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Cause of infant’s death: Bullet or some other object

Officials yesterday said either a bullet or a different object hit the head of the infant who got killed amid Wednesday’s polls-time violence in Thakurgaon.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

The unfortunate apathy of bystanders

Most bystanders do nothing to help.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Cause of infant’s death: Bullet or some other object

Officials yesterday said either a bullet or a different object hit the head of the infant who got killed amid Wednesday’s polls-time violence in Thakurgaon.

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Cyberbullying: A punishable crime

With the advent of technology and the proliferation of social media, tentacles of the menace became limitless. With the advantage of anonymity made possible by the Internet, the cyberbullies became terrifying, often far worse than the ‘bullying’ that once had a face.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

Charity swindlers caught

Sacked customs official Helaluddin used to identify himself as a social worker.

November 11, 2017
November 11, 2017

IGP plays down abductions, disappearances

Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque yesterday said abduction and enforced disappearances are nothing new in the country.

November 10, 2017
November 10, 2017

Robbers kill three in Faridpur

Three people were killed and two others injured in two separate robbery incidents in two neighbouring upazilas of Faridpur early yesterday.

October 19, 2017
October 19, 2017

88pc accused acquitted

Bellal Hossain Sabuj landed in jail four months ago in a mugging case but he walked out of jail two months later on bail. He then

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics: US swimmers admit to inventing mugging

US Olympic authorities apologize to Brazil on Thursday as two US swimmers are allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

Rio Olympics: IOC official, swimmers arrested

Brazilian police arrest two US swimmers and a top International Olympic Committee official as scandal overshadows the Rio Games.

August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

Jeers for Brazil president dampen Olympic joy

The Maracana stadium erupts in jeers as Brazil's unpopular interim president Michel Temer opens the Rio Olympics and the hostility spreads far beyond the sports venue.