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Update of voter list begins today

Update of voter list begins today

The Election Commission (EC) is going to start gathering data to update the voter list, targeting about eight million citizens across the country, from…

Proper police action could have prevented Nusrat murder

Members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Home Affairs have expressed resentment over the failure of law enforcement agencies, including the police, in taking effective measures to thwart the murder of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. The murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi could…

Innocent Arman in jail like Jaha Alam

A High Court (HC) bench is likely to hold hearing today on a writ petition filed for releasing Md Arman, whose story is identical to that of Jaha Alam, who languished in jail for three years in place of the real accused in 26 corruption cases. The HC bench, comprising Justice JBM Hassan and Justice…

Three top UN officials due to visit camps

Three top UN officials will visit Bangladesh in between April 24 to 26 to explore ways of providing international support to the country which is hosting over one million Rohingyas. The visit of the officials will highlight the ongoing need for support for the humanitarian needs of the Rohingya refugees,…

Brunei calls for just, permanent solution

Brunei Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah put emphasis on “just and permanent solution” to the Rohingya crisis as he held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the morning yesterday. “We should make all sorts of efforts so that the Rohingyas can return,” Foreign Secretary…

BSF kills youth, detains another in Thakurgaon

A Bangladeshi youth was gunned down by members of the Border Security Force of India (BSF) at Dongaon border in Haripur upazila early yesterday. The deceased was identified as Sumon, 22, son of Shafirul Islam, a resident of Dangipara village in the upazila. Lt Col Samiun Nabi, commanding officer of…
BNP leader Aminul Haque dies

BNP leader Aminul Haque dies

BNP vice-chairman and former minister Barrister Aminul Haque died at United Hospital in the city on Sunday. He was 76. Aminul Haque, who had been suffering…

2 Rohingya drug traders killed in Cox’s Bazar

Two Rohingya men, allegedly drug traders, were killed in a gunfight with the members of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) at Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar yesterday. The deceased were identified as Saiful Islam (25), son of Shamsul Alam, and Nabi Hossain (23), son of Faruq Hossain, of Number 19 Rohingya…
Bengal tigers could vanish from one of their final strongholds

Bengal tigers could vanish from one of their final strongholds

Feared and revered, it's one of the world's most iconic creatures: the majestic Bengal tiger. Already threatened by poaching, and humans spreading…

Woman set afire ‘by husband’ in Laxmipur dies at DMCH

A woman, who suffered severe burn injuries after she was set afire allegedly by husband at Ayubnagar in Komolnagar upazila on Sunday afternoon, died at the Burn Unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital yesterday morning. The deceased was identified Shahenur Akhter, 24, daughter of Zafar Alam of Sonagazi…

Wounded fight on in political ‘killing fields’

P Jayarajan slowly raised his left hand and pointed to a gap where a thumb had been hacked off before flagging a deep scar on his other arm -- proud war wounds from a past Indian political campaign. "They tried to kill me in front of my wife and family but I survived," said the soft-spoken…
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