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Suranjit urges govt to take action against bloggers’ assailants

Observing that continuous attacks on and killings of bloggers and free thinkers are planned incidents, Awami League senior leader Suranjit Sengupta on Friday urged the government to immediately take necessary steps to curb militant activities. “Killings of free thinkers and bloggers, including Ananta, Avijit and Rajib, are not isolated incidents. It is an attack on freedom Read more »


Development activists denounce attacks on minorities

Denouncing the barbarous attacks on the Hindu community across the country after the January 5 general election, development activists on Thursday demanded immediate steps to bring to book the people involved in the attacks. The call came from a human chain organised by the Development Activists’ Platform at the Jatiya Press Club in the capital in the morning. Read more »


Hodgson hails USA-bound Gerrard and Lampard

England manager Roy Hodgson has lauded departing Premier League stars Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard and predicted that both players will enjoy successful coaching careers once they stop playing. Gerrard, 34, plays his last game for Liverpool at Stoke City on Sunday before joining the Los Angeles Galaxy, while former Chelsea stalwart Frank Lampard, 36, Read more »