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November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

In praise of Enola Holmes, and the women in mystery who save themselves

Nancy Drew always knows how to save herself and others from seemingly hopeless situations. For instance, she uses specific techniques to free herself from ropes, sends SOS signals with a tube of lipstick, and uses spike heels to break out windows. Her blue convertible car is a symbol of radical feminine freedom. 

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Detectives claim to have made first arrest

Detectives yesterday claimed to have made the first arrest over the sexual assaults on women during the Pahela Baishakh celebrations on Dhaka University campus last year.

October 26, 2015
October 26, 2015

Sabotage fear: Security beefed up at Dhaka airport

Security has been beefed up at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport following tip-off on subversive activities provided by detectives, the airport director says. The alert came after the killings of two foreign nationals and a blasts during Shia Muslim community's Ashura programme.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

17 ‘doping gang members’ held in Dhaka

Detectives claim detention of 17 people involved with Aggyan Party and Malam Party (doping gangs) from different areas of Dhaka.

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

5 ‘int’l human organ traffickers’ placed on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court grants three-day remand against each of the five people held in connection with a case filed against them for their alleged involvement with international human organ trafficking syndicate.

July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015

‘Mastermind’, 5 others held over HSC question leak

Detectives claim detention of a mastermind and five others over HSC question leak, answer paper tempering and online cheating.

July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015

6 held over killing, snatching in Dhaka

Detectives have arrested six persons allegedly involved in separate incidents of killing and snatching in Dhaka.