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6 crude bombs blasted at DU

6 crude bombs blasted at DU

At least six crude bombs went off on Dhaka University campus this morning. None was hurt in the blasts, DU acting Proctor Amzad Ali told The Daily Star Online. Miscreants hurled three bombs at Mokarram Bhaban premises, two in front of the zoology department and another in Doyel Chattar area around 10:00am, the proctor said. The...

Avijit’s body handed over to DMC for research

Avijit’s body handed over to DMC for research

The body of slain writer and blogger Avijit Roy was handed over to Dhaka Medical College (DMC) for medical research after people from all walks of life paid last tributes to him at Dhaka University premises today. Avijit’s father Ajay Roy handed over the body to DMC Principal Dr Ismail Khan and Anatomy Department...

Pragatishil Chhatra Jote calls strike at DU Mar 2

Pragatishil Chhatra Jote calls strike at DU Mar 2

Pragatishil Chhatra Jote, a combine of leftist student organisations, has called a strike at Dhaka University campus on March 2 to realise its three-point demand including immediate arrest and punishment for the killers of secular writer Avijit Roy. Hasan Tarek, Chhatra Union president and convener of the alliance, came up with the announcement at...

Cultural activists to observe hunger strike protesting killings

Cultural activists to observe hunger strike protesting killings

Sammilita Sangskritik Jote will go for a mass hunger strike at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on March 6, protesting the ongoing killings, destruction and anarchy on the street. The programme will begin around 11:00am and continue till 4:00pm to build mass resistance against “such criminal activities,” Golam Quddus president of the jote...

24-hr ultimatum to arrest Avijit killers

24-hr ultimatum to arrest Avijit killers

Protesters today issued a 24-hour-ultimatum to the authorities to arrest the killers of blogger and writer Avijit Roy. The demand came from a rally organised by students, teachers and bloggers at TSC of the Dhaka University. They warned that the government will be held responsible if the culprits are not arrested by the timeframe. The agitators accused fundamentalist groups of the killing and slammed the law enforcement agencies for their inaction to arrest the masterminds. It was a big attack on the people’s freedom of thought, speakers told the rally. Prominent columnists, professionals and progressive people took part in the rally.  Parvez Alam, a blogger, said the government will be held responsible if it fails...

Writer Avijit Roy hacked dead, wife hurt near TSC

Writer Avijit Roy hacked dead, wife hurt near TSC

Unidentified miscreants hacked dead writer Avijit Roy and stabbed his wife Rafida Ahmed Bonya near TSC intersection in Dhaka University campus this evening. Roy, 42, one of the founder moderators of a popular blog Mukto-Mona, succumbed to his injuries after he was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) around 10:30pm, Sirajul Islam, officer-in-charge...

5 injured in Dhaka bomb blasts

5 injured in Dhaka bomb blasts

Five people suffered splinter injuries in separate crude bomb explosions in Dhaka today amid hartal and blockade called by the BNP-led alliance. In Dhanmondi, three people -- including two females -- were injured when alleged pickets hurled crude bombs at a CNG-run auto-rickshaw they were travelling in. The injured – Mosharraf Hossain Mohon, Farida Sultana...

3 injured in crude bomb attacks

3 injured in crude bomb attacks

  At least three people, including two police constables, were injured in separate crude bomb attacks in Dhaka and Khulna this evening. A youth was injured when miscreants exploded some three crude bombs in front of Chhobir Haat at Dhaka University around 7:30pm. Inspector Mozammel Haque, DMCH police camp in-charge, told The Daily Star that Tohar...

2 DU students handed over to Rab after bomb blasts

2 DU students handed over to Rab after bomb blasts

Locals beat up two Dhaka University students for blasting crude bombs near Jagannath Hall and handed them over to Rapid Action Battalion this morning. The duo -- Shafiul Shuvo and Harunur Rashid are masters students of statistics and Arabic literature departments respectively – have been made accused in a case filed under the explosives...

DU teachers protest political unrest

DU teachers protest political unrest

A section of Dhaka University teachers today observed a two-hour token hunger strike on the campus in protest against the ongoing political violence and arson attacks throughout the country. Around 150 pro-Awami League and left-leaning teachers under the banner of Dhaka University Teachers Association (Duta) took part in the hunger strike that started at...

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