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Hatia: a look into heart of darkness

Hatia: a look into heart of darkness

Hatia has gone dark for last three days with the electricity supply cut off for an uncertain period in the backwater island upazilla.

2010-06-06 21:25:29
Youth slaughtered in Kushtia

Youth slaughtered in Kushtia

Assailants slaughtered a youth at Kabarbaria village in Mirpur upazila on Sunday night and the cause of his brutal murder remained clouded.

2010-06-06 21:24:47
Cocktails recovered

Cocktails recovered

Seven cocktail bombs were found in a house in city’s East Jurain area on Monday night.

2010-06-06 21:24:02
Government to monitor unauthorized buildings

Unauthorized structures to be demolished after probe: disaster management minister

Government to monitor unauthorized buildings

The Government Sunday decided to form a taskforce led by an additional secretary for monitoring the unauthorized chemical storehouses in the old city, where a blaze reportedly fuelled by chemicals wrought havoc.

2010-06-06 14:03:36
Revolutionary Binod releases blockbuster

Speaks his pent-up mind against Mohiuddin, AL high-ups

Revolutionary Binod releases blockbuster

Anti-British revolutionary Binod Bihari Sunday vented his pent-up frustration about the state of country`s present politics and particularly blamed Awami League-backed mayoral candidate in Chittagong City Corporation polls ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury for creating a distance between the minority groups and the ex-mayor.

2010-06-06 13:12:52
Bangladeshi held at IND-PAK border

Bangladeshi held at IND-PAK border

A Bangladeshi named Rafiqul Islam was arrested while allegedly trying to infiltrate to Pakistan along the Indo-Pak border in Kanachak area, 20-kms from Jammu, Indian police said Sunday.

2010-06-06 00:38:10
5 killed, 15 injured in bus-truck collision in Faridpur

Both drivers among the dead

5 killed, 15 injured in bus-truck collision in Faridpur

A truck and a bus collided head-on on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Majkandi area under Sadar upazila on Sunday morning, killing both the drivers and three others.

2010-06-05 21:34:48
Police foils Shibir program in Comilla

Police foils Shibir program in Comilla

Police foiled the SSC and Dakhil-passed students’ reception organized by Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of the embroiled Jamaat, on Sunday morning at Rajanigondha Community Center in the town for not informing the district administration.

2010-06-05 21:33:05
UP heads demand separate allocation

UP heads demand separate allocation

Bangladesh Union Parishad Forum (BUPF) Sunday demanded separate allocation for the local government and grading up the honorarium of the UP chairman and members in the upcoming budget.

2010-06-05 21:31:17
Police halts Jamaat procession in Faridpur: 7 injured

Police halts Jamaat procession in Faridpur: 7 injured

At least seven leaders and activists of the beleaguered Jamaat-e-Islami were injured as police charged baton to disperse their procession in the district town Sunday.

2010-06-05 21:27:10
Nation mourns Nimtoli tragedy

Flag lowered, prayers offered at places of worship countrywide

Nation mourns Nimtoli tragedy

Struck speechless by a procession of dead bodies, the entire nation is mourning Saturday Thursday night`s Nimtoli tragedy that left at least 120 people roasted alive and around 150 others in the torment of burns.

2010-06-05 21:13:17
Concord Tower cracks in DhakaÔÇÖs Shantinagar

Panicked inmates come out of the high-rise

Concord Tower cracks in DhakaÔÇÖs Shantinagar

While the nation mourning successive building collapse and house-fire tragedies in the capital, a high-rise in the city’s Shantinagar area Saturday exposed cracks and sent inmates into scrambles for exit.

2010-06-05 21:09:12
Cocktail found at RU

Cocktail found at RU

Police Saturday recovered an unexploded cocktail from Rajshshi University campus, recently ravaged by violence.

2010-06-05 21:02:27
Rajuk rises to rueful reality of buildings falling into ruin

Meets on June 8 for planning action against unapproved houses Delinquents include MPs, industrialist

Rajuk rises to rueful reality of buildings falling into ruin

Rising to a rueful reality of jerrybuilt buildings falling into catastrophic ruin, Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) is going to sit on June 8 trying to execute the action plan against some 5,000 delinquent buildings constructed sans its permission.

2010-06-05 21:00:39
Old Dhaka Fire

Probe committee collects clue from the spot

Old Dhaka Fire

The three-member probe committee formed for investigating the fire havoc in old Dhaka collected clues from witnesses and local panchaet committee on Saturday morning, trying to get at the root cause of the big blaze.

2010-06-05 20:55:52