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  • Treat schizophrenics early, urge psychiatrists, rights workers

    October 9, 2014 5:30 PM 17

    Stigma is the “biggest problem” that people with schizophrenia face in Bangladesh, psychiatrists and mental health rights workers told before the World Mental Health Day on Friday. This year, the day is observed with the theme “living with schizophrenia”. Begum’s doctor who cannot be quoted to maintain patient’s confidentiality said her husband

  • Burglar does BRAC Bank twice!

    October 9, 2014 4:54 PM 25

    Raja Mia, 45, was in jail for 18 months for a heist in a BRAC Bank branch in Shukrabad under the residential Hotel Nid Mahal. On Friday and Thursday RAB arrested seven men in Dhaka, Narayanganj and Munshiganj with about a fourth of the Tk 19.6 million loot that took place on Sept 26. Raja Mia was arrested a day earlier. In Jan 2008, he was involved in the theft

  • জেএমবির সাথে ভারতীয় সংযোগ ॥ আগেও তথ্য দিয়েছিল বাংলাদেশ

    October 9, 2014 4:53 PM 10

    গত ৮ অক্টোবর কলকাতার আনন্দবাজার পত্রিকায় প্রকাশিত প্রতিবেদনে বলা হয়, “পশ্চিমবঙ্গে শাসক দলের আশ্রয়ে মৌলবাদীদের ডেরার যে তালিকা বাংলাদেশের গোয়েন্দারা ভারতকে দিয়েছিল, তাতে একেবারে গোড়ার দিকেই ছিল বর্ধমান শহরের নাম। বাংলাদেশ সরকারের এক শীর্ষ সূত্র এ খবর দিয়ে জানাচ্ছেন, রাজশাহীতে বিভিন্ন সময়ে ধরা পড়া মৌলবাদীদের জেরা করেই বর্ধমান শহরের কোথাও বাংলাদেশি জঙ্গিদের

  • All quiet in Dhaka

    October 9, 2014 4:46 PM 19

    Three days after the festivals have ended, the capital still wears a deserted look. There will be the usual weekend holidays just two working days after the Eid and Durga Puja -- so the maddening rush of people coming back from home to work is yet to start. But transport operators apprehend the rush back home to intensify from Friday. "People have started

  • Another Ekram murder suspect arrested in Chittagong

    October 9, 2014 4:10 PM 15

    RAB-7 Public Relations Officer ASP Saheda Sultana told ‘Ruti Sohel’ was detained from the main entrance of Chittagong Medical College and Hospital on Thursday afternoon. Another accused in the case, Abidul Islam, arrested earlier said during RAB interrogation that Sohel had supplied the arms used to kill Ekram, also President of the ruling

  • DCCs fail on promise to clean up Dhaka

    October 9, 2014 3:54 PM 39 visited several localities under DCC North and South after the deadline was over and found evidence of negligence and failure to clean up. Both DCC North and South started their clean-up effort at 2 pm on Oct 6. The drive was scheduled to end at 2pm on Oct 8. moved around Mohakhali, Banani, Kakoli, Uttara and Mirpur under DCC North

  • Consider favourably: Bangladesh to US in GSP review

    October 9, 2014 3:26 PM 17

    Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin made the request on Wednesday while meeting the US Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Michael Froman at the latter’s office in Washington. It was the first meeting between the two after Ziauddin took charge in Washington as Bangladesh ambassador recently. During the meeting, both of them discussed issues related to trade

  • White off-duty policeman shoots and kills black teen in St. Louis

    October 9, 2014 2:10 PM 14

    Police said the 18-year-old was armed and fired three shots while he was being chased by the officer, and they had recovered a gun at the scene. The youth was killed almost two months to the day since sometimes violent protests erupted in Ferguson after a white police officer shot dead unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown. In Wednesday's shooting

  • Nation pays respect to 'Bhasha Matin'

    October 9, 2014 2:02 PM 20

    His body was taken to the Dhaka Medical College morgue on Thursday afternoon where it was donated for medical students, after being kept at the central Shaheed Minar. At that historic spot at Amtola, police on Feb 21, 1951, had sprayed bullets on activists in a rally demanding Bangla as a national language of then Pakistan. Mourners on foot escorted

  • EU appeals against death penalty

    October 9, 2014 1:46 PM 15

    It made the appeal on Thursday ahead of the European and World Day against capital punishment to be observed on Oct 10. The EU bloc reaffirmed its total opposition to this form of punishment on the eve of the designated days. In a statement it also said that the abolition of capital punishment constituted “a crucial step” towards guaranteeing respect