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Torture is torture everywhere By | Last Updated: 22nd October, 2015, 00:00

United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture Juan E Méndez has urged governments across the world not to allow a vacuum of human rights protection even when they act beyond their borders, reports…

Torture is torture everywhere

‘Formulate labour laws to accelerate economic growth’ ‘Formulate labour laws to accelerate economic growth’

CHITTAGONG: Making all the concerned aware, the newer sections of labour laws can help to carryout production…


11 witnesses testify again 11 witnesses testify again

Sylhet: Eleven witnesses testified again before a court here on Wednesday in the teenage boy Rajon murder…


Climate change economist anticipating challenges beyond Paris Climate change economist anticipating challenges beyond Paris

The lead author of the 2006 Stern Review on the economics of climate change says that although there…


No parliamentary election until 2019, Maya reminds BNP No parliamentary election until 2019, Maya reminds BNP

Relief and disaster management minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya has reminded the BNP of not…


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BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan alleged that conspiracies are being hatched to keep…


PCJSS hails hill people PCJSS hails hill people

Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS) thanked the inhabitants of three hill districts –…


Three more testify in Kibria murder case Three more testify in Kibria murder case

Sylhet: Three more witnesses made their deposition before a tribunal here on Wednesday in the ex-Finance…


Five policemen among six sued for killing man Five policemen among six sued for killing man

KHULNA: Six people, including five policemen of Jessore Sadar Police Station were sued in charge of…


Book publication ceremony held at DIU Book publication ceremony held at DIU

A publication ceremony of a book styled ‘Dementia, a Public Health Problem among Elderly People’…


Banchharampur University College freshers get reception Banchharampur University College freshers get reception

A reception was given to the freshers of XI, degree and honours at Banchharampur University College…


Factory worker found dead at workplace Factory worker found dead at workplace

A furniture factory employee was stabbed to death inside the factory in the city’s Jatrabari on…


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Highest temp. 35.20 Celsius at (Jessore) and lowest temp. 20.90 Celsius at (Srimangal). Sun sets today:…


Unidentified HIV patients pose big infection risk: Experts Unidentified HIV patients pose big infection risk: Experts

Around 6,000 patients living with HIV/AIDS across the country remained unidentified due to lack of adequate…


Don’t renew Biman MD’s job contract, says JS body Don’t renew Biman MD’s job contract, says JS body

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry on Wednesday suggested the…


Four killed in N’ganj road accident Four killed in N’ganj road accident

Three passengers of an auto-rickshaw and its driver were killed when an unspecified vehicle hit the…


Medical college admission seekers to hold solidarity rally tomorrow Medical college admission seekers to hold solidarity rally tomorrow

Demonstrating medical college admission-seekers on Wednesday announced their next course of action to…


Viqarunnisa teacher Parimal denies rape charges Viqarunnisa teacher Parimal denies rape charges

Sacked teacher of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College Parimal Joydhar on Wednesday pleaded not guilty…


Abducted boy rescued, three Rohingyas held Abducted boy rescued, three Rohingyas held

CHITTAGONG: Police rescued a minor boy seven days after his abduction and arrested three members of…


Korean Embassy issues travel notice Korean Embassy issues travel notice

The Korean Embassy here on Wednesday issued a travel notice on the occasion of two festivals - Ashura…


Five factories fined Tk 2.7m for pollution Five factories fined Tk 2.7m for pollution

The Department of Environment (DoE) has fined five washing factories in the capital’s Rupnagar…


TIB cartoon  competition TIB cartoon competition

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has announced an anti-corruption photo contest, marking…


WHY the footbridge for? WHY the footbridge for?

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Chemlube Limited CEO awarded Chemlube Limited CEO awarded

Ishtiaque Abedin, managing director and CEO of Chemlube Limited, was honoured with a special award from…


Seminar on journalism held at AIUB Seminar on journalism held at AIUB

A seminar tilted “Contemporary Ethical and Legal Challenges for Journalists” was held at…


Transport strike demanding ban on illegal 3-wheelers Transport strike demanding ban on illegal 3-wheelers

KHULNA: Jessore Road Transport Association on Tuesday declared an indefinite strike from November 10…

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