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Dhaka Tribune

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Update : 20 Oct 2015, 02:49 AM

Investigators close in on Tavella and Kunio killers

Though the investigators claimed to have identified the killers and masterminds behind Italian citizen Cesare Tavella and Japanese Hoshi Kunio murders, the law enforcers are yet to disclose the information due to a lack of concrete evidence.

Italian envoy: No travel alert for Bangladesh

Italian Ambassador to Bangladesh Mario Palma has said his country didn't issue any travel advisory to its nationals for Bangladesh.

Salauddin urges for deposition of 5 Pakistanis

Death row war crimes convict Salauddin Quader Chowdhury has filed a petition with the Supreme Court, pleading to summon eight fresh witnesses to testify for him in the review.

Four Adomyo Bangladesh volunteers get bail

A Dhaka court has granted bail to four members of voluntary organisation Adomyo Bangladesh, who were arrested on suspicion of human trafficking.

CMC physician hacked by miscreants

A teacher of Chittagong Medical College (CMC) has been hacked by unidentified miscreants at his residence in Halishahar area of Chittagong city.

Private sector credit growth back to slower pace

Private sector credit growth came back to slower pace again in recent months due to lack of credit demand.

The authorities concerned claimed that investment barriers including lack of electricity and gas supply still exist, resulting in slow credit inflow.

President, PM, CJ, MPs to get double salaries

The government has doubled the salaries of the president, prime minister, speaker, chief Justice, ministers and lawmakers.

The cabinet has approved a proposal to increase the pay scale in its regular meeting on Monday afternoon.

Armed Mro group set to surrender by October 22

Around 100 armed activists of Mro National Party are likely to surrender their arms this week, the largest ever incident of surrender after the 1997 Peace Accord.

British journalist found dead at Turkish airport

Tributes have been paid to a British journalist who has died in Turkey in suspicious circumstances.

Jacqueline Sutton died at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, according to local media reports. The Turkish newspaper Hürriyet said she was en route to the Iraqi city of Irbil and was due to change flights in Turkey.

Trucker killed in Chittagong mishap

A trucker has been killed when a goods-laden truck hit him in Majirghat area under Sadarghat police station in Chittagong.

The deceased was identified as Md Mizan, 37, said Sadarghat police station sources.

5 held with firearms, ammo in Chittagong

Police, in a drive, have arrested five persons in possession with firearms and ammunitions including a homemade Light Gun (LG) from Sitakunda upazila in Chittagong.

Murders of foreigners cannot create instability

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said incidents of two foreigners killing could not create instability in development work of the country.

He came up with the remark at a press briefing at Patgram in Lalmonirhat yesterday after a meeting with the members of of Burimari Land port Development advisory committee.

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