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Aug 15 killers disgraced nation: Hasina

Aug 15 killers disgraced nation: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said that the victorious Bangalee nation, which achieved independence in 1971 through the glorious War of Liberation,…

Atomic bomb still scars Hiroshima

Charred bodies bobbed in the brackish waters that flowed through Hiroshima 70 years ago this week, after a once-vibrant Japanese city was consumed by the searing heat of the world’s first nuclear attack, reports AFP from Hiroshima, Japan. The smell of burned flesh filled the air as scores of survivors…

Tagore’s 74th death anniv today

The nation is going to observe the 74th anniversary of death of Nobel Laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore today with elaborate programmes marking the day, report agencies. Tagore died at the age of 80 on August 7, 1941, according to the Gregorian calendar. Tagore’s anniversary of death is observed…

Operators slam govt

Leaders of a platform of CNG-run auto-rickshaw owners and drivers yesterday slammed the government for its hurried decision on banning the three-wheelers on highways and said the government should come up with some alternatives for them. The call came at a media briefing of Bangladesh Auto-Rickshaw…

Arrest warrant for Prothom Alo editor

A Jhenaidah court issued arrest warrants for daily Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman and two other of its journalists in two defamation cases. Two other two are the daily’s Jhenaidah correspondent Azad Rahman and local journalist Subrata Sarkar. Judicial Magistrate Mohammad Sajjad Hossain of Jhenaidah…

Over 200 migrants feared drowned off Libya

Over 200 migrants attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean were feared to have drowned yesterday after their overcrowded fishing boat capsized off Libya, reports AFP from Rome.The boat, believed to have been carrying over 600 migrants including women and children, ran into difficulty…

Buriganga bridge transport strike called off

The transport owners and workers, who were demonstrating on both sides of Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge protesting toll hike for using it, yesterday called off their strike. Talking to The Independent over phone at around 12:15AM, State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid Bipu, confirmed it. Replying…

5 remanded over college girl rape

A Dhaka court yesterday placed five people on remand of different terms in connection with the gang rape of a college girl in Jatrabari in the capital on Tuesday, reports UNB. Those who were remanded are Saiful Islam Babu, Faisal, Shafayet, Robin and Sumi. All of them are students of Salimullah College.…
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