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A suspected suicide bomber has been killed in a blast near Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) temporary camp in Ashkona area during Friday prayers today …
03.28 / 22:31
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Ittefaq Report The anti-militant raid titled ‘Operation Twilight’ conducted by army para-commandos at a militant den in Sylhet’s Shib Bari has officially ended. The termination of the operation was officially announced on Tuesday night by Military Intelligence Director Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan after a four-day military crackdown that killed four militants. Briefing reporters Sylhet Jalalabad…
03.28 / 16:25
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Ittefaq Report The Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crimes (CTTC) unit of police suspects that one of the four slain militants in Sylhet is the neo-JMB chief Mainul Islam Musa. Meanwhile, the military operations are still underway to clear their wired hideout of Atia Mahal complex in Sylhet’s Shib Bari. M Moniruzzaman , assistant inspector general of…
03.28 / 15:49
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Ittefaq Report As a part of fulfilling the Vision-2021 to turn Bangladesh into a middle-income country, the government is determined to ensure 100 percent electricity in 182 upazilas by December, 2017. Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid made the statement on Tuesday. Nasrul said, “The government is committed to supply electricity to…
03.28 / 14:59
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Ittefaq Report The High Court on Tuesday asked the government to obtain expert reports from three international organisations about the risk of public health from radiation emitted from mobile phone towers. The order by the HC comes in the wake of the rising concerns among common people about the risk of public health from radiation…
03.28 / 14:59
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British Prime Minister Theresa May has written to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina acknowledging the ‘strong and growing’ relationship between Bangladesh and the United Kingdom, reports UNB. Visiting Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Sir Simon McDonald handed over the letter to Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali [&#…
03.28 / 12:49
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The 80-year-old photojournalist was killed at his Wapda Road house in Rampura on December 25, 2013 A Dhaka court has sentenced five people to death for killing Ekushey Padak winning photojournalist Aftab Ahmed. Judge Abdur Rahman Sarder of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal 4 gave the verdict Tuesday morning. The death row convicts are Humayun Kabir,…
03.28 / 12:49
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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim yesterday phoned his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina and expressed his country’s interest to work with Dhaka to combat the menace of terrorism. PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said during nearly 15-minute conversation in the evening, the Turkish premier strongly condemned the militant attacks in Sylhet in Bangladesh and expressed sympathy…
03.28 / 12:49
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The army on Monday evening said commandoes recovered two of the four bodies of suspected militants found inside Atia Mahal in Sylhet. However, the army which led the Operation Twilight since Friday, is yet to announce a formal end to the raid on the alleged militant den in Shibbari, Sylhet city. In a briefing in…
03.28 / 12:49
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Bangladeshi tourist visa applicants to India can now walk-in and submit their visa applications up to three months in advance from their date of journey to India, reports UNB. Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Monday conveyed the decision which will come into effect from 1 April in Indian Visa Application Centres (IVACs) in Rajshahi,…
03.28 / 12:49
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  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi described India as a "strong ally and good friend" of Bangladesh while Indian President Pranab Mukherjee said Bangladesh and India have succeeded in enhancing and intensifying their cooperation in areas of two countries' shared interest. Read …
03.28 / 12:35
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  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the War of Liberation by placing wreaths at the National Memorial here this morning marking the 47th Independence and National Day. Read …
03.28 / 12:35
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Ittefaq Report Narayanganj MP Salim Osman will be sued in court after a judicial inquiry found his involvement in the public humiliation of a school teacher. Following a High Court order, the Dhaka court has already initiated the process to lodge a case on the issue after a Narayanganj court forwarded the police complaint (general…
03.28 / 12:31
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Ittefaq Report Visitors have been prohibited at the arrival and departure terminals of the Dhaka airport in order to increase security ahead of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly. Visitors will not be allowed to enter the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Tuesday, sources have informed. “No visitors will be able to enter the international arrival and…
03.28 / 12:31
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Ittefaq Report British Prime Minister Theresa May has written to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina acknowledging the ‘strong and growing’ relationship between Bangladesh and the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, visiting Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Sir Simon McDonald handed over the letter to Foreign Minister AH [&#…
03.28 / 12:31
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Ittefaq Report Four blasts were heard from inside Atia Mahal on Tuesday afternoon after army and its bomb disposal unit took charge of the five-storey building after a four-day raid. At least four explosions were heard from the building around 1:00pm. No reports of casualty were reported. Army sources have confirmed the blasts and said…
03.28 / 12:31
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Ittefaq Report The Supreme Court has extended the time for the government by another week to issue a gazette notification on the disciplinary and conduct rules for lower court judges. An six-member SC bench, led by Chief Justice SK Sinha, passed the order following four a week time-petition filed by Attorney General Mahbubey Alam. Previously…
03.28 / 12:31
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Ittefaq Report Two drug peddlers along with 130 liters of liquor were arrested by police from Lohapatti area in the Jessore town on Thursday night. The arrested people were identified as Shahid, 35 of Birampur upazila and Bappa, 25 of Railgate area of the town. Tipped off, a team of police conducted a drive and…
03.24 / 10:28
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Ittefaq Report A 3-member committee formed by Bangladesh Bank to investigate the fire incident on its 13th floor began working on Friday. “Headed by Executive Director of the central bank Ahmed Zaman, the committee has already started investigation”, Abul Kalam Azad, deputy spokesman and general manager of communication department of the central bank told reporters.…
03.24 / 09:37
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Ittefaq Report Two fishermen were kidnapped by forest robbers from Baikari canal in the Sundarbans under Satkhira range early Friday. The kidnapped fishermen are Foni Mandal, son of Tara Mandal of Bhotkhali village of Shyamnagar upazila and Kalam Sardar, son of Abdul Sardar of Munshiganj union. Karim Molla, one of the fishermen who evaded the…
03.24 / 09:37
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