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Day: December 17, 2014

Tarique asked to apologise for calling Bangabandhu ‘Razakar’
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Tarique asked to apologise for calling Bangabandhu ‘Razakar’

A Supreme Court lawyer today sent a legal notice to BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman asking him to apologise unconditionally to the nation for calling Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman a “Razakar, murderer and Pakbandhu" (friend of Pakistan). Advocate Momtazuddin Ahmed Mehedi sent the notice saying that Tarique reportedly told at a BNP meeting in London on Monday that Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had accepted Yahiya Khan as the president and compromised with him immediate before declaration of Bangladesh’s independence. He said in the legal notice that Tarique has claimed his father Ziaur Rahman as declarer of Independence and the first president. Tarique Rahman has damaged the history of Independence and the ideology and spirit of the Liberation War achieved through the blood of 30 l...
OC dies during Sylhet clash
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OC dies during Sylhet clash

  A police official died of “heart attack” during a clash between two rival groups of CNG-driven auto-rickshaw drivers in Balaganj upazila of Sylhet this afternoon. Mustafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Osmani Nagar Police Station, died of heart attack when he tried to mediate between the two groups, our Sylhet correspondent reports quoting Sylhet (south) assistant superintendent of police Gopal Chakravarty. “Doctors of MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital declared OC Mustafiz dead around 3:45pm after he was rushed there in an ailing condition,” the ASP said. Additional superintendent of police in Sylhet, Neamul Hasan, quoted the on-duty physicians and endorsed that it was heart attack that caused the death of the police OC. Rival groups of auto-rickshaw drivers clashed at...