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Musa Bin Shamser summoned by Customs Intelligence                    Fire breaks out at Bangladesh Bank building, doused later                    SC clears way for FBCCI polls                    US embassies asked to identify population for tougher visa screen                    Halt execution of Mufti Hannan: Amnesty                    

Musa Bin Shamser summoned by Customs Intelligence

Controversial businessman Musa Bin Shamser has been summoned by Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) on charge of using a luxurious Range Rover car worth about Tk 5 crore after importing to the country by evading taxes.

Fire breaks out at Bangladesh Bank building, doused later

A devastating fire on Thursday night engulfed the 13th floor of Bangladesh Bank building at Motijheel, officials said.

Halt execution of Mufti Hannan: Amnesty

Halt execution of Mufti Hannan: Amnesty

"The death penalty is always a human rights violation and is in no way a more effective way to tackle crime than life imprisonment. Sending these men to the gallows will not make Bangladesh safer, it will only add to the death toll," Amnesty International said on Thursday.

Garment workers stage demo protesting factory closure

Garment workers stage demo protesting factory closure

Workers of a garment factory staged demonstrations on Thursday morning in front of their factory near Rampura TV Centre in Dhaka to press home their various demands, including halting closure of the factory.

Genocide Day: Govt to seek int'l recognition

Genocide Day: Govt to seek int'l recognition

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq  on Thursday said Bangladesh will forward an application to the United Nations by this month seeking recognition of March 25 as Genocide Day

Bangabandhu's statue won't be removed: Mamata

Bangabandhu's statue won't be removed: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said question does not arise at all of removing Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's statue from Baker Hostel at Maulana Azad College in Kolkata.

Bangladeshi traveller jailed in Hong Kong for smuggling turtles

Bangladeshi traveller jailed in Hong Kong for smuggling turtles

A Bangladeshi traveller has been sentenced to four weeks' jail by a Hong Kong court for smuggling endangered turtles into the country.

15 personalities, Air Force get Independence Award 2017

15 personalities, Air Force get Independence Award 2017

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday handed over the Independence Award 2017, the highest state award, to Bangladesh Air Force and 15 distinguished personalities including 1971 veterans