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Housewife beaten dead ‘by husband’ in Magura

A housewife was beaten to death allegedly by her husband at Jhama village in Mohammadpur upazila on Friday. The deceased was identified as Runa Khatun, 30, wife of Jahid Molla of the village. Quoting locals, Manirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Mohammadpur Police Station, said Jahid had married Runa Begum, daughter of Abdul Baki of Boalmari upazila in Faridpur district, 10 years back. Read More »

Maiden Ticfa meeting in April-end

The first meeting under the Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement (Ticfa) between Dhaka and Washington will be held in the last week of April next, said an official on Monday. “The meeting will be held in the last week of April as proposed by the US side,” Commerce Secretary Mahbub Ahmed said. The maiden meeting of Ticfa was originally ... Read More »

‘Locals’ torch Jagannath University banner

Locals in Potuatoli have destroyed a banner on Shaheed Ajmal Hossain Hall, minutes after it was put up by Jagannath University students agitating to reclaim occupied dormitories. Students said the vandals are working for ‘influential illegal occupants.’ The area is tense but no unpleasant event has taken place so far, said Kotwali Police OC Md Moniruzzaman. Jagannath’s students began their scheduled ... Read More »

Bangladeshi boss of TV in UK jailed

The founder of a television station for Britain’s Bangladeshi community has been jailed for three years over a crash-for-cash insurance scam. Mohammed Ferdhaus, 40, admitted to laundering half a million pounds from a scam operated by his brother, Mohammed Samsul Haque, says a BBC report. Ferdhaus, from Brentwood, Essex, founded satellite station Channel S in 2004. Between 2005 and 2008, ... Read More »

Execution of 3 Bangladeshis held up in UAE

Dhaka – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities have postponed the execution of death sentence of three Bangladesh nationals. The death penalties were scheduled to be executed on January 22 in Sharjah, said a Foreign Ministry media release here Thursday. Read More »

Four Bangladeshi men arrested after raid on UK restaurant

FOUR men from Bangladesh were arrested after a UK Border Agency (UKBA) raid on a Cwmbran restaurant on Sunday evening. A spokesman for UKBA said the raid targeted “illegal working” at Tiffins Indian Buffet Restaurant on Glyndwr Road, at around 4pm on Sunday, and saw three men arrested at the restaurant itself and another arrested at a linked residential address ... Read More »

‘Confrontation brings country to brink of civil war’

The Bangladesher Samyabadi Dal in a statement to the press on Thursday expressed its concern at the loss of life and property in blockade and hartal for several weeks. It blamed the government for its stubbornness in not accepting the demand for election under a neutral government. Samyabadi Dal (Rebel group) said that the political confrontation over the mode of ... Read More »

6 shops gutted in Noakhali fire

Six business establishments were gutted and four others partially damaged by a fire at Sonapur Bazar in the district town on Friday. Read More »

Woman Phensidyl peddler held in Magura

Police in a drive arrested a female drug peddler while she was carrying 432 bottles of Indian Phensidyl syrup in Arpara Bazar area of Shalikha upazila on Saturday afternoon. The arrestee was identified as Zahura Akter Mary, a resident of Gangail village in Brahmanbaria district. Police said being tipped-off, a team of Shalikha police station intercepted a Dhaka-bound ambulance from ... Read More »

Two brothers get death penalty in Manikganj

Additional District and Sessions Judge and Judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 Md. Mafizur Rahman Bhuyan sentenced two persons to death for killing a woman in Manikganj. The Court handed down the verdict to Santash and his brother Afsar of Gokulnagar village of Manikganj Sadar upazila in presence of them. The hearing the case was held on May ... Read More »

Training of elected representatives ends in Gaibandha

A three-day training for the elected people’s representatives of Sadullapur upazila in the district ended on Friday. SKS Foundation, a local non-government organization, arranged the function at its training center at Radhakrishnapur area of Sadar upazila under strengthening Democratic Local Governance project funded by USAID. The participants were imparted training on different issues including activities of the upazila and union ... Read More »

Gang lets loose terror in fishers homes

An organised gang unleashing a reign of terror has continued repression of the fishermen in the Hindu dominated Rangpur union of Dumuria Upazila of Khulna. They have grabbed a few Jalmahal (water bodies) in the area from the fishermen’s possession and continue to torture them for illegal toll. During a recent visit, fishermen at Shalua-Rangpur Bazar of the union and ... Read More »

Man dies from ‘torture’ in custody in Sylhet

A man died at Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital (SOMCH) on Wednesday evening allegedly because of excessive torture in police custody in Chhatak upazila of the district. The victim was identified as Waris Ali, 45, son of late Abdur Rahim, resident of Bashkhala village under Chhatak municipality. Local sources said Ansar members of Chhatak Paper Mills caught Waris red handed ... Read More »

ICT rejects retrial pleas

DHAKA:  The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 Thursday rejected the retrial pleas of Jamaat’s former Ameer Ghulam Azam, Ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami and Nayeb-e-Ameer Delwar Hossain Sayedee detained for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the liberation war in 1971. Read More »

Dipu Moni rules out Turkey’s request

DHAKA: Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni Sunday said the government would not accept the recommendations made by Turkey President Abdullah Gul for forgiving the war criminals. The foreign minister came up with the assertion in her reaction Sunday about the letter sent by Turkey President for forgiving the people detained for their involvement in crimes against humanity during liberation war ... Read More »

Baby rescued after two hours of abduction

NARAYANGANJ: Police rescued a baby after two hours of his abduction at Rauganj upazila in the district. Police rescued the baby, Pial Mia, 4, son of late Afjal Mia from Gutiabo Agarpara area in the upazila. Earlier, local terrorist Akhtar Hossain and his gang kidnapped Pial’s father on December 8. Two-day later, bullet-hit body of the abducted man was recovered ... Read More »