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Ulfa’s Barua now in China

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Ulfa's Barua now in China

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 »

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Jamaat leader ran over by bus in flee attempt

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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 »

Cops, BCL men attack RU students, 100 hurt

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Cops, BCL men attack RU students, 100 hurt

An armed attacker points his gun at the demonstrating students (not seen in the photo) of Rajshahi University on Sunday. Over 100 students of the university were injured as police charged batons and fired rubber bullets on the demonstrating students today.

Over 100 students of Rajshahi University were injured as police charged batons and fired rubber bullets on the demonstrating students today.

Of them, 18 people including eight journalists sustained rubber bullet wounds, reports our RU correspondent quoting witnesses. Read the rest of this entry »

Devotees seek peace at Akheri Munajat

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Devotees seek peace at Akheri Munajat

People continue to swarm the bank of Turag river in Tongi to join Akheri Munajat. This photo is taken from Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Gazipur in the morning.

Thousands of Muslims sought world peace, forgiveness and blessings for mankind and the Muslim Ummah as the second phase of Biswa Ijtema concluded today through the final supplication, Akheri Munajat. Read the rest of this entry »

Jamaat defers Monday’s hartal to Thursday

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Jamaat defers Monday's hartal to ThursdayJamaat-e-Islami has deferred its Monday’s countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal to Thursday citing reasons of second phase of Biswa Ijtema and Saraswati Puja.

The Ijtema will end Sunday while the puja will be celebrated on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

US to work with Hasina govt

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US to work with Hasina govtDespite disappointment of the January 5 general election, the US will continue to work with the government of Sheikh Hasina, says US Department of State.
“We continue to work – of course we will, but while at the same time making clear our concerns with the election,” said Marie Harf, deputy spokesperson of the US Department of State.
She was replying to a question on the new government of Bangladesh Read the rest of this entry »

US, EU urge talks for inclusive polls

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US, EU urge talks for inclusive polls
The US and EU envoys have expressed their deep disappointment at the boycotted January 5 polls and called for immediate talks for holding a free, fair and inclusive election.
US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena today said the international community is highly disappointed by the 10th parliamentary election which did not reflect the desire of Bangladeshi people.
“The election was not credible Read the rest of this entry »