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DU student rape sparks massive protests

DU student rape sparks massive protests
Hundreds of Dhaka University (DU) students staged demonstrations at Kurmitola alongside the varsity campus and adjoining areas yesterday as they went berserk to protest the rape of one of their fellows in Kurmitola area Sunday night. The protesters issued a 24-hour ultimatum to arrest the rapist(s) and also demanded capital punishment for the perpetrator(s). Meanwhile, a CID team led by Inspector Aminul Islam Khan visited the crime spot yesterday. “We have found a pair of clothes, one undergarment, key ring, two respiratory inhalers, some medicines (for common cold), one ballpoint pen and a notebook from the spot. We have sent those for forensic tests to determine, which items belonged to the victim and which belonged to the criminal,”…

Gain public trust, PM tells police

Gain public trust, PM tells police

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the police personnel to gain public trust and confidence by developing themselves as the 'force of people'.  "You [police] will have to be the police of people so that people get confidence and trust in the force," she said.  The…
Overhead cables still 
dangling in Dhaka

Overhead cables still dangling in Dhaka

The government move to free Dhaka city from the horrible power cables is yet to see any success, thanks to the conflicts among the Nationwide Telecommunication Transmission Network (NTTN) and internet service providers (ISPs). A committee formed by the Power Division has come up with the disclosure…
Onion price saga continues

Onion price saga continues

The country seems to be in the grip of a soap opera regarding onions. With all the features of a melodramatic production, containing the whole gamut of human emotions ranging from happiness to betrayal to, dismay and desolation, the onion saga has been keeping the nation on the tenterhooks since the…
Government incentive earns buoyant remittance inflow

Government incentive earns buoyant remittance inflow

The remittance is the life blood of our national economy. Remittance has become an important aspect for the developing countries like Bangladesh for socio-economic advancement. It is the second-highest source of foreign currency earnings for Bangladesh, second only to the ready-made garments industry.…
27 lakh tonnes food stocks 
planned to ensure safety

27 lakh tonnes food stocks planned to ensure safety

The government plans to increase foodgrain stocks to 27 lakh tonnes, from the existing 19.6 lakh tonnes, by 2021. The government is also implementing a project involving Tk. 395.88 crore to construct 162 godowns, with a capacity of 1,000 and 500 tonnes, in 131 upazilas of 54 districts. Food Minister…
Huge crowds in Iran mourn general Soleimani

Huge crowds in Iran mourn general Soleimani

A sea of black-clad Iranians yesterday mourned the top commander killed in last week’s US drone strike that inflamed tensions across the Middle East, as NATO was set to discuss the spiralling crisis. Iranians clutching “Down with USA” signs and portraits of their hero Qasem Soleimani…
Hasan Habib’s art show underway at Dwip Gallery

Hasan Habib’s art show underway at Dwip Gallery

A two-week solo art exhibition ‘Unveiling the Truth’ by late artist Kazi Hasan Habib is underway at Dwip Gallery in the capital’s Lalmatia area. Architect and critic Shamsul Wares and artist Wakilur Rahman jointly inaugurated the exhibition on Saturday. Habib’s drawings, paintings…
A battle between Rajshahi and 
Chattogram to stay atop

A battle between Rajshahi and Chattogram to stay atop

The crucial fifth and last phase of the ongoing Akash-DTH Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will begin with two matches in Mirpur today. Cumilla Warriors will face off Sylhet Thunder on the day’s first match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur at 1:30pm. The…
Expired gas cylinder use in vehicles goes unabated

Expired gas cylinder use in vehicles goes unabated

The widespread use of expired gas cylinders in vehicles ignoring official directives is leading to a high number of accidents across the district but the administration is doing little to address the problem, locals alleged. There were 15 gas cylinder-related accidents in the district last year. Local…
AL, BNP ready to lock horns

AL, BNP ready to lock horns

Dhaka denizens are going to witness a battle of ballots mainly between two major political camps—the ruling Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)—in the elections to the Dhaka North and South city corporations on January 30. The Dhaka city elections are going to be held under…
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