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Lightning kills trucker in Rajshahi

A truck driver was killed when a thunderbolt struck him at Khudir Batala in Charghat upazila of the district on Tuesday night. The incident occurred when victim Hebol Ali, 55, son of Maru Sardar of Sardarpara village in the upazila, got…

Turkey eyes US sanctions waivers on Iran oil, Russia arms

Turkey "expects" the Trump administration to grant it waivers from U.S. sanctions related to its purchases of Iranian oil and Russian air defenses, a top aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday. Presidential spokesman…

Report in Bangladesh Bank reserve heist case on May 21

A Dhaka court on Wednesady set May 21 to submit probe report in the case lodged over Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve heist that took place in 2016. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury set the date as the investigation…

Fertilizer-laden cargo drowned in Pashur river, 3 missing

Three security guards went missing in the river Pashur after a fertilizer-laden cargo vessel capsized in Sundarbans on Tuesday night, forest officials said. The cargo vessel ‘MV Haradda’, laden with TSP fertilizer, sank in Harbaria area…