Archive for August 23rd, 2015

Bodies of 2 Bangladeshis killed in a Libya gunfight reach Dhaka

Bodies of two Bangladeshis who were killed in a shootout between two rival armed groups in Libya arrived in Dhaka on Sunday…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

College student raped for 3 months, 2 held

Police arrested two men for raping a college student for three months after abduction and rescued the victim in Lakshmipur early Sunday. The arrested were…

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TIB study unearths huge graft in land offices

TIB study unearths huge graft in land offices

Revealing widespread corruption and irregularities in the country’s land service sector, a new study shows that land owners have to bribe up to Tk 2 lakh for the mutation…

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Flood situation deteriorates in north

The flood situation deteriorated further following inundation of fresh areas today as water levels of the major rivers marked rise to flow above the danger marks at eight points in…

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4,400 migrants rescued in sea near Libya on a single day

Italy’s coast guard says it coordinated the rescue of some 4,400 migrants in a single day, a record-setting number, as smugglers took advantage of ideal sea conditions off Libya to launch a fleet of overcrowded, unseaworthy boats…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

2 deer rescued, 200 kg venison seized

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in a drive rescued two deer and seized around 200kg venison from Badurtala area of Patharghata in…

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PM stresses investment as per rules

Terming Bangladesh an attractive destination for investment, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday said any investment has to be made in line with the rules of the country and…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Al Qaeda deploy in Yemen’s Aden, British hostage freed

Al Qaeda militants took control of a western district of Yemen’s main port city of Aden on Saturday night, residents said, in another sign that the group is drawing strength from…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

HC rejects Khaleda’s pleas on Barapukuria case

The High Court on Sunday rejected a petition filed by Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia praying to court to call for the lower court records in…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Malaysia finds 24 more bodies of human trafficking victims

Malaysian police say they have found another 24 bodies of suspected human trafficking victims in jungles bordering Thailand.Authorities in May said they discovered 139 suspected graves in abandoned jungle camps in northern Perlis state, a remote area bordering Thailand that trafficking syndicates used as a transit point…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Arzu Miah

Slain BCL leader’s brother sues RAB-2 CO, 3 others

The elder brother of slain Bangladesh Chharta League leader Arzu Miah, Masud Rana, on Sunday field a case with Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court against the commanding officer of…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Hasanul Haq Inu

Extrajudicial killings go against govt policy: Inu

The minister for information, Hasanul Huq Inu, on Sunday said extrajudicial killings were against the policy of the government. ‘If such incidents take place anywhere the government would…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP slams PM’s remark, fear influence of trial process

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday criticized the prime minister’s remarks involving the party’s top two leaders with August 21 grenade attack and feared such…

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

ICT-2 grants bail to Maheshkhali razakar Abdur Rashid

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Sunday granted bail to Maheshkhali war crimes suspect Abdur Rashid considering his age and…

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‘Robber’ killed in Keraniganj ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber was killed and two others were injured in a ‘gunfight’ between his cohorts and police at Par Gendaria Satpathi in…

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Robbers kill ex-army man, loot gold, motorbike

Robbers hacked a retired army soldier and loot 30 tolas of gold ornament and a motorbike from his home at Isapur of Kalihati in Tangail early Sunday. Kalihati police officer-in-charge, Shahidul Islam, said a group of…

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3 including cop killed in Gaurnadi road accident

Three people, including a police constable, were killed as a bus hit a battery-run three-wheeler and the on-duty constable at Gournadi bus stand in Barisal on…

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Papiya’s children demand her release

Papiya’s children demand her release

Children of former Bangladesh Nationalist Party lawmaker Syeda Asifa Ashrafi Papiya at a news conference on Sunday demanded release…

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Former minister Abdul Latif Siddique talks to media after attending a hearing at the Election Commission on Sunday. — Focusbangla photo

Latif says he would resign from JS

Former minister Abdul Latif Siddique on Sunday told the Election Commission that he would resign from Jatiya Sangsad and would not continue legal procedure to sustain parliament membership.

August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

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