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  • Draft broadcasting policy finalised: Inu
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  • Four BNP top leaders get interim bail
  • Hindu house torched in Faridpur, idols vandalised in Manikganj
  • Rapist gets 46 yrs in prison in Kurigram
  • Model Pallab, six others held in city
  • Jamaat leader, 2 activists killed
  • Don't fear vaccines: PM
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  • 21 dead as boat capsizes off Andaman and Nicobar islands
  • Thai protesters force closure of 19 polling stations
  • One of Thailand's anti-govt protest leaders shot dead
  • 4 dead in Kabul suicide attack targeting govt bus
  • US 'deeply disappointed' by jailing of China activist
  • Food in the sky? Highrise farming idea gains ground
  • The shipping secretary, Syed Manjurul Islam, inaugurates a modern machinery operations simulator at the United Maritime Academy in Dhaka on Saturday. — New Age photo

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Charge sheet likely Monday for killing blogger Rajib

The Detective Branch of police is likely to press charges on Monday against eight people including Islamist outfit Ansar Ullah Bangla Team chief Jasimuddin Rahmani for killing blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider in February 2013. Full story

Memorial stone inaugurated

A memorial stone in Cheragi intersection under Kotowali police station was inaugurated on Saturday by Chittagong deputy commissioner to commemorate the first martyrs of Chittagong who made their supreme sacrifice in the war of independence in 1971. Full story

Schoolboy killed in wall collapse

A schoolboy was killed as the wall of an abandoned school building collapsed on him at village Charsripur under sadar upazila in Sherpur on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Minal Mia, 12, a Class V student of Charsripur Government... Full story

BNP can’t survive without Jamaat: AL

Awami League leader Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said the Bangladesh Nationalist Party could not survive without Jamaat-e-Islam as their relation was like that between fish and water. Full story

Measles-rubella vaccination campaign begins

The measles-rubella vaccination campaign started on Saturday all over the country. According to the Directorate General of Health Service officials, the three-week long vaccination campaign will continue till February... Full story

Dry weather likely

Weather is likely to remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country till 6:00pm today. Moderate to thick fog may occur over the river basins and light to moderate fog elsewhere over the country during midnight till morning... Full story

Youth killed in ‘gunfight’

A young man was killed in an ‘gunfight’ with the police at Pallabi in the capital Dhaka on Saturday night. Mohammad Sumon, 32, of Munshiganj, was pronounced dead in Dhaka Medical College Hospital about 9:45pm, the police... Full story

8 killed in 6 districts

At least eight people were killed in six districts on Friday night and Saturday. Two people including a minor girl were killed in Narayanganj, two in Chittagong and one each in Jessore, Bogra, Sylhet and Noakhali. Full story

Young mariners need more training, says shipping secretary

The shipping secretary, Syed Manjurul Islam, inaugurates a modern machinery operations simulator at the United Maritime Academy in Dhaka on Saturday.  — New Age photo
The secretary to the ministry of shiping, Syed Monjurul Islam, on Saturday said to compete in the global arena of seafaring the young mariners of the country need more training and practical knowledge. Indicating the seafaring as a ‘global popular... Full story

Some AL, Ganabahini leaders enemies of Hasina: BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party has said that it is not the opposition party but certain Awami League and former Ganabahini leaders who now surround the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, are her real enemies. Full story

DB quizzes Moudud, MK Anwar, Rafiqul at jail gates

The detective police interrogated four senior leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Party at different jail gates on Friday and Saturday in a case relating to arson attacks and violence during Hefazat-e-Islam’s May 5, 2013 rally at the Motijheel Shapla... Full story

Int’l Customs Day today

Like many other countries around the world, the country will observe today the International Customs Day, recognised by the World Customs Organisation. President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina gave separate... Full story

Juba Dal announces 2-day programme

Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal, the youth wing of BNP, on Saturday announced a two-day programme to press home their seven-point demand, including the release of its leaders and activists and withdrawal of ‘false’ cases against them. Full story

PM mourns death of Rashida Begum

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock at the death of Rashida Begum, mother of Md Yusuf Hossain, a senior DFP cameraman attached to the press wing of the prime minister. Full story

57 held while going to Malaysia illegally

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard picked up 57 people from the Naf River in Teknaf upazila Friday night while being trafficked to Malaysia by a boat. Of the arrested, 17 were from Narsingdi, 13 from Narayanganj, seven from... Full story

3 held for attempt to sell DMCH medicines

Three people were detained on Saturday for their alleged attempt to sell government-supplied medicines of Dhaka Medical College Hospital. The arrestees were identified as hospital employees Rafique, Jashim and Sagar. Full story

Juba Dal announces 2-day programme

Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal, the youth wing of BNP, on Saturday announced a two-day programme to press home their seven-point demand, including the release of its leaders and activists and withdrawal of ‘false’ cases against them. Full story

DB quizzes Moudud, MK Anwar, Rafiqul at jail gates

The detective police interrogated four senior leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Party at different jail gates on Friday and Saturday in a case relating to arson attacks and violence during Hefazat-e-Islam’s May 5, 2013 rally at the Motijheel Shapla... Full story

Int’l Customs Day today

Like many other countries around the world, the country will observe today the International Customs Day, recognised by the World Customs Organisation. President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina gave separate messages... Full story

JUTA demands punishment of BCL leader

The Jahangirnagar University Teachers’ Association on Saturday formed a human chain in protest at the reported assault of a teacher by a leader of the university unit Chhatra League and demanded his punishment. Full story

59 UK journalists arrested in last 2 yrs

The British trade magazine Press Gazette, owned by Media Tycoon Rupert Murdoch, recently reported that at least 59 journalists were arrested in Britain over the last two years as a result of police investigations stemming... Full story

Stern action to be taken against attackers: PM

Terming the politics of BNP and Jamaat-Shibir militant activities, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that it would have to be stopped otherwise stern action would be taken against them. ‘It’s not politics, but militant activities. Full story

3 killed in Faridpur road accidents

At least three people were killed and 30 others injured in separate road accidents in Senkhali area on Dhaka-Khulna highway and Kadirdi area under Boalmari upazila in Faridpur on Saturday. Full story


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