Saturday, 02 Mar, 2024


22 more Jamaat leaders wanted for war crimes!

DHAKA: A fresh list is learnt have been prepared for detaining 22 more Jamaat stalwarts soon after the recent arrest of five of its top leaders, who are now facing trial in the war-crime tribunal.Competent sources told that the list prepared by the special branch of

Muhith scuttles BNP stand on credit deal with India

SAVAR: Finance Minister AMA Muhith Sunday said the main opposition BNP was opposing credit agreement with India for nothing but to stop foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country. While in power, Muhith said, the four-party alliance government had shut ways of investment.

Tripura power plant costs BD 2,000 trees

DHAKA: Bangladesh will have to cut down its around two thousand trees to make way for the construction of a proposed thermal power plant by India in its landlocked northeastern Tripura State.An allocation of Tk 3 lakh has been recommended for felling these trees in a bid to reconstruct

Bengal Tiger transfigured into white cat!

DHAKA: It’s a tale of a Royal Bengal Tiger transfiguring into a mewing white cat in front of the SAARC Fountain, one of the busiest points of the capital city. The national animal of the country appeared in the city in January this year during the South Asian Games. The Royal Bengal

Malkhana mired in miasma of mismanagement

DHAKA:  Evidences vital to disposal of the under-trial cases at Dhaka court lie mired in a miasma of mismanagement in its malkhana or storehouse, sources said.  In order to prove the offence in most cases, the prosecution largely depends on evidences with forensic proof.The

Drug traders change tricks of the trade

DHAKA: Illegal drugs are making inroad into the capital through newer and innovative tricks of the cross-border trade, according to latest findings. The drug traders become active again after a brief period in alert for administrative vigilance. As a result, the clandestine drug markets

ULFA leaders- urge: Don brand us as marauders by a pen-stroke

United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), the outlawed separatist group of the northeastern Indian state of Assam, has created a reign of terror in the Garo hills along greater Mymensingh frontier setting up their dens. Their hideouts are fortified with arsenals like AK-47, Uzi gun,

ULFA insurgentsÔÇÖ romance throws indigenous dames into quandary

DHAKA: Sabitri Hagidok, a Garo virgin of Mariamnagar under Jhenaigati upazila of frontier district Sherpur, married ULFA leader Ranjan Chowdhury alias Masud Ranjan Chowdury in 1998 after an uninterrupted romance of three years.  By now she has become mother of three children with Ranjan.

The horrors of ULFA reign over Garo Hill locals

DHAKA:  Locals are still haunted by the horror of ULFA hunt for 68 Arges grenades missing from their armory. In the middle of 2004, the Arges grenades were found missing from their Garo Hill haven and they held the indigenous youths responsible for the heist. The Indian separatists held

ULFA safe haven in border zone-booming arms trade

DHAKA: People under 26 police stations of Bangladesh bordering Meghalaya and Assam states of India have been held hostage by the Indian terrorist outfit ULFA through their visible presence in the area, unchallenged so long.Bordering 10 police stations of greater Mymensingh and 14 of

Military training at 13 ULFA camps in frontier Garo hills!

DHAKA: Indian separatist organization United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) seems to have established a sanctuary in the remote Garo Hill areas on the frontier in greater Mymensingh district by setting up training camps for its activists.Locals said military training has long been going

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