Volume 5 Number 65 Fri. July 30, 2004    
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Motor Parts Trader Murder
60-year-old to die, 6 get life term
A Dhaka Court yesterday sentenced a sixty-year-old man to death and six others to life imprisonment for killing a motor parts trader at Amin Bazar in Savar on March 8 last year.
Depoliticise police
Say speakers at discussion
Speakers at a discussion yesterday said police often harass general people in violation of code of conduct.
Enforce law to check vulgarity in films
Speakers tell roundtable
Speakers at a roundtable yesterday called for strict enforcement of law to check vulgarity in films.
BRTC launches website
Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) yesterday launched its website to bring transparency in its service.
Police prevent non-govt relief collection in city
Police yesterday prevented different political and non-governmental organisations from raising funds and collecting relief materials for flood affected people in the city.
ADB keen to fund in Dhaka eastern bypass
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) yesterday expressed its interest in constructing Dhaka eastern bypass for the protection of Dhaka city from massive flooding in future.
Pichchi Hannan confesses about SI murder
Pichchi Hannan, one of the 23 top listed criminals, yesterday in a confessional statement to a magistrate said one of his accomplices Anai killed Sub-Inspector (SI) Humayun Kabir during a shoot-out with
Two rapists get life
A Dhaka Court yesterday sentenced two youths to life imprisonment for raping a 16-year- old girl at Kandulbagh under Savar thana on April 26 in1999.
'Scrap distortion of history'
Speakers at a discussion yesterday demanded the scrapping of the reprint of 'Swadhinata Juddher Dalilpatro' by providing exemplary punishment to the members of the authentication committee.
Charges framed against Jamuna Group chief
A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against Chairman of Jamuna Group Nurul Islam Babul in an attempted rape case.
Prof Mazhar Ali Quaderi passes away
Prof Mazhar Ali Quaderi, former vice-chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), died of multi-organ failure on Wednesday night at the age of 80.
Mayor distributes relief
Mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka yesterday visited the flood-hit Madartek and Khilgaon areas of the city.
No meeting held at Audit Bhaban on Sept 15 in 2001: Report
No government officials or employees held any meeting on the Audit Bhaban premises on September 15 in 2001, according to the reports of the National Security Intelligence (NSI) and the City Special Branch
Madrasa teacher held on charge of raping girl
A madrasa teacher was sent to jail on charge of raping a minor girl in Khulna yesterday.
Publication ceremony postponed
The publication ceremony of "Smriti Katha" and "Ganit Sastrer Itihas" by Dr.
GP donates medicine to Red Crescent
GrameenPhone Ltd. donated medicines worth Tk 5 lakh to Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) yesterday, says a press release.
Citibank staffs'donation for flood victims
Citibank Bangladesh employees have joined hands with Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women, an NGO, to mobilise relief funds for the flood-affected people, says a press release.
Banker Mohammad Khaled
Eminent banker and founding Managing Director of the Pubali Bank Mohammad Khaled died at Birdem Hospital on Wednesday night at the age of 80.
Karmojibi Nari distributes relief
Karmojibi Nari, an organisation for working women, distributed relief materials among the flood-affected women workers at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj on Wednesday, says a press release.
Birth anniversary of Qazi Motahar Hossain today
Today is the 107th birth anni-versary of Dr Qazi Motahar Hoss-ain, an eminent educationist, litterateur, philosopher and chess player, says a press release.