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Train derails in Sitakunda, 2 drivers hurt

Businessnews24.com A container laden train derailed in Faujdarhat area under Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong on Wednesday. The accident took place around 11:30am which shut Dhaka-bound train service (down line). Sources said that two drivers named Mahin Uddin, 58 and Mahidul Islam, 35 of the train were injured in the incident. Later, on information, Agrabad Fire Service men rescued the injured ... Read More »

Fire at Paltan building

Businessnews24.com A fire broke out at a building named Nurjahan Bhaban at Purana Paltan area in the capital on Tuesday morning. The fire broke out in the building around 9:30am. Fire Service Operator Atikur Rahman told that huge smoke is coming out from the building but the fire fighters could not enter into the building as there was a lock ... Read More »

3 burnt in Chakbazar storehouse fire

businessnews24bd.com At least three people suffered burn injures as fire broke out at a storehouse of West Islambag Club ghat area in the capital`s Chakbazar on Friday noon.   The victims were identified as Abdul Baten, 30, Humayun Kabir, 17, and Abdul Majid, 25. They were admitted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).   Duty Officer of Chakbazar Police ... Read More »

Chandpur fire burns 6 critically among 20

Chandpur Correspondent At least 20 people including six critically suffered burn injures as a fire broke out at an oil-storehouse at Bangabandhu Road area of Chandpur town on Wednesday midnight.   Five units of fire service managed to douse the blaze after hours of their frantic efforts around 4:30am on Thursday.   Fire Service official Khokon Majumdar said fire broke out at a storehouse of ... Read More »

Death toll in Italian earthquake rises to 73

At least 73 people have died in an earthquake which devastated a string of small towns in central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, the civil protection department said, reports BBC. The quake struck when most residents were asleep, razing homes and buckling roads in a cluster of communities some 140 km (85 miles) east of Rome. Read More »

6.8 magnitude quake shakes Bangladesh

A strong earthquake has rocked different regions of Bangladesh, including the port city of Chittagong and capital Dhaka, leaving high-rise buildings shaken in the cities and leading to panic among citizens, reports bdnews24.com  The 6.8 magnitude tremor, with its epicentre in central Myanmar, was felt in Bangladesh around 4:37pm on Wednesday. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake struck ... Read More »

Mild earthquake shakes country

businessnews24bd.com A mild earthquake jolted the country including capital city Dhaka around 8:15am on Tuesday.   United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the epicenter of the earthquake, measuring 5.3 on Richter scale, was Myanmar, 409 km distance from the Bangladesh capital Dhaka.   Read More »

Gas leak at Ctg fertiliser factory, scores ill

Chittagong Correspondent Over 250 people have fallen ill following a toxic gas leak from a tank of a Diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertiliser factory in Chittagong`s Anwara.   The gas  has spread across to the other bank of the river Karnaphuli after the leak at the factory adjacent to Chittagong Urea Fertiliser Ltd (CUFL) factory  on Monday night.   The factorts Managing Director Amal Barua confirmed the news. . ... Read More »

Furniture store in Mirpur catches fire

businessnews24bd.com A fire broke out at a building in the capital’s Mirpur-10 on Monday morning. The fire originated around 8.25am from a furniture shop at the ground floor of a building near Al Helal Hospital, confirmed duty officer of Fire Service Atikur Rahman. On information, six units of fire service rushed to the spot and were able to bring the ... Read More »

6 villages flooded in Feni

Feni Correspondent At least six villages in the district’s Parshuram upazila have been flooded as the waters entered the villages breaking the dam of the Muhuri on Sunday evening. Waters in the Muhuri River is flowing above the danger levels due to inclement weather and heavy downpours for last two days. During visit, it was seen that 400-feet area of ... Read More »