Tuesday, February 27

Day: October 24, 2014

Voted above law
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Voted above law

Voted above law!! Stop the bad practice immediately THIS is possible only in a country like Bangladesh. And we have written on this issue umpteen times and will continue ad nauseam to do so until this brazen and rank bad practice of violating traffic rules in a brazenfaced manner is stopped completely. It is not ministers only that violate rules of the road. It is anybody who is somebody and owning a large vehicle violates traffic rules with impunity. Thursday's issue of this paper carried several pictures showing government vehicles belonging to functionaries of various denominations and a university bus to boot going merrily along on the wrong side of the road without any regard for other vehicles. And in one instance seeing a minister's car bend the law, many private vehicles follow...
Ghulam Azam had died
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Ghulam Azam had died

Shirshobindu News Desk: The body of convicted war criminal Ghulam Azam who died Thursday night has been handed over to his family. Jail authorities handed over his body around 7:30am today after autopsy at Dhaka Medical College, Tajul Islam, the lawyer of the former Jamaat ameer, told The Media. Ghulam Azam’s son Abdullahil Aman Azmi received the body and took it to their Moghbazar residence in Dhaka, Tajul said. Any further details were unavailable since last reported. Ghulam Azam, the man who was a symbol of war crimes in Bangladesh, died at 10:10pm last night at the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in Dhaka at the age of 92. He was sentenced for 90 years in prison for crimes committed against humanity in 1971, which included leadi...