Archive for: April 2013

Indian father rapes daughter with friend

Ref: New Delhi: A 14-year-old girl has alleged that she was repeatedly raped by her father and his friend in Kanjhawla area of the national capital, police said on Sunday, reports Sahara Live.

The victim’s father has been arrested while a hunt is on to nab the other accused, police said. Read more →

Ctg port hit by strike

REF: Transfer of cargo from mother ships in outer anchorage areas and at 16 terminals on the Karnaphuli river in Chittagong were disrupted after workers of lighterage vessels have gone on strike.

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Lighterage vessels unload goods from mother ships anchored in deep sea and bring them to the port’s cargo facility.

 

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5 die in sectarian clashes in Egypt

REF:  Five Egyptians were killed and eight wounded in clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town near Cairo, security sources said on Saturday, in some of the worst sectarian violence in Egypt for months.

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Christian-Muslim confrontations have increased in Muslim-majority Egypt since the overthrow of former president Hosni Mubarak in 2011 gave freer rein to hardline Islamists repressed under his rule.

 

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50 long march vehicles leave Ctg for Dhaka

REF:  Some 50 vehicles including buses and trucks left Chittagong for Dhaka on Friday morning as a part of long march programme of Hefazat-e-Islam.
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Many other activists of the party are staging protest at WASA crossing of port city due to insufficient vehicles till filing this report at 1:30pm.

 

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Hifazat upset with police

REF: “Our supporters are trying to reach Motijheel to attend our rally in peaceful processions. In Dhaka, police has not obstructed them and instead has extended all cooperation to them,” said Mizanur Rahman Sayed, a coordinator for Hifazat’s Motijheel rally due on Saturday.
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But Sayid said the long march undertaken by their supporters have been blocked at Asulia and Gazipur.

 

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Gonojagoron Mancha announces 22-hr blockade from Friday evening

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Gonojagoron Mancha declared 22-hour blockade programme from Friday evening to foil long march of Hafajat-e-Islam and demanding ban on politics of Jamaat-Shibir.

Spokesman of the Gonojagoron Mancha Dr Imran H Sarkar made the announcement at Shahbagh Gonojagoron Mancha on Thursday evening

The blockade will begin from 6:00pm on Friday and continue till 4:00pm on Saturday. Read more →

50 long march vehicles leave Ctg for Dhaka

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Some 50 vehicles including buses and trucks left Chittagong for Dhaka on Friday morning as a part of long march programme of Hefazat-e-Islam.Ctg20130405014149

Many other activists of the party are staging protest at WASA crossing of port city due to insufficient vehicles till filing this report at 1:30pm. Read more →

Fire engulfs Dhaka airport warehouse

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A warehouse at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport has caught fire and fire fighters are working to douse the flames, fire service control room says.
“Fire erupted when cargo was being handled around 12 noon,” Fire Service and Civil Defence Control Room official Abdur Rahman told bdnews24.com on Friday noon.

“Seven fire fighting units are working to douse the flames.”

12 fishermen identified

Source: Coxsbazar-MissingTwelve of the 18 dead fishermen, whose bodies were recovered from west of Kutubdia island of Cox’s Bazar, have been identified on Wednesday.
 They were all from Banshkhali Upazila’s Shekharkhil Union of Chittagong.
Kutubdia Police Station Officer in-Charge Abul Kalam Azad said relatives identified the bodies after they were brought to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital around 6:00am.

On Tuesday night, Bangladesh Navy handed over 18 bodies to Kutubdia police.

Earlier, local fishermen recovered three bodies on Monday evening. The bodies were buried in Banshkhali.

The dead were identified Jahangir Alam, 35, son of Sirajul Haque, Mohammad Khalil, 20, son of Abu Taher, Abdur Rahim, 15, son of Abu Siddique, Abdul Nur, 20, son of Badiul Alam, Nurul Islam, 44, son of Abu Ejahar Mia, Delwar Hossain, 24, son of Habibur Rahman, Mizanur Rahman, 18, son of Zafar Ahmed, Fakhrul Anwar, 25, son of Ahmed Sofa, Saker Ullah, 40, son of Hassan Ali, Rafiqul Islam, 23, son of Farid Ahmed, Abdul Alam, 18, son of Kabir Ahmed, and Mohammad Shakir, 25, son of Ejahar Mia. Read more →