Laptops, tablets on airplanes: what’s the threat?

Great Britain and the United States have banned yesterday's laptops and tablets from the cockpit of flights from several countries in the Middle East and Maghreb. Restrictions are different in both countries and only Britain specified the maximum size of the authorized device – 16 by 9.3 centimeters (6.3 by 3.7 inches). Canadian and French […]

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Human trafficking: 9 rescued in Dhaka

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) rescued nine people while being illegally trafficked into Malaysia and Cyprus and arrested nine alleged traffickers of human beings. A Rab-3 team has recovered ransom money, a huge number of passports, fake visas and visa manufacturing materials, including fake rubber stamps while traveling in different areas, Including the […]

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No such place as home

There is an unknown discomfort the night before a woman marries. As she gets up and turns over on her bed, maybe in excitement, maybe with fear, she realizes with the heavy heart that this is the last time she will ever be Under the roof of her parents / family with the identity of […]

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Precious water for people in need

Even three months ago, Josna Biswas of Chalna municipality in Khulna’s Dakop upazila had to walk 1.5km twice a day to fetch two pitchers of water from the municipality pond. High salinity in surface and groundwater had become a major problem in┬áher area. On days when she could not collect water, her husband, Prodip Biswas, […]

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Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places

Google, which has seen a host of companies pull out commercials after their appearance alongside extremist content, said Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give businesses greater control . "We know advertisers do not want their ads to be next to content that does not fit their values," said Google's marketing manager Philipp Schindler […]

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Buriganga water shows signs of improvement

Whatever insignificant whatsoever, the quality of Buriganga water shows signs of improvement. It comes after some large tanneries that used to throw their waste in the moved river of Hazaribagh from the capital to Savar. Moreover, the operations of the other tanneries which have not yet moved remain suspended, which means that they do not […]

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5 ‘Neo JMB militants’ held in the capital

The Rapid Action Battalion claimed to have arrested yesterday five activists from a cell of the "Sarwar-Tamim Group" in charge of planning attacks on government institutions. The arrests were identified as Oliuzzaman alias Oli, 28, Anwarul Alam, 29, Saleh Ahmed Shis, 22, Md Mohon alias Mohsin, 20, and Abul Kashem, They were arrested while driving […]

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Fire at Dhaka RMG factory

A fire broke out at a Mirpur-1 ready-to-wear factory in Dhaka tonight. Informed, ten firefighters reached the place and dried up fire around 2 am, said the duty officer at the Fire Services and Civil Defense Control Room . The fire broke out around 12:42 on the fifth floor of the 10-storey building, said Nazrul […]

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Date to be fixed by jail authorities

The Supreme Court released its verdict confirming the death sentences of three Huji militants, including its leader Mufti Abdul Hannan, in the 2004 pomegranate attack case against the High Commissioner of United Kingdom to Bangladesh Anwar Chowdhury. The release of the verdict of the superior court which rejected the petitions for revision of the three […]

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Vandalism at Court: 15 lawyers jailed

A court jailed yesterday 15 lawyers, including the general secretary of the District Bar Association of Satkhira for committing havoc to the court for preventing the repression of women and children Satkhira in 2013. Judge Md Habibullah Mahmud of the Trial Court, Satkhira, imprisoned each of them for two and a half years and fined […]

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