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  • Nagarik Oikya on Thursday holds a one-minute work stoppage on Shishu Kalyan Parishad premise in Dhaka, demanding a free fair and acceptable national election. — New Age photo

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9 get life term for killing two SUST students

The Sylhet Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal on Thursday sentenced nine people to life imprisonment for killing two students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology two years ago. Full story

Qaisar̢۪s indictment hearing deferred

The scheduled hearing on the indictment of war crimes accused Syed Md Qaisar was on Thursday deferred until December 26 by the International Crimes Tribunal-2 as his lawyers sought time for filing a petition for the discharge of their client. Full story

Rampal power plant, open-pit mining of coal opposed

Politicians, academics and experts on Thursday at an exchange of views in the capital said that the open pit method for coal mining and thermal power plants would certainly harm the environment and affect the people̢۪s livelihoods. Full story

Hefazat firm on Dec 24 Dhaka rally

Hifazat-e-Islam is determined to hold a rally at Motijheel̢۪s Shapla Chattar in Dhaka on December 24. The Chittagong-based Islamist group held a meeting at Hathazari on Wednesday to finalise preparations for the rally... Full story

Baby rescued in Rajshahi

The police have rescued a baby from Chhotobanagram area after 24 hours of her abduction in Rajshahi city Thursday noon. Police arrested one Milon, 26, in connection with the abduction. Full story

AL-led alliance to hold rallies to protest at anarchy

The Awami League-led alliance on Thursday announced a series of programmes to protest at the anarchy and terror unleashed by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its ally Jamaat-e-Islami. Full story

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Nagarik Oikya observes one-minute silence

Nagarik Oikya on Thursday holds a one-minute work stoppage on Shishu Kalyan Parishad premise in Dhaka, demanding a free fair and acceptable national election. — New Age photo
Nagarik Oikya on Thursday observed one-minute silence in the country’s divisional cities demanding cancellation of the schedule for the ‘unilateral’ general election and end to ‘violence’ being created by the opposition parties in the name of movement. Full story

Railway SP sentenced to life term

A Dhaka court has sentenced a railway police officer to life in jail on charges of detaining a transport owner to secure a bribe. Judge Md Motahar Hossain of the third Special Judge̢۪s Court handed down the verdict on Thursday. Full story

SAU teachers protest at attack on fellow

Sylhet Agricultural University teachers have threatened to boycott all academic activities, including classes and examinations, from Saturday unless university authorities take punitive measures against some students who allegedly... Full story

New Age N̢۪ganj correspondent threatened

A group of unknown people threatened the family members of Narayanganj New Age correspondent Masumuzzaman on Wednesday. The miscreants rebuked and threatened his family members in his absence. Full story

2.20cr children to be immunised against polio tomorrow

Two drops of polio vaccines will be administered to 2.20 crore under five children across the country on Saturday during the 21st National Immunisation Day. The health ministry set a target of administering oral vaccines to 2.20 crore... Full story

Oikya NAP calls for national unity

Oikya NAP and some other political parties on Thursday called for forging a national unity against countrywide violence being created by ‘Jamaat-Shibir’ to save the war criminals. Pankaj Bhattacharya, the president of Oikya... Full story

AL, BNP join hands to foil sabotage

Journalists in Gaibandha̢۪s Sadullahpur Upazila have brokered a rare peace between local leaders of the ruling Awami League and the opposition BNP. In an unprecedented gesture of solidarity, the Awami League and the BNP leaders... Full story

Husband to die for killing wife

A man has been sentenced to death by a court in Rajshahi Thursday for killing his wife Nahida Akhter Rima at Luxmipur area in the city around seven years back. The convict was identified as SM Foizul Islam, 45, son of Abbbas Shah. Full story


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