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Fakhrul again shown arrested in one more case

DHAKA: BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday was shown arrested in one more case filed with Palton police station for violence during the opposition’s countrywide road blockage programme on December 9 last year. Share this:

‘It’s a move to sow of seeds of friendship’, PM says Russian academics

MOSCOW:  Describing her Moscow visit as an endeavor to sow the seeds of common friendship and collaboration with the Super Power, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said there are a number of areas where Bangladesh and Russia can engage for mutual benefits. Share this:

Mob kills five ‘robbers’ in Comilla

COMILLA: Five alleged robbers were killed in a mob beating during a robbery while a boy was killed in firing by the robbers at Monohorganj upazila of Comilla early Wednesday. Share this:

Pakistan cleric propels protest into third day

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani protesters rallied for a third day Wednesday in the largest political demonstration seen for years in the capital, calling on the government to quit after the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister. Share this:

Stocks open positive

DHAKA: Stocks were traded higher in opening Wednesday. Share this:

Pakistan foreign minister says India ‘warmongering’

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Tuesday that India is “warmongering” over deadly clashes in disputed Kashmir but that the two sides had to hold peace talks. Share this:

France to stay in Mali until stability restored

BAMAKO/DUBAI: France pledged on Tuesday to keep troops in Mali until stability returned to the West African country, raising the specter of a long campaign against al Qaeda-linked rebels who held their ground despite a fifth day of air strikes. Share this:

Dozens killed in blasts at Syria university

BEIRUT: Twin blasts ripped through a university campus in Syria’s largest city on Tuesday as students were taking exams, setting cars alight, blowing the walls off dormitory rooms and killing more than 80 people, according to anti-regime activists and a government official. Share this:

Left front called half-day hartal ends amid sporadic incidents

DHAKA: A countrywide half-day hartal (from 6am to 12pm), enforced by Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB), Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) and Ganatantrik Bam Morcha, ended with sporadic incidents Wednesday. Share this:

N-plant deal among three agreements signed with Russia

MOSCOW, JAN 15: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Bangladesh would procure military equipment worth US$ one billion from Russia under a deal Dhaka and Moscow signed on defence cooperation. Share this: