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'Crop loss' blamed for suicide of 12 Indian farmers

At least 12 farmers from the cotton-producing belt of western Vidarbha region in Maharashtra, the richest state of India, committed suicide since Friday due to crop losses. Farmers' advocacy gr ...

Evening Brief

Kamalapur collision: Death toll climbs to 6 Six people have been killed and 10 others injured as a train derailed after being hit by a covered van near Kamalapur container terminal in the capital.& ...

Muhith: No Saradha money in Bangladeshi banks

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has rejected the possibility of Saradha chit fund scam saying that no evidence was found over any such transaction where money was routed to Bangladesh. The ...

Midday Brief

Azhar verdict Tuesday A war crimes tribunal is set to deliver the verdict on Tuesday in a case against Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam for his alleged crimes against humanity dur ...

School teacher killed in pickets’ attack

A female school teacher has died when pickets threw stones at her in Noakhali during the 20-party alliance's hartal. Deceased Shamsunnahar, 37, was a teacher of Agargaon Tawhid Laboratory Schoo ...

BNP men clash with police in Mirpur

The BNP supporters have locked in a clash with members of police at Pallabi in capital’s Mirpur in the early hours of the daylong hartal called by BNP-led 20-party alliance. Police chased the ...

Their words

“They [government rescuers] can’t be blamed for the failure. They tried hard till the end and by the grace of almighty Jihad’s body could be recovered.” State Minister for H ...

Hartal underway amid sporadic incidents

The dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the BNP-led 20-party alliance in protest of the denial of giving permission to hold rally in Gazipur, is underway across the country. The hartal began at 6am and i ...

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Morning Brief

How not to carry out a rescue A lack of coordination among rescuers and an absence of proper training and equipment to conduct an operation of such kind led to Jihad’s death, professionals ha ...