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Hearing on Khaleda Zia’s bail plea begins

Dhaka: The Supreme Court has begun the hearing on the leave-to-appeal petitions challenging BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail that the High Court granted her in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, on Tuesday morning. The four-member…

Eskaton double murder verdict today

Dhaka: A Dhaka court is scheduled to deliver its judgment today (Tuesday) in the New Eskaton double murder case filed against Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of ruling Awami League lawmaker Pinu Khan, will be delivered today. Judge Md Al Mamun…

Govt moves to settle long-pending cases

The government has taken initiatives to dispose of cases pending with different courts of the country for a long time. ‘We’ve taken some measures to expedite the disposal of long-pending cases… the results will be visible soon,’ said Law…

Man stabbed to death in capital city

Dhaka: A young man was stabbed to death in the capital city’s Dakkhin (south) Banasree on Monday night. The deceased is identified as Jakir, reports the UNB. Rahima, a local resident of Dakhin Banasree, told UNB that she saw a…

TIB worries about power plant in forest vicinity

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed deep concern over the initiative of setting up a coal-fired power plant at Tengragiri reserve forest in Barguna and Power Development Board’s (PDB) signing a power purchase agreement…

New York attorney general resigns amid abuse allegations

New York: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women’s issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late Monday that he would be resigning from…

Infant dies after mom wearing high-heels loses balance

A six-month-old infant died after his mother lost balance while wearing high heels. The woman, who was attending a wedding, accidentally dropped the baby from the first floor-based gallery. The infant suffered serious injuries and was…

Russia’s Putin sworn in for another six years in office

Moscow: Vladimir Putin was sworn in for another six years as Russian president on Monday. Standing in the Grand Kremlin Palace’s ornately-decorated Andreyevsky Hall with his hand on a gold-embossed copy of the constitution, Putin swore…