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Seven killed, 10 injured in gas cylinder blast in Chattogram


Seven people were killed and at least 10 injured after a gas pipeline exploded near a house in Chattogram’s Patharghata.

The incident was reported on Sunday (Nov 17) around 9 am, Chittogram Fire Service and Civil Defence Assistant Director Purna Chandra Mutsuddi confirmed.

Two of the deceased have been identified as 43-year-old Annie Barua and 31-year old Nazrul Islam.

“So far 17 people in the Patharghata gas pipeline blast have been brought in. The doctors produced seven of them dead,” Chattogram Medical College...Details»

Nirmal, Afzal elected president, gen secy of Swechchhasebak League


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PM inaugurates Swechchhasebak League’s council


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Messi goal gives Argentina victory over Brazil


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The Barcelona striker, who missed four ...Details»

Cent percent electrification in all upazilas by 2021: PM


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Be alert to stop train mishap repeat: PM


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16 killed as trains collide in Brahmanbaria


At least 16 people were killed and many others injured as two intercity trains collided at Mondobhag in Kasba upazila of Brahmanbaria early Tuesday.

Chattogram-bound Udayan Express from ...Details»

‘Rohingyas threat to national, regional security’


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said 1.1 million Rohingyas, citizens of Myanmar who fled here in the face of persecution, are not only a threat to ...Details»

Lawmaker Moin Uddin Khan Badal dies


Leftist politician and member of parliament Moin Uddin Khan Badal has died at the age of 67 while being treated at a hospital in India, his family confirmed.

The ...Details»