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    Man held for ‘attempt to kill’ wife in Chattogram

    A man is arrested in a case filed for attempting to kill his wife by setting her on fire at GEC residential area of Chattogram.

  • Rangamati arson attacks: Over 400 sued, 4 more arrested

    More than 400 people are sued in connection with yesterday’s arson attacks and vandalism in Longadu upazila of Rangamati. Meanwhile, police arrest four more persons in this connection.

  • Arsonists turn into secret killers

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hinted that BNP-Jamaat men had links with the recent secret killings and the government had substantial evidence in this regard. These two parties have changed their tactics and started attacking some “soft targets,” following public wrath for their arson attacks early last year, she added.

  • A mother's light has gone out

    For 91 days from January 6 to April 4 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports.

  • BNP demands int’l probe into subversive acts

    BNP demands an international probe to identify the miscreants who carried out subversive activities during the party’s three-month-long anti-government movement.

  • Police carried out arson attacks: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia claims that policemen carried out the arson attacks during the BNP-led 20-party alliance’s anti-government movement earlier this year.

  • No talks with Khaleda, reiterates Hasina

    Ruling out again the possibility of any dialogue with Khaleda Zia, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the best option for BNP chief to surrender to court

  • Blockade victims to be honoured as ‘war heroes’: BNP

    BNP announces to honour people, being killed in the hands of different government forces in the ongoing movement, as “freedom fighters of this generation”

  • Rizvi remanded again

    BNP Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed has been placed on a fresh three-day remand for bus arson case in Dhaka

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