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11 die as train rams into wedding bus in Jhenaidah
JHENAIDAH, Aug 1, 2014 (BSS) - At least 11 people, including three of a family of a wedding party, were killed and 40 others injured as a train rammed into a wedding-party bus at Barobazar under Kaliganj upazila in Jhenaidah early today. Local administration confirmed the accident saying nine passengers of the wedding bus died on the spot while two others succumbed to their fatal injuries on their way to hospitals. The injured were undergoing treatment in different treatment centres at Jessore, Jhenaidah, Kaliganj, and Faridpur hospitals. Witnesses said the bride and bridegroom of Hindu community, however, remained safe as they were traveling by a microbus that narrowly escaped ... More...
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First day of Month of Mourning begins
DHAKA, Aug 01, 2014 (BSS)- The first day of the Month of Mourning in commemoration of the gruesome assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members in the August 15 carnage began in the city today with elaborate programmes. The programmes of the day included discussions, placing of wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, mourning rallies, wearing of black badges, milad and doa mahfils and lighting of candles as a mark of respect to the martyrs of the August carnage. The month of August is meant for mourning in the life of Bangalees as on the fateful night of August 15 in 1975, some disgr... More...
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DHAKA, Aug 1, 2014 (BSS) - The Qulkhwani of journalist and former lawmaker AN Mahfuja Khatun alias Baby Moudud was held at her Dhanmondi residence here this afternoon. ... More...

DHAKA, Aug 1, 2014 (BSS) - Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has assured Bangladesh to support its candidature in the Human Rights Council of the United Nations.

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WASHINGTON, Aug 01, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - The US economy generated 209,000 new jobs in July, down from June but maintaining the solid 200,000-plus monthly streak since February, t... More...

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RANGPUR, Aug 01, 2014 (BSS) - Harvest of the eco-friendly, off-season and short duration indigenous parija rice continues in full swing everywhere in Rangpur division as an ad... More...

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FARIDPUR, Aug 1,2014(BSS):- One person was killed and five others received serious injury when Dhaka-bound passenger coach from Madaripur collided head-on with a microbus at Kalatala under Bhanga up... More...

CHITTAGONG, Aug 1 (BSS)- An eight-year-old boy drowned in a pond at Lelung area under Fatikchhari upazila this morning.

The deceased Abu Bakar, son of Mohammad Zahedul Islam, hailed from Shahn... More...
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