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BRTC bus depot catches fire, 11 buses gutted

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MNA National Desk: Eleven buses of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) were gutted as a fire broke out at Joar Sahar BRTC bus depot in the city’s Khilkhet area early Saturday. Fire service control room sources said that the fire broke out around 1:30am, reports news agency. On information, four fire-fighting units rushed in and brought the blaze under control around 4:20am. The fire gutted 11 buses kept on the ground and the 1st floor. The origin of the fire could not be known yet.

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5 indicted in Rupa murder case

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MNA National Desk: A Tangail court on Wednesday framed charge against five accused in a case filed over the murder of Zakia Sultana Rupa, a multinational company employee, after gang rape in a running bus. Women and children repression prevention tribunal acting judge Rabiul Hasan, also Tangail district and sessions judge, passed the order rejecting discharge petition and bail petition filed by the accused. The court also set 3 January next to record deposition of witnesses in the case. Rupa, 27, was murdered after gang rape in the running bus while returning to Mymensingh from Bogra on 25 August. Police ...

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India bus crash kills 15 school children

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MNA International Desk: At least 15 children were killed and dozens more wounded as a school bus collided with a truck in northern India on Thursday , reported news agency. The driver of the bus also died in the crash, the latest deadly accident in a country with one of the worst road safety records in the world. Police in Etah district subsequently confirmed via direct Twitter message that 15 children had died and said the number could increase to 20. It is not yet clear what had caused the vehicles to crash, although collisions are a common occurrence on ...

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Advance bus tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr from June 20

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MNA Editorial Desk: To reduce the hassle of the people in collecting tickets for returning home for Eid- ul-Fitr in rush, it has been decided that advance bus tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr will be sold from June 20. Bus proprietors will start selling advance tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr travelers on next Monday, June 20. Ramesh Chandra Ghosh, Vice-President of Bus-Truck Owners Association. The owner of Shyamoli Paribahan told the media about the decision on Tuesday. He further said no bus service will take extra money as fare from the homebound people. Raju Ahmed, Hanif Paribahan’s manager for the northern districts also said ...

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