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My father is the killer, Sumaiya tells police

My father is the killer, Sumaiya tells police

Staff Reporter :Sumaiya, 12, daughter of the main suspect killer, now undergoing treatment at the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), told police, "My father killed my aunt and two

Fighting crime of illegal casinos is a political decision, admits govt

A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Wednesday arrested a Jubo League leader for running a casino at a sporting club in the city's Fakirerpool area. On the

 Demand for VCs resignation getting louder

Demand for VCs resignation getting louder

Special Correspondent with Varsity Reporters :Student protest has flared up at three public universities demanding resignation of the Vice-Chancellors, causing chaos and disruption in academic activities.The protest stemmed from irregularities

US support to BD to continue: Miller

US Ambassador Earl Miller on Thursday said his country is committed to supporting Bangladesh in its efforts to tackle money laundering, terrorism financing, and strengthening the rule of law."We share

 He gives vital info to RAB, 3 cases filed against him

He gives vital info to RAB, 3 cases filed against him

Staff Reporter :A Dhaka Court has remanded Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan, Juba League (JL) Dhaka South) unit Organising Secretary and owner of  Young Men's Club, for seven days to grill him

Casino business may run with permission: Asad

Staff Reporter :Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday categorically said the casino business may run across the country after taking approval through legal process as per country's rules and regulation

Miscreants sever two wrists of local JL leader

Staff Reporter :Miscreants severed both wrists of a youth mercilessly in Shibganj Upazila of Chapainawabganj at the instruction of a local Union Parishad Chairman on Thursday.The incident took place at

Rohingyas are Bangladeshis, Suu Kyi told David Cameron

Rohingyas are Bangladeshis, Suu Kyi told David Cameron

Hindustan Times :Former Prime Minister David Cameron has recorded his disappointment with Myanmar state counsellor Aung Saan Suu Kyi over the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in the country, particularly over

Casino business may run with permission: Asad

Casino business may run with permission: Asad

Casino business may run with permission: Asad Staff Reporter :Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday categorically said the casino business may run across the country after taking approval through legal

Deadly Taliban attack destroys hospital: 20 killed

Deadly Taliban attack destroys hospital: 20 killed

Reuters, Kabul :At least 30 civilians were killed and 40 injured in an air strike conducted by the Afghan security forces, backed by US air support, in eastern Afghanistan, officials

2 Rohingyas among 3 'criminals' killed in C'bazar gunfight

UNB, Cox's Bazar :Three suspected criminals, including two Rohingyas, were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Baharchhara in Teknaf upazila early Thursday.The deceased were identified as Mohammad Jamil,

Saudi Arabia must not trust Trump as friend of Muslims: Seek help from other Muslim countries

Editorial Desk :Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for a crippling attack on Saudi Arabia's oil

Protesters come under BCL attack

Protesters come under BCL attack

Rayhanul Islam Abir :A section of Dhaka University students, protesting against illegal enrolment of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) members, came under attack on the campus on Wednesday noon. The students

BD to raise Rohingya issue at UNGA for global support

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh will strongly raise her voice regarding Rohingya repatriation at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly so that Myanmar remains under global pressure to take

 Mamata meets Modi to 'mend ties with centre'

Mamata meets Modi to 'mend ties with centre'

News18.com, New Delhi :Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday afternoon met Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in Delhi. On the top agenda of the meeting was the betterment of ties

Court accepts chargesheet

UNB, Barguna :A court here on Wednesday accepted the chargesheet in Rifat Sharif murder case and ordered the arrest of nine accused.The order came from the court of Senior Judicial

Pabna OC Obaidul suspended

The government has suspended Pabna Sadar Police OC Obaidul Hoque for his alleged involvement in arranging a marriage between a gang-rape victim and one of the rapists in Pabna.Obaidul Haque

Corruption engulfs society: BNP

Staff Reporter :BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Moudud Ahmed on Wednesday said that corruption had spread all spheres of society in absence of a popular government in the country.Speaking at

Casinos raided: Owner JL leader Khalid  held from Gulshan house

Casinos raided: Owner JL leader Khalid held from Gulshan house

Staff Reporter :Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained at least 181 people from four casinos in Dhaka in separate drives on Wednesday night.A mobile court of RAB first conducted raid

3 lakh law enforcers to guard puja mandops: Asad

Staff Reporter :Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday informed that some three lakh law enforcers, including Police and Ansar, will be deployed in puja mandops across the country during Durga

2 PCJSS men shot dead in Rangamati

Staff Reporter  :Two members of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS) were shot dead at Nobochharai in Baghaichhari upazila in Rangamati district on Wednesday.The deceased have been identifewd as Risel

Trilateral talks on Rohingya crisis in US this month

Staff Reporter :A trilateral meeting over the ongoing Rohingya crisis will be held in New York this month.Bangladesh, China and Myanmar will hold the discussion during the UN General Assembly

Onion market turns hot

Onion market turns hot

Al Amin :The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) started selling onions from Tuesday in an effort to offset the spiraling prices of the cooking ingredient in the market triggered by

UK parliament may be recalled if suspension ruled unlawful

LONDON (Reuters) :Boris Johnson could recall parliament if Britain's highest court rules he unlawfully suspended it, a government lawyer said on Tuesday, after judges heard the prime minister wanted a

3 more die of dengue 615 hospitalized

Syed Shemul Parvez :Though number of Dengue patients decreased last week but three more persons including two minor children, died of  mosquito-borne tropical viral disease, in three separate hospitals in

Submission of BB heist report deferred again

Court Correspondent :A Dhaka court on Tuesday fixed October 20 as the new date for submission of the probe report over the Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve heist that took place

Earth to be warmer quickly

Earth to be warmer quickly

AFP :Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth's surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used

EC employee among 3 held

Staff Reporter :An office Assistant of the Regional Election Office and two others have been detained in Chattogram on the charge of their connection with issuance of the National Identification

27 Ins cos asked to join share market

Special Correspondent  :Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) has asked the 27 non-listed insurance companies to get listed with the stock market by December this year.IDRA, the country's insurance regulator,

JU VC to face action if found guilty : Obaidul

Staff Reporter :The ruling party Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said action will be taken against Vice Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) Prof Farzana islam if the allegation