Politics

PM stresses religious education for children

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Emphasizing on religious education to keep the children far away from militancy, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said I think that it is the duty of the guardian to give time for their children. The guardian should give attention about religious education of their children. The Primer said this while addressing at program on the occasion of founding anniversary of Special ...

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Govt doesn’t want the unity: Hannan Shah

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Senior leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) said the government doesn’t want the unity to be formed in fear of losing power. It doesn’t want terrorism to be suppressed. He made the remark on Sunday at a discussion arranged by Voice of Democracy, a pro-BNP platform, at the Jatiya Press Club. ‘The country’s people are saying the government has failed ...

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DMP warns of attack to Ministers

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Following the deadly terrorist attacks in city’s Gulshan and Solakia Eidgah, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia has warned cabinet members by sending mobile SMS that they are in target of militant and radical groups. In his mobile SMS DMP Commissioner said, ‘Sir, ASSALAMUALAIKUM, Source received Intel that Militant group may carry out attack on any cabinet minister any ...

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2 JMB men held in Pabna

Members of Police in a drive arrested two members of the banned Islamist militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) along with zihadi books and hand bomb making materials at Palpara area in Sujanagar upazila of Panba district early hours of Sunday. The arrestees were identified as Md Sanaullah, 35, hailing from Gogonpur village of the upazila and Omar Faruk, 26, a ...

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Detectives failed to provide proper info: Ershad

The chairman of Jatiya Party (JaPa) Hussain Muhammad Ershad claimed that country’s Intelligence Agency have been failed to provide exact information over the militants attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan-2. Former President Ershad on Sunday made this comment at his own residence at Rangpur. He said, a few terrorists killed some innocent people but the intelligence agency didn’t get ...

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Niko graft case: SC fixes July 31 for hearing Khaleda’s petitions

The Supreme Court on Sunday fixed July 31 for hearing a leave-to-appeal petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking a stay on the trial in the Niko corruption case against her. Chamber Judge of the Appellate Division Justice Hasan Foez Siddique fixed the date. Khaleda Zia filed the petition in 2015 challenging a High Court verdict that had cleared ...

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Moudud wants govt to launch ‘united platform

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Sunday urged the government to float a ‘united platform’ with all to resist extremism and terrorism in the country. “A dangerous situation has been created now in the country due to the emergence of militancy and extremism. Our leader (Khaleda) has made a sincere call to the government for forging a national unity to ...

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Khaleda calls for unity to rid militancy

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today called the Gulshan cafe attack a “cowardly act” and urged for a national unity to rid Bangladesh from militancy. “All our achievement will go in vain if we cannot ensure security and eliminate militancy. Let us come forward, unite, forgetting all our differences,” she said. The former prime minister was speaking at a press conference ...

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Dhaka attack: Khaleda to address media in afternoon

In the wake of the hostage crisis at a Gulshan café, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has called an emergency standing committee meeting this afternoon, to be followed by a press conference. Syrul Kabir Khan, a member of Khaleda’s media wing, said the party chief will hold an emergency meeting with the standing committee members at 3:00pm at hers Gulshan’s party ...

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Govt not sincere on forming unity against militancy: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today alleged the government is not sincere to forge national unity to tackle militancy in the country. “Our chairperson [Khaleda Zia] has already called for a national unity to rid Bangladesh from present crisis,” he told journalists after paying homage to the victims of Dhaka attack. “But the government doesn’t want it that’s ...

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Khaleda has no SIM: Tarana

An Awami League leader recently called the former prime minister ‘irresponsible’ for not re-registering her connection by submitting biometric details. Tarana was at a meeting with representatives of mobile-phone operators on Sunday when reporters asked her about the status of Khaleda’s SIMs. “As far as I know, she has no SIM cards registered. Maybe she uses others’ phones to communicate. “She did ...

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Process underway to hand over bodies of foreign hostages: ISPR

Bangladesh Army today said a process was underway for quick handover of the bodies of 17 slain foreign hostages under disposal of respective embassies while relatives in Dhaka took away the bodies of three other victims of Friday night’s terror attack. “Some state level formalities are there to hand over their (foreigners) bodies . . . the process is underway ...

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