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Kh Mahbub, Selima, other BNP leaders held 

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Detective Branch (DB) of police picked up eight BNP leaders including BNP chairperson's adviser Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, BNP Vice-Chairman Selima ...

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Violence spreads 

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At least two persons were killed and several others injured in incidents of violence in Feni, Sirajganj, Rajshahi and Chittagong ...

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Create situation for peaceful talk  

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The United Nations, United States, Canada, Japan, Australia and Commonwealth also expressed their disappointment over the just-concluded parliamentary elections in ...

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Eight killed, 150 injured 

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At least eight persons, including father and son, were killed and more than 150 others injured in post -election violence ...

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UK urges all parties to act in line with people's interest: Warsi 

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Senior Foreign Office Minister of UK Baroness Warsi has urged the new government and all political parties of Bangladesh to ...

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India test-fires Prithvi-II missile 

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PTI, Balasore :
India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 ...

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Death anniversary  

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The 4th death anniversary of D.M. Hasan Gazi, owner of The Hasan Brothers Pvt. Ltd, Badsha Mia Textile Ltd and ...

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Life sketch of Justice Habibur  

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Born in Murshidabad on 3 December in 1928, Habibur Rahman obtained his BA Honours (1949) and MA (1951) in History ...

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49-member cabinet sworn in 

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formed her 49-member new Cabinet taking the oath of office on Sunday.
The new Cabinet has ...

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BRCS blankets for destitutes 

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Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BRCS) has started distributing warm clothes including blankets among the destitute people across the country. The ...

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Initiate talks Declares new programme 

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BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia again called for fresh dialogue with the government, with request to take initiative in order ...

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Tk. 33cr embezzlement 5 Amway officials sued 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against five officials of Amway Corporation, a Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) Company, on ...

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Stop violence: Free opposition politicians: Open talks ...EU resolutions 

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Members of European Parliament [MEPs] have condemned the widespread violence which erupted in the run-up to the January elections and ...

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Inqilab office sealed: Four newsmen held 

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DB police have arrested four journalists of Daily Inqilab including its news editor Robiullah Robi as the daily ran a ...

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$410m WB credit for urban development  

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The World Bank (WB) on Thursday approved $410 million loan to improve municipal governance and basic urban services in district ...

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BNP ready for talks with govt: Fakhrul 

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The central office of the BNP was opened on Thursday after 47 days. The party Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul ...

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Diplomats want immediate dialogue  

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Foreign diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Thursday stressed the need for holding an immediate dialogue between the government and opposing ...

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3000 sued for assaulting MK Alamgir 

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A case has been filed against 41 people and unidentified 3,000 people in connection with shoes hurled at former home ...

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Khaleda demands reopening of Daily Inqilab 

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BNP Chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia on Friday protested and condemned the sealing off of the printing ...

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UK Parliament calls for pol consensus 

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The House of Commons, the lower house of the British Parliament, held a debate on the situation in Bangladesh on ...

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RMG units inspection by Europe, US in 2 months 

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The full-fledged inspection of garment factories by the European and the American alliances will be completed within the next two ...

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Indian project to hit food production in Bangladesh  

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Environmentalists of Bangladesh on Saturday demanded immediate cancellation of multi-million dollar Indian river-inter-linking project as it would create ecological imbalance ...

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Bullet-hit body of Sitakunda Shibir leader found 

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The bullet-riddled body of a municipality-level leader of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, was found along Dhaka-Chittagong ...

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Devotees raise allegations against top brass 

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Allegations of large-scale financial corruption, abuse of power and political affiliation have been raised by some Tabligh men against top ...

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EU won't scrap GSP facility at this stage: Hanna 

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The European Union has ruled out the possibility of scrapping Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for Bangladesh following the country's ...

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Jamaat-Shibirmen attack Joint forces in Gaibandha 

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At least 100 people including 22 law enforcers were injured when the activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing, Islami ...

