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China sends three astronauts to complete space station

ICT Desk China on Sunday launched a rocket carrying three astronauts on a mission to complete construction on its new space station, the latest milestone in Beijing’s drive to become a major space power. The trio blasted off in a Long March-2F rocket at (0244 GMT) from the Jiuquan launch center in northwestern China’s Gobi desert, said state broadcaster CCTV, ...

3 scientists killed in Savar road accident

Savar (Dhaka) Correspondent Three scientists, including a woman, were killed and 30 others injured in a three-way collision in Baliapur area of Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Arifuzzaman, Pooja Sarkar and Kawser Rabbi. They are scientific officers of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission of Ashulia. Quoting eyewitnesses and fire service, Atiqur Rahman, ...

Fire, explosion at Ctg depot: Five firefighters killed

Staff Reporter Five firefighters, among 38 people, were killed and more than 200 others injured after a fire broke out at a container depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda on Saturday night. One of firefighter victims was identified as Moniruzzaman, a nursing assistant, while the authorities could not provide details of the other firefighters. Fire Service and Civil Defence sources said two ...

760 sacks of rice seized in Tajumuddin on charges of illegal stockpiling

Tajumuddin (Bhola) Correspondent The upazila administration confiscated 38 tonnes (760 sacks) of government rice in an investigation into allegations of illegal storage of rice and lack of license at the proprietary godown in Bhola’s Tajumuddin. The younger brother of the godown owner was arrested for being involved in illegal stockpiling. The seized rice has been kept in police custody. According ...

3 killed in Narsingdi train-pickup collision

Narsingdi Correspondent At least three people were killed and three others injured when a pickup van collided head-on with a Jayantika Express train at the railway crossing at Amirganj railway station in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi on the Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong railway line. Anish Mia (30) of Netrokona area has been identified. Details of the other victims were not immediately known. But ...

Demo, protest meeting of AL held in Shibganj

Shibganj (Bogura) Correspondent A protest procession and protest meeting was organized by Bogura Shibganj Upazila Awami League after the joint general secretary of Bogura District Women’s Party Suraiya Jerin Rony made harsh remarks against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Gabtali Upazila BNP conference in Bogura recently. Upazila Awami League general secretary and municipal mayor Touhidur Rahman Manik addressed a ...

Physical relationship in trap of love, schoolgirl pregnant in Bhuapur

Bhuapur (Tangail) Correspondent A father of two has been accused of becoming pregnant after raping a schoolgirl in Bhuapur, Tangail. The accused is the son of Golap Khan of Madaria village in Sohel upazila. The schoolgirl and her family are suffering from insecurity as there was no solution in the village arbitration a week ago. The incident has caused a ...

Early marriage stopped by UP Chairman Bhutto in Nakla

Nakla (Sherpur) Correspondent An underage (13-year-old) student studying in 8th class of Madrasa was saved from early marriage with the intervention of Urfa union chairman Mohammad Noore Alam Talukder Bhutto in Nakla upazila of Sherpur district on Friday evening. The student is the daughter of Lal Miah of Bagherkanda area of Barmaisa village and a 8th class student of Urfa ...

Cumilla City Corporation polls : Rifat-Sakku-Kaiser facing challenge

Zakir Azad, Cumilla As the day of Cumilla city election is approaching, the challenge of the candidates is increasing. In particular, three candidates from the two main parties for the post of mayor, Arfanul Haque Rifat, former mayor Monirul Haque Sakku and Nizam Uddin Kaiser have taken this election as a challenge. During the election campaign, they are being harassed ...

3 Drug dealers including phensidyl and Cannabis arrested in Rangpur

Rangpur Correspondent RAB-13 Rangpur has arrested 3 drug dealers in Kaunia upazila of Rangpur along with 136 bottles of Fencidil and 1.5 kg of cannabis. RAB-13, Rangpur Assistant Director (Media) Flight Lt. Mahmud Bashir Ahmed said in a press release sent to reporters that on Friday night, June 3, an expedition team of RAB-13, Rangpur conducted a checkpost on the ...