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155 tonne govt rice seized

The Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday detained five people, including a food official, and seized 155 tonnes of government rice, allegedly stolen from a government warehouse in Chittagong. Beside Pranayan Chakma, manager of Central Supply Depot of the directorate of food at Halishahar in the port city, the rest four detained were truck workers engaged […]

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir flanked by the party’s senior leaders speaks at a news conference at the party’s central office at Naya Paltan on Tuesday.– Sourav Lasker   Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday  claimed that the ‘roadmap’ unveiled by the Election Commission is meant to implement ‘blueprint’ of putting Awami League’s to […]

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Writer and columnist Farhad Mazhar was called in to Detective Branch office and quizzed for what police officials said anomaly in his confession given before court. Abdul Baten, joint commissioner of Detective Branch, said, “Mazhar’s confession before court and what he described to police after being found does not match”. “We will interrogate and verify […]

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The Nigerian trial court found them guilty in December 2015 of stealing 3,423.097 metric tons of crude oil Nigeria’s Lagos Court of Appeal has sentenced four Bangladeshis with five years’ imprisonment each on Monday as they were found guilty of stealing crude oil from the country. A three-member panel led by Nigerian Justice Hussein Mukhtar […]

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The government has sketched up a plan to build a 500MW-600MW combined cycle power plant in Matarbari of Cox’s Bazar that will be based on regasified LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas). This project will be a joint venture of Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Limited (CPGCBL) and Japan’s MITSUI and Company Limited. CPGCBL and MITSUI will […]

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11-year-old domestic help Aduri was brutally tortured by her employer. Photo: Prothom Alo A tribunal on Tuesday sentenced a female employer to life term imprisonment in a much-talked-about case filed over the brutal torture of house maid Aduri at a house in the capital’s Mirpur. The convicted employer was Nourin Jahan Nodi. Judge Joyoshree Samaddar […]

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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday extended for two more weeks the stay of the High Court order that declared illegal running mobile courts by executive magistrates. A six-member bench led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order after hearing in the government appeal for staying the High Court verdict. […]

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Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim (L) picks up few balls as team-mates look on during the team’s conditioning camp for the forthcoming Australia series at Mirpur on Monday. — New Age photo The Cricket Welfare Association of Bangladesh, the lone representative body of professional cricketers in Bangladesh, which was often criticised for taking a blind […]

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