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2 college students die after ‘taking liquor’ in Sirajganj

Two college students died on Friday and eight more fell sick a day after reportedly drinking spurious alcohol in Biara area of Kazipur upazila. The deceased were identified as Saddam Hossain, 21, son of Tozam Hossain, and Russel, 22, son of Korban Ali of the area. But police and upazila administration officials offered different versions about what had happened. Kazipur ... Read More »

Bus minibus collision leaves 10 killed in Munshiganj

Police blamed reckless driving for the fatal accident in Sreenagar upazila on Friday which has so far claimed ten lives. The victims are – Abdur Rashid, 60, Liza, 22, her daughter Tabassum, 4, Ranu Akhter, 24, her son Tahsin, 3, Keramat Ali, 70, Mofizul, 60, Runa Akter, 22, and microbus driver Billal, 28. The accident took place within a few ... Read More »

Three gunned down in JSS factional clash in Rangamati

At least three people were shot dead during a gunfight between two factions of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti (JSS) over establishing supremacy in Rajasthali upazila on Monday evening. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Officer-in-charge of Rajasthali Police Station Mafzal Ahmed Khan said the gunfight between the two JSS groups started around 5pm in remote ... Read More »

Collision for ignoring signal: Double tragedy for a family

Five days after husband’s death, wife killed in Brahmanbaria train collision Dhaka, Nov 13 – The grief-stricken family of Muslim Mia, who died while working at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda upazila five days ago, was returning to their residence here by a train after his funeral in his native district of Moulvibazar. But little did they know that this ... Read More »

Death toll in Brahmanbaria train collision rises to 16

At least 16 passengers were killed and over 100 others injured in a fatal collision between two trains on Dhaka-Chattogram route in Mandbagh Railway Station in Kasba upazila early Tuesday. The deadly collision between Dhaka-bound Turna Nishita Express from Chattogram and Chattogram-bound Udayan Express from Sylhet took place around 3am, said Deputy Commissioner Hayat-Ud-Dowllah Khan, who visited the spot right ... Read More »

Ex-Mayor Khoka’s body to reach Dhaka Thursday morning

Dhaka, Nov 05 – The body of the former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation Sadeque Hossain Khoka is expected to reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 8:10 am Thursday and he will be buried at Jurain graveyard after asr prayer beside the graves of his parents, according to his family sources. Read More »