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Sunday, 25 September 2016
A Bangladeshi cattle trader was gunned down by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Thatkoraibari border point in Raumari upazila of Kurigram district early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Taharul,30, son of Boktarkari, a resident of the area. Offic...
Sunday, 25 September 2016
Traffic congestion in the capital eats up around Tk 20,000 crore a year, an expert said yesterday, quoting a government report. Some 32 lakh business hours are also lost to the curse every day. Prof Akter Mahmud of Jahangirnagar University\'s Urban and Regional Planni...
Saturday, 24 September 2016
Elections are the only instrument of democratic and peaceful transfer of power with the consent and choice of the majority. Therefore, the rights to vote and participate in elections are part of the basic human rights. Human rights and democratic principles are valued w...
Friday, 23 September 2016
Two Bangladeshi cattle traders were shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) of India in Rowmari of Kurigram and Maheshpur of Jhenaidah border areas on early Friday. Our Kurigram correspondent reported that the deceased who was shot dead at Goytapara border in Rowari i...
Friday, 23 September 2016
Six Bangladeshi migrant workers, including two brothers, were killed and another was injured in a road accident in Saudi Arabia yesterday.The accident occurred around 11:30am (Saudi local time) when a car carrying the workers collided head-on with another car in eastern...
Thursday, 22 September 2016
The European Union (EU) has said attacks on freedom of expression in Bangladesh ‘multiplied’ in 2015. Intimidation of journalists and editors also increased, while measures were taken to undermine the economic viability of some prominent newspapers, said the...
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
A new ranking has revealed that Bangladeshi passports across the globe did not amount to much as it ranked 88th in 2016 Passport Index. The ranking is based on three tiers, the first being the Visa-Free Score (VFS), which includes visa-free and visa on arrival privile...
Tuesday, 20 September 2016
The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances has warned that enforced disappearances are on the rise, and expressed deep concern and frustration for what it defined as \'a very frightening trend\'. \"We\'re seriously concerned that the nu...
Saturday, 17 September 2016
When powerful people dismiss any serious threat of damage, brushing it off with a scornful, “no harm will be done”, we are prone to simply accept their assertion. They are not too far from the truth. After all, no harm will be done to them. They can create i...
Saturday, 17 September 2016
Gas supply may remain completely or partially suspended in the north-western districts from September 15 to 20 as Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL) has started pigging works (pipeline cleaning) in its transmission lines. \"We’ve already started the pigging...
Monday, 12 September 2016
The Imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, Thursday, led millions of pilgrims gathered in Arafat in prayers after delivering the Hajj sermon. Delivering the wide-ranging sermon, Mr. Al-Sudais called on Muslim leaders to work together to solve the m...
Saturday, 10 September 2016
At least 12 people were killed and 41 injured in a boiler explosion that caused fire at a factory in Tongi, Gazipur, on Saturday morning. The incident occurred at the Tampaco factory in BSCIC industrial area, according to fire service officials. The injured people wer...
Saturday, 10 September 2016
Some 33 Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims died of various reasons in Saudi Arabia as of 8 September this year, says news agency UNB. Of them, 24 were males and nine females, according to a bulletin of the hajj management portal under the religious affairs ministry. It said 24...
Thursday, 08 September 2016
On Tuesday September 3, 2016, the Bangladeshi authorities hanged Mir Quasem Ali, one of the leaders of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islam, the third largest political party in the country. Ali was the owner of a publishing house which publishes one of the largest Banglad...
Wednesday, 07 September 2016
In the wake of a writ petition filed challenging the legality of holding their respective posts by two ministers even after the Supreme Court’s observation that they flouted the oath of office, the High Court on Tuesday wanted to know about the legal con...
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