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Tuesday, 21 October, 2014
Arrest warrant issued against 9 people including Khoka         Violence kills a child every five minutes : Unicef        Close medical coaching centres till Friday : Ministry         HRW urges govt to end impunity for RAB men        Hurting religious sentiments : Khaleda sued         

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  •    Bus collision kills 20 in Natore

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Human Rights Watch has said that the Bangladeshi government should order an independent investigation and prosecute members of the Rapid Action Battalion ...
Court Correspondent
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was on Tuesday sued for hurting religious sentiments through her remarks.

AB Siddique, president of Jananetri Parishad, a pro-Awami ...
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A Dhaka court on Tuesday issued a warrant of arrest against 9 people, including BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka, in a case ...
Observer Online Desk
BNP Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas and Juba Dal president Syed Moyazzem Hossain Alal sat with the leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi ...
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WASHINGHTON: Monica Lewinsky has said she "fell in love" with Bill Clinton during a tearful speech describing the pain of being made ...
Indian Vice President and Rajya Sabha Speaker Hamid Ansari and Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury have put emphasis on ...
A violation of HC's rule and PM's order
Ganajagaran Mancha brought out a procession on Sunday
Twitter launches new music app
Matamuhuri River now turns into a virtual playground
A woman drying up tannery waste to be used as poultry and fish feed
Observance of Sheikh Russell's 50th birth anniversary
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A child is killed by violence every five minutes in the world, a leading charity says, calling for new targets to end ...
Terming the barbaric killing of Sheikh Russell on the fateful night of August 15, 1975 as the saddest side of the carnage, ...

Observer Special

Environmentalists, city planners raise alarm
Mizanur Rahman
The use of tinted glass walls or panes in high-rise buildings in the capital goes unabated, overlooking environment and other concerns.
Such ...
Jibon Islam
The first month (July) of the current fiscal year of 2014-2015 saw some surplus in trade but in August it marked a ...
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In an attempt to make the upcoming medical admission test 'more transparent', the Health Ministry has asked the coaching centres to remain ...
Observer Online Desk
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Judge Thokozile Masipa, issuing the ruling ...
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Anti Corruption Commission on Tuesday filed case against former Housing and Works state minister Mannan Khan’s wife Syeda Hasina Sultana for amassing ...
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Four organizations burned the effigy of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Haque in front of Jatiya Press Club in the ...
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BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday alleged that some ‘government agents’ have involved in vandalizing party’s Naya Paltan ...

National

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A Dhaka court on Tuesday issued a warrant of arrest against 9 people, including BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka, in a case ...
Observer Online Desk
BNP Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas and Juba Dal president Syed Moyazzem Hossain Alal sat with the leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi ...

International

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WASHINGHTON: Monica Lewinsky has said she "fell in love" with Bill Clinton during a tearful speech describing the pain of being made ...
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Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive of French oil company Total, has died in an air crash in Moscow.

Airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova ...

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Our Correspondent
PATUAKHALI : Police detained two students of Kalaiya School in Baufal upazila from their classroom on Tuesday for carrying a sharp weapon.

Students ...
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RANGPUR: An indefinite transport strike, called by district Motor Workers’ Union, entered into second day on Tuesday following an attack on a ...
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BOGRA: A local leader of Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) was killed in a road accident at Palsa area in Sadar upazila on ...

Commentary

A F Salahuddin Ahmed (1922-2014)
He was probably the last of our illustrious men who swore fealty to old values. In Professor AF Salahuddin Ahmed's death, it is once again a slicing away of tradition, of the heritage he and ...

Sports

India have suspended all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to withdraw from their visit to India last ...
Observer Online Desk
India's cricket chiefs on Tuesday suspended future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision last week to abandon their visit ...

Business

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Bangladesh has sought support from the United States to help readymade garment (RMG) industry move forward.

The issue came up for discussions during ...
Denim expo begins in city

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Coats plc, the world's leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, will open an art zips factory in Chittagong. The company announced this on Sunday in a function to mark its 25 years of ...
The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) have been awarded at the 110-year celebration of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) held at Bangabandhu ...
RIYADH, Oct 20: Saudi Arabia's biggest bank has responded to criticism of its operations from Islamic scholars by pledging to convert itself into a full-fledged Islamic bank ...
RANGPUR, Oct 20: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Director General (DG) Dr Robert Stewart Zeigler has said Bangladesh has made a revolution in increasing rice production to ...
Analysts of London based international industry research organization have forecasted that Bangladesh's long term economic growth will be at an annual average rate of 6.3 per cent ...

The Group-B top favourite under-16 women's football team, Islamic Republic of Iran will face their Western Asian challenger Jordan National Under-16 Women's Football team today (Tuesday) in the at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
India under-16 will take on United Arab Emirate girls at 02:00 pm at the same venue.
Showing good form in their earlier meet, the Persians found splendid result as they blanked Emirate girls by 9-0 margin and beat India by 2-1. On the other ...
The Daily Observer registered a 5 wickets win over Dainik Sangram in their opening match of the DRU-Pepsi six-a-side media Cricket Tournament held at Maulana Bhashani Hockey ...
Sydney, Oct 20: Ben Dunk was named Monday as wicketkeeper for Australia in their Twenty20 series against South Africa, while veteran Shane Watson returns from injury.
Australia, captained ...
Barcelona, Oct 20: Barcelona begin the biggest week of coach Luis Enrique's brief reign in charge when Dutch champions Ajax visit the Camp Nou on Tuesday.
Enrique's men ...
There has been much publicity and concern about student mental health in recent months. This partly ...


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