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Murders, extrajudicial killings on rise

Incidents of extrajudicial killing and political and other types of murder appeared to have increased alarmingly in the capital and across the country in recent days. Incidents of killing are reported almost... Full story

Police weak on illegal firearms recovery

The law enforcement agencies appear reluctant to carry out special drives to recover illegal firearms despite their increasing use by criminals in committing murders and other types of crime in recent times, particularly... Full story

Schools ordered not to keep students standing on roadside

The primary and mass education ministry on Monday issued a circular asking all concerned authorities to refrain from lining up students on roadsides to greet public representatives and... Full story

Ensure single AL candidate for upazila polls, PM tells ministers

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked her cabinet colleagues to ensure single candidate from the ruling Awami League in the upcoming Upazila Parishad elections. Presiding over the... Full story

215 shot dead by security forces in 2013: ASK

Security forces were responsible for the largest number of deaths that took place in political violence in 2013, analysis of newspaper reports by one of the country’s leading human rights organisations shows. The analysis undertaken by... Full story

Court orders arrest of Mohiuddin Chy

A Chittagong court on Monday issued a warrant for the arrest of former Chittagong mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury, also the Chittagong city Awami League president, in a case of illegal wealth. Chittagong special judge... Full story

Hong Kong housewife arrested

A Hong Kong housewife was arrested for allegedly assaulting her Bangladeshi maid, police said on Monday, in the latest in a series of cases highlighting the abuse of foreign domestic helpers. The arrest of the 58-year-old... Full story

JCD leader killed in ‘crossfire’

A leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the Bangladsh Nationalist Party-backed student organisation, was killed by joint forces in a ‘gunfight’ in Magura Kheyaghat area of Tala upazila in Satkhira on early Monday. Protesting at the killing... Full story

Govt killing oppn men by staging ‘crossfire dramas’, alleges BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday accused the government of unleashing state terrorism saying that it was killing opposition activists by staging ‘crossfire drama’. Denouncing the ‘extrajudicial... Full story

Two Rana Plaza factory owners get bail

The High Court on Thursday granted interim bail for six months to the chairman and the managing director of two apparel factories housed in the Rana Plaza that collapsed on April 24, 2013 killing more than 1100 people, mostly apparel workers. Full story

Thai election body urges vote delay, army stays neutral

Thailand’s Election Commission urged a delay in next week’s planned national vote, warning on Monday of more bloodshed after violent clashes at the weekend. That would drag out a festering... Full story


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