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3 Pak-based militants held in city  

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The Detective Branch of police arrested three members of terrorist outfit Teherik-i Taliban Pakistan [TTP] from in front of the ...

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City gets stuck in traffic gridlock 

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The commuters suffered immensely on Monday as the city witnessed severe traffic congestion, with almost ...

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ACC to probe wealth of some ex-ministers, MPs 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission's (ACC) Secretary Mohammad Faizur Rahman Chowdhury said that the commission would investigate the rapid and ...

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Hold fresh polls soon under neutral govt 

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BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia  said on Monday that the government do not have people's ...

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HC orders to promote Dr Shah Alam 

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The High Court Division in a judgment on 29-07-13 directed the Ministry of Public Administration to promote Dr Mohammad Shah ...

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Motijheel now a busy kitchen market 

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The city's footpaths are not freed from the clutches of the grabbers, who are illegally trading, even occupying part of ...

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ACC probe against retd judge begins 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started an investigation into a complaint raised against retired judge of the lower court, sources ...

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Beheaded body found in rooftop of police barrack 

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Police recovered the beheaded body of a young man from the rooftop of traffic police barrack in the capital's Paltan ...

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BD tumbles backward on HR in 2013: HRW 

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Bangladesh tumbled backward on human rights in 2013 as the government engaged in a harsh crackdown on members of civil ...

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Khaleda surrenders to diplomats:Ashraf  

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Awami League General Secretary and LGRD Minister Syed Ashraful Islam said yesterday that BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has surrendered ...

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ACC to quiz two court stenos 

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An investigation team of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) summoned two stenographers of a speedy trial tribunal and a special judge ...

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Dense fog hits flight schedules 

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The landing of several flights of Bangladesh Biman was delayed on Wednesday for several hours due to thick fog in ...

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Cop involved 

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Police recovered the missing head of a man from a pond inside Rajarbagh Police Lines in the city on Wednesday, ...

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Ministers, MPs amassed wealth beyond means! 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday authorized its seven officials to unearth whether former and incumbent seven ministers and MPs ...

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294 killed, 187 missing in 3 months: BNP 

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The BNP has rejected Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam's demand for withdrawal of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia's ...

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Jamaat not allowed to hold rally 

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Jamaat-e-Islami could not hold its pre-announced rally at the north gate of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the city ...

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Ex-leader of BCL Rana hacked to death in city 

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Miscreants hacked to death a former leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) in the capital's Ramna area this evening.
Mahbubur Rahman ...

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Kafrul OC, five cops withdrawn 

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The Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kafrul Police Station in the city and five other policemen were withdrawn on Thursday on various ...

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BNP forms probe bodies 

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The BNP has formed four probe committees to investigate the post-election attacks on Hindu community, extrajudicial killings and violation of ...

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Former judge Motahar flees to Malaysia 

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Former judge Motahar Hossain, who recently acquitted BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case, is now living ...

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'BNP, partners joining upazila elections' 

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Although the BNP and its alliance partners boycotted the January-5 Parliamentary election, they are now going to take part in ...

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3 more devotees die in Ijtema 

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Three devotees including a Yemeni citizen died on the second day of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema now ...

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Kazi Zafar's JP joins 18-party 

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Kazi Zafar-led Jatiya Party has joined the BNP-led 18-Party alliance. After the joining of the JP (Zafor), the BNP-led 18-party ...

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Akheri Munajat today 

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The first phase of the Biswa Ijtema entered its 2nd day on Saturday with Islamic scholars from different countries delivered ...

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Economy jolted  

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Political disruption has taken a huge toll on the country's economy over the last few months with enormous financial losses ...

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Tawfiq made energy adviser again 

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Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has been appointed again as the adviser to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on power, energy and mineral ...

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Gunfight in Satkhira, Jhenaidah  

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A leader of Jamaat-e-Islami and two leaders of Islami-Chhatra Shibir, including an alleged suicide squad member, were killed and six ...

