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Eggs, stones tossed at Fakhrul’s Uttara house

A group of supporters of BNP leader M Kofiluddin Ahmed on Saturday threw eggs and stones towards the house of party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in the capital’s Uttara area. Witnesses and party insiders claimed that around 100 supporters of Kofiluddin gathered Fakhrul’s house at sector No-4 around 3pm and started demonstration there demanding the party’s decision of ...

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Two additional Attorney Generals resign

Two additional Attorney Generals (AG) have resigned from their posts showing personal causes. The two AG’s are Murad Reza and Md Momtaz Uddin Fakir. Both of them submitted their respective resignation letters to solicitor office. Advocate Murad Reza resigned from the post of Additional Attorney General at 10:30am on Sunday (October 11). “I have sent my resignation letter to the ...

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2 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash

At least two people were killed and 15 others injured as a picnic bus hit with roadside electric pillar of Sadar upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Md Murad, 18 and Kala Mia, 60. The accident took place near Hudaibari Government Primary School in Eidgah Wahedpara area at 6:00 am. The Cox’s Bazar-bound picnic ...

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New law needed to settle petty disputes outside court system: Webinar

People are more interested in resolving petty disputes at the local level due to delays, harassment, and expenses incurred in court cases, speakers said at a virtual discussion on Saturday. They said new law is needed to settle petty disputes at the city corporation level. Conciliation of Dispute (Municipal areas) Board Act, 2004 is more often used by peoples who ...

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BAF medevacs RMC principal to Dhaka for COVID-19 treatment

Coronavirus-infected Professor AKM Nurunnabi, Principal of Rangpur Medical College, was medevacked (medically evacuated) from Rangpur to Dhaka on Saturday by MI-171SH helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force. Bangladesh Air Force has always been providing emergency air transport and medical evacuation assistance in aid to civil power under Bangladesh Armed Forces in dealing with any kind of national crisis and continuing various ...

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Fast-unto-death demonstrator falls sick on 3rd day

A female student of Dhaka University, who started fast-unto-death on Thursday demanding the arrest of former DUCSU vice-president Nurul Haque Nur and five others in a rape case, fell sick on Saturday. On September 20, the DU student filed a case against Dhaka University Central Students Union’s ex-VP Nur, Hasan, Nazmul Hasan Sohag and Saiful Islam, joint conveners of the ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 23 more die, 1,203 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 23 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,500. Another 1,203 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 377,073. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Saturday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,453 people recovered ...

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DNA report shows Rabiul’s complicity in attack on UNO Wahida, father

Involvement of sacked gardener Rabiul Islam in attack on Ghoraghat UNO Wahida Khanom and her father Omar Ali Sheikh has been confirmed by DNA report. Wahida and her father were critically injured in the attack and they were fighting for life in the hospital. Blood soaked pant of Rabiul and DNA sample of UNO’s father were tested in the laboratory ...

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Bangladesh reports 17 COVID-19 deaths, 2,89,912 total recoveries

Bangladesh today recorded 17 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,278 fresh cases overnight. The recovery count rose to 2,89,912 after another 1,596 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today. “Seventeen more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the ...

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Indian High Commissioner pays tribute to Liberation War martyrs

Newly-appointed Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Friday visited the National Mausoleum and paid tributes to Liberation War martyrs. The High Commissioner placed a floral wreath at the monument and signed the visitors’ book kept there. In recognition of the special commemorative years – Mujib Barsho, the Golden Jubilee of Liberation, and the 50th anniversary of bilateral ...

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