Vol. 5 Num 467 Sat. September 17, 2005    
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Breaking out of vicious cycle of stigma, discrimination
Safe home brings changes to lives of sex workers' children
Putul, a daughter of a sex worker, has set an example for others like her who want to break the vicious cycle of stigma, discrimination and denial.
Three killed in city incidents
Three people were killed in separate incidents in the city yesterday.
Truck labourer Shaiful Islam, 18, of Nandipara under Sabujbagh Police Station was run over by a truck early hours of yesterday.

Profit-hungry traders blamed for food adulteration
Speakers at a dialogue yesterday blamed the widespread food adulteration on the businessmen seeking an excessive profit margin.
176 cellphone sets seized
Customs officials seized 176 mobile phone sets worth about Tk 13 lakh from an incoming passenger at Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport yesterday.
Assault of JU Journos
Memos to VC demanding action against JCD cadres
Journalists of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have submitted three separate memorandums to the vice-chancellor demanding immediate action against the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) cadres who assaulted
'Force India to cancel river-link project'
Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (Bapa), a movement to protect environment, yesterday demanded cancellation of the Indian inter- river-linking project and strengthening of the joint river commission (JRC).
Small is beautiful
Bonsai exhibition begins
Miniature versions of trees in small pots put on display at an exhibition of bonsai exemplify the truth that small is beautiful.
Wall Street Journal boss Kann meets PM
Peter Kann, who was in Bangladesh during the War of Liberation in 1971 and filed stories as a reporter, made a courtesy call on Prime Minister Khaleda Zia on Thursday.
Abducted police informer stabbed to death in Ctg
One youth, reportedly a police informant, was stabbed to death after abduction from Halishahar in the city on Thursday night.
Pepsodent-Dristy Debate Festival ends in Ctg
The two-day Pepsodent-Dristy Debate Festival ended in Chittagong yesterday amid great festivity.
Govt has made life insecure: AL
Awami League General Secretary Abdul Jalil yesterday criticised the BNP-Jamaat coalition government for its failure to improve law and order situation in the country.
Belta confce concludes
The three-day international conference of Bangladesh English Language Teachers' Association (Belta) ended in the city yesterday with a lively forum discussion on possible direction that the Englishteaching
Man hurls acid on daughter, wife in Rangpur
A man allegedly threw acid on the body of his wife and daughter inflicting burn injuries on them at Pirgachha in the district on Thursday night.
Mother Teresa Hospital gate dismantled
A group of people led by Thakurgaon pourasava chairman dismantled the gate of Mother Teresa Charitable hospital in Thakurgaon yesterday afternoon without any prior notice, sources said.
Cancer Hospital lottery draw tomorrow
The draw of Ahsania Mission Cancer Hospital Lottery-2005 will be held at the National Press Club hall room at 11:00am tomorrow, says a press release.
Press Club founding anniversary programmes
National Press Club has chalked out elaborate programmes on the occasion of its 51st founding anniversary to be held on October 20, says a press release.

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