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Father, daughter killed in road crash

WT24 Desk A man and his minor daughter were killed while his wife sustained injuries when a bus hit his motorbike on Bagerhat-Khulna highway at Kathaltala in Fakirhat upazila on Wednesday, Agencies report. The deceased were identified as Anisuzzaman, 40, ...

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Rice blast hits Boro corps in Sirajganj

WT24 Desk Farmers of nine upazilas in the district are worried of getting poor yield of Boro crops due to fungal disease blast attack during the harvesting season. The fungal attack has spread all over the upazilas, according to sources ...

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US envoy for religious freedom arrives

WT24 Desk US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback arrived here on early Wednesday to hold series of meetings and meet Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar district. He will discuss religious freedom with government officials, civil society representatives, ...

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2 killed in police ‘encounter’

WT24 Desk Two people were killed in separate alleged gunfights with police in two districts on Tuesday, reports UNB. A suspected member of an outlawed party was killed in an alleged gunfight between his cohorts and detectives at Jakura Balurghat ...

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Three quota protesters picked up

Police claim they were called in for discussion WT24 Desk Three leading students who organised the recent demonstration demanding quota reforms were allegedly picked up by law enforcers, Agencies report. However, the police claimed that they were called in for ...

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6 killed in Naogaon road crashes

WT24 Desk Six people were killed in separate road accidents in Porsha and Potnitala upazilas of the district on Sunday, UNB reports. Four of deceased were identified as Abdul Salam, 52, Ashraful Islam, 45, Hira Bibi, 60, and Ramjan Ali, ...

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Cargo vessel sinks near Sundarbans

WT24 Desk A cargo vessel carrying 775 metric tonnes of coal capsized in the Pashur River in Mongla upazila near Sundarbans in Bagerhat on Saturday night, reports news agency UNB. A Jashore-bound vessel ‘MV-Bilash’ capsized in the river around 10:00pm ...

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DSCC sets Guinness World Record

Over 15,000 join clean-up campaign WT24 Desk Mayor Sayeed Khokon of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has said that city dwellers set Guinness Book of World Record in a symbolic sweeping program of the city with the participation of more ...

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