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Cops' mission impossible Police see lethal arms in the hands of peaceful protesters, sue 140/150 for murder attempt; 4 detainees sent to jail

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Cops' mission impossible

It was a peaceful protest procession. The participants were hardly a hundred odd youths who thought the unceremonious removal of Lady Justice's statue from the Supreme Court premises at the ungodly hours didn't go well with the country's secular fabric. Sparse onlookers on a Friday morning who witnessed the march advancing towards the capital's Doel Chattar saw no brick chips or sticks, let alone any arms, in the hands of the protesters.

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7 grenades, 3 bombs, 3 suicide vests found in Savar ‘militant den’

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7 grenades, 3 bombs, 3 suicide vests found in Savar ‘militant den’

Law enforcers recovered seven grenades, three bombs and three suicide vests from a ‘militant den’ in Namagenda area here, on the outskirts of the capital, on Saturday. A bomb disposal unit of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) resumed their operation at the suspected militant hideout in a six-storey under-construction building around 10:40 am, said Dhaka district police Superintendent Shah Mizan Shafiur Rahman at a press briefing after the end of the drive around 2:30pm.

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Statue Removal: 4 protesters land in jail

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Statue Removal: 4 protesters land in jail

A court here on Saturday sent four people, arrested during protests against the removal of the statue of Greek goddess from the Supreme Court premises, to jail in a case filed for attempting to kill police and obstructing them from performing their duties. The accused are Chhatra Union central committee general secretary Liton Nandi, its Dhaka College unit president Morshed Ali, its Lalbag thana unit organising secretary Al Amin Hossain Joy and Udichi Shilpigosthi leader Arif Noor.

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Blasts heard as cops resume operation at Savar ‘militant dens’

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Blasts heard as cops resume operation at Savar ‘militant dens’

Sound of nine explosions have been heard as law enforcers resumed operation at two suspected militant hideouts in Genda area of Savar this morning. The explosions were heard between 12:10pm and 1:57pm after a bomb disposal unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) around 10:45am broke into a room of one of the suspected militant dens on the first floor of a six-storey building, reports our Savar correspondent. “The SWAT team is also on the way,” said Assistant Superintendent of Savar Circle Police Mahbubur Rahman.

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Bombs, bomb making substance recovered from Savar militant den

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Bombs, bomb making substance recovered from Savar militant den

Police recovered huge quantity of illegal bombs and bomb-manufacturing materials, jihadi books and laptop from a suspected militant den in Namagenda area of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, on Friday night. Bomb disposal team will conduct drives in the two suspected militant dens Saturday morning, said Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) ADC Zahid Hossain.

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Bullet-hit SPBn member dies at DMCH

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A member of Special Security and Protection Battalion (SPBn), who was hit by a bullet when he was on duty at Gono Bhaban on Friday, died early Saturday.

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Police foil demo over removal of statue of Lady Justice from SC premises

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Police foil demo over removal of statue of Lady Justice

Law enforcers today foiled a procession towards the Supreme Court (SC) in protest of removal of the statue of Lady Justice from the apex court premises. Police lobbed several tear gas canisters and used water cannons to disperse the protesters when they reached near High Court Mazar around noon, our correspondent reports from the spot. At least five people were injured while police took action on the protesters. The victims were admitted at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said sources at the hospital’s police outpost.

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UN Peacekeepers Day May 29; BD lost 133 peacekeepers since 1989

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UN Peacekeepers Day May 29; BD lost 133 peacekeepers since 1989

The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers will be observed in Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world to honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace. Bangladesh lost a total of 133 peacekeepers since 1989, the year it had started sending peacekeepers to conflict-stricken countries to establish peace there, according to Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations.

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Greek statue removal SC’s decision: Quader

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Greek statue removal SC’s decision: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said that the removal of the statue of Greek goddess from the Supreme Court premises is the decision of the Supreme Court. Quader, also the Road Transport and Bridges Minister, made the remarks while talking to reporters after visiting construction site of Dhaka- Tangail highway in Chandra area of Gazipur.

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Ground station ready, now wait for Brac Onnesha to launch

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Ground station ready, now wait for launch

The ground station for Brac Onnesha was inaugurated today in a fully functional state, with the only formality remaining is to launch the country’s first nano-satellite in orbit. Brac founder and its Chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed formally inaugurated the ground station which is located at the rooftop of building no. 4, Brac University. The projected launch date of the nano-satellite is June 2, Bijoy Talukder, a member of the six-men ground station team, told The Daily Star. “We are ready and fully operational here.”

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Tigers secure maiden away win against New Zealand by 5 wkts

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Tigers secure maiden away win against New Zealand by 5 wkts

Bangladesh tasted their maiden away win against New Zealand beating them by five wickets in the 6th and last match of the Tri-nation Series at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin on Wednesday. Bangladesh chased down a target of 271 for the loss of 5 wickets in 48.2 overs where Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad sharing an unbeaten 68-run partnership in 9.5 overs in the 6th wicket stand to do the job after Tamim Iqbal and young batter Sabbir Rahman’s stand of 136 in 26.3 overs for the 2nd wicket pair.

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Bribe case: N’ganj teacher Shyamal Kanti lands in jail

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Bribe case: N’ganj teacher Shyamal Kanti lands in jail

A Narayanganj court today rejected the bail petition of Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, who was humiliated in public in the presence of a lawmaker, in a case filed for “taking bribe”. Additional Chief judicial Magistrate Ashok Kumar Dutta passed the order after he surrendered before it seeking bail this morning following an arrest warrant against him. Later, the court sent him to jail, reports our Narayanganj correspondent.

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BD resolved CHT problems without third-party mediation: PM

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BD resolved CHT problems without third-party mediation: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government successfully resolved the ethnic problems in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) through talks without any third-party mediation. She made the remarks when former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga met her at her official residence Ganobhaban.

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Bangladesh Visit: Trump says yes as PM invites him

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Bangladesh Visit: Trump says yes as PM invites him

US President Donald Trump has expressed his willingness to visit Bangladesh as he exchanged greetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh on Sunday. “Yes I would come [to Bangladesh],” Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque quoted the US president as saying while briefing reporters after the summit.

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HC wants Tridiv Roy’s name removed from all structures

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The High Court wants the name of Chakma king Tridiv Roy removed from all structures for his role in opposing Bangladesh’s liberation. Justice Quazi Reza-ul Hoque and Justice Mohammad Ullah passed the order after a writ petition hearing on Monday. The authorities have been asked to implement the court’s decision in 90 days.

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Raintree MD to appear before CIID Tuesday

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Raintree MD to appear before CIID Tuesday

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday stayed the High Court order for six months that had stayed for one month the effectiveness of the CIID’s notice summoning Raintree Hotel managing director Shah Mohammad Adnan Harun. Chamber Judge of the Appellate Division Mirza Hussain Haider passed the order following a petition filed by the state in the afternoon.

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Court allows forensic test on mobile phones of Banani rape accused

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Court allows forensic test on mobile phones of Banani rape accused

A court here on Sunday allowed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to carry out the forensic test on five mobile phone sets seized from the five accused in a case over rape of two university girls in a Banani hotel. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Delwar gave the permission to CID for conducting the forensic test.

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