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Blasphemy lawsuit – Bangladeshi Gay man accused

On 26th August 2019 the perennially busy and overworked Dhaka Cyber Tribunal, added a blasphemy lawsuit to its already burgeoning workload. The blasphemy lawsuit, which sent shockwaves across the court

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Iran risks return of all sanctions

Iran yesterday said it will boost its uranium enrichment in a few hours above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a move that could eventually culminate in

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2 killed in Rangamati landslide

Two people have been buried under mud following a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall in Kaptai upazila of Rangamati. The bodies of the two deceased — Tahmina Akhter, 25, and

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Steps taken to make capital market vibrant: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has taken various steps to ensure a vibrant capital market that will supplement its efforts to make Bangladesh a developed country by

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Rickshaw-pullers block road protesting rickshaw ban on 3 major streets in Dhaka

A day after a ban was imposed on rickshaw on three major roads in Dhaka, hundreds of rickshaw-pullers took positions at several points from Uttara to Sayedabad in the capital

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Tea workers continue strike for basic needs

Around 250 to 300 tea workers of at least 90 indigenous families continued their strike for the second consecutive day yesterday, demanding most basic needs such as safe drinking water,

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HC refuses to grant Latif Siddique bail in graft case

The High Court today refused to grant bail to former textiles and jute minister Abdul Latif Siddique in a corruption case filed on charge of misuse of power in selling

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Rape of 12 students: Fatullah madrasa principal remanded

Fatullah madrasa principal Al-Amin was placed on five-day remand today in connection with a case filed for raping around a dozen of female students. Senior Judicial Magistrate of Narayanganj Judge

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RMG worker gang-rape accused shot dead

Police have recovered the bullet-hit body of the prime accused in a case filed in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old ready-made garment worker in Chattogram’s Anwara upazila on

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Crimes mark a sharp rise for law-and-order downslide: BNP

BNP today alleged that the incidents of killing, rape and other social crimes marked a sharp rise due to serious slide in law-and-order situation. “They’ve created an anarchic situation across

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