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    Independent commission must to probe law enforcers’ crimes

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2021

    OVER a hundred Supreme Court lawyers coming to file a public interest litigation writ petition seeking a court directive to the government for establishing an...

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    Grabbers choke Dhaka footpaths

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:22pm on January 22, 2021

    Grabbers have choked most city footpaths causing immense sufferings to pedestrians and creating traffic jams as the authorities concerned have remained indifferent to this worsening...

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    Government to enact law for speedy trial of land grabbers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on January 19, 2021

    The government will enact a new law to punish people through speedy trials for producing forged documents to grab public and private properties. In this...

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    Freedom fighters allege land grabbing by councillor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on December 23, 2020

    Four freedom fighters and their families on Tuesday made allegations of forcible occupation of land and death threats against the councillor of Ward 30 in...

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    Ashulia residents in panic for land grabbing

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2020

    The residents of Savar and Ashulia, on the outskirts of the capital, are in panic over the alleged land grabbing and other criminal activities by...

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    Khasis seek protection from land grabber

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:03am on November 23, 2020

    Leaders of the Khasi minority community in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar district seek effective steps to ensure safety of their lives and properties from an...

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    Minister orders no more lease of Bangladesh forest lands

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:23pm on November 22, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday directed the country’s eight divisional commissioners for taking measures not to lease out forestlands...

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    Land grabbing in Asia displaces ethnic minorities: UN expert

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:16am on September 09, 2020

    Ethnic minorities in Asia are facing massive displacement, destruction of their environment and rising poverty due to land-grabbing, said a UN human rights expert. ‘Large-scale...

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    Grabbers occupy road defying govt order

    United News of Bangladesh . Jhenaidah | Updated at 01:40am on August 08, 2020

    One hundred families of Samanta village in Jhenaidah’s Maheshpur upazila are suffering after some locally influential people constructed a house on a road. Sources said...

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    Railway to cultivate on unused lands for preventing grabbing

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 10:18pm on May 08, 2020

    Bangladesh Railway has taken an initiative of cultivating vegetables on its unused land in the station areas to prevent grabbing of lands. In a notice...