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13km Jhilmil flyover okayed

13km Jhilmil flyover okayed

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for construction of a 13.32-km-long flyover, from Shantinagar to Jhilmil, was finalised yesterday. Around Tk 1,700-1,800…
Sundarbans to get devices

Sundarbans to get devices

Bangladesh Forest Department is going to install tracking devices in the Sundarbans in September next to catch poachers as wildlife hunting, particularly…

Militants kill 6 Turkey forces, attack US consulate

Six members of the Turkish security forces were killed and the US consulate in Istanbul hit by a gun attack in a day of violence yesterday on Kurdish and Marxist radicals as the government pressed on its air campaign against militants, reports AFP. The authorities blamed the violence on Kurdish and…

Cops to deal with forgery, cheating cases

The cabinet yesterday (Monday) approved the draft Anti Corruption Commission (Amendment) Act 2015. It will allow the police to press forgery and cheating charges, thereby reducing pressure on the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). The approval was given at a cabinet meeting held at the secretariat, with…

Case to stop celebration August 15

A case was filed with the Barisal Sadar District Judge’s Court yesterday seeking a stay order on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s birthday celebration on August 15. August 15 is celebrated as the National Mourning Day in the country. Moin Tusar, former joint secretary of Government BM Collage…

Deadly blast in Iraq city kills 33

Three explosions, two of them suicide bombings, killed at least 33 people near Baquba, the capital of Iraq's restive eastern province of Diyala yesterday, reports AFP. The deadliest blast was a suicide car bomb attack in a market area of Huwaydir that killed at least 20. Another suicide car bomb…

17 JMB men jailed

A tribunal yesterday convicted 17 members of banned Islamic outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and sentenced them to 10 years imprisonment each in a case filed in connection with serial bomb blasts in Joydebpur upazila of Gazipur on August 17, 2005, reports UNB. Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-4…

Bus driver beaten to death

Angry passengers allegedly beat a bus driver to death around 11pm last night as the vehicle was late in reaching Sayedabad bus terminal in the capital. The deceased driver was identified as Shibu Chandra Dey, 45, of Jaflong, Sylhet. The bus helper, Shamim Hossain, told reporters that the inter-district…
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