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Writ filed over fall in rawhide prices

Writ filed over fall in rawhide prices

A writ petition was filed yesterday with the High Court (HC), seeking its directives to form a judicial inquiry committee to find out the reasons behind…

Teacher killed after gang rape, evidence of rape destroyed

Two dish linemen killed Joyonti Chokrovorty, assistant teacher of Shologhor Government Primary School after raping her in Chandpur town, it was revealed yesterday. The accused linemen Jamal Hossain, 28, and Mohajon Anisur Rahman,32, gave confessional statement in the court saying that they killed the…

‘Violations of rights law must be investigated’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said serious violations of international humanitarian and human rights law continue around the world that must be investigated and prosecuted. "On World Humanitarian Day and every day, we stand up for humanitarian workers around the world," he said…

Rohingya repatriation may start any time: Foreign secretary

Foreign secretary Shahidul Haque yesterday said the repatriation process of Rohingyas to Myanmar is always on the table and may start any time. Meanwhile, Rohingya Relief and Repatriation Commission (RRRC) sources said they have been making preparations centring around the repatriation of the first…

Court rejects victim’s bail plea

A court yesterday rejected the bail plea of a woman who was gang-raped in police custody and shown arrested in a drug-related case. Khulna Judicial Magistrate Court-1Noyon Biswas rejected the bail petition, said Mominul Islam, a coordinator of Bangladesh Human Rights Implementation Organisation. On…

BNP to draw attention of int'l community for Khaleda release

The BNP will send letters to the international community soon to express its concern over the matter of release of party chairperson Khaleda Zia and her proper treatment, according to party insiders. BNP leaders allege that the former premier was jailed unfairly. They claim that Khaleda is in ill health…

SC upholds HC stay on probe

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday upheld the High Court (HC) order that had stayed investigation of the case filed under the repealed Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act against renowned photographer Shahidul Alam. A four-member bench of the…

Norway focuses on expediting global efforts

Norway has laid emphasis on working together to make sure that things are improving on Myanmar side and expediting the global efforts to ensure the ‘voluntary and safe’ return of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State. "We'll have to work together to make sure that…

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli troops killed three Palestinians and severely wounded a fourth near Gaza Strip’s heavily guarded perimeter fence, the Gaza Health Ministry said yesterday. The Israeli military said a helicopter and a tank fired at armed suspects near the fence overnight. After weeks of calm, Palestinian…
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