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Capital punishment for 3 Huji men including Hannan

Capital punishment for 3 Huji men including Hannan

Capital punishment for 3 Huji men including Hannan 2016-12-07 12:01:02 Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court today upheld the capital punishment of three militants of Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (Huji), including its chief Mufti Abdul Hannan, in a case filed for the 2004 grenade attack on the then UK envoy in Bangladesh. A four-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice ... Read More »

No injury mark on Shakil’s body

No injury mark on Shakil’s body

No injury mark on Shakil’s body 2016-12-07 12:20:56 Staff Correspondent: The autopsy examination of Mahbubul Hoque Shakil, prime minster Sheikh Hasina’s special assistant, disclosed that no injury mark was found on his body. Head of forensic department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, said after conducting post-mortem examinations on Wednesday that any injury mark was not found on the body ... Read More »

President flies to Singapore for medical checkup

President flies to Singapore for medical checkup

President flies to Singapore for medical checkup 2016-12-06 14:57:39 Staff Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid left home for Singapore on Tuesday morning on a six-day visit for his medical checkup there. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, carrying the President, took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:30 am. Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury, Foreign ... Read More »

7 Nigeriansheld in Dhaka for 'fraudulence'

7 Nigeriansheld in Dhaka for 'fraudulence'

7 Nigeriansheld in Dhaka for ‘fraudulence’ 2016-12-06 13:34:24 Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained eight members of a fake gang including seven Nigerians from Mirpur and Dakshin Khan areas in the capital. They used to deceive people and take big sum of money from them, according to a text message sent by elite force Rapid Action Battalion (Rab). The ... Read More »

6 lakh Yaba tablets recovered in Cox’s Bazaar

6 lakh Yaba tablets recovered in Cox’s Bazaar

6 lakh Yaba tablets recovered in Cox’s Bazaar 2016-12-06 12:26:18 Cox’s Bazaar Correspondent: Some members of Coast Guard in separate drives arrested four alleged ‘yaba’ smugglers and recovered six lakh pieces of Yaba tablets from a the Bay of Bengal and the Saint Martin’s island in Teknaf upazila. Mohammad Nafiur Rahman, Lt Commander of Teknaf coast guard, said a team ... Read More »

President to hold conversation with BNP

President to hold conversation with BNP

President to hold conversation with BNP 2016-12-06 11:59:50 Staff Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid will hold a conversation with all registered political parties to reconstitute the Election Commission (EC). “As per article 118 of the constitution, the honourable President will hold dialogue with registered political parties before appointing the Chief Election Commissioner and commissioners. The dialogue will start after December 16,” ... Read More »

Symbols allotted among candidates

Symbols allotted among candidates

Symbols allotted among candidates 2016-12-05 14:11:12 Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday morning distributed symbols to the candidates of forthcoming Narayanganj city corporation elections. Awami League nominated Narayanganj mayor candidate Selina Hayat Ivy was rendered ‘Boat’as his poll symbol while BNP-backed Advocate Sakhawat Hossain Khan was allotted ‘Sheaf of Paddy’. Six mayoral candidates are contesting in Narayanganj City ... Read More »

5 ‘arms traders’ held in the capital

5 ‘arms traders’ held in the capital

5 ‘arms traders’ held in the capital 2016-12-05 14:22:29 Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) today claimed arrested of five alleged arms traders from Dhaka’s Badda area and seized at least four foreign pistols from them. Apart from the four foreign-made pistols, nine magazines and 38 bullets were also seized from their possession, according to a text message sent to ... Read More »

3 bullet-hit dead bodies found in Dinajpur

3 bullet-hit dead bodies found in Dinajpur

3 bullet-hit dead bodies found in Dinajpur 2016-12-05 13:05:06 Dinajpur Correspondent: Police rescued bullet-injured bodies of three young men from Baran Shah Dighi in Ghoraghat upazila on Monday morning. The deceased could not be identified yet.They were between the ages of 25 and 30. Ishrafil Alam, officer-in-charge of Ghoraghat Police Station, said locals spotted the dead bodied and later informed ... Read More »

30 Rohingyas missing after boat capsizes

30 Rohingyas missing after boat capsizes

30 Rohingyas missing after boat capsizes 2016-12-05 13:26:07 Staff Correspondent: About 30 people went missing as a boat carrying Rohingyas capsized in the Naf river in Leda area of Nella union in Teknaf upazila early Monday, reports UNB. Md Ali, a member of Nella union, said the boat carriying 30-35 Rohingyas capsized in the river around 3:30am while they were ... Read More »