Day: May 18, 2021

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249 lives lost on the road during Eid holidays

The number of deaths in road crashes during the Eid holiday rush increased during the just concluded Eid ul Fitr, despite a ban on inter-district bus operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic, two civic bodies said Tuesday.At least 249 people were kille...
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Fakhrul demands Rozina’s immediate release

Stating that the arrest and harassment of Prothom Alo's Senior Reporter Rozina Islam is an example of the government's obstruction to revealing the truth and corruption, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday demanded her immedia...
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Ban Tech Ltd gets BCB media rights for $19 mln

The Ban Tech Limited has been given the Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) media rights (satellite, digital OTT and DTH) for the National Team’s home series.The agreement covers Bangladesh’s home matches between May 18, 2021, and Oct 5, 2023.During this...
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2 ‘muggers’ killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’

Two suspected muggers were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) near Kuril Flyover of Khilkhet area in the capital early Tuesday.The deceased were identified as Enamul, 30, and Md Rasel, 28.Ti...
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JPC president meets home minister over Rozina

A delegation of Jatiya Press Club led by President Farida Yasmin and General Secretary Ilyas Khan, alongwith Rozina Islam's brother Md. Selim, met Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal over the Prothom Alo senior reporter's arrest on Tuesday.The home m...
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70 houses, school gutted in Bandarban fire

At least 70 houses, a primary school and three shops were gutted in a fire which broke out at Talukdarpara in Roangchhari upazila of Bandarban district early Tuesday.Chahai Marma, chairman of Roangchhari Upazila, said the fire originated from an oven ...
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