DhakaTribune
Monday December 18, 2017 09:14 AM



  • 5 killed in Bandarban landslide

    Five people, including a child, have been killed in a landslide in Lama upazila of Bandarban district.

    Two more people are reported missing.

    The deceased are Rozeena, 25, Putia, 17, Sazzad, 4, Ameena, 26, and Arafat, 15.

    Lama OC Shirajul Islam confirmed the Dhaka Tribune about the deaths in the landslide.

  • MH370 search: Plane debris flown out of Reunion

    A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 has been flown out of the French island where it was found on Wednesday.

    The object, believed to be part of a wing, left Reunion in the Indian Ocean on a flight to Paris on Friday evening.

    From there it will be transported to a defence ministry laboratory in Toulouse for analysis.

    The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing vanished in March 2014.

    There were 239 passengers and crew on board.

  • 7 Libyan soldiers killed in clashes with IS

    Seven Libyan soldiers were killed on Friday when Islamic State militants stormed a checkpoint manned by forces loyal to the official government, military officials said.

    Five soldiers were killed and 15 have been missing since the Islamic State fighters attacked the checkpoint outside the eastern town of Ajdabiya, near the oil port of Brega, one military official said. Two more soldiers were killed when the government sent reinforcements. Five were wounded.

    "Fighting is continuing some 100 kilometres outside Ajdabiya," one official said.

  • Their Words

    “We lit up the new land with candles as a symbol of coming out from the darkness after long 68 years. Even though the territories have been excluded from power connections, we lit up the whole area using generators”

    Moinul Haque, president of the Bangladesh unit of the Bangladesh-India Exclave Exchange Coordination Committee, said on Friday.

    “We have been struggling to provide relief as we have received low allocation from the government”

  • Today’s Prices

    Check out the prices of essentials in city kitchen markets till August 1 (Morning)

    Rice

    Price

    Yesterday's price

    Price before 7 days

    Miniket (average quality)

    Tk38 to Tk46

    Tk38 to Tk46

  • Morning Brief

    Midnight’s children fear new round of dispossession and neglect

    Exclave residents who say they were left out of a population survey – and even forcibly barred from participating in it – are worried they will not be able to choose their nationality, a privilege conferred on them by the recently finalised Land Boundary Agreement.

    Exclave residents who are on the survey list are entitled to choose whether to take either Bangladeshi or Indian citizenship.

    Vessel movement resumes after 24 hours

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