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Dhaka Tribune

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Update : 09 Oct 2015, 02:39 PM

2 bank officials held over Kunio Hoshi murder

Detectives have detained two BRAC bank officials of Rajshahi branch in connection with the murder of Japanese national Kunio Hoshi.

Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisia mediators

The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its role in helping the country's transition to democracy.

4 of a family, 2 others killed in Ctg road crash

Five people including four members of a family have been killed and four others injured as a passenger bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head-on on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Highway at Patiya upazila in Chittagong.

Blogger killing propels Bangladesh onto CPJ Global Impunity Index

The hacking deaths of bloggers in Bangladesh this year propelled the country onto Global Impunity Index of Community to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Family members meet Mujahid in jail

The family members of death-row convict Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mujahid have visited the Dhaka Central Jail to meet the war criminal.

Mahsrafe diagnosed with dengue, hospitalised

Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe bin Mortaza has been hospitalised after he was diagnosed with dengue fever.

Release of 73 foreign prisoners delayed

The release of at least 73 foreign nationals – who are now in various jails in the country – are being delayed because the authorities are waiting to verify their local address and nationality through the relevant embassies.

Belarusian Alexievich wins Nobel Literature prize

Belarusian writer and journalist Svetlana Alexievich has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature.

The prize committee called her writing "a monument to courage and suffering in our time".

British-Bangladeshi Nadiya wins Great British Bake Off prize

British-Bangladeshi Nadiya Hussain has risen to the occasion and has been crowned the winner of this year's Great British Bake Off.

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