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Dhaka Tribune

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Update : 31 Oct 2015, 09:02 AM

Avijit's publisher Dipan slaughtered

Faisal Arefin Dipan, whose publishing house published a book of slain writer-blogger Avijit Roy, has been slaughtered in the capital's Aziz Supermarket.

Avijit Roy's publisher, 2 bloggers hacked in Dhaka

Three bloggers and writers, including the publisher of Shuddhashar Prokashani, Ahmedur Rashid Tutul, have been hacked in the capital's Lalmatia area.

Russian plane with 224 passengers goes missing

A Russian airliner has crashed in central Sinai with more than 200 people on board, the office of Egypt's prime minister has confirmed.

Biggest ever cocaine haul on Indo-Bangla border

The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 10 kilograms of cocaine worth Rs 40 crore at the border between Bangladesh and West Bengal of India.

Two Shibir men held with 101 bombs in Sylhet 

Police have arrested two Shibir activists with 101 crude bombs and two pipe guns while taking preparation for conducting subversive activities in Hatubhanga area of Fenchuganj, Sylhet.

Section 144 in Bhola to prevent clash 

The local administration has imposed section 144 at Ramnewaz ghat and its adjacent areas in Manpura upazila following growing concern of clash between two village groups.

Female teacher slaughtered by husband 

A female school teacher has allegedly been slaughtered by her husband over family feud at Marmapara of Bandarban.

Biggest ever cocaine haul on Indo-Bangla border 

The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 10 kilograms of cocaine worth Rs 40 crore at the border between Bangladesh and West Bengal of India.

17 killed in building collapse in central China 

A building collapsed during renovations in central China, killing 17 workers and injuring 23, officials said Saturday.

Adele's Hello tops UK singles chart 

Adele's Hello has become the biggest-selling number one song in three years.

The singer made a much-trumpeted return to the limelight last week when she released the first track from her forthcoming album, 25.

Heat-triggered 'grenades' hit cancer 

Scientists have designed microscopic "grenades" that can explode their cancer-killing payload in tumours.

Obama to send US special forces to Syria 

The United States will deploy dozens of special operations troops to northern Syria from next month to advise opposition forces in their fight against Islamic State, a major policy shift for President Barack Obama and a step he has long resisted to avoid getting dragged into another war in the Middle East.

27 killed in Romania nightclub fire 

At least 27 people have been killed after fire broke out at a nightclub in the Romanian capital Bucharest, government officials say.

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