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8 more ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfights’

8 more ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfights’
With the nationwide drive against drugs continuing, eight more suspected drug peddlers were killed in reported 'gunfights' in Cumilla, Jamalpur, Kushtia, Rangpur, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat and Thakurgaon early yesterday, reports UNB. According to reports, 49 people were killed in 'gunfights' across the country since May 12. Of Wednesday's deceased, two each were killed in Kushtia while one each in Cumilla, Jamalpur, Rangpur, Gaibandha and Thakurgaon districts. Terming the killing of drug traders in 'gunfights' as 'extrajudicial ones', different human rights bodies demanded an end to such killings in the name of anti-narcotics drive. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday said it does not support…

57 Sundarbans forest robbers surrender to home minister

57 Sundarbans forest robbers surrender to home minister

Fifty seven members of six forest robber gangs surrendered to Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal along with their arms and ammunition at Labonchora in Khulna district yesterday, reports UNB.     While surrendering at the RAB-6 office, the members of Dada Bhai Bahini, Hannan bahini,…
Khaleda’s health deteriorating for unhealthy jail condition: BNP

Khaleda’s health deteriorating for unhealthy jail condition: BNP

BNP yesterday alleged that its chairperson Khaleda Zia is living in prison like in hell in an unhealthy condition amid sects and damp room of the abandoned Old Dhaka Central Jail, reports UNB. Speaking at a press conference at the party's Nayapaltan central office, BNP senior joint secretary general…
Media freedom must 
be guaranteed

Media freedom must be guaranteed

The government’s plan to redraft the proposed Digital Security Act Bill is all welcome. The law minister has affirmed, once again, that the eight points raised by the journalists would be taken into cognizance, and before the bill’s passage, it would be positively redrafted. At the recent…
Mahathir Mohammad and Malaysia’s future

Mahathir Mohammad and Malaysia’s future

At the age of 92, Mahathir Mohammad once again assumed the responsibility of Prime Minister of Malaysia and it is a matter to rejoice for us septuagenarian in this region who read History and observed the career of the leader. Removing the ruling regime tainted with corruption scandals, on May10, 2018,…
Gold policy okayed

Gold policy okayed

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs yesterday approved in principle a 'gold policy' to bring the trade of the precious metal under a regulatory framework, reports UNB. The committee gave the nod to the policy placed by the Commerce Ministry at a meeting held with Finance Minister AMA Muhith…
North Korea preps nuke site demolition

North Korea preps nuke site demolition

SEOUL: Invited foreign journalists began a long journey up North Korea’s east coast yesterday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime’s nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now says might not happen, reports AFP.…
Apurba, Monalisa pair up together once again

Apurba, Monalisa pair up together once again

Apurba and Monalisa, two immensely popular artistes of the country’s small screen, are currently very busy with tele-dramas and telefilms on the occasion of upcoming Eid. Apurba remains busy with acting round the year. On the other hand, Monalisa, who lives abroad, acts in different projects at…
Kirsten’s two-coach theory responds well

Kirsten’s two-coach theory responds well

Gary Kirsten’s two-coach theory got a positive feedback from the country’s cricket fraternity, considering that the cricket has been now more of format-based at the advent of the franchise league around the world. Two-coach theory in international cricket is not though a new idea, it is…
Farmers unhappy over low Boro prices

Farmers unhappy over low Boro prices

Despite the bumper yield of boro paddy in the current season in five upazilas of Lalmonirhat district, low prices for their output have frustrated farmers. Harvesting of boro has started in different areas of the district. Thanks to the favourable weather, farmers are eyeing a bumper production in the…
High Court summons IOs on May 30

High Court summons IOs on May 30

The High Court (HC) yesterday summoned the investigating officers of 56 BASIC Bank loan scam cases to appear before it on May 30 to explain their respective positions over the delay in completing the investigation of the cases. It also asked the investigating officers to bring all the relevant documents…
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