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Barred from rally, BNP to hold protest tomorrow

BNP will stage protest across the country tomorrow as the party did not to get permission for holding a rally in Dhaka.

3 sued for assaulting TV journo

Three people were sued yesterday for allegedly assaulting a television channel journalist.
The case, lodged with Mohammadpur police, stated that Nazia Afrin of ATN News was assaulted when she and a videographer were recording footage of picketers setting fire to a human hauler near the capital's Dhanmondi-27 around 7:30pm.
One of the accused is Noman Rashid Chowdhuy, son of former Speaker Humayun Rashid Chowdhury, and the remaining two are unidentified.
Noman had allegedly told her to stop shooting, stating that she was instigating the picketers, said Nazia, adding that when she did not listen to him, he assaulted her.

The Indian President arrived Dhaka on a three-day official visit


Bangladesh President Md Zillur Rahman greets his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee on the latter's arrival at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital yesterday. Photo: STAR

Lifespan of Bangladeshis increased: Health minister

The average lifespan of Bangladeshi people has increased from 65 years to 69 in the last four years due to improvement in the health sector, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr AFM Ruhal Haque yesterday.
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2 arrestees Tahrir men

Two among five North South University students arrested over the murder of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haidar admitted to being directly involved with banned Islamist outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir, Bangladesh, said Detective Branch (DB) sources yesterday.
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3 sustain burns at Shahbagh

Three Shahbagh demonstrators on Saturday sustained burn injuries as hot oil from a makeshift snack shop splashed over them during a melee occurred in the capital's Shahbagh area.
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November 13, 2016
November 13, 2016

Barred from rally, BNP to hold protest tomorrow

BNP will stage protest across the country tomorrow as the party did not to get permission for holding a rally in Dhaka.

March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

Hearing deferred again till Apr 9

A Dhaka court yesterday for the second time deferred until April 9 the hearing on charge framing against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and three others in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.
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March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

3 sued for assaulting TV journo

Three people were sued yesterday for allegedly assaulting a television channel journalist.
The case, lodged with Mohammadpur police, stated that Nazia Afrin of ATN News was assaulted when she and a videographer were recording footage of picketers setting fire to a human hauler near the capital's Dhanmondi-27 around 7:30pm.
One of the accused is Noman Rashid Chowdhuy, son of former Speaker Humayun Rashid Chowdhury, and the remaining two are unidentified.
Noman had allegedly told her to stop shooting, stating that she was instigating the picketers, said Nazia, adding that when she did not listen to him, he assaulted her.

March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

Dhaka university's 47th convocation today

Dhaka University's 47th convocation, the biggest programme to confer degrees, will be held today at the university's central playground at 11:30am.
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March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

Badruddoza calls for talks among political parties

Former president Badruddoza Chowdhury yesterday called upon the prime minister to sit with all political parties to save the country from a possible civil war and any unconstitutional government.
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March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

3 sustain burns at Shahbagh

Three Shahbagh demonstrators on Saturday sustained burn injuries as hot oil from a makeshift snack shop splashed over them during a melee occurred in the capital's Shahbagh area.
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March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

2 arrestees Tahrir men

Two among five North South University students arrested over the murder of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haidar admitted to being directly involved with banned Islamist outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir, Bangladesh, said Detective Branch (DB) sources yesterday.
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March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

Lifespan of Bangladeshis increased: Health minister

The average lifespan of Bangladeshi people has increased from 65 years to 69 in the last four years due to improvement in the health sector, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr AFM Ruhal Haque yesterday.
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March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

Parliament passes silk development bill

“Bangladesh Silk Development Board Bill, 2013” was passed in the Jatiya Sangsad yesterday with a provision to constitute Bangladesh Silk Development Board integrating the Bangladesh Silk Board, Bangladesh Silk Research and Training Institute and Bangladesh Silk Foundation to ensure a quick development of this sector.
Textiles and Jute Minister Abdul Latif Siddique piloted the bill in the House for passage.
Earlier on February 27, the report of the parliamentary standing committee on the bill was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad.
Meanwhile, Water Resources Minister Ramesh Chandra Sen yesterday placed “Bangladesh Water Bill, 2013” in the Jatiya Sangsad to ensure proper use of the water resources.

March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013

38 BNP leaders sued for violence on Saturday

Thirty eight BNP leaders, including its acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and standing committee member Moudud Ahmed, were sued yesterday for violence in the capital on Saturday.
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