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Khulna rail link snapped as goods train derails

Train communications of Khulna with the capital and the rest of the country were suspended as a fertiliser-laden train derailed in Basundia Sindia area of Abhoynagar upazila of Jessore district on Tuesday morning, reports agency.  Jessore Railway Station master Manik ...

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‘Outlaw’ killed in Jhenidah encounter

A leader of outlawed Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP-Janajuddah) was killed in a “shootout” with Rapid Action Battalion in Jhenidah Sadar upazila early today, reports agency. Rafik Uddin alias Chhoto Tarek, 40, son of Dalil Uddin of Guchcha gram near ...

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5 injured in Gulshan crude bomb blasts

At least five people were injured as miscreants hurled two crude bombs at Gulshan-2 intersection in Dhaka when a group of people were on way to join a rally organised by Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan,reports agency. The rally was organised ...

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1 killed in Ctg ‘gunfight’

One person has died of gunshot wounds sustained during a gunfight between police and suspected blockade supporters at Sitakunda Upazila in Chittagong,reports agency. Police arrested five injured blockade supporters following the gunfight at the Upazila’s Nunachhorha around 9pm on Saturday. ...

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1 injured in Ctg arson

The assistant of a truck driver sustained burns in an incident of arson on Sunday in Chittagong during the BNP’s ongoing blockade across Bangladesh,reports agency. Police say the latest attack took place at Baroiarhat rail crossing on the Chittagong-Ramgarh road. ...

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Five Jamaat men held

Police have arrested five leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, including chiefs of two district units, on charges of planning sabotage, reports agency They were arrested from Shyampur in Dhaka while holding a ‘secret meeting’ on Saturday, Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Assistant Commissioner Iftekharul ...

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Spring charm adds to book fair

A sea of people dressed in yellow, flooded the grounds of Amar Ekushey Granthamela-2015  on a weekend after a whole week of the 20-party alliance-enforced hartal with arrival of Spring, report agencies.. Though the morning hours of the day did ...

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Jalsa Salana 2015 rolls on in Ctg

Staff Reporter The 2-day Jalsa Salana 2015 of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat  begins amid religious fervor at Baitul Baset Mosque premises in the port city of Chittagong Friday afternoon. Eminent Islamic scholars from home and abroad attended the annual conference that ...

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