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Channel i to broadcast Ekushey book fair live 

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Like previous years popular satellite channel, Channel i will broadcast Ekushey book fair live from Bangla Academy, the fair premises ...

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RTV to air 3 new serials  

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Popular satellite channel, RTV is going to air three drama serials from this week.
These serials are: Tit for Tat, ...

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19-party black flag procession tomorrow 

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Although the BNP held the January 20 rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city under its own banner and dropping ...

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Inflation key challenge 

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Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Monday a announced cautious monetary policy for January-June period of the current fiscal 2013-14 saying that ...

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BNP not permitted for today's black flag procession in city 

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The BNP was not given permission to bring out black flag procession in the city today (Wednesday). As part of ...

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19-party not allowed to bring out procession 

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The BNP-led 19-party alliance could not bring out its planned black flag procession in the city, as the Dhaka Metropolitan ...

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People’s voting right denied, this is not constitutional: Mainul 

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Voting right is the people's right and they have been denied the right  to choose government of their choice, said ...

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Workshop on progress of fishery project held 

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A day-long workshop on 'Progress of Fishery Cultivation Project' was held in the city's Adabar area on Thursday.
Padakkhep, a Non-Governmental ...

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BNP-Jamaat term verdict political 

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BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami have termed the verdict delivered against Jamaat ameer and former minister Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami and former ...

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AL kicks-off organisational campaign 

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The central leaders of ruling Awami League started countrywide organisational tour from Thursday [yesterday].
Party sources said the AL wants to ...

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Babar curses tribunal judge 

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Former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar, a condemned convict in the 10-truck arms haul cases, on Thursday cursed the ...

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Convict Enamul faints after verdict 

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Former general manager (admin) of Chittagong Urea Fertiliser Ltd (CUFL) Enamul Hoque fainted right after a Chittagong court awarded him ...

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Soap factory gutted in city 

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Hundreds of people throng the spot to witness the catastrophe of the fire
A fire has broken out at a soap ...

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Jamaat's hartal deferred 

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Jamaat-e-Islami deferred its Monday's hartal to Thursday on the grounds of smoothing home-return of devotees after akheri munajat (ending prayers) ...

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19-party rally in city now today 

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The Saturday's scheduled rally of the BNP-led 19-party alliance will be held today (Sunday) on grounds of inauguration of the ...

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Nizami, Babar brought to Dhaka, Kashimpur jails 

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Four convicts in 10-truck arms haul case including, former-ministers Motiur Rahman Nizami and Lutfozzaman Babar, had been transferred to  the ...

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Fielding single candidate a challenge  

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The AL and BNP are facing difficulties in selecting 'single candidate' for chairman and vice-chairman in the upcoming Upazila Parishad ...

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New books hit Ekushey Mela 

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Publishing houses on Sunday, the second day of Amar Ekushey Book Fair, released around two dozens of new books including ...

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Tk 10 lakh snatched in city 

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Criminals shot two employees of a private banking company and snatched away Tk10 lakh near High Court area in the ...

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Turag air abuzz with chants of 'Amen' 

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With tears rolling down their cheeks thousands of devotees raised their hands chanting Ameen, Ameen, seeking divine forgiveness and blessings ...

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ACC quizzes Moudud at jail gate 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday interrogated BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Moudud Ahmed at Kashimpur jail gate on charge ...

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Khaleda's press confce today 

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will hold a press conference today (Tuesday) to brief journalists over several issues and next course ...

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Spl Tribunal soon to try share manipulators  

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The government is going to set up a 'Special Tribunal' soon for speedy disposal of 17 cases filed for share ...

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Court observes Khaleda's role ‘mysterious’ ? 

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A Chittagong court has observed that the role of the then Prime Minister Khaleda Zia over the sensational 10-truck arms ...

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Shahid held with arms 

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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel arrested Saidur Rahman Shahid, known as Shahid commissioner, from his Gendaria residence in the capital ...

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RU attackers to face stern steps: PM 

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said that the authority concerned has already been ordered to take legal steps against ...

