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India won't join Asian trade deal RCEP:Modi

India won't join Asian trade deal RCEP:Modi

India will not be part of the the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or RCEP -- which will be the world's largest free trade pact of 16 nations. …

Expatriate voter registration begins in Malaysia today

Around 10 lakh Bangladeshi expatriates living in Malaysia will get their national identity (NID) cards for the first time thanks to initiatives taken by the Election Commission (EC). Commission sources said the eligible expatriates would be able to register their information through an online web portal.…

October sees rise in gang rape

The immediate past month of October has seen a total of 183 rape incidents across the country with the number of gang rape having marked rise during the period. Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP), a rights body working for the women, came up with the revelation yesterday. The Parishad said a total of…

AL plans to upgrade party constitution

Awami League (AL) is working to make the party constitution a modern and updated one ahead of the upcoming national council to he held on December 20-21 this year aiming at making the party more dynamic and organised. “The party constitution will be updated as a superb one through a threadbare…

Khaleda to be freed through movement, says Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said Khaleda Zia should be freed through movement following the footsteps of late veteran politician and minister Tariqul Islam. `We should free Khaleda and democracy to ensure freedom of speech,’ he added while addressing a commemorative…

Councillor Rajib sent to jail after remand

A Dhaka court yesterday sent ward councillor Tarekuzzaman Rajib to jail after end of seven-day remand in a case lodged under arms act. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sayeed passed the order as investigation officer (IO) and detective branch (DB) inspector Fazlul Haque produced the councillor of ward-33…

174 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

In the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday, 174 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country. Fifty-four of them were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services said in a regular update. Since January, 96,820 people were hospitalised with dengue. Of them,…

US official Alice Wells due in Dhaka today

Acting assistant secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will arrive in Dhaka today, US embassy in Bangladesh sources said. As per embassy, acting assistant secretary Wells will travel to Bangladesh from 5 November to 7 November. During her visit, she will meet with senior Bangladeshi…

Asean leaders call for durable solution

Asean leaders have reiterated the need to find a comprehensive and durable solution to Rohingya crisis addressing the root causes of the conflict in Rakhine State. They laid emphasis on efforts to create a "conducive environment" so that Rohingyas, now taking shelter in Bangladesh, can rebuild…

HC grants anticipatory bail to Partex Group Chairman’s son

The High Court (HC) yesterday granted anticipatory bail to Shawkat Aziz, son of Partex Group Chairman MA Hashem, in a case filed over recovering bullets from his vehicle. The HC bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice AKM Zahirul Huq granted him bail until the submission of police report before…

Shishu Paribar members get gifts from PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday provided 10 laptops and 20 sewing machines to a number of female and girl members of Shishu Paribar, Dhaka as gifts. The Prime Minister handed over the laptops and sewing machines to the recipients at her official residence Ganabhaban. The items were distributed…

Search to find missing boy underway

The rescue operation of Fire Service to find a schoolboy who remained missing since a three-storey building collapsed in Babubail area of the city, was still underway yesterday. The missing boy was identified as Wazid, son of Md Rubel of Baburail area. Earlier on Sunday, body of Wazid's cousin Shoeb,…

WB to provide support for Rohingyas

The visiting executive directors of the World Bank Group yesterday said they will provide all sorts of support for displaced Rohingyas living in Bangladesh. Highly appreciating the incredible development that Bangladesh achieved in the last one decade, they also said they will continue support for its…

College girl killed in road crash

A female college student was killed and a young man injured as a bus crashed into a motorcycle on Mayor Hanif Flyover at Anandabazar in the capital yesterday evening. The deceased was identified as Manisha Barman, 22, a third year student of Marketing department at Dhaka Mohanagar Mohila College. Inspector…

HC rejects GK Shameem’s plea for opening accounts

The High Court yesterday rejected a writ petition filed by controversial contractor GK Shameem seeking permission to open his three bank accounts which were frozen by the government following his arrest. The HC bench comprising Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Md Mahmud Hassan Talukder rejected…

‘Action against traffic officials if they misuse new law’

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner, Md Shafiqul Islam, said yesterday that those trying to evade the new Road Transport Act by greasing the palms of law enforcers or by other unlawful means will not be spared. He was addressing journalists at the DMP media centre. "We will provide…

‘The corrupt are actually robbing people’s rights’

Those who indulge in corruption actually rob other people’s rights and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is there to protect human rights. Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) chairman, Iqbal Mahmud, said this while talking to reporters after a meeting with the NHRC chairman, Nasima Begum,…
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