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Daily Archives: August 20, 2019

Sex crimes galore: Two madrasa girls ‘raped’ in Madaripur

Two madrasa girls were reportedly raped by two boatmen at Panchkhola in Sadar upazila on Monday night while crossing a river by a trawler. One...

India’s 2nd Moon Mission enters lunar orbit

India's second Moon Mission, or Chandrayaan-2, successfully entered into the Moon's Orbit on Tuesday, confirmed the country's space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation...

Freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam

Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a...

Urgency for vaccine grows as virus ravages China’s pigs

Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia's pig herds. Farmers have long...

People in Bangladesh Are Buying These New Copycat Wireless Earphones, with the Best Sound...

Latest start-up out of Silicon Valley has just launched the latest generation of wireless earphones, giving Apple's AirPods a real run for their money....

5 lakh prawn fry seized in Chattogram; 2 held

Members of upazila fisheries department arrested two persons with 5 lakh prawn fry from a passenger bus at Eco-Park in Sitakunda upazila on Monday...

Madrasa student’s headless body found in Chandpur

Police recovered a headless body of a madrasa student from Piarikhola village in Matlab Dakshin upazila on Monday noon. The deceased was identified as Sohel...

Chattogram road crash kills bank official, brother-in-law

A truck crashed into a motorcycle at Amjurhat in Patiya municipality on Monday night, killing a bank official and his brother-in-law. The deceased were identified...

Woman electrocuted in Satkhira

A sexagenarian woman has died from electrocution in Patkekghata upazila here. The deceased was identified as Ayjan Bibi, 60, wife of Janab Ali Sarder of...

All govt pry schools to go under midday-meal programme by 2023

The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the National School Meal Policy 2019, aiming to bring all the government primary schools under the...