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‘Ivy among 30 hurt’ as hawkers clash with Narayanganj mayor’s supporters

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Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy

At least 30 people were injured, five critically, as hawkers clashed with the followers of Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy in the city this afternoon. The NCC mayor also sustained minor injury in her leg during the clash, Ivy’s brother Ali Ahmed Ripon told our Narayanganj correspondent. The clash ensued after Ivy along with her followers went to Chashara area to oversee the illegal occupation on footpaths, said Saraf Uddin, assistant superintendent of police in Narayanganj.

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DNCC polls: Atiqul given AL ticket

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Atiqul Islam, former president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA)

Atiqul Islam, former president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), has been given Awami League’s ticket to contest the mayoral race in Dhaka North City Corporation by-polls scheduled for February 26. Awami League Local Government Nomination Board nominated Atiqul Islam as mayoral runner in the DNCC polls this evening through a meeting at the Gonobhaban with Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

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Militants killed in Nakhalpara den were JMB men: Rab

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suspected militant hideout at West Nakhalpara

Three “militants” who were killed during a Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) operation in Tejgaon area of Dhaka this morning were members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, said an official of the elite force. The bodies found inside the hideout were recovered and sent to Dhaka Medical College morgue, Mufti Mahmud Khan, director of Rab's legal and media wing, said at a press briefing at West Nakhalpara.

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Kandhalvi won’t attend Ijtema: DMP

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Maulana Saad Kandhalvi

Top scholar of Indian Tabligh-Jamaat Maulana Saad Kandhalvi will not attend the first phase of the 53rd Biswa Ijtema to be held from January 12-14. Quoting Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia, DMP Joint Commissioner Police Krishna Pada Roy informed Bangla daily Prothom Alo today. Earlier in the day, the DMP commissioner told The Daily Star that the government would decide on whether Maulana Saad Kandhalvi joins Ijtema.

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Govt to decide whether Saad Kandolvi to join Ijtema, says DMP

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The government will decide whether Indian maulana Saad Kandolvi will join Biswa Ijtema or not, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Thursday, reports UNB. Police have been providing security for maulana Saad as he is now staying at Kakrail Mosque, said deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Masudur Rahman, quoting DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia.

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Bangladeshi Akayed indicted in Manhattan attack

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A grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Bangladeshi man accused of attempting a suicide bombing in a busy New York City commuter hub in the name of Islamic State in December. Akayed Ullah, 27, faces charges that include supporting a foreign terrorist organisation, using a weapon of mass destruction and carrying out a terrorist attack against a mass transit system, according to an indictment filed in federal court in Manhattan. He faces life in prison if convicted, reports Reuters.

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DNCC mayoral by-polls Feb 26

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 DNCC mayoral by-polls Feb 26 

The by-polls for the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be held on February 26. The Election Commission made the announcement at 12 noon at the media centre of Nirbachan Bhaban in the city on Tuesday. The EC fixed January 18 as the last date for filing nomination paper while scrutiny will be held on January 21, 22.

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War trial verdict of 5 Moulvibazar accused tomorrow

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The International Crimes Tribunal-1 Logo

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver verdict tomorrow in a case filed against five Moulvibazar men for allegedly committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971. The three-member tribunal led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam today fixed the date 51 days after keeping the verdict waiting. The tribunal, earlier on November 20, completed hearing of closing arguments from the prosecution and the defence.

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PM asks police to take uncompromising stand against drug

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Lying emphasis on working unitedly to kick out militancy from the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has now urged the members of police force to take a stern and uncompromising stand against drugs. The Prime Minister made the call while addressing the high police officials at the international conference centre of Police Staff College on Tuesday, the second day of the Police Week-2018.

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Mobile court to continue operation until appeals' settlement

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The mobile court operation by executive magistrate will continue until settlement of three appeals filed by the government against the High Court verdict. A five-member bench of Appellate Division led by its acting Chief Justice Abdul Wahhab Miah on Tuesday fixed January 16 for next hearing as the state sought time.

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Work unitedly to root out terrorism, militancy: President

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President M Abdul Hamid called upon the countrymen to forge unity to build an exploitation-free 'Sonar Bangla' by uprooting terrorism and militancy from the society. “We have to work unitedly to root out terrorism and militancy from the society imbued with the spirit of Liberation War . . . Let’s honour the immeasurable sacrifice of the three million martyrs by expediting country’s democratic process and socioeconomic development,” the President said while addressing the inaugural session of 2018 of the 10th Parliament in Dhaka Sunday evening, reports BSS.

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Not ballot, Hasina's power source bullet: Khaleda

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Friday said the source of Sheikh Hasina's power is bullet, not the ballot. In a tweet, she said, "Not ballot but bullet is the source of Hasina’s power. Jan 5’s ‘disgraceful voterless poll’ is a cruel joke at our historic struggles for voting rights & back-stabbing our democratic progress."

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Rohingya: OIC rights body finds organised campaign of ethnic cleansing

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Rohingya: OIC rights body finds organised campaign of ethnic cleansing 

The OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) on Friday said the situation of Rohingyas carries the hallmark of an organised campaign of ethnic cleansing, which is a crime against humanity under international law and must be stopped by all means.

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BDR mutiny accused Torab Ali dies

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Former local Awami League leader Torab Ali, who was acquitted in the Peelkhana massacre trial, has died. He was among the 12 people acquitted from the charges by the High Court last year, reports bdnews24.com. Ali, who had served as the president of ruling party’s Hazarbagh Unit in Dhaka, was one of the two politicians convicted to life in prison by the trial court over the killings at Peelkhana during the 2009 BDR mutiny.

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4 hurt as helicopter crashes in Srimangal

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Four people were inured as a private helicopter crashed into Border Guard Bangladesh camp on Kalighat Road in Srimangal upazila of Moulvibazar on Wednesday. Srimangal Fire Service and Civil Defence fireman Zahir Hossain confirmed the incident.

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Khaleda placing arguments in court for 6th day

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is placing her arguments for the sixth day on Wednesday in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

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Capital punishment sought for Tarique, others in grenade attack cases

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Capital punishment sought for Tarique, others in grenade attack cases

Concluding its argument, the prosecution on Monday sought death penalty for BNP senior vice President Tarique Rahman and 48 other accused in the cases filed over the August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally in 2004. Syed Rezaur Rahman, the chief prosecutor of the case, sought the highest punishment after concluding the prosecution argument at the Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 while tribunal Judge Shahed Nur Uddin set Tuesday for starting the defence argument.

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