Monthly Archives: January 2017

JMB leader Marzan among two killed in Dhaka ‘shootout’


The bd express: Neo-JMB leader Nurul Islam Marzan, one of the chief planners of attack at Holey Artisan Bakery restaurant, and one of his aides were killed in a gunfight with Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) near Rayerbazar Beribandh area in Dhaka early Friday. The aide of Marzan was identified as Saddam Hossain. Competent sources from DMP told that a team ...

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Indian actor Om Puri dies aged 66


Om Puri, one of the most versatile actors of Indian cinema died this morning. The actor was 66, NDTV reports. “Omji suffered from a massive heart attack in the morning today. We have just reached his residence,” said filmmaker Ashok Pandit, a close friend of Puri. He also took to Twitter to share the news, “Sad & shocked to know ...

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3,412 killed in 2,998 road crashes in the year 2016


The bd express: The country witnessed a 35 percent decrease in road accidents while around 45 percent fall in casualties in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to a report of the National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways (NCPSRR). According to the report, a total of 3,412 people were killed and 8,572 others injured in 2,998 road ...

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