Rajshahi, Bangladesh Newswire

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  1. Fighting terror tops agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Daily Star

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the conference at the Prime Minister's Office on July 26. The photo is taken from PMO website. Hot on the heels of two grisly militant attacks and amid fear of further strikes, the government will focus on the fight against militancy in the four-day annual conference of deputy commissioners.

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  2. New 'attack plan foiled' in RajshahiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Daily Star

    A plan to carry out terror attacks in Rajshahi was thwarted yesterday, as intelligence and law enforcement agencies played a proactive role, claim police. "We had intelligence reports that militants would attack some important establishments in the Rajshahi metropolitan area and some other parts of the district.

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  3. BSF kills Bangladeshi national along Rajshahi borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Daily Star

    A Bangladeshi national was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force in Char Kanaipara border area in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi early today. The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam, 30, son of Kadam Ali of the area and was a cattle trader.

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  4. Freedom fighter Shirin Banu passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Daily Star

    In 1971, Shirin Banu Mitil was a thin girl with short hair, but had no shortage of spirit to liberate the country from the claws of Pakistan. She in her 20s disguised herself as a man to fight against the Pakistan army.

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  5. A marine engr, he 'left for Iraq to join IS'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Daily Star

    Marine Engineer Najibullah Ansari, who was working at a foreign ship, had been missing for one and a half years. He stopped communicating with his family since January last year after sending a message to his younger brother's Facebook account where he said he was "going to Iraq to join ISIS".

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  6. Natural fish resources see drastic declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Daily Star

    Back in 1967 when the country attained self-sufficiency in fish production, the haors of Sunamganj produced one lakh tonnes of fish a year. Forty-eight years later, the country saw a drastic fall in the production of this natural resource, as only 22,692 tonnes of fish was collected from these haors in 2014-15 fiscal, said Chief Scientific Officer of Bangladesh Fish Research Institute Khalilur Rahman, quoting Fisheries Resource Survey System of 2016.

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  7. 8 arrested for graftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Daily Star

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday arrested eight people, including two employees of the Department of Immigration and Passports , from different parts of the country for their alleged involvement in corruption. They were held from the capital's Segunbagicha area after two cases were filed against them with Sher-e-Bangla Police Station in connection with issuing fake government official passport, confirmed ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya.

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  8. DL Roy Patriotism to the foreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Daily Star

    Way back in 1993, I was presented a rare audio cassette with an original song by Dilip Kumar Roy, a celebrated singer of the 1930s and son of the illustrious DL Roy. The cassette was given to me by Dr. Khan who had driven all the way from Ohio to Pennsylvania with the cassette.

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  9. Peace School in Bangladesh renamed Legend AcademyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Newkerala.com

    Dhaka, July 18 : The hoarding of 'Peace School and College', reportedly managed by Jamaat-e-Islami supporters at Rajshahi in Bangladesh, has been changed into 'Legend Academy'. Rajshahi Metropolitan Police spokesman Ifte Khayer Alam said the school changed the signboard on Friday , bdnews24.com reported on Monday.

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  10. Bangladesh announces reward for militants who return to normal lifeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Newkerala.com

    Dhaka, July 18 : Days after the Dhaka cafe siege and a terror attack on an Eid congregation, the Bangladesh forces conducted a search in Bogra in Rajshahi district to locate militant training camps and also announced Taka 10 lakh reward for any militant who would return to normal life. The joint forces conducted searches in different areas of Dhunot and Sariakandi upazillas in Bogra in search of militant training camps.

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  11. Bangladesh: Machete-wielding men attack Sufi Muslims in border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | DNA India

    Three elderly Sufi Muslims, including two women, were attacked on Sunday in their sleep by unidentified machete-wielding men in western Bangladesh's border town with India and suffered critical injuries in the latest in a spate of deadly attacks on religious minorities in the Muslim- majority nation. Eight to 10 assailants attacked several 'bauls' around midnight with sharp weapons and iron rods at their 'Akhra' at Ektarpur village, some 240 kms from Dhaka, local media reported.

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  12. Three Baul singers attacked with iron rods in BangladeshRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Newkerala.com

    Dhaka, July 17 : Three elderly Baul singers, including two women, were attacked with iron rods by unidentified miscreants in a village in Bangladesh's Chuadanga district early on Sunday, said the police. The three elderly Sufi singers were critically injured and were being treated at a local hospital, bdnews24.com reported.

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  13. 3 Sufi Muslims attacked in Bangladesh; criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | India.com

    Dhaka, Jul 17: Three elderly Sufi Muslims, including two women, were today attacked in their sleep by unidentified machete-wielding men in western Bangladesh's border town with India and suffered critical injuries in the latest in a spate of deadly attacks on religious minorities in the Muslim- majority nation. Eight to 10 assailants attacked several 'bauls' around midnight with sharp weapons and iron rods at their 'Akhra' at Ektarpur village, some 240 kms from here, local media reported.

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  14. Professor,2 others arrested over links to Dhaka terror attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | India.com

    Dhaka, Jul 17 : Acting deputy vice chancellor of a private university has been arrested here along with two others for sheltering militants who carried out Bangladesh's worst terror attack at a cafe in which 22 people were killed by suspected Islamic State militants. "North South University's acting pro-VC Gias Uddin Ahsan was arrested yesterday for renting out a flat to the attackers of Holey Artisan Bakery," said Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police .

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  15. Professor, Two Others Arrested Over Links to Dhaka Terror AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Outlook

    Acting deputy vice chancellor of a private university has been arrested here along with two others for sheltering militants who carried out Bangladesh's worst terror attack at a cafe in which 22 people were killed by suspected Islamic State militants. "North South University's acting pro-VC Gias Uddin Ahsan was arrested yesterday for renting out a flat to the attackers of Holey Artisan Bakery," said Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police .

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  16. BCL desire all too disturbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Daily Star

    Relatives and friends of the victims of Holey Artisan attack, along with people from all walks of life, paid tribute to the departed souls with flowers at the entrance of Road 79 in Gulshan diplomatic zone of Dhaka on July 3, 2016. Star file photo So politics is going to enter the private universities, which so far remains outside the realm of student politics that has emerged so acrimonious and often violent.

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  17. Opinion: Is BCL a panacea for militancy in private universities? Not at allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Daily Star

    Relatives and friends of the victims of Holey Artisan attack, along with people from all walks of life, pay tribute to the departed souls with flowers at the entrance of Road 79 in Gulshan diplomatic zone of Dhaka on July 3, 2016. Photo: Shaheen Mollah So politics is going to enter the private universities, which so far remains outside the realm of student politics that has emerged so acrimonious and often violent.

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  18. Keep watch on your kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Daily Star

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged all, including parents, teachers and government officials, to remain vigilant about the movements of their children to prevent them from getting derailed. "The people of the country are pious, but not bigots.

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  19. Bangla Bhai's close aide jailed in RajshahiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Daily Star

    Law enforcers claimed to have detained a member of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh at Bagmara upazila of Rajshahi today. The detainee Abdus Sattar, a teacher of Jatragachhi Madrassah, is said to be a close aide of executed JMB leader Siddiqur Rahman alias Bangla Bhai, said Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of Bagmara Police Station.

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  20. BTRC asked to remove controversial videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Daily Star

    A police investigation has revealed that sermons of at least three local Islamic preachers encouraged some youths to get involved in militancy. Following analysis of the confessional statements of detained militants, Director General of Police Bureau of Investigation Banaj Kumar Mazumder in a letter recommended last month that the police headquarters take steps to remove all their sermon videos from YouTube, said sources.

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