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TONU RAPE, MURDER : 5 army men quizzed, protests continue

Police block left leaning student organisations’ march towards home ministry, protesting against the Killing of Sohagi Jahan Tonu, in the capital on Thursday. Several thousand people took to the streets on Thursday in the city demanding justice for the killing of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu and threatened to call a countrywide general […]

Students set fire to tyres and block a road, protesting against the Killing of Jagannath University Student and online activist Nazim Uddin Samad, in front of the university in the capital on Thursday. Strong protests were launched on Thursday against killings of secular writers, bloggers and publishers in the country as a Jagannath University law […]

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Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar presents a jersey to his new team-mate Mustafizur Rahman (2nd-R) on Thursday. The picture was taken from the official Twitter account of Indian Premier League. Bangladesh national team physio Bayzidul Islam asked Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad to handle paceman Mustafizur Rahman carefully considering his […]

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A file photo shows a partial view of the Chittagong Port. The country’s trade deficit decreased slightly to $4.05 billion in the first eight months of the current financial year, 2015-16, compared to that of $4.06 billion in the same period of FY15 due to a decrease in import payments against higher export earnings. The […]

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A 28-year-old atheist law student has been killed in Bangladesh. The attack follows a string of murders last year targeting outspoken advocates of secularism. Nazimuddin Samad, a student at Jagannath University, was hacked and shot on Wednesday night while he was walking in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, The Associated Press reports. Multiple attackers, who were reportedly […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday warned that those involved in killings and enforced disappearances must face trial someday as no one is above the law. ‘Indian newspapers reported that some law enforcers of that country faced trial for their involvement in crossfire. So, no one is above the law. […]

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The United Nations has renewed its call for the security authorities in Bangladesh to ‘adequately protect’ online activists who might be at risk. In a statement on Thursday, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Robert D Watkins said the UN in Bangladesh is appalled by the killing of Nazim Uddin Samad and condemned the brutal crime. […]

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Putin denies “any element of corruption” over the Panama Papers leaks. President Putin has denied “any element of corruption” over the Panama Papers leaks, saying his opponents are trying to destabilise Russia. Putin was speaking for the first time since the leak of millions of confidential documents from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca. The […]

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The Amnesty International on Thursday asked Bangladesh authorities to act as another “secular activist hacked to death” in the capital. “The vicious killing of another secular activist in Bangladesh is a grave reminder that the authorities are failing to protect people exercising their right to freedom of expression,” said the Amnesty International. Four masked men […]

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The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday formed a three-member probe committee to investigate the involvement of Bangladeshi people with the illegal investment in offshore companies in the secretive tax haven of the British Virgin Islands. The commission formed the committee four days after one of the biggest document leaks in history, which included illegal investment in […]

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The students of Jagannath University block road in front of the campus on Thursday protesting the murder of one their fellows. The students of Jagannath University on Thursday threatened to call strike for indefinite period from Sunday if the law enforcers fail to arrest the killer of one of their fellows Md Nazimuddin Samad. During […]

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