentnews A terrorist was killed in a gunfight with the army personnel in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati on Friday. Deceased Sumon Chakma alias Lucky’s Baba was a top terror of the United People’s More...