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Five including 4 militants killed

Five including 4 militants killed
Casualties in the law enforcers’ raid on a ‘neo JMB’ hideout in Chowdhury Para area of Sitakunda under Chittagong yesterday, rose to five. Four suspected ‘neo JMB’ militants, including a woman, were killed at their hideout after a 20-hour siege. Later police found body of a seven-year-old child at the scene. The operation, which began on Wednesday at 3pm, ended around 10am yesterday. The joint-operation, which was codenamed Operation Assault-16, was conducted by the SWAT, Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC) Dhaka, Chittagong District police, Rapid Action Battalion and Fire Service and Civil Defence. The police rescued 20 members of six families, including five children, from the house named ‘Chayaneer’,…

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20hrs of panic
20hrs of panic
Nizam Uddin, a 70-year-old resident of Chowdhury Para of Sitakunda in Chittagong, had given up all hope…

Newly-launched BMD weather app a hit with users

Newly-launched BMD weather app a hit with users

Once known as utterly “unreliable”, the weather forecasts of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) have become much more precise and unswerving over time. The mobile app that it launched recently has gained popularity among the mobile users. The BMD weather app, available on Google…
PM for boosting science studies for development

PM for boosting science studies for development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government has attached utmost importance to education, research and scientific and technological studies to achieve the particular goals of country's development, reports BSS. "We have a target to make Bangladesh a middle income country by 2021…
Birthday of Bangabandhu

Birthday of Bangabandhu

Today a grateful nation will celebrate the birthday of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation. No truer friend did the Bengalis have to compare with this towering figure. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the architect of Bangladesh and was truly an institution in himself. Contemporary…
Remembering the pioneer of women’s rights

Remembering the pioneer of women’s rights

In this article we remember a woman who fought for women’s rights even almost a century back from now when the state of women in the Indian subcontinent was limited to their homes. Women, especially Muslim women, suffered more. For them, education was only for religious purposes, and even that…
Central bank finds lacunae in Islamic banking regulations

Central bank finds lacunae in Islamic banking regulations

The absence of a separate act and comprehensive standards covering all areas relevant to Islamic banking activities in Bangladesh has resulted in a number of difficulties for issues related to Shariah compliance, according to an assessment by Bangladesh Bank (BB). Besides, maintaining a capable…
Dutch PM widens poll win over second-place far-right

Dutch PM widens poll win over second-place far-right

THE HAGUE: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Thursday strengthened his election win over rival anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders, as with almost all votes counted his party was credited with 33 seats, reports AFP. Wilders celebrated too however as his far-right Freedom Party looked set to emerge the second…
‘Bangabandhu Utsab’ 
at Bakultala today

‘Bangabandhu Utsab’ at Bakultala today

To celebrate the 97th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a befitting manner, Bangalee Sangskritik Jote has organised an event titled ‘Bangabandhu Utsab’ (Bangabandhu Festival) today. The daylong event will be taking place at Bakultala of Faculty…
Cricketers’ transfer begins today

Cricketers’ transfer begins today

The traditional Inter Club Players Transfer is finally back two years after the league saw a system of ‘players by choice’ in which the clubs were bound to pick a player through lottery.  The two-day Player Transfers for the 2016-17 season of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League…
Call to ensure education for 
children with disabilities

Call to ensure education for children with disabilities

GAIBANDHA: Deputy Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Advocate Fazle Rabbi Miah, MP, on Wednesday stressed the need for ensuring education among the children with disabilities to make themselves worthy citizens of the country, reports BSS. “As the children with disabilities are the integral part of…
HC seeks to know
steps against 
two drug staff

HC seeks to know steps against two drug staff

The High Court yesterday directed the government to inform it in 72 hours what steps it has taken against two officials of Drug Administration for their incompetence in dealing with a case filed over the manufacture of toxic Paracetamol syrup that killed 28 children in 2009. The two officials are: Drug…
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