Cricketer Abdur Razzak, family hurt in road accident


Bangladeshi student among 2 killed in NT car crash


5 Jamaat leaders arrested with fire arms in Cox's Bazar


Road crash kills 2 in Memensingh


Three migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off Libya

International Desk: Three migrants died in the Mediterranean on Monday night, a German aid group said, during Italian-led rescue operations in which thousands more were pulled to


Israel strikes Hamas bases in Gaza after rocket attack: Officials

International Desk: Israeli airstrikes hit a series of targets in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, officials have said, hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave landed in the Jewish state. Strikes were recorded in at least three locations in Gaza overnight


Shah Rukh Khan: I have never taken desperate measures to maintain stardom

Entertainment Desk: He may be the undisputed Badhshah of Bollywood, but Shah Rukh Khan has said he has never been “desperate” to maintain his stardom. The 51-year-old


This day, last year: Messi announces shock retirement from international football

Spots Desk: “The team has ended for me, a decision made,” if Argentina’s defeat to Chile did not kill a fragile fan from the country, this quote


Army: Hostages in Philippines siege forced to fight, loot, become sex slaves


3 journalists resign from CNN after network retracts Russia-related story


Hurricane Dora moving away from Mexico’s southwest coast


Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ report


Cricketer Abdur Razzak, family hurt in road accident

Staff Correspondent: Former Bangladesh spinner Abdur Razzak and his family have been injured in a road traffic accident on their way to Dhaka after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr in Bagerhat. But, their injuries are not 'very serious', and the left arm spinner is out


Tattoo can get you banned from enjoying a Japanese spa

International Desk: Never thought that delicate butterfly tattoo on your back could get you into trouble? Think again. Tattoos may have become a big part of mainstream culture,

Law and Justice

Man gets life for abduction in Chandpur

Chandpur Correspondent: A Chandpur court sentenced men to rigorous life-term imprisonment for abducting a madrasa girl in 2009. The convict is Kamrul Islam, 25, son of Dr. Billal Hossain Prodhaniya of Ramra village of the district's Hajiganj upazila.


Queen Elizabeth II to see an increase in official funding

International Desk: Queen Elizabeth II is set to receive an increase in the official funding she receives each year. Buckingham Palace said Tuesday the “sovereign grant” will be 82.2 million pounds ($104.8 million) next year — an increase of more than



FBI looking into Bernie Sanders’ wife over real estate deal

International Desk: Federal investigators are looking into the finances behind a real estate deal for a now-defunct college put together by the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, and she has hired a lawyer to look after her interests, a family spokesman

Strange News

Baby girl born with 2 torsos, 4 arms and 4 legs in India

International Desk: A baby girl was born in India with two torsos, four arms and four legs. Footage captured inside the hospital shows the severely deformed baby


China bans use of torture, forced confessions — again

International Desk: Chinese police and prosecutors are banned from using torture to obtain evidence under rules released on Tuesday, in the latest attempt to curb forced confessions in the country’s criminal justice system. Confessions obtained through torture,

Life Style

Emerging technology to use body’s noise to detect cancer early

International Desk: An emerging technology that uses the body’s own “seismic noise”, allows more effective imaging deep inside the body to assist in tumour, scientists say. Elastography, sometimes referred as seismology of the human body, measures the elasticity


At least 9 dead in Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria

International Desk: Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least nine people have been killed by suicide bombers in a series of attacks in the area. Borno state police commissioner Damian Chukwu said Monday that most of the attackers were teenage girls


Bangladeshi student among 2 killed in NT car crash

International Desk: Speed was a likely factor in the death of a young international student and a colleague who became trapped in a car that crashed and


Three migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off Libya

International Desk: Three migrants died in the Mediterranean on Monday night, a German aid group said, during Italian-led rescue operations in which thousands more were pulled to