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Dhaka Tribune

Evening brief

Update : 23 May 2014, 01:05 PM

Here is a brief of the news that made the headlines until Friday evening.

30-km tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

A 30-kilometre tailback has been created on Dhaka-Chittagong highway following a road accident in Daudkandi upazila of the district on Friday morning. Read more

New device to force vehicles in right direction

Dhaka Metropolitan Police have launched a new device in city roads in a bid to halt vehicular activity from going to wrong directions. Read more

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal no 3

The maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number three on Friday because of the depression on the Bay of Bengal. Read more

7 Hizb-ut Tahrir men arrested

Police have arrested 10 people, including seven members of banned Islamist outfit Hizb-ut Tahrir from AnderKilla JameMasjid area in Chittagong city on Friday afternoon. Read more

PM flies to Japan Saturday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave for Japan on a four-day official visit to the country on May 25. Read more

Female labourer killed in boiler explosion

A female labourer of a rice mill has been killed and another wounded in a boiler explosion at Itta village under Monirampur upazila on Friday afternoon. Read more

AL leader escapes gun attack

A leader of the ruling Awami League escaped from a gun attack at Shankarpasha village under Abhaynagar in the district on Thursday midnight. Read more

BNP’s countrywide protest on Sunday

The BNP has announced to stage a countrywide protest programme on Sunday in protest against the bar on the party members to hold a civil gathering on Thursday. Read more

Muggers shoot businessman dead

Muggers shot a businessman dead and injured 10 others at Jharjhari Para of the city's Kaktoli area early Friday. Read more

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