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Living death in condemn cells

Living death in condemn cells
Obaid Ali, a death-row convict for 13 long years, was declared innocent by the apex court on October 7 last year. As fate would have it, he died in a prison cell of the Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) on that very day. It was learnt from case documents that Ali was charged with the murder of two police constables in 2003. On February 3, 2003, constables Fazlul Haque, Abdul Motaleb and Abdul Ahad were cycling back home when they were attacked by people with knives. Fazlul and Abdul were killed in the incident, while Ahad escaped with injuries. The next day, habildar Ruhul Amin filed a case with the Satkhira Sadar police station. Three years later, a Khulna speedy tribunal sentenced Ali to death.  Within seven days of teh verdict,…

Activities of JnU BCL unit suspended

Activities of JnU BCL unit suspended

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of the ruling Awami League, has suspended the activities of Jagannath University (JnU) unit following a clash between two factions that left at least five injured including university’s proctorial body member. The decision was made yesterday by the…
79 rape incidents in Jan

79 rape incidents in Jan

At least seventy nine incidents of rape took place in January this year, among which 22 were cases of gang rape, according to a report of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP). A total of 298 females, including girls and children, had fallen victims to torture and violence last month, reads the report. The…
E-waste management essential

E-waste management essential

At a seminar organised recently on e-waste management, speakers have revealed that around four crore mobile sets enter the country every year, which turns into waste within two years. The number is staggering and the thought of so much waste ending up without proper management is utterly alarming. The…
Game changers in the technology world in 2019

Game changers in the technology world in 2019

In 2018, the world witnessed the continued development of technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality. As these tools become more accessible and widely used among both businesses and consumers, many tech industry experts are speculating about what the next “big thing” will…
Surplus power in off-peak hours now a problem: Nasrul

Surplus power in off-peak hours now a problem: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday urged industries to increase their power consumption during the off-peak hours as 4,000 MW surplus power in off-peak hours has now become a problem. “Our demand for electricity drastically comes down after 11pm, leading…
Venezuela’s Guaido pressures Maduro over humanitarian aid

Venezuela’s Guaido pressures Maduro over humanitarian aid

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was yesterday set to announce a date for the arrival of humanitarian aid to the crisis-wracked country—a path President Nicolas Maduro believes will lead to a US-led military intervention. A day earlier, National Assembly head Guaido and socialist leader…
‘Debi’ available on Bioscope from February 14

‘Debi’ available on Bioscope from February 14

‘Debi’, the biggest blockbuster of the last year, is now set to be exclusively available on Grameenphone’s online streaming platform Bioscope from this February 14. To make it happen, Bioscope and the ‘Debi’ team have signed an agreement at GP House in the capital’s…
Dhaka, Ctg vie to make next grade

Dhaka, Ctg vie to make next grade

Star-studded Dhaka Dynamites will face off Chittagong Vikings in the make or break encounter of the eliminator of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur today. The team, who will lose the match, will be eliminated from the tournament.…
Bagerhat special people out of work

Bagerhat special people out of work

Physically-challenged people in Bagerhat have been passing days in hardship with their fundamental needs remaining unmet as the Bagerhat Rural Rehabilitation Centre remained closed for seven years. Admission to the centre has been suspended due to the dilapidated condition of its building. Without jobs…
Govt to use stocks meant 
for June campaign

Govt to use stocks meant for June campaign

The government has decided to conduct the National Vitamin ‘A’ Plus campaign on February 9 by using capsules from its stock bought for the June campaign. Earlier, the authorities concerned had postponed the campaign on January 17 due to unavoidable reasons. “We will conduct our campaign…
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