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Sayedee accused of looting, arson

Reinforcing the testimonies of two previous witnesses, prosecution witness Mostafa Hawlader yesterday told the International Crimes Tribunal that he saw Sayedee along with other collaborators looting and burning a number

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Youth murdered

Criminals killed a young man in Ranbagha area of Singra upazila on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Md Shafiqul Islam, 22, son of Md Abdul Jalil of Bingram

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BNP standing body okays new alliance

BNP standing committee last night decided to form a new alliance, keeping the existing four-party alliance intact with an aim to forge a tougher anti-government movement. Earlier on Thursday, leaders

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Secret killings to be probed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday alleged that opposition BNP has resorted to killings and kidnapping across the country to fulfil its political mission. All the incidents of secret killings and

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Latif resents not calling him freedom fighter

Textiles and Jute Minister Abdul Latif Siddique yesterday came down heavily on a moderator of a workshop for not mentioning him as a freedom fighter. The minister expressed his resentment

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Heat scorches Khulna, Dhaka drenched in rain 0

Heavy rain and thunderstorms have brought respite to several parts of the country including capital Dhaka that had been seething in the grilling heat, even as the ongoing dry spell

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Clash over control of Baptist mission land in Barisal 0

Two groups of people have clashed following a dispute over several acres of land of a Baptist Mission at a Christian colony in Barisal city. The groups traded blames over

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Rights activist Khushi Kabir decries objection to term ‘Adibasi’ 0

The objection to call the tribal people ‘Adibasi’ (indigenous) is a ‘political controversy whipped up to control resources’ in the hilly districts of Bangladesh, human rights activist Khushi Kabir has

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