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Samrat taken back to jail after hospital release

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Samrat was discharged from the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases or NICVD around 12 pm on Saturday and taken back to Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj, said jail official ... Read More


Police arrest BUET student with alleged links to Abrar murder in Uttara

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Moaz Abu Horaira was apprehended in Uttara's sector No. 14 around 11 am on Saturday, said DMP Deputy Commissioner Md Masudur Rahman. Moaz is an electric and electronic engineering (... Read More


Former student leaders fear BUET politics ban will fuel Islamism

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Besides the ban, Vice-Chancellor Saiful Islam announced temporary expulsion of 19 students with suspected ties to the murder of student Abrar Fahad in keeping with the demands of pro... Read More


Abrar murder protesters set five conditions for BUET admission tests

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- The protesters want written and detailed assurances that their previous demands would be met. The demonstrators have set five conditions to allow admission tests scheduled for Oct 1... Read More


Onion prices rise again in Dhaka after brief fall

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- The cooking ingredient was being sold in Dhaka's retail markets at Tk 90 to 95 per kilogram with a rise by up to Tk 20 per kg. The prices skyrocketed to cross Tk 100 from Tk 60 to 7... Read More


Suspect in BUET student Abrar murder case arrested in Sylhet

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police apprehended Majedul Islam in Sylhet's Shah Kiron area around 4 am on Thursday, said DMP's Deputy Commissioner (Media) Masudur Rahman... Read More


Who is carrying the thalassaemia bomb?

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- A little patient of mine came to me on her father's lap. The two years old was a case of thalassaemia, a genetic disease of blood. She needs regular blood transfusion and also some c... Read More


Hedge funds sell more oil as economic outlook worsens

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- Hedge funds sold petroleum futures and options for the second week running as the post-attack bounce in oil prices evaporated and attention shifted to the deteriorating condition of ... Read More


Iran thrill female fans amid Asian qualifying goal rush

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- Striker Karim Ansarifard scored four times and Sardar Azmoun netted a hat-trick for Iran who claimed a second straight win in Group C. The game at the Azadi Stadium, however, was as... Read More


Omera signs MoU with Bitopi for Bangladesh's 'largest' rooftop solar system

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- Once installed, this would be the largest solar power system in the country, according to a press release. Omera is a subsidiary of East Coast Group. The signing ceremony was held ... Read More