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BD boosting its military might 

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Bangladesh ordered 24 fighter jets worth $800 million from Russia in the fourth quarter of 2013, part of an effort ...

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Jamaat's hartal today  

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Jamaat-e-Islami will observe nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal today (Thursday) protesting the death penalty of its party chief Motiur Rahman Nizami in ...

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42 held with arms from Bangla College in city 

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Police in a drive detained 42 people along with huge weapons from a hostel of the capital's Mirpur Government Bangla ...

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Jamaat hartal ends peacefully 

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Dhaka city dwellers on Thursday performed their daily works as usual despite a dawn-to-dusk countrywide hartal called for the day ...

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3rd phase polls in 83 Upazilas on March 15  

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The Election Commission [EC] has announced the date for holding third phase election in the country's 83 upzila parishads, including ...

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Protect garment workers rights 

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Human Rights Watch [HRW], a New York-based international rights organization, has urged the Bangladesh government to prevent garment factory owners ...

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'Conspiracy on to tarnish image of Bhasani' 

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BNP standing committee member Lt General (retd) Mahbubur Rahman said that the government was not evaluating properly the contribution of ...

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CCC Commissioner faces land grabbing charge  

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Case has been filed against a ruling party ward commissioner in Chittagong City Corporation on charge of land grabbing and ...

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400 shanties devastated by garage fire 

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A child's charred body was recovered from the debris of a devastating blaze at a city slum in the Moghbazar ...

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EC sends 7 politicians' affidavit to ACC 

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The Election Commission (EC) is likely to send affidavits of seven former and incumbent parliament members and ministers to the ...

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7 organisations asked to submit documents of properties 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday sent notices to seven organisations including RAJUK and Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) for documents ...

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Rana family asked to submit wealth report 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday sent notices to the family members of Sohel Rana asking them to submit their ...

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Power price hike planned 

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The retail price of electricity may be raised again in a month or two, as a measure of the government ...

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Train in politics: Mud-slinging 

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Suddenly the symbolic word of 'train' has overtaken political mudslinging between leaders of the two major political parties.
Taking a ...

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Mirpur slum catches fire 

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Fire broke out at a slum near Janata Housing in Mirpur-1 in the capital on Tuesday noon. Nazrul Islam of the ...

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Risky ships anchoring in Ctg Port violating rules  

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The risky and forbidden ships are allegedly anchoring in the Chittagong Port ignoring the rules and regulations, sources said.
However, the ...

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200 shanties, 20 shops gutted in Mirpur: 10 hurt 

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At least 200 shanties and 20 shops were gutted in a devastating fire at Mirpur-2 of the capital on Tuesday ...

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Token hunger strike by DRU March 31 

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Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) held a human chain demanding trial of Sagar-Runi murder in front of the Jatiya ...

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NBR to look into some ministers, MPs’ wealth sources 

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The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has already started to look into wealth of some former and incumbent members of ...

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Khaleda, Mozena discuss post-poll situation  

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BNP Chief Khaleda Zia and US Ambassador Dan W Mozena US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena met with BNP ...

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Get together with Cultural Affairs Minister at Shilpakala 

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Sangskritikormi Preeti Shommiloni Parishad in cooperation with Shammilito Sangskritik Jote organised at a get together programme with the Cultural Affairs ...

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US wants mid-term inclusive polls 

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US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena on Tuesday night said that the January-5 election was not accepted to the ...

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Bangladesh faces worrisome pol situation 

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Terming the January 5 election in Bangladesh a 'deeply flawed' one, US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central ...

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5 troops killed in Tangail 

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Five troops including two Army men and three members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were killed and 11 others injured ...

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Death toll now six 

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One more Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) member died at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Wednesday night, raising the death toll ...

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ACC to launch probe against 24 bureaucrats soon 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is likely to launch investigation against 24 bureaucrats soon, sources said.
The complaints included kickback, irregularities, ...

