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Kingpin survives ‘shootout’

Claims police shot him blindfolded; wife says he bought land in Tongi with Tk 17 lakh; police version differs with Rab’s L-R: Bullet-hit Ameer at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Beauty Akhter, wife of Ameer Hossain, the alleged mastermind of Parag abduction, is arrested at Gazipur yesterday while suspects Mamun, top, and Al Amin were arrested […]

Kazi Akramuddin Ahmed’s panel is leading in the FBCCI polls winning 11 out of the 15 Director posts from the Chamber Group. FBCCI Election Board Chairman Ali Ashraf MP told bdnews24.com that Ahmed-led panel bagged 11 posts while his rival Annisul Huq-led panel got remaining four. According to FBCCI rules, 30 directors are elected through […]

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Bangladesh 387 and 226 for 6 (Shakib 97, Nasir 64*, Best 3-26) trail West Indies 648 for 9 dec (Samuels 260, Chanderpaul 150*, Bravo 127, Shakib 4-151) by 35 runs Shakib Al Hasan had been Bangladesh’s superman again. He’d bowled 52 overs in the West Indies first innings and become the second Bangladesh bowler to […]

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Ashura today

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The Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA), grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), will be observed in the country today with religious fervour and mourning over the tragedy. On this day in the Hijri year of 61, Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA), along with the his family members and close relatives, embraced martyrdom […]

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US retailers have begun their “Black Friday” sales, reopening stores after the Thanksgiving holiday. Black Friday is usually the busiest shopping day of the year, as the Thanksgiving weekend marks the start of the holiday shopping season. A survey estimated that 147 million people would go shopping between Friday and Sunday, despite more shoppers going […]

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A voter casts her vote in the FBCCI election at the Federation Bhaban in the capital on Saturday. A supporter of Ganatantrik Parishad panel came under attack while going to cast his vote in the biennial election to the country’s apex trade body FBCCI in Motijheel Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, the election board of Federation of […]

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He admitted to DMCH with severe injuries; 3 cops also hurt in ‘shootout’; Ameer’s wife, house maid also held; his son under police custody; wife admits his hand in the abduction Injured Ameer Hossain, who was arrested after a shootout, is seen lying on a hospital trolley at Dhaka Medical College Hospital Saturday morning. He […]

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BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses a workshop at a city hotel on Saturday. Branding the Anti-Corruption Commission as an Awami League agent, BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said it turns a blind eye to the government’s massive corruption. “When corruption is eating up the vital of […]

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Organisers of the Tahrir Square protest have called for a major rally on Tuesday.  Egypt’s top judges have accused President Mohammed Morsi of staging an “unprecedented attack” on the judiciary. The president passed a decree earlier this week granting himself extensive new powers. It includes a bar on any court dissolving the constituent assembly, which […]

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Three concrete girders collapse on the road at Bahaddarhat in Chittagong city on Saturday. At least two people died as three concrete girders of an under-construction flyover collapsed partly on a kitchen market at Bahaddarhat Chittagong city Saturday evening. Police said at least 15 more people got trapped when the accident took place around 8:00pm, […]

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Highway blocked during Saturday’s hartal The protesters set fire to a tyre at Dhaka intersection on Dhaka-Dinajpur highway in Phulbari upazila of Dinajpur during a daylong hartal Saturday morning. National Committee for Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Port and Power Protection will enforce hartal in Phulbari upazila of Dinajpur on Sunday for a second consecutive day. […]

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At least four female workers were killed as a devastating fire broke out at a garment factory at Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ) in Savar Saturday evening. Harunur Rashid, assistant manager of Women and Children Health Centre in Jamgara in Ashulia, told The Daily Star that they received four bodies of females aged between 20 […]

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