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Dhaka Tribune

Evening Brief

Update : 17 Mar 2015, 02:14 PM

Salahuddin's wife will seek PM's intervention

Missing BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed's wife Hasina Ahmed says she will seek Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's intervention to get back her husband. 

Even children not spared

Children have not been spared of the ongoing political unrest as they fall victims to the acts done by the pro-blockade and hartal activists or the administrative actions to tame the violence.

In the last two months, children have been shot, burnt, slaughtered, maimed, arrested and beaten.

Fire burns 5 courier service offices at CEPZ

Offices of five international courier services have been burnt as a fire broke out at the Chittagong Export Processing Zone (CEPZ).

Md Jasim Uddin, deputy assistant director of Chittagong Fire Service, said the fire originated from the office of DHL Courier Service around 11am on Tuesday.

‘This murder is an attack on Bangladesh’

On March 3, less than a week after suspected Islamic extremists killed Avijit Roy and left his wife Rafida Ahmed gravely injured, David Meale, the deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Dhaka, sat down with the Dhaka Tribune’s Asif Islam to discuss the US government’s response to the murder. In an office at the American Centre in Baridhara, David Meale was joined by Political Officer Andrei Cotton, Senior Law Enforcement Advisor William Koertje and Press Officer Monica Shie to discuss the FBI’s role in the coming murder probe, the US government’s assessment of extremist violence in Bangladesh, and the road forward.

BNP-backed panel re-elected in SCBA polls

The BNP-backed Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Oikya Parishad has swept the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) election.

The panel won nine out of 14 posts including those of president and general secretary.

Hathurusingha: We are good enough and that’s why we are here

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha urged his players to enjoy the position they are at and not take any pressure when they face the mighty Indians in the second quarterfinal of the World Cup on Thursday. 

Bangabandhu’s 95th birth anniversary today

The nation will observe the 95th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children’s Day today. 

Man burns wife to death in Habiganj

A housewife has been burnt to death allegedly by her husband over family dispute in the district's Madhobpur upazila.

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