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  • Gopibagh six-murder probe stalled

    Gopibagh six-murder probe stalled

    One JMB member confessed before court in the case last year and gave four names of his associates who carried out the attack three years ago

  • Tales of horror from new arrivals at Rohingya camp

    Tales of horror from new arrivals at Rohingya camp

    According to the UNHCR, more than 27,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since the military crackdown began in Myanmar’s Rakhine state after attacks on border posts on October 9.

  • Study: Most rural students believe militant propaganda

    Study: Most rural students believe militant propaganda

    87% of the rural students who got offers think that militant activities are justified

  • Aleppo battle: What next for the evacuees?

    Aleppo battle: What next for the evacuees?

    The most serious cases were then transferred to Turkey. A Turkish official told the AFP news agency that 131 injured people had arrived as of Monday morning, but that five had died. Turkey, which is home to some 2.7m Syrian refugees, is also preparing to set up a “tent city” in Idlib to accommodate up to 80,000 displaced people from Aleppo

  • Is the IS now in Pakistan’s Balochistan?

    Is the IS now in Pakistan’s Balochistan?

    Pakistan has been a hotbed of Islamic militants for years. Over 45 known terrorist and extremist organisations have sprung up or split off since the 1980s. The government, however, has continued to deny that the IS is present in the country. Speaking in London last year, then-Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif said “even

  • 59 Bangladeshi trafficking victims rescued from KL flat

    59 Bangladeshi trafficking victims rescued from KL flat

    Malaysian authorities rescued 59 Bangladeshi victims of a human trafficking syndicate in an operation in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, reports New Straits Times.

  • Merriam-Webster picks Surreal as word of the year

    Merriam-Webster picks Surreal as word of the year

    Donald Trump’s upset win in the US presidential election astonished people so much that they rushed to the dictionary to look up the word everyone was using to describe the event: surreal.

  • Magura women quietly being lifted out of poverty

    Magura women quietly being lifted out of poverty

    Hundreds of ultra poor women are being lifted out of poverty in Magura under a joint program by the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs and Ministry of Food & Disaster Management with the help of local NGOs that is teaching them skills and by giving them financial aid.

  • Five-year-old Dinajpur rape victim recognises her attacker

    Five-year-old Dinajpur rape victim recognises her attacker

    The five year old girl, who was raped and abused in October, has recognised the main accused, Saiful, when he was produced before her at Dhaka medical College Hospital (DMCH), said a Parbotipur police official.

  • Six-star Jayed shines on day one in NCL

    Six-star Jayed shines on day one in NCL

    Sylhet pace bowler Abu Jayed marked the day with a six-wicket haul to help his side limit Rajshahi to 204-all out in their first innings

  • Infographic: New Silk Road to Europe

    Infographic: New Silk Road to Europe

    Chines President Xi Jinping’s $1tn plan — known as One Belt, One Road — will see two trade routes to Europe. The plan will bind China’s economy to 60 countries, home to 4.4bn people, half of the world’s population. The iconic Silk Road was a network of trade routes during the Chinese Han Dynasty (BC206–220AD), from Xian in the east to the Mediterranean in the west, linking China with the Roman Empire. The Silk Road ceased to be a shipping route around 1453 with the rise of the Ottoman Empire.

  • Terrorist Marjan’s wife gives birth in DMCH

    Terrorist Marjan’s wife gives birth in DMCH

    Afrin Akhter, alias Fatema Ferdous, wife of JMB leader Nurul Islam Marjan, was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital from Kashimpur jail on Tuesday.

  • Watch: What Narayanganj denizens seek from mayoral aspirants

    Watch: What Narayanganj denizens seek from mayoral aspirants

    Narayanganj City Corporation election is almost upon us, and the air in the city is electrifying. The Dhaka Tribune’s correspondents on the scene talked to a number of citizens who will pick the next mayor. The denizens of Narayanganj unanimously agree that they will vote for the candidate who will be most effective in rooting out crime and corruption in the city. They are looking to elect a candidate who will clean up the city, a candidate who will uproot mobs, hijacking rings, ensure good governance and public service, and most importantly, stand up for the people.

  • Kvitova attacked by knife-wielding burglar

    Kvitova attacked by knife-wielding burglar

    The Dnes daily said the 26-year-old world number 11 Kvitova had cuts on her left hand, in which she holds the racket, after fighting the burglar

  • President invites 6 more parties for talks on EC reconstitution

    President invites 6 more parties for talks on EC reconstitution

    In the first phase, the President’s Office invited BNP, Jatiya Party, Liberal Democratic Party, Krishak Sramik Janata League and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Inu)

  • Uber fine

    Uber fine

    • Tech
    • December 20, 2016

    Uber Bangladesh will impose a fine of Tk50 on customers if a request for ride is cancelled five minutes after being assigned.

  • Jadeja spins India to crushing win over England

    Jadeja spins India to crushing win over England

    The all-rounder Jadeja has haunted Cook since the tourists landed in India and he dismissed the England captain for the sixth time in the series by getting him caught at leg slip

  • Mustafizur included alongside uncapped trio for 1st NZ ODI

    Mustafizur included alongside uncapped trio for 1st NZ ODI

    Mustafizur was included in the ODI squad for the first time in over a year due to injury while three uncapped cricketers – Tanvir Haider, Subashish Roy and Mehedi Hasan Miraz – were also named

  • TIB: State institutions should be autonomous and empowered

    TIB: State institutions should be autonomous and empowered

    Politicisation has resulted in the growing mass scepticism over the Election Commission’s ability to hold a free and fair election, said Dr Iftekharuzzaman.

  • Another Russian diplomat shot dead in Moscow hours after Ankara assassination

    Another Russian diplomat shot dead in Moscow hours after Ankara assassination

    Petr Polshikov, 56, was reported to be a senior figure in the Latin American department of the Russian Foreign Ministry

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