Bangladeshi youth shot dead by BSF in Sherpur

A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Panbari bordering area of Sreebardi upazila here early Monday. The deceased was identified as Ukil Mia, 19, son of Banga Suruj of Meghadol village in the upazila. Khandakar Abdul Hai, subedar of Karnajhora Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) camp, Ukil and […]

7 of family killed in Chattogram gas pipeline blast

Seven people have been killed and at least fifteen others injured after a gas pipeline exploded near a house in Chittagong’s Patharghata area, causing its wall to collapse. The house was situated on Brickfield road. Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) police outpost Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Alauddin Talukder on Sunday morning said: “Fourteen injured were […]

Bangladeshi Coast Guard detains 119 Malaysia-bound Rohingyas

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard have detained 119 Malaysia-bound Rohingyas from a trawler near St Martin’s Island in Teknaf Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district. Coast Guard Staff Officer (Chattogram Zone) Lt Commander Saiful Islam said: “Acting on a tip-off, the 119 Rohingyas were detained around midday on Thursday (Nov 14). “Among the detained, there were […]

Bangladesh secures top position in ship breaking

The shipbreaking industry of Bangladesh has captured the global market by dismantling around 47.2% of world vessels. A report titled ‘Review of Maritime Transport 2019’ published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) revealed the data on October 30. Three countries, Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan account for 70–80% of the international recycling […]

16 killed as 2 trains collide head-on in Brahmanbaria

At least 16 people were killed and over 50 injured when two intercity trains collided head-on in Kasba upazila of Brahmanbaria. “Chittagong-bound Udayan Express from Sylhet and Dhaka-bound Turna Nishita collided near Mondobhag Railway Station around 3:30am on Tuesday,” Brahmanbaria Deputy Commissioner Hayat-ud-Dowla Khan told Dhaka Tribune. “The accident occurred because the loco masters did […]