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Is Delhi So Different From Steubenville?

IN India, a 23-year-old student takes a bus home from a movie and is gang-raped and assaulted so viciously that she dies two weeks later. In Liberia, in West Africa, an aid group called More Than Me rescues a 10-year-old orphan who has been trading oral sex for clean water to survive. In Steubenville, Ohio, […]

Director of National Security Intelligence Brigadier General (retired) Abdur Rahim had gone to Hawa Bhaban few days before the grenade attack on an Awami League rally on August 21 in 2004. Yousuf Hossain, an assistant director of NSI, said this while giving his deposition as the 66th prosecution witness of the cases before the Speedy […]

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Dhaka has finalised three agreements in various areas including defence purchase and setting up of a nuclear power plant for signing during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day official visit to Russia from January 14. The two countries will also ink six memorandums of understanding (MoU) in different areas of agriculture, health, education, culture, law and […]

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Petrol pump owners and tank-lorry workers will call an indefinite strike from January 20 if their nine-point demand, including a hike in commission on sales of fuel, is not met by this time. Around 9,000 petrol pumps will remain close across the country if the owners go for the strike, said Nazmul Haq, convener of […]

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The file photo shows clothes and a sandal of the students who were bludgeoned to death by a mob of several hundred villagers at Keblarchar in Aminbazar on the outskirts of the capital early July 18.  Rapid Action Battalion on Sunday pressed charges against 60 people on charge of killing six students at Aminbazar in […]

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Mubarak is seen at court in June.BBC Online A court in Egypt has ordered a retrial for ex-president Hosni Mubarak after accepting an appeal against his life sentence over the deaths of protesters. Mubarak, 84, was overthrown in 2011 after mass street protests in the capital Cairo and other cities, and jailed in June. His […]

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In this November 24, 2012 file photo, firefighters battle a blaze at Tazreen Fashions Ltd in Savar on the outskirts of the capital. Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Saturday night arrested three more staffers of Tazreen Fashions Ltd in Ashulia in connection with the last November fire that left 112 workers killed in the factory. The […]

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NARAIL, Jan 12, 2013 (BSS)- The eight-day ‘Sultan Mela’ commemorating 88th birth anniversary of world renowned artist SM Sultan will be started in front of Sultan Mancha at the Narail Government Victoria College premises in Narail tomorrow afternoon. The SM Sultan Foundation and the district administration have organized the mela to mark the birth anniversary […]

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