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5 to die for rape, double murder in Khulna

A Khulna court sentences five people to death for killing a female bank official after gang-rape and murdering her father in Khulna city in 2015.

  • Six young mathletes to participate in 60th IMO

    Six young Bangladeshi mathematicians will take part in this year’s International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), the world’s biggest math competition for school and college students, that begins tomorrow in Bath, UK.

  • Imran, Indira take oath of govt office

    State Minister Imran Ahmad, who was promoted to full minister, and newly-appointed State Minister Fazilatunnesa Indira took oath of office yesterday.

  • Ershad’s organs not improving

    Ailing Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad’s internal organs were not improving according to expectations, his brother and the party’s acting Chairman GM Quader said yesterday.

  • BNP urges president to arrange dialogue

    Senior BNP leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain yesterday urged President Abdul Hamid to take steps for holding a national dialogue to find a way out of the growing incidents of rape and killing across the country.

  • Minor house help falls off building while trying to escape

    A minor house help was injured after falling from the sixth floor of a 13-storey building in Dhanmondi while he and another house help were trying to escape torture by their employers, said police.

  • Regional round of Bangladesh History Olympiad held at JU

    The regional round of Bangladesh History Olympiad were held on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus on Friday with much enthusiasm.

  • ‘Hang child rapists’

    Activists from several organisations yesterday demanded quick trial of child rapes and death penalty for the rapists. To raise the demands, they formed separate human chains in front of Jatiya Press Club.

  • More rain, more pain

    Once again, incessant rain brought immense sufferings to port city residents yesterday, as many areas went under water.

  • Universities are not factories: Prof Serajul

    National Professor Serajul Islam Choudhury yesterday said the country is passing through “a tremendous political and social crisis”, and pursuit of knowledge is the way out of the crisis.

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    Stand beside flood-affected people: Fakhrul to BNP men

    BNP directs the party’s leaders and activists across the country to stand beside the flood-affected people with relief materials.