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SAVAGE TORTURE ON MOTHER, SON 3 killed as police, villagers clash in Bangladesh

32 injured, 6 bullet-hit in Tangail as police open fire to disperse protesters Three of the six bullet-hit youths, who were shot during a clash with police, lying on a street in Kalihati upazila of Tangail yesterday. The clash broke out when people from Atharodana and Hamidpur areas of Kalihati upazila, protesting torture on a […]

A man was killed and four others were injured as the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) opened fire on some inhabitants of a Bangladeshi village along a border in Joypurhat Sadar upazila yesterday. The dead is Mohammad Sayem, 35, son of Abdul Barik of Dugor village. The wounded are Porimal Mardi, 30, Faruk Hossain, 28, […]

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Troops kill all 14 attackers  Pakistani Taliban attacked an air force base in the country’s restive northwest yesterday, killing at least 29 people, most of them soldiers, in their deadliest assault in months following a major military offensive against them. The military said up to 14 insurgents entered the residential compound at the base near […]

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Allrounder Nasir Hossain displayed a brilliant all-round show to lead Bangladesh A to victory against India A in the second one-day match. Nasir notched an unbeaten 102 before returning a five-wicket haul as the tourists won the match by 65 runs at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Friday. Mominul Haque and his men made […]

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A tenth-grader from a north-eastern Bangladesh district is going to attend the UN General Assembly to speak against child marriage. NGO Save the Children says they will support Moni Begum, a youth campaigner, for this year’s crucial summit when the global leaders will adopt a new set of development goals for the next 15 years. […]

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 Alleging that the government is trying to curb the opposition parties by using arms, BNP senior leader ASM Hannan Shah on Friday said it is impossible for such a government to establish democracy in the country. “The government has issued 7,000 licences of firearms to Chhatra League, Jubo League and Swechchhasebak League cadres. These arms […]

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On Saturday, a delegation from the office of the United States Trade Representatives (USTR) is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka to review the implementation status of the conditions for Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) facilities. On June 27 last year, Bangladesh’s GSP status was suspended. US President Barack Obama earlier said the trade facility had […]

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Two Bangladeshi nationals have been killed in mortar attacks from Yemen around Samtah General Hospital in Jizan Region of Saudi Arabia. The deceased are hospital cleaning staff Nuru from Tangail and Baten from Brahmanbaria. State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam in a Facebook post confirmed the deaths. The Facebook post reads: “Today early […]

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Shafiqur Rahman Migration has always resulted in change, and change has often meant the possibility of violence. This is the concluding part of yesterday’s long form Migrants often bring great tangible benefits to a country’s economy Photo- REUTERS Historical migration patterns also show us that, until a few hundred years ago, almost all of the […]

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