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Almost every aspect of Bangladesh’s training yesterday, at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong, represented the hosts’ desperate effort for a turnaround in the series. Read the rest of this entry »
Chief of United Liberation Front of Assom (Ulfa), Paresh Barua, who was faces death penalty in Bangladesh in connection with 10-truck arms smuggling, is now living in China, an Indian newspaper reported today.
The Times of India quoting intelligence sources reported that Barua is now living in Rui Li town of China.
According to sources, Read the rest of this entry »
Five of India’s most popular small cars have failed crash tests conducted by a UK-based car safety watchdog.
The tests by Global NCAP showed that if involved in a crash, fatalities or serious injuries could result.
Among the cars tested was India’s talismanic Tata Nano, Read the rest of this entry »
A Jamaat-e-Islami leader was run over by a bus in Pallabi area of the capital this morning while he was trying to escape arrest during a demonstration against the death penalty of party chief Motiur Rahman Nizami.
A Chittagong court on Thursday awarded death penalty to 14 people including Nizami in a 10-truck arms haul case.
Belal Hossain, 45, Jamaat ameer of Darussalam thana unit, Read the rest of this entry »
A Florida pizzeria has an answer to the state’s growing wild Myanmarese python problem: eat them. Read the rest of this entry »
You have won the hearts of millions of Bangladeshis with your acting on television and films, not to mention the National Film award you won for your performance in “Kittonkhola”. So, in the face of that fame, let’s start with a word of concern – if one spends some time on the internet searching with your name, a lot of sites appear with rubbish and derogatory comments about you.
Are you aware of this fact?
I’m just learning about this now from you! Thank you for informing me. I will have to see it for myself. Although, I’m not the curious kind. This is both a good and a bad side of me. With due respect to all journalists, I don’t like giving many interviews. There are many newspapers, magazines and online portals; I don’t really keep myself updated about what’s written in all these. Since I’m publicity-shy, I believe there are few bad comments about me, since there is no news about me. Read the rest of this entry »
The Bangladesh and Sri Lanka cricket teams reached Chittagong yesterday amid tight security to play the second Test of the two-match series, which will be followed by two T20 Internationals, at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »
Tribunal frames 16 charges including genocide, torture
A Dhaka tribunal today indicted Syed Mohammad Qaisar, a former state minister for agriculture from Jatiya Party, on 16 charges, including genocide, torture, murder and rape during the Liberation War in 1971.
Qaisar, now 73, formed a group named “Qaisar Bahini” with 500 to 700 men, who committed crimes against humanity in Habiganj and Brahmanbaria during the War of Independence of the country, according to prosecution. Read the rest of this entry »