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4 vehicles torched in Ctg, Gazipur

Alleged pickets torch and vandalise four vehicles in Chittagong and Gazipur during the countrywide daylong hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami.

4 arson victims die at DMCH

Four including three of the nine who suffered severe burns in the mindless petrol bomb attack on a truck in Magura succumbed to their injuries at DMCH

Violence decreasing: IGP

IGP AKM Shahidul Hoque says incidents of sabotage have been on the decrease due to police actions

Rangpur hartal progressing peacefully

The 48-hour hartal enforced by the Jatiya Party in Rangpur division is progressing peacefully today.

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JP calls hartal in Rangpur div for tomorrow

The Jatiya Party has called a 48-hour hartal (shutdown) in Rangpur division for tomorrow demanding release of its party chief HM Ershad and protesting blasts at its district party office.

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Jamaat calls hartal for Sunday

The Jamaat-e-Islami yesterday announced it will hold a gayebana janaza for its assistant secretary general, war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah today and enforce a countrywide shutdown on Sunday.
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April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

4 vehicles torched in Ctg, Gazipur

Alleged pickets torch and vandalise four vehicles in Chittagong and Gazipur during the countrywide daylong hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami.

March 22, 2015
March 22, 2015

4 arson victims die at DMCH

Four including three of the nine who suffered severe burns in the mindless petrol bomb attack on a truck in Magura succumbed to their injuries at DMCH

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

Violence decreasing: IGP

IGP AKM Shahidul Hoque says incidents of sabotage have been on the decrease due to police actions

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

5 burnt in Feni firebomb attack

Five people suffer burns as miscreants hurled firebombs at a truck in Dagonbhuiyan upazila of Feni

March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015

Magura fisheries office set on fire

Miscreants set fire to the fisheries office in Magura town and exploded at least seven crude bombs there early Monday, police said.

November 1, 2014
December 27, 2013
December 27, 2013

Beyond finger-pointing

MUCH more is at stake in Bangladeshi politics than fooling ourselves by fooling the United States. Both The Daily Star articles, by Mahfuz Anam (December 13) and Mirza Azizul Islam (December 15) correctly highlight the economic toll that incessant hartals and stoppages have been exacting. Much more than our pockets are being victimised.
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December 24, 2013
December 24, 2013

Poultry farms in feed crisis for hartals, blockades

Rafiqul Islam serves poultry birds home made food at his farm at Shahbazpur village in Sundarganj upazila of Gaibandha district as he cannot arrange feed from outside due to continuous road blockades.  Photo: Star
Rafiqul Islam serves poultry birds home made food at his farm at Shahbazpur village in Sundarganj upazila of Gaibandha district as he cannot arrange feed from outside due to continuous road blockades. Photo: Star
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December 23, 2013
December 23, 2013

Hartals, blockades make timely textbook distribution uncertain

Printers cannot give delivery of textbooks due to hartals and blockades. Photo shows staff of a press at Kandir Par in Comilla city pile up books in storeroom. PHOTO: STAR
Printers cannot give delivery of textbooks due to hartals and blockades. Photo shows staff of a press at Kandir Par in Comilla city pile up books in storeroom. PHOTO: STAR
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December 22, 2013
December 22, 2013