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  • Minor among two killed in UP poll violence

    Minor among two killed in UP poll violence

    Two people, including a boy, have been killed in violence centring on the second phase of the Union Parishad election in Dhaka and Jessore. The deceased are Shubho, 10, of Keraniganj area in Dhaka and food vendor Mujibur Rahman Bishey, of Jessore. Shubho was caught in the line of fire between two rival candidates in

  • 10 feared dead in under-construction flyover collapse in Kolkata

    10 feared dead in under-construction flyover collapse in Kolkata

    At least 10 people have been feared dead as an under-construction flyover collapsed on a busy street in central Kolkata, India. The incident that took place at around 12 noon on Thursday near Ganesh Talkies in Girish Park area, Zee news reported quoting ANI. An ANI reporter at ground zero says there are scores of

  • Protest for Tonu

    Protest for Tonu

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    ‘Two Chinese nationals brought $81m to Philippines’

    Two Chinese businessmen had allegedly brought the $81 million stolen funds from Bangladesh Bank into the Philippine financial system, junket operator Kim Wong, also known as Kam Sin Wong, told a Senate hearing on Tuesday. Wong identified the two as Shuhua Gao and Ding Zhize during the ongoing investigation of the Senate blue ribbon committee,

  • Mad buffalo on Dhaka street

    Mad buffalo on Dhaka street

  • SC asks Atikullah Masud to surrender

    SC asks Atikullah Masud to surrender

    The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has asked Globe Janakantha Shilpa Paribar Chairman Atikullah Khan Masud to surrender before the judge court within a week in a case filed over building design fraud. A four-member bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order after hearing an appeal by the Anti-Corruption Commission

  • Rain likely today

    Rain likely today

    Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary squally wind is likely to occur in many places over the country on Monday due to a seasonal depression over the South Bay. Thunder showers are likely to occur in few places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Dhaka and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Barisal and

  • Sundarbans fire under control

    Sundarbans fire under control

    The fire in Nagli area near Dhansagar station in Chandpai range of the Sundarbans has been brought under control. Chandpai range officer Gazi Motiar Rahman said the fire originated in Nagli area on Sunday evening. Fire fighters managed to bring the fire under control on Monday morning. However, the origin of the fire and how

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    5 get life term for series bomb blasts in Natore

    A Natore court has sentenced five JMB members to life term imprisonment in a case filed over series bomb blasts in 2005. Natore Additional District and Session Judge Prodip Kumar Roy pronounced the verdict on Monday afternoon. The court also acquitted two other accused of the charge. The convicts are Abdul Matin alias Ismail, Hafizur

  • Deficiencies in Obama’s pivot to Asia

    Deficiencies in Obama’s pivot to Asia

    There are fundamental flaws in US foreign policy towards Asia

  • Mustafizur Rahman: The statistically freaky bowler with an even freakier gift

    Mustafizur Rahman: The statistically freaky bowler with an even freakier gift

    A shy, skinny left-armer from a village near Satkhira on the southwest border, Mustafizur has enjoyed a sensational eight-month rise

  • Get lost in translation

    Get lost in translation

    India’s tourism policies paint a troubling picture of its government’s prejudices

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