8 get death penalty for killing BCL leader in Lakshmipur

A local court in Lakshmipur today sentenced eight people to death in a case filed over killing BCL leader Mehedi Hasan Jasim in 2013..Judge Amina Farhin of Lakshmipur Additional District and Sessions Judges Court handed down the verdict, our local correspondent reports..At that time,

Keeping students' faces, ears uncovered: SC upholds DU Bangla dept's move

The Supreme Court today upheld a notice issued by the Dhaka University's Bangla department asking its students to keep their faces, including their ears, uncovered during exams and presentations.

School principal arrested for attempted rape

The principal of Dhamrai Government Technical School and College was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a seventh-grade schoolgirl early yesterday.

College principal arrested for rape attempt

Dhamrai police arrested a college principal early today on charge of attempting to rape a student at his office on Thursday.

Body of newborn recovered from Buet campus

The body of a newborn was recovered from a dustbin on the Buet campus yesterday.

Rab arrests 2 members of juvenile gang over student murder

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members have arrested two suspected leaders of a juvenile gang in the murder case of a 14-year-old school student.

HC orders to probe money laundering allegations against Biopharma

The High Court today directed the authorities concerned to probe the money laundering and embezzlement allegations against Biopharma Limited, a pharmaceutical company.

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Tk 25 lakh robbery in Savar: 3 arrested with Tk11 lakh

Police have arrested three individuals involved in the robbery of Tk25.6 lakh from two officials of a third-party company working for Islami Bank agent banking in Savar

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Tk 14 lakh ‘looted’ from Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank

Suspected robbers allegedly looted Tk 14 lakh from the vault of Kochashohor branch of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank in Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha early today.

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HC releases full verdict against UNO's duty as upazila CEO

The High Court (HC) today released full text of its judgment that declared the provision of allowing upazila nirbahi officers (UNOs) to perform duties as chief executive officer (CEO) of upazilas, illegal and contradictory with the constitution.

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Derogatory remarks about PM: Noakhali BNP leader detained in Dhaka

A BNP leader from Noakhali's Senbagh, who made defamatory remarks about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was detained last night.

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Graft case against Biman officials: Bail petition hearing deferred to Sept 10

A Dhaka court today rescheduled to September 10 the hearing on bail petitions of 21 former and present officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in a Tk 1,161-crore corruption case

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Voices raised against cruelty towards DU campus cats

Following two incidents of cats being killed at two halls of Dhaka University, students started raising their voices protesting brutality against cats on campus.

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5 members of trafficking gang held in Cox’s Bazar

Police in a drive arrested five suspected members of a human trafficking gang and 19 Myanmar nationals from a house in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Friday night..The five traffickers were Zahid, 30, Jamal, 38, Hazera, 50, Yunus, 24, and Dwin Islam..Among the Myanmar nati

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Crude bombs explode in front of Natore BNP office

Several crude bombs went off in front of Natore district unit BNP office at Alaipur this morning ahead of a party rally called as part of its nationwide programme

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Youth killed in Narayanganj clash, 4 held

A youth was killed in a clash between two groups over establishing supremacy in Gharmora Bazar under Kalagachia union of Narayanganj's Bandar last night

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