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Collision for ignoring signal: Double tragedy for a family

Five days after husband’s death, wife killed in Brahmanbaria train collision Dhaka, Nov 13 – The grief-stricken family of Muslim Mia, who died while working at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda upazila five days ago, was returning to their residence here by a train after his funeral in his native district of Moulvibazar. But little did they know that this ... Read More »

Khoka laid to rest beside his parents at Jurain Graveyard

Dhaka, Nov 07 – The body of former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka has been laid to rest at Jurain graveyard in the city beside the graves of his parents as per his last wishes. The body of the valiant freedom fighter was buried at about 7:00 pm on Thursday after the offering ... Read More »

PM slams BNP for calling anti-drive mere eyewash

Dhaka – Taking a swipe at BNP leaders for terming eyewash the ongoing anti-corruption drive, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said time will say whether it is eyewash or anything else. “They keep calling it as eyewash; wait and watch… you’ll see whether it’s eyewash or anything else,” she said posing a question as to why she would go ... Read More »

Create conditions in Rakhine for Rohingya repatriation: NAM

‘Comprehensive, durable solution sought addressing root causes’ Dhaka, Oct 27 – The heads of state or government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) have underscored the importance of creating “conducive conditions” in Rakhine State for the voluntary return of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Myanmar in a “safe, secure and dignified” manner. Read More »