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People suffer as jute mill workers demo for dues

People suffer as jute mill workers demo for dues

Jute mill workers in Khulna and Dhaka staged demonstration yesterday demanding payment of their dues and arrears. In Dhaka jute mill workers blocked the…

Dhaka seeks ‘clear roadmap’ from Naypyidaw

Bangladesh has asked Myanmar to come up with a 'clear roadmap' for the repatriation of Rohingyas living in Cox's Bazar and identify all the issues that are hindering and obstructing the repatriation process. "We've also asked Myanmar to find out ways and means to remove the obstacles,"…

Family claims nurse killed after rape in moving bus; 2 held

A nurse was killed after rape in a moving bus here on Monday night, claimed her family. However, police said she died from injuries she suffered while getting down from the bus hurriedly. The deceased was identified as Shahinur Akhter Tania, 23, daughter of Giasuddin of Baherchar in Katiadi upazila.…
Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists

Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty…
Tagore’s birth anniv today

Tagore’s birth anniv today

The 158th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore will be celebrated across the country today (25th of Baishakh on the Bangla Calendar). The government…

HC issues rule asking law for ‘safe custody’

The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the government to explain why it should not be directed to formulate an appropriate law or bringing an amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) of 1898 incorporating the provision of ‘safe custody’ to ensure safety of victims. It also…
Subir Nandi passes away

Subir Nandi passes away

Renowned singer Subir Nandi died at a hospital in Singapore early yesterday. He was 66. He breathed his last around 4:30am, said Dr Samanta Lal Sen, chief…

Fani damages crops worth Tk 38.5 crore

Crops on some 63,063 hectares of land in 209 upazilas of 35 districts were damaged due to the severe cyclonic storm Fani that hit the country’s coastal areas on Saturday. Initial estimates put the accumulated loss at Tk. 38.54 crore, affecting 13,631 farmers. The government will pay damages to…
Floating hospital for char people

Floating hospital for char people

Fifty-year-old Belal Hossain, a teacher of Gaibandha’s Sadullapur Bakshiganj Rani High School, was suffering from pain in his left portion of his…

Three killed in ‘gunfights’

Two suspected drug dealers and a rape accused were killed in reported gunfights in the capital, Munshiganj and Rangpur yesterday. In Dhaka, a man was killed after members of Rapid Action Battalion-1 engaged a gang of drug dealers at Dumni in 300-feet area in the morning. The identity of the deceased…

Device developed to detect bacteria in minutes

The era of doctors prescribing patients powerful antibiotics while they wait for lab reports could soon be numbered, with a new device returning results within minutes instead of days. It was invented by a team at Penn State university and described in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National…

UNHCR calls for solidarity with Rohingyas in Ramadan

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has called for solidarity with millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide, including over one million Rohingyas living in Bangladesh. The UNHCR chief shared his warmest wishes with all those observing the holy month of Ramadan with a call…

All Easter bombers killed or arrested

Sri Lankan security authorities have either killed or arrested all the jihadists responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left 257 people dead, police chief Chandana Wickramaratne said yesterday. Police have accounted for every individual involved in the April 21 attacks on three churches and…
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