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24 Apr 2014   11:12:35 PM   Thursday

7,790 Yaba seized in Teknaf

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel recovered 7,500 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets from a bus on Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf road under Teknaf upazila of the district on Thursday evening.


24 Apr 2014   10:32:36 PM   Thursday

Reshma marries in February

She was the ‘miracle’ seamstress, plucked from the rubble of the world’s worst garment factory disaster 17 days after the building collapse. One year on, she has married and found a new job.


24 Apr 2014   10:30:45 PM   Thursday

PM condoles Korea ferry capsize

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed her profound shock at the loss of lives due to ferry capsize off the coast of the Republic of Korea, says a press release. 


24 Apr 2014   09:05:44 PM   Thursday

Rana Plaza Tragedy fails to draw USA attention

Last year’s Rana Plaza disaster is the second deadliest incident in South Asia after Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant in India`s Bhopal industrial accident, which killed nearly 2000.


24 Apr 2014   08:19:35 PM   Thursday

‘We must never forget Rana Plaza victims’

One year ago this day (April 24, 2013), the factory collapse in Rana Plaza cost over 1,100 people their lives. This needless tragedy must never be forgotten.


24 Apr 2014   08:15:53 PM   Thursday

UCEP, BWIT celebrate Girl’s in ICT day

Bangladesh Women in Technology (BWIT) and UCEP jointly celebrated Girl’s in ICT Day for the second time at UCEP Mirpur Technical School on Thursday with the participation of girl students.


24 Apr 2014   07:23:26 PM   Thursday

Two cousins drown in Pabna

Two cousins drowned in Boral River in Bhangura upazila of the district on Thursday noon.


24 Apr 2014   06:17:49 PM   Thursday

Dhanmondi ground open to all

Dhaka South City Corporation (DDC South) has opened the much-talked-about Dhanmondi playground for mass people.


24 Apr 2014   06:11:31 PM   Thursday

Arms and ammos recovered in Ctg

Police recovered huge amount of arms and ammunitions from Halishahar area in the port city on Thursday afternoon.    


24 Apr 2014   05:46:12 PM   Thursday

EC sends Hawlader’s affidavit to ACC

The Election Commission (EC) Thursday sent the affidavit of former Jatiya Party Secretary General ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).


24 Apr 2014   04:48:48 PM   Thursday

Former DC jailed for contempt of court

The High Court has granted one-month jail to Syed Mizanur Rahman, former deputy commissioner of Gazipur, for contempt of court.


24 Apr 2014   04:46:49 PM   Thursday

By-polls in 97-UP on May 27

The Election Commission (EC) has decided to hold elections of vacant 99 chairmen, members and reserved women member’s posts in 97 union parishads of 44 districts on May 27.


24 Apr 2014   04:44:37 PM   Thursday

Rana Plaza Tragedy

Tributes to temporary altar in Savar

The families and relatives of Rana Plaza victims paid homage and floral wreaths at a temporary altar in Savar on Thursday commemorating the tragic incident on that day.    


24 Apr 2014   04:40:18 PM   Thursday

Rana Plaza Tragedy: An Overview

Last year’s Rana Plaza disaster is the second deadliest incident in South Asia after Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant in India`s Bhopal industrial accident, which killed nearly 2000.


24 Apr 2014   03:53:08 PM   Thursday

Indian woman held with 5 gold bars

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members detained an Indian woman with five gold bars on Ghiba border of Benapole of the district on Thursday during smuggling attempts.


24 Apr 2014   03:31:21 PM   Thursday

Commemoration of Rana Plaza Tragedy

It was a bright glorious morning on 24th April in 2013. The nine-storey Rana Plaza in Savar was humming with life. Sewing machines whirred; irons steamed.


24 Apr 2014   02:29:02 PM   Thursday

Gas cylinder blast injures 11

At least 11 people sustained serious burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion in capital’s Chankharpul area on Thursday noon.


24 Apr 2014   01:39:30 PM   Thursday

Census on floating people begins from 12am

The `Census of Slum Areas and Floating Population 2014` will begin at 12:00am Friday, says Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).


24 Apr 2014   01:23:39 PM   Thursday

Rana Plaza tragedy

Huge crowd on highway in Savar

One year has passed since the Rana Plaza, the eight-storey building, collapsed where some 1136 workers died and 2,438 injured people were rescued.


24 Apr 2014   12:49:56 PM   Thursday

Ctg road crash kills 2

Two persons were killed in a road accident in Dighirpar area under Patia upazila of the district on Wednesday night.


24 Apr 2014   12:44:51 PM   Thursday


208 hajj agencies punished

Government on Thursday punished a total of 208 hajj agencies on charges of irregularities and mismanagement including human trafficking and cheating with the pilgrims.


24 Apr 2014   11:55:32 AM   Thursday

BD now UNICEF’s executive member

Bangladesh was elected as a member of the executive board of the United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday, says a Foreign Ministry press release Thursday.


24 Apr 2014   11:18:51 AM   Thursday

3 cops among 4 hurt in Teknaf gunfight

Three policemen and a Yaba trader were injured in a gunfight at Naf River dam area in Alikhali union under Tenkanf Upazila of the district at 11:00pm Wednesday.


24 Apr 2014   11:17:26 AM   Thursday

1-yr of Rana Plaza Tragedy

Owner-buyer gap widened

Many of Rana Plaza victims and their families are still waiting to meet the compensation. As a result the foreign buyers are being averse to the factory owners in this issue.

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