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Court summons investigator of journo couple Sagar-Runi murder

A Dhaka court has summoned the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) officer investigating the 2012 murder of journalist couple Sagar Sarwar and Meherun Runi, reports bdnews24.com  The officer has failed to submit the probe report even after the extension of the deadline 46 times. On Wednesday, the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Majharul Hakim pulled up Assistant Superintendent Mahiuddin Ahmed and ... Read More »

Madonna adopts twin girls in Malawi

International Desk US superstar Madonna adopted twin girls in Malawi on Tuesday, a court official told AFP, raising to four the total number of children she has adopted from the southern African nation.  Just two weeks ago, she denied being involved in a fresh adoption application in Malawi, where she has been caught up in controversy. “I can confirm that ... Read More »

Hasina’s desire reflected in EC reconstitution: BNP

Political Correspondent Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said the desire of prime minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina has been reflected in the reconstitution of the election commission.  The party also termed the chief election commissioner-designate, KM Nurul Huda, a controversial former bureaucrat and said the commission led by him will not be able to work neutrally and without ... Read More »

Bullet-hit body recovered in Teknaf

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a man from Hnila union of Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday.  Identity of the deceased was not known immediately. The man might have been killed in a gunfight with opponent group over yaba business, said Teknaf model police officer-in-charge Abdul Majid. Police also recovered a gun and 2,000 pieces ... Read More »

2 killed in Bogra ‘gunfight’

Bogra Correspondent Two suspected robbers were killed in an alleged gunfight with police in Panch Pir bazaar area of Kahalu upazila early Wednesday.  The deceased are—Dulal, 45, and Ibrahim, 46. Being tipped of about a gang of robbers taking preparation to commit robbery in the area, a police team conducted a drive there, said Kahalu police officer in-charge Noor-e-Alam. Sensing ... Read More »

Journo Mahmudur Rahman denied UK visa for treatment

businesssnews24bd.com Daily Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman on Tuesday expressed frustration at the denial of visa he sought for treatment in the UK by the British high commission. He called him ‘the most repressed person in the country’, saying that the state has snatched away all his five fundamental rights as enshrined in the constitution. “There’s is no one ... Read More »

Six get death for murdering of man in Kushtia

  Kushtia Correspondent A Kushtia court has convicted six people for murdering a man in 2012 and awarded the death penalty to them. A Kushtia court has given the death penalty to six people for murdering a man in 2012. On Tuesday, District and Sessions Judge Reza Md Alamgir Hossain delivered the verdict with the five of the convicts on ... Read More »

JS sitting resumes

Political Correspondent The sitting of the Jatiya Sangsad resumed at 4.47 pm today with Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair. The day’s proceedings began with recitation from the Holy Quran. Read More »

Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar creates job scopes for 3 crore people: minister

businessnews24bd.com LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain today said the ‘Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar (One House, One Farm) project has created scopes for employment and poverty alleviation of three crore people across the country. “A total of 1.20 crore people from 40,527 wards in 4,503 unions of the country were added to the project through 40,213 village associations ... Read More »

AL shows confidence in new EC, BNP opposes

Political Correspondent The ruling Awami League and its alliance partners have shown confidence in the newly appointed election commission but leaders of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its allies look critical about it. The divisive opinions came on Monday night after president Md Abdul Hamid appointed a new five-member election commission from a list of 10 persons recommended by a ... Read More »

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