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    Sinha’s remarks clear govt jailed Khaleda influencing judiciary at gunpoint: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:29pm on September 20, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday claimed that former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s recent statements from abroad further cleared that the government jailed the party’s chairperson...

  • Debutant Hider rattles Afghan top-order

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:41pm on September 20, 2018

    Bangladesh got off to a positive start as debutant Abu Hider claimed two early wickets to hold Afghanistan to 44-3 in 13 overs in the...

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    Zia Charitable Graft trial to continue in Khaleda's absence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:57pm on September 20, 2018

    The Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-5 on Thursday decided to continue trial proceedings of Zia Charitable Trust graft case at old central jail in the absence...

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    Police foils left leaders march for fair election

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:24pm on September 20, 2018

    At least 20 left leaders and activists were injured on Thursday as police foiled an attempt of Left Democratic Alliance to lay siege to the...

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    Ganosamhati Andolon holds meet with Kamal Hossain

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:18am on September 20, 2018

    Left-leaning Ganosamhati Andolon leaders on Wednesday held a meeting with Gono Forum president Kamal Hossain to discuss the course of action to overcome the present...

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    I was forced to leave country Sinha tells BBC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:04am on September 20, 2018

    Former chief justice of Bangladesh Surendra Kumar Sinha in an interview to BBC Bangla said that he was forced by the government to leave the...

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    Khaleda wants to know from lawyers about her medical treatment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:59am on September 20, 2018

    Ailing former prime minister and BNP chairperson Khalea Zia on Wednesday wanted to know from her lawyers who met her in the Old Dhaka Central...

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    BNP leader Tariqul, 5 SC lawyers get bail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:42am on September 20, 2018

    The High Court on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail to Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Tariqul Islam and four Supreme Court lawyers in cases filed...

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    Companies, govt violating human rights: rights activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on September 20, 2018

    Unfair land acquisition and destruction of natural resources, entrenched gender inequality in wage differentials, low wages, child labour and weak monitoring and implementation of labour...

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    BNP leader Sohel remanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on September 20, 2018

    A metropolitan magistrate in Dhaka on Thursday remanded Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Habibun Nabi Khan Sohel for five-day in police custody in connection...