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Polls in 97 UZ on Wednesday 

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Elections to 97 upazilas are going be held on Wednesday next in the first phase. The BNP-led alliance is now ...

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Two killed in city gunfight 

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Two people have been killed in an alleged gunfight between the law enforcers and unknown miscreants at capital Dhaka's Jatrabari ...

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TCB set to face Tk 25cr loss  

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Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) is apparently going to face a substantial loss from the stock of 20 lakh liters ...

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Press meet on ‘War and Colonies, 1914-1918’ at Alliance Francaise  

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A meet the press session was held at the La Galerie of the Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the ...

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Gunfights with robbers: Two killed in Jessore, Moulvibazar 

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Two suspected ringleaders of robbers were killed during separate "gunfights" between their cohorts and law enforcers in Jessore and Moulvibazar ...

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Jamaat plans new violence 

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Intelligence report said Jamaat and Chhatra Shibir activists may launch a new spate of violence in the country at selected ...

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Bar Council to place issue to int'l platform: Mahbub 

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A total of 668 incidents of extra-judicial killing have taken place in the country since 2009, Bar Council Vice-Chairman Khandaker ...

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Hunt soon for source of audio 

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State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam on Sunday ruled out the possibility of the existence of international terrorist outfit ...

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BNP skeptical about fair UZ polls 

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The BNP is doubtful about free and fair upazila elections. It claims that the Election Commission (EC) has failed to ...

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Arrest warrant against four industrialists  

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A Chittagong court issued arrest warrant against four people, including Nurjahan group chairman and SA group Managing Director, in cheque ...

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Newspapers turn industry 

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The government on Tuesday formally announced newspapers as an industry, fulfilling a long-standing demand of the owners.Industries Minister Amir Hossain ...

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Blogger Rasel held from Tangail by RAB 

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The elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a youth from Tangail at about 5:30 am on Tuesday on the ...

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Hunt for tax dodgers 

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The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has launched a drive against the tax evaders with the objective of expanding tax ...

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BNP boycotts polls in 7 UZs 

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The BNP-led alliance-backed candidates and its rebel candidates boycotted upazila elections in at seven upazilas bringing allegations of  ouster of ...

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Joy mastermind of al-Qaeda message: Khaleda 

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BNP Chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia on Tuesday night said that Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Prime ...

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Sporadic violence, irregularities mark upazila election 

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The first phase of country's fourth Upazila Parishad election was held in 97 upazilas under 40 districts on Wednesday amid ...

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Homage to Language Martyrs 

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Today is Ekushey February [February 21], "Shaheed Dibas". The nation will pay homage to the valiant sons of the soil ...

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CPB, BSD demo on March 2 

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Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) will stage demonstrations across the country on March 2 in ...

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AL devises new strategy for 2nd phase 

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After defeat in the first phase of the upazila election held on February 20, the ruling Awami League [AL] high ...

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ICD's revenue collection below target 

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Revenue collection by the Dhaka ICD Customs is lagging far behind the target set for the current fiscal following the ...

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7 picked up for over 2 months still traceless 

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Seven persons including a city unit BNP leader remain traceless for the last two and a half months. They were ...

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We need atmosphere to hold heads high –Prof Emajuddin : Manik Mia had high hopes in the power of journalists –Mainul Hosein 

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Speakers at a 'Language Movement Award' giving function said that the ultimate objective of the Language Movement couldn't be achieved ...

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Key planner held by RAB 

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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Saturday arrested the alleged mastermind behind the burglary of Tk 16.4 crore from ...

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HC rule on 'Kutum Bari, Birani House' 

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A division bench of the High Court issued a rule on the Registrar of Joint Stock Company and Managing Director ...

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New Nation family day held 

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The family day and annual picnic of The New Nation journalists, officials and employees was held at Sonaimuri Amusement Park ...

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Tannery-free Hazaribagh by year-end 

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The process of relocating tannery factories from the city's densely populated Hazaribagh area to Savar's Hemayetpur would complete by December ...

