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  • PM warns students against violence

    Asking students to refrain from resorting to vandalism in educational institutions, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government would no longer tolerate such activities.

  • Sporadic violence on a day of alarm

    People across the country were fearing widespread violence and were panicking as tension built up ahead of yesterday's verdict in the

  • women experience violence

    '80pc married women experience violence from partners'

    Over 80 percent of the currently married women in Bangladesh have experienced violent behaviour from their partners at least once and such violence include, among others, physical, sexual, economic, and controlling, says a report.

  • ‘Minor injury marks found on Banasree housemaid’s body’

    Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital claim to have found a minor injury mark in head and throat of the housemaid who mysteriously died in Banasree area of Dhaka yesterday.

  • Unidentified gunman kills 9 football fans in South Sudan

    At least nine people are killed and 11 wounded in South Sudan's capital, Juba, when an unidentified gunman open fire on people watching a football match on television at the weekend.

  • 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.

  • 'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

    A sharp increase in police killings has cast "a shadow of death" over Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games, Amnesty International claim in a report.

  • ‘Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate’

    Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as 'Rawalpindi Express', says it is "unfortunate and deplorable" when they become victims of hate or crime.

  • Croatia, Turkey charged

    UEFA hit Croatia and Turkey with disciplinary procedures Saturday following flare-throwing incidents at Euro 2016 matches as the Croatian press raged at its "shameful" fans.

  • 'Sports terrorists' bring new chaos

    Croatian fans who hurled flares on the pitch to halt their country's Euro 2016 match against Czech Republic are branded "sports terrorists" as the showcase tournament suffers new troubles.

  • Russians arrested, alcohol banned

    Police on Tuesday detain 43 Russia fans suspected of taking part in clashes with England supporters in Marseille at the start of the Euro 2016 football tournament, and two cities in northern France impose alcohol bans in a bid to avert more hooliganism.

  • Russia fined €150,000; risk suspension too

    Russia on Tuesday accept a UEFA ruling that it will be kicked out of Euro 2016 if there is new stadium unrest after the European governing body slapped the country with a fine and suspended disqualification.

  • 4 killed in shooting at Tel Aviv nightspot

    Two Palestinians opened fire at a popular Tel Aviv nightspot near Israel's military headquarters on Wednesday, killing four people in one of the worst attacks in a months-long wave of violence.

  • 15 lakh people trapped in modern day slavery

    Over 15 lakh people in Bangladesh are living in modern slavery, with some 44 percent of the population being vulnerable to the scourge, says a new report.

  • Driver beat up, truck hijacked in Dhaka

    Miscreants hijack a sugar-laden truck after injuring its driver in Shyamoli area of Dhaka.

  • Jatrabari arson: Arrest order for Shimul, 26 others

    Dhaka court issues arrest warrants against BNP chief’s personal assistant Shamsur Rahman Shimul Biswas and 26 for their alleged involvement in a petrol bomb attack on a bus in Dhaka's Jatrabari in January last year. Charges accepted against 38 including BNP's chief Khaleda Zia.

  • Rio artists highlight city's violent underbelly

    As Rio de Janeiro prepares to play Olympic host, one art exhibit is flying a less than celebratory five-ring flag portraying five youngsters shot dead by police in this often deadly city.

  • Mobile courts at Nizami’s dist to avert violence

    Three mobile courts have been formed in Pabna, the home district of death row convict Motiur Rahman Nizami, to avert violence centering the proceedings of his execution.

  • UP polls: Violence claims 5 lives in 4 districts

    Four persons, including a 17-year-old, have been killed during clash among supporters of Union Parishad election candidates and police in Rajshahi, Thakurgaon and Comilla districts while a sexagenarian man was killed in Narsingdi by alleged supporters of a pro-Awami League candidate as he protested casting of his vote by others.

  • 4th UP polls: Vote counting begins

    Vote counting begins in the fourth phase of union parishad elections in 703 unions of 47 districts today.

  • Charges pressed against Fakhrul, 42 others in arson case

    Police presses charges against BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 42 others in an arson case filed with Paltan Police Station.

  • UP polls violence kills 2, injures 60

    At least two people were killed and 60 others injured in violence over Union Parishad polls in the last two days.

  • Violence lessens, not irregularities

    The election to 614 union parishads in the third phase of UP polls yesterday saw some stray incidents of violence and electoral

  • 10 killed in 3 months

    Ten religious minority people were killed, 366 injured and eight women raped in the country in the first three months of this year, a

  • EC asks AL leaders to keep grassroots men from violence

    The Election Commission asks some central leaders of ruling Awami League (AL) to issue directives to the party’s grassroots leaders and activists to refrain from committing violence and irregularities during the next phases of union parishad (UP) polls.

  • Breaching of polls rules, violence on

    Breaching of electoral code of conduct and spates of violence continue in different districts, leaving one person dead, as the third phase of Union Parishad (UP) polls starts on day after tomorrow.

  • In Banshkhali, despair and panic is all

    Md Shafiq, a 14-year-old boy from Pashchim Gondamara, somehow escaped from the police vehicle after being picked up from his house, but his elder brother Rafiq, also a teenager, could not.

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    EC, law enforcers praise each other

    Though widespread violence and loss of dozens of lives marked the first two phases of union parishad polls, the Election Commission and the law enforcement agencies have praised each other for their respective roles.

  • Govt tries to dispel Banshkhali fear

    The government has extended its full support for the coal-fired power plant to be set up in Banshkhali of Chittagong amid growing protests over the project and last week's clashes that left at least four people killed and scores more injured.

  • Scores injured in post-polls violence

    At least 58 people, including six women, were injured and 45 houses and shops, some of them belonging to Hindus, were vandalised

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