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Tangail-4 by-poll begins

 Tangail Correspondent  Voting in the election to Tangail-4 constituency (Kalihati) has begun this morning. The voting began at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break. According to the district election office, a total of 307,700 voters are expected to exercise their franchise in the by-election through 107 polling centres having 661 rooms. Of the total voters, 154,867 voters ... Read More »

Man killed in city road mishap A man was killed and two others were injured as a bus hit them from behind at Satrasta intersection on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Rabiul Islam, 40. The injured are Ismail, 18, and Jafor, 30. Inspector Rasheduzzaman (Investigation) of Tejgaon Industrial Police Station, confirmed the news. He said a Balaka Paribahan bus hit the victims after ... Read More »

Trump sacks defiant attorney general

International Desk Donald Trump has fired the acting US attorney general, after she questioned the legality of his immigration ban. Sally Yates, who had been appointed under Barack Obama, earlier ordered justice department lawyers not to enforce the president’s executive order. In a statement, the White House said Ms Yates had “betrayed” the department. Dana Boente, US attorney for the ... Read More »

2 killed as bus falls into ditch in capital Two persons were killed and 21 were injured as a Swadhin Paribahan bus fell into a roadside ditch after losing control at Nagdarparha area of the capital’s Khilgaon on Monday night. Of the deceased, bus driver was identified as Jasim Uddin while another could not be known immediately. The injured were admitted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) ... Read More »