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Five militants to walk gallows By Other | Last Updated: 17th February, 2021, 00:00

A Dhaka court has sentenced five members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam, including its alleged kingpin Major (sacked) Syed Ziaul Haque alias Zia, to death and another one to life imprisonment…

Five militants to walk gallows

DNCC brings modern equipment for dust control in city DNCC brings modern equipment for dust control in city

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Militant kingpin Zia still traceless Militant kingpin Zia still traceless

Sacked army major Syed Ziaul Haque alias Zia, the alleged kingpin of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam who has been sentenced to death for killing blogger Avijit Roy and publisher Faisal Arefin…


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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called upon the people to remain alert to any conspiracy to thwart her government’s efforts to build Bangladesh as a prosperous country. “There…

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Asia
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Popular Dhallywood actress Shabnom Bubly has returned to acting after a two-year hiatus. Now, the actress will be seen in the movie ‘Chokh’. Bubly also signed a deal with the production…

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