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Journalist Mir Aftab Ahmed passes away

Mofossal editor of the vernacular daily Ittefaq Mir Aftab Ahmed, who is also a member of Dhaka Union of Journalist, passed away at his residence in the city’s Moghbazar area on Friday. He was 74. Aftab Ahmed breathed his last at his residence in the morning. He had long been suffering from chronic diseases. He started his journey as journalist ... Read More »

Hizb ut-Tahrir sends leaflets to SC judges

Banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir Bangladesh has sent leaflets to 41 Supreme Court judges.One Asaduzzaman Asad, who claimed himself to be an employee of ‘Sundarban Courier Service’ was held while distributing the leaflets at the Supreme Court on Wednesday noon.The leaflets came to the notice when the courier service employee delivered a parcel to the office of Justice JBM Hasan.Later, ... Read More »

Tavella was killed to put govt under pressure: Police

Police say the murder of Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella inside Dhaka’s diplomatic zone was aimed at putting the government under international pressure.The assailants’ plan was to ‘murder any white person’ to lead the other countries to believe that ‘Bangladesh was not safe for foreigners’, the law-enforcers claim.Detective Branch officials say they teased out these information from four suspects they ... Read More »

4 nabbed over Tavella’s murder

Police on Monday claimed a major breakthrough over the Sep 28 murder of Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella, saying they have detained some of those involved in the killing.The four detained are ‘Russel’ aka Vagne Rusel, ‘Rubel’ aka Shooter Rubel, ‘Russel’ aka Chakti Russel and ‘Sharif’.Four suspects have been detained over the murder, including three ‘who were involved in the ... Read More »

Max VOIP calls generates through Teletalk

State-run mobile phone operator Teletalk’s SIM cards are widely used in illegal Voice over Internet Protocol(VoIP) business as it is not complying with the telecom regulator’s directives to prevent illegal call termination and fake registration, according to a BTRC letter. Read More »

MP Liton arrested over school boy schooting

Police detectives in Dhaka have arrested Gaibandha-1 MP Manjurul Islam Liton, accused of shooting a nine-year-old schoolboy in his own constituency.The Awami League lawmaker was nabbed from Uttara around 10pm on Wednesday, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Muntasirul Islam told arrest comes after the Supreme Court earlier in the day stayed a High Court order directing Liton to surrender ... Read More »

Seven killed in accident at Mirsharai

Seven people were killed when a truck loaded with rice lost control and fell into a ditch at Chittagong’s Mirsharai on Monday.Zorarganj police OC Jahidul Kabir said the accident happened around 5.30am near South Sonapahar on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway.Those killed were travelling atop the truck, sitting on the rice bags loaded in it. They have been identified as Kamal Mia, ... Read More »

Death toll reaches 95 in Turkey

At least 95 people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers struck a rally of pro-Kurdish and labour activists outside Ankara’s main train station just weeks before elections, in the worst attack of its kind on Turkish soil.Bodies covered by flags and banners, including those of the pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), lay scattered on the road among bloodstains ... Read More »

Gas pipe explosion burns five

Five people sustained burns in an explosion, possibly due to a leakage in the gas pipe, at a Dhaka home on Sunday.Fire Service Control Room Official Brojen Kumar Das said that the explosion happened around 7am at a house in Dhaka’s Ashkona .“The gas pipe, connected to the kitchen’s stove, probably had a leak. When the connection was turned on ... Read More »

Dr. Atiur “Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015, Asia”

Dhaka – Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman has been declared the Central Bank Governor of the Year for Asia 2015 by The Emerging Markets Newspaper (UK based financial newspaper of the Euromoney Group), signifying the growing recognition and confidence in policymaking he has spearheaded at Bangladesh Bank towards mainstreaming socially and environmentally responsible inclusive green financing, supporting sustainable socioeconomic ... Read More »

Bd national obtains gold madal in US

A Bangladeshi meritorious student – Prottyue Parna Barua – has been elevated to International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme with ‘gold medal’ from David Starr Jordan High School is a public high school in Long Beach, California, USA. Read More »