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  • RMG worker allegedly raped

    A teenage garment worker was allegedly raped by her coworker in Dakkhin Khan area in Dhaka yesterday, police said.

  • HC rule asks why govt shouldn't pay Tk 1cr to Jisan's family

    The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks why it should not be ordered to pay Tk 1 crore compensation to the family of five-year-old Jisan, who died after falling into a ditch in the capital's Adabar area in March this year.

  • Orgs working on Rohingyas need training by PSVI experts

    The British government should dispatch criminal law specialists from the UK team of Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) to train the Bangladeshi organisations that are documenting statements of Rohingya survivors, says a new report.

  • Why no damages for Nizam's family

    The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why they should not be ordered to pay Tk 1 crore in compensation to the family of Dhaka Tribune official Nizam Uddin.

  • Habiganj SP directed to settle issue

    The High Court has directed the superintendent of police (SP) of Habiganj to dispose of an application submitted for providing security to the Hindu people of Sunaru village in Baniachang upazila of Habiganj.

  • MJF condemns killings of two Tripura girls

    Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) yesterday strongly condemned the killings of two teenage girls at Tripura Polli in Sitakunda of Chittagong on May 18.

  • Compensation order stayed

    The Supreme Court yesterday stayed the High Court order that had directed two bus operators to provide Tk 1 crore in compensation to the family of Rajib Hossain.

  • Khulna polls saw 'peaceful rigging'

    As the recent Khulna City Corporation elections were marked by "peaceful rigging", there is no scope to term it free, fair and flawless, Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) said yesterday.

  • Battle of banners

    Long before the election of Rajshahi City Corporation, the incumbent mayor and his predecessor have got involved in conflict over hanging campaign banners.

  • Rohingyas rally for elephants

    The International Day for Biological Diversity was marked in Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong refugee camp yesterday, highlighting work by UNHCR and IUCN to prevent elephant-human conflict and promoting environmental awareness.

  • Ctg hospital disposes body of newborn in dumpster

    A private hospital in the port city dumped the body of a newborn "without consent of the guardians" yesterday morning, in an instance of grave professional misconduct.

  • Giving South Sudan a lifeline

    Road communication is key to growth and development. But they are much more than that in South Sudan, which has been embroiled in a bloody civil war since its independence in 2011.

  • Vegetables, meat pricier

    Prices of vegetables and meat have soared in kitchen markets despite no reasonable change in wholesale prices in the port city.

  • Writ challenges legality of vandalism case against 103 BNP men

    BNP mayor candidate of Gazipur city corporation election (GCC) Hasan Uddin Sarker today files a writ petition with the High Court, challenging the legality of the proceedings of a vandalism case against 103 BNP men.

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    HC fines lawyer Eunus Ali for filing meritless writ

    The High Court today fines Advocate Eunus Ali Akond, a Supreme Court lawyer, Tk 5,000 for moving a writ petition as public interest litigation without having any merit and substance before the court.

  • RMG worker raped in Dhaka's Dakkhin Khan

    A ready made garment worker aged around 14 years was allegedly raped by her coworker in Dakkhin Khan area of Dhaka, police say.

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    Why shouldn’t compensate Tk 1 crore to Jisan’s family: HC

    The High Court today issues a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks why it should not be ordered to give Tk 1 crore as compensation to the family of five-year-old Jisan, who died after falling into a ditch in Dhaka’s Adabar area in March this year.

  • Bangladesh High Court.

    Why shouldn’t compensate Tk 1 crore to Jisan’s family: HC

    The High Court today issues a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks why it should not be ordered to give Tk 1 crore as compensation to the family of five-year-old Jisan, who died after falling into a ditch in Dhaka’s Adabar area in March this year.

  • Bangladesh High Court.

    Why shouldn’t compensate Tk 1 crore to Jisan’s family: HC

    The High Court today issues a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks why it should not be ordered to give Tk 1 crore as compensation to the family of five-year-old Jisan, who died after falling into a ditch in Dhaka’s Adabar area in March this year.

  • Khulna City Corporation election-Shujan

    Peaceful rigging marked KCC elections: Shujan

    As the recent Khulna City Corporation elections were marked by “peaceful rigging”, there is no scope to term it free, fair and flawless, Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) says.

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    1 killed as bus falls into ditch in Dhaka

    A bus carrying 44 passengers fall into a ditch in Khilgaon area of Dhaka, killing at least one passenger and injuring several others.

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    ‘Why Dhaka Tribune official’s family will not be compensated’

    The High Court issues a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why they should not be asked to pay Tk 1 crore compensation to the family of a Dhaka Tribune official who was killed in a road accident on May 18.

  • SC stays HC order asking bus owners to pay Tk 1cr to Rajib’s family

    The Supreme Court stays the High Court order that directed two bus owners to give Tk 1 crore to the family of Rajib Hossain, who was killed in a road accident last month, and also asked the HC to form an independent committee to assess the liabilities for the accident.

  • Golam Rasul's death anniv today

    Today is the 12th death anniversary of Golam Rasul Mallik, a freedom fighter and former chief editor of now-defunct Eastern News Agency.

  • War crimes convict dies at RMCH

    A war crimes convict of Chapainawabganj died at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital early yesterday.

  • Worker dies from electrocution

    A construction worker died from electrocution in an under construction building in Hathazari upazila of Chittagong yesterday.

  • Chhatra Union gets new committee

    Nazir Amin Chowdhury Joy and Ariful Islam Anik have been made president and general secretary respectively of Bangladesh Chhatra

  • Abu Siddik passes away

    Abu Siddik from Narsingdi died of kidney failure at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, aged 62.

  • HC stays teachers' recruitment process

    The High Court yesterday stayed for four months the process of recruiting teachers for seven departments of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR).

  • SC order on compensation today

    The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday deferred the date for passing an order on two petitions challenging the High Court order that directed

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