Monday 18 November 2019 ,
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Teen gang culture new cause of concern

Teen gang culture new 
cause of concern
Some recent incidents of crime and violence in the country involving mostly teenagers and young adults have shed light on a new cause of concern for the society – the spread of teenage gang culture. The nation was stunned watching the horrific scene of Rifat Sharif being hacked to death in front of his wife at Barguna on June 26, a video of which went viral in social media. Rifat was killed by a group of youths, some of them teenagers. The group has styled itself after the fictional Hollywood spy, James Bond, and adopted his famous code name, "007". Like the "007" gang, there are many other gangs of young people operating in the capital and also in districts, according to police and other sources. They routinely get…

Primary list of Razakars to be
formed by
March: Minister

Primary list of Razakars to be formed by March: Minister

Liberation War Minister Mozammel Haque yesterday said that the primary list of Razakars will be prepared by next March. Talking to the journalists at Akhaura International Immigration Check-post in Brahmanbaria while returning from Agartala of Tripura in India, the minister came up with the remarks…
Protester beaten up

Protester beaten up

The discussion with the demonstrators has not been taken place as a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Jahangirnagar University unit allegedly beat up a protester of the movement on the campus yesterday.The BCL leader identified as Abhishek Mandal and the victim is Md Nurul Islam Saimum, a…
Control prices of 
fish, vegetables

Control prices of fish, vegetables

It is worrying to note that prices of fish and vegetables have increased in the market affecting the people of fixed income group. According to a report of this newspaper yesterday, prices of fish, including rohi, shoul, tengra, golsha, and katla, have increased by Tk. 60–100 a kg in the market.…
A game changer?

A game changer?

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, whose  handlebar moustache was a distinct feature till some time ago, , is in the news again. The handlebar moustache has gone but fame still pursues the 36-year old fighter pilot who hit headlines earlier this week when he started flying the MiG-21 after he…
Int’l payment exchange for local currency: 
How API can boost mobile app development

Int’l payment exchange for local currency: How API can boost mobile app development

Stakeholders concerned with the IT sector, however, say that if the provision of buying mobile apps through the BDT, instead of the USD, is started, it would boost the mobile apps market by enabling the 3.8 million debit card holders of Bangladesh to purchase apps from the appstore. Citing reasons,…
Lifting of Kashmir restrictions ‘depends on Pakistan’: India

Lifting of Kashmir restrictions ‘depends on Pakistan’: India

The lifting of New Delhi’s communications restrictions in Indian Kashmir depends on Pakistan stopping deploying “terrorists” and fomenting unrest there, India’s national security advisor said yesterday. More than a month after India stripped the restive region of its autonomy…
Swapnadal to stage mono-drama ‘Helen Keller’ tomorrow

Swapnadal to stage mono-drama ‘Helen Keller’ tomorrow

Theatre troupe Swapnadal will stage the 26th show of its mono-drama ‘Helen Keller’ tomorrow at the Studio Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Written by Apurba Kumar Kundu and directed by Zahid Repon, ‘Helen Keller’ is the…
Mehidy hopes Bangladesh still have chance of winning Test

Mehidy hopes Bangladesh still have chance of winning Test

Bangladesh spin all-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraj on Saturday said that they still have chance of winning the solitary Test against visiting Afghanistan in Chattogram as they have enough times in hand to play their best cricket what they are yet to play. Miraj also said that it is really tough for them…
Virus haunts Bagerhat shrimp farmers

Virus haunts Bagerhat shrimp farmers

‘Bagda’ shrimp farmers in the district are counting huge losses due to decline in production caused by virus attack and drastic fall in its prices. Local farmers said a huge quantity of ‘Bagda’ shrimp die in many enclosures in different areas of the district a few months back…
No quick-fix to refugee problem

No quick-fix to refugee problem

Stating that there is no quick fix to the Rohingya crisis, former Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations Lord George Mark Malloch Brown yesterday urged the international community to put pressure on Myanmar to resolve the issue. “This is a classic dilemma of refugees … The reality…
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