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  • AL, BNP men join forces to steal train fuel, get caught

    Three people, including two local leaders from the Awami League and the BNP, were caught red-handed while they were fleeing with over 2,500 litres of diesel they had just stolen from trains at Azimnagar Rail Station early yesterday, Rab said.

  • Narayanganj gunfight

    Alleged drug dealer killed in 'gunfight'

    An alleged drug dealer was killed in a “gunfight” between his cohorts and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Siddhirganj upazila yesterday.

  • Shahidul Alam bail petition

    Shahidul Alam: HC likely to hear the bail plea Sunday

    The High Court hearing on the bail petition of internationally acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam is likely to be held on Sunday.

  • Shun burnt bricks to save topsoil

    The country must immediately start using environment-friendly alternative hollow blocks instead of conventional bricks to save its fertile topsoil and conserve environment, experts and top officials said at a discussion yesterday.

  • 40 lakh given a chance

    India's Supreme Court yesterday ordered resumption of filing of claims and objections by around 40 lakh people who were left out in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam.

  • TIB expresses concern over EVM purchase

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed concern over the government's approval of purchasing Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), spending a huge amount of money before analysing its suitability, examining technical skill of Election Commission officials and without taking into consideration of voters' preparation.

  • Former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha Sinha's Autobiography A Broken Dream

    Former CJ SK Sinha's book hits shelves

    An autobiography of former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha titled “A Broken Dream: Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy” came out on Sunday.

  • Landlord arrested for construction worker's death

    Pubail Police Station was inaugurated on Sunday at a rented flat of a “risky” two-storey building.

  • Turkey keeps 24 workers in jail over Istanbul protests

    A Turkish court yesterday ordered 24 workers and union activists to stay in jail after they were detained in a mass crackdown over protests on working conditions at Istanbul's giant new airport.

  • Mistrust hampering South Sudan peace

    The United Nations warned Wednesday that entrenched suspicion was clouding a newly-minted deal to restore peace to South Sudan, as Amnesty International accused government forces of war crimes.