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Day: December 28, 2014

Jihad drowned, doctors say after autopsy
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Jihad drowned, doctors say after autopsy

  Four-year-old Jihad who fell hundreds of feet down into an unsealed abandoned deep tube well in Dhaka’s Shahjahanpur area died of drowning, doctors said today. After performing autopsy, Professor Dr Habibuzzaman Chowdhury, head of Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s forensic department, made the revelation this morning. “The death is due to drowning. We performed tests and ascertained that Jihad had all symptoms of drowning” he told reporters at a press conference at the hospital premises. “Jihad had marks on his head. But he drowned before the head injury could prove fatal.” According to the doctor, the boy survived in the depths of the well, more than 250 feet, for about an hour after he fell down the well around 4:00pm on Friday. “Jihad died around 5:00pm-5:30pm on Friday,” ...
No Bangladeshi on missing AirAsia flight
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No Bangladeshi on missing AirAsia flight

  There was no Bangladeshi citizen on board the missing Air Asia flight carrying 155 people from Indonesia, which lost contact with air traffic control today. Flight QZ 8501, an Airbus 320-200, lost contact with the Jakarta air traffic control tower at 6:17 am (2317 GMT), Indonesian Transport Ministry official Hadi Mustofa told media. Indonesian media said 156 Indonesians, three people from Korea, and one each from Singapore, Franch and Malaysia were on board, according to BBC.
Kibria murder case: Habiganj Mayor Gaus gets in jailed after surrender
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Kibria murder case: Habiganj Mayor Gaus gets in jailed after surrender

Habiganj Municipality Mayor Golam Kibria Gaus sent to jail hours after he surrendered before a court in connection with former finance minister SAMS Kibria murder case. Gaus, general secretary of district BNP, surrendered before the Court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Rokeya Akter of Habiganj in the morning. Earlier on December 21, a Habiganj court issued arrest warrants against 11 people, including BNP leaders Gaus, Harris Chowdhury, and Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury in the case. SAMS Kibria, then an opposition lawmaker, was assassinated in a grenade attack while addressing a rally in Habiganj on January 27, 2005. The blast also killed Kibria's nephew Shah Manzur Huda, local AL leader Abdur Rahim and two others. Apart from Ariful and former premier Khaleda Zia...