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Ittefaq Report Shahriar Kabir, newly elected president of Ekattorer Ghatok Dalal Nirmul Committee, has threatened to stage demonstrations if the government does not stop the radicalisation of textbooks. Shahriar came up with the threat at a press conference at Dhaka Reporters Unity following its two-day long silver jubilee celebration and seventh national council that ended…
01.21 / 15:08
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Ittefaq Report Awami League’s general secretary Obaidul Quader has voiced his doubt about BNP’s ability to organise a movement. Following recent remarks of senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed, Quader said, “Let them unite first and then we will see how they carry out demonstrations.” Previously, Moudud had said BNP would be left with no option [&#…
01.21 / 11:44
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Ittefaq Report Two political leaders of Awami League and BNP who went missing from Gaibandha on January 9 and 10 returned on Saturday. Maidul Islam Prince, 30, publication secretary of Awami League, Naldanga union; and Shafiul Islam Shapla, 32, assistant secretary of Jubo Dal, Naldanga union, returned to their village home in Sadullapur upazila. Unidentified…
01.21 / 08:19
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Ittefaq Report Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned on Saturday morning after concluding five-day tour of Switzerland. An Emirates Airlines flight carrying the prime minister and members of her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:55 am. Earlier, Sheikh Hasina left the country for Switzerland on January 15 to attend 47th Annual Meeting of…
01.21 / 06:16
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Ittefaq Report Four Bangladeshi women returned on Friday night Benapole international check post (ICP) night after serving two and half years’ in Indian prison. Indian Border Security Force (BSF) handed them over to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) through Benapole check post at night. Abdul Ohab, Nayek Subeder of BGB camp at Benapole ICP, said the […
01.21 / 04:34
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New York based Human Rights Watch has called on the Bangladesh authorities to take immediate steps to disband Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and replace it with a rights-respecting force. In an article written by its South Asia director Meenakshi Ganguly released on Friday on its websites, the rights watchdog read, “For years, Bangladesh’s Rapid Action [&#…
01.21 / 04:34
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Bangladesh is already one of the most climate vulnerable nations in the world, and global warming will bring more floods, stronger cyclones. At the dry fish yards, close to the airport at the coastal town of Cox’s Bazar, women are busy sorting fish to dry in the sun. They say the process, which begins in […
01.20 / 13:54
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Ittefaq Report The government were called upon on Friday by Shahriar Kabir, acting president of Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee, to declare March 25 as “National Genocide Day” showing due respect to the people killed in the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. The call was brought upon by him while addressing a program marking […
01.20 / 12:52
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Ittefaq Report Uber’s fare has been increased by the company, two months after launching the ride service in Dhaka. The hike for UberX (the lowest-cost option) was announced on Friday. The updated rates will come into effect from Monday. Instead of the previous Tk 18 per km, users of the service will be paying Tk…
01.20 / 12:33
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Ittefaq Report Director general of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Benazir Ahmed said on Friday that the elite force’s image would not be affected by the seven murder verdict of Narayanganj. “The RAB officials involved in 7-murder got punished for what they had done, RAB is not responsible for their actions,” he said while distributing [&#…
01.20 / 12:32
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Ittefaq Report Madhu Mela, a celebration marking the 193rd birth anniversary of celebrated Bengali poet Michael Madhusudan Dutta, is scheduled to start at Michael Madhusudan Academy at Sagardari in Keshabpur upazila on Saturday. The weeklong programme, arranged by the Cultural Affairs Ministry and the district administration of Jessore, will begin at 3pm on the bank…
01.20 / 11:31
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Ittefaq Report Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) claimed that two members of a fraud gang from Dhaka’s Mohammadpur area was arrested on Friday. “In a search operation at Rayerbazar, a team of Rab-2 detained the two from a house with around 160 passports,” said Firoz Kawsar, operations officer of RAB-2. The elite force also recovered 87 [R…
01.20 / 07:25
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Ittefaq Report A young man was allegedly beaten by his uncle over land dispute at Bausha village in Nakla upazila of Sherpur on Thursday. The victim has been identified as Sajal Mia, 22, son of Sultan Mia. Police said Sultan Mia and Abdul Motaleb, two cousins, had long been at loggerheads over the ownership of…
01.20 / 04:41
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Ittefaq Report Two of the four missing leaders of Awami Jubo League and Bangladesh Chhatra League, who were reportedly abducted on January 9, have returned to their Gaibandha homes alive. The two are Manowarul Hasan Jim, senior vice-president of Sadullapur upazila unit Jubo League and former chairman of Damodarpur union, and Sadequl Islam Sadeq, former…
01.19 / 12:10
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Ittefaq Report The Ministry of Home Affairs has been divided into 2 divisions on Thursday. The two divisions are: Public Safety and Security Services. The Public Safety division will oversee the law-enforcement agencies while the Security Services division will manage fire-service, immigration and passports, prisons and narcotics department. The Cabinet division issued a gazette notification in …
01.19 / 09:46
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Ittefaq Report In honour of former chief Justice MM Ruhul Amin, who passed away on Wednesday, judicial functions of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court and High Court will remain closed on Thursday. Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Wednesday announced that the courts will not carry any judicial activity after 11:00am because the…
01.19 / 07:02
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Ittefaq Report State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said all Bangladesh citizens will be provided internet facilities by 2021. Palak was addressing a focus group discussion titled ‘innovation to connect the unconnected’ at the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, where he said around 40 percent…
01.19 / 06:42
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Ittefaq Report One alleged bandit has been killed in a ‘shootout’ with police in Kushtia’s Sadar Upazila. The ‘shootout’ occurred near Alampur on the Kushtia-Jhenaidah road around 2:30 am on Thursday, police sources said. The deceased has been identified as 42-year old Amirul Islam Amir, allegedly the second-in-command of the bandit group ‘Shiraj Bahini’. A […]…
01.19 / 05:40
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Ittefaq Report Two people have been killed in Kushtia’s Bheramara Upazila after their autorickshaw collided head on with a truck. Both people were passengers of the rickshaw. Two others, including the autorickshaw driver, were injured in the accident. The accident occurred around midnight on Wednesday on the Kushtia-Pabna Highway, police sources said. The deceased have […
01.19 / 05:20
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  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has underlined the importance of greater collaboration on development and utilizing transboundary freshwater resources for economic development. Read …
01.18 / 16:38
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