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Gaza Conflict: Hasina slams developed nations for their silence
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Gaza Conflict: Hasina slams developed nations for their silence

Hasina slams developed nations for their silence News Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressing a function at Osmani Memorial Auditorium marking the 84th birth anniversary of Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib, the wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who was killed along with most of her family members, including Bangabandhu, on the fateful night of August 15, 1975. Strongly condemning the killings in Gaza by Israelis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday came down heavily again on the developed nations and the human rights organisations at home and abroad for their silence over the offensive. “I’ve got stunned seeing the world conscience to remain silent. When one incident of death occurs here (Bangladesh) we receive letters from so many congressmen with pro...
Road crash kills 7 in Habiganj
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Road crash kills 7 in Habiganj

News Desk: At least Seven people were killed and 10 others injured as a bus, microbus and motorbike, coming from three opposite directions, collided head-on in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj this afternoon. All the deceased -- four microbus passengers and two motorbike riders -- died on the spot, reports our Moulvibazar correspondent. The accident took place at Tudli intersection around 4:25pm as the Dhaka-bound passenger bus from Sylhet, Sylhet-bound microbus from Dhaka and the motorbike crashed from triangular directions on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway, Wahidur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Bahubal Police Station, told the correspondent. The killed motorbike riders -- Khokon, 28, and Rokan, 22 of Bahubal upazila, are siblings, the OC said. Identities of other deceased and injured could no...