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Series of talks soon to resolve disputes
Indo-Bangla thorny issues left unsolved as Delhi meet ends
The foreign secretary level consultation between Bangladesh and India, which concluded in New Delhi Wednesday, apparently failed to bring any tangible development as no concrete decision was taken toresolve
 
2 JCD cadres killed in city 'crossfire'
More arms recovered from the gang
Two Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) men, one allegedly a close aide to dreaded criminal Emon, died in Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) action in Savar early yesterday.
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AL celebrates 56th founding anniversary
The main opposition Awami League (AL) yesterday celebrated its 56th founding anniversary with a call to strengthen the party's integrity to remove injustice and repression on people and build a happyand
 
Power minister's power curtailed
Principal secy asked to play role in making decisions
The government has virtually curtailed the powers of State Minister for Power Iqbal Hasan Mahmud and assigned Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Kamal Uddin Siddiqui to spearhead various decisions
 
Political, religious violence raised in House of Lords
UK govt to be asked to put pressure on Bangladesh, says Lord Avebury
The House of Lords, the upper house of the British parliament, yesterday discussed the state of political and religious violence in Bangladesh, hot on the heels of the London human rights conference on
 
Money-laundering
Bidisha asked about 'money source, India contacts
The charge of investigation into the money laundering case against Bidisha, the estranged wife of military ruler HM Ershad, has been handed over to Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
 
BCL returns to DU after 24 days
Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men yesterday returned to Dhaka University (DU) after 24 days since rival Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) declared to resist them entering the campus following a bomb blast
 
Building research instt in limbo on fund crisis
The Housing and Building Research Institute (HBRI) has fallen into stagnancy due to a lack of proper government support, resulting in a halt of research works in recent years.
 
40 killed as Iraq reels from blasts
3 GIs, Saudi top terror killed in attacks
Nearly 40 people have died in a rash of car bombings in Iraq's capital over a 12-hour span, including two coordinated blasts early yesterday that killed 17 and wounded 28 more in a central Baghdad shopping
 
BB staff suspended for bond forgery
An assistant manager at Bangladesh Bank's (BB) Motijheel office, Abdus Salam Sikdar, has been suspended for alleged involvement in forgery of bonds worth Tk 3.95 crore.
 
15 die in Nepal violence
Maoists kidnap 12 troops
At least eight Maoist rebels and seven security force members were killed in a gun battle in eastern Nepal while 12 soldiers were kidnapped by rebels, police said yesterday.
 
15 die in Nepal violence
Maoists kidnap 12 troops
At least eight Maoist rebels and seven security force members were killed in a gun battle in eastern Nepal while 12 soldiers were kidnapped by rebels, police said yesterday.
 
Naser against scope for money whitening
Also criticises tax on SIM card
A treasury bench lawmaker yesterday in parliament criticised the budgetary provision for whitening black money at 7.5 percent interest rate and the tax on mobile SIM card.
 
3 die, 40 hurt as bus plunges into river
Three people died and 40 others were injured when a Dhaka-bound night coach from Naogaon plunged into a river, breaking the railing of a bridge at Aminbazar early yesterday.
 
Qatar minister due today
Manpower, air links deal to be signed
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for increasing manpower export and air links is likely to be signed between Bangladesh and Qatar tomorrow when top officials of the two countries meet in the capital.
 
40 crocs arrive tonight from India
Forty freshwater crocodiles of an endangered species arrive tonight in the capital from Madras Crocodile Bank Trust in India.
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Keeping a keen watch...


 
Joining Al
Akhtaruzzaman tells press today about decision
Former BNP lawmaker Major (retired) Akhtaruzzaman will hold a press conference today to make a formal announcement regarding his desertion of the ruling party and the possibility of joining Awami League
 
Interpol, FBI men talk with investigators
The visiting Interpol and FBI members yesterday held talks with the investigators concerned and top officials of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police regarding the August 21 carnage at an
 
Narsingdi By-polls
Defeated candidate asks CEC to quit
The defeated independent candidate Shahadat Hossain Munna has demanded cancellation of the results of Narsingdi-1 by-election and resignation of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).
 
CEC not credible enough to hold fair election
Hamid says on Narsingdi by-polls
Deputy Leader of the Opposition Abdul Hamid yesterday said "rigging" in the Narsingdi-1 by-election has proved that the present Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) MA Aziz is not credible enough to hold
 
Firing Exercise
Army to give Tk 50,000 to family of killed girl
Army authorities will give Tk 50,000 to the family of a four-year-old girl who was killed during an army firing exercise in Savar Wednesday afternoon.
 
Two muggers lynched in Ctg
A mob lynched two unidentified muggers in Chawk Bazar in the city on Wednesday night.
 

 
   
 
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