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3 JMB convicts snatched away 

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A large group of militants intercepted in filmy style, a prison van, opened fire on police, killing a constable, and ...

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Masterminds still at large  

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The nation will pay homage today to 57 army officers and 16 other people who were killed on this day ...

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Concern over snatching JMB man killed to hide truth: BNP 

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The BNP has termed the incident of freeing the convicted three JMB militants and then subsequent killing of the recaptured ...

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Arrested JMB convict killed in gunfight  

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Rakib Hasan, 35, one of the three convicted members of banned Islamist militant outfit Jammatul Mujahedin Bangladesh [JMB] held hours ...

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ACC summons RAJUK boss 

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday summoned Rajdhani Unnyan Kartripakkha's (RAJUK) Chairman Nurul Huda.
He was asked to appear before the ...

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BNP backed candidates attaced by AL supporters 

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Some supporters of BNP backed candidate of Munshiganj  Sadar Upazila election  were injured  in an attack by supporters of ruling ...

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BNP backed candidates attacked by AL supporters 

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Some supporters of BNP backed candidate of Munshiganj  Sadar Upazila election  were injured  in an attack by supporters of ruling ...

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Hasan Arif’s solo poetry recital evening  

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A solo poetry recital evening titled Prem of noted recitation artiste Hasan Arif was held at Bengal Shipalaya in the ...

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2 polling officers die of cardiac arrest 

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Two polling officers of the second phase of UZ election died  of cardiac arrest in separate  incidents at Keraniganj of  ...

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Rajuk Chairman's open challenge on graft charges 

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Rejecting complaint of irregularities in plot allotment, Rajdhani Unnyan Kartripakkha's (RAJUK) Chairman Nurul Huda threw an open challenge to the ...

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Results at 10:00 PM UZ Chairman BNP-6 AL-11 

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Ruling Awami League-backed candidates won 11 Upazila chairman posts  while  the BNP backed candidates  won 6 in the second phase  ...

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Prevent attacks on minorities 

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A cabinet committee on Thursday directed the law enforcing agencies to find out the sponsors of the country's terrorist organizations, ...

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Boycotts, hartals 

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At least ten BNP backed Upazila Chairman  candidates on Thursday announced boycott of Upazila election  bringing allegations of  irregularities  including ...

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One killed in police firing 

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At least one person was killed and score others were injured in clashes and violence during the second phase of ...

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Aamar Bhashar Chalachchitro ends 

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Aamar Bhashar Chalachchitro 1420 ended on February 28 at the TSC Auditorium of University of Dhaka.
The six-day festival showcased ...

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Doctors on strike 

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About 20 people were injured in a clash between the internees and the employees of the National Medical College Hospital ...

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Fire killed 26 BD men in Bahrain in 2 years 

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Three Bangladeshi nationals have reportedly been killed in a fire incident in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, on Friday morning.The ...

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Urbanisation or curse ! 

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Cities and towns in the country are gradually turning into jungles of concrete structures in the wake of rapid urbanisation. ...

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Khaleda threatens fresh movement 

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BNP Chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia threatened to launch tougher movement to unseat the 'illegal government for ...

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Cops clash with BNP activists in Munshiganj 

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At least 12 people were injured, of them three received bullet injuries, when police and BNP supporters were locked in ...

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Winners of ‘BRAC Bank SME Photography Competition 2013’ 

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Nazmul Hossain Nishad has won ‘BRAC Bank SME Photography Competition 2013’ for creating photo-story of a poultry entrepreneur of Barisal. ...

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Encroachment, pollution rampant 

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At least  five crore square feet of land  on  two sides of the  river Turag  is under possession of  government ...

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BCL factions clash at JU: 40 injured 

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At least 40 students of Jahangir Nagar University [JU] were injured when two rival groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League [BCL] ...

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Govt conspiring to change POs in next phase of UZ polls: BNP 

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The BNP has accused the government of desperately conspiring to influence the third, fourth and fifth phases of the Upazila ...

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3 separate fire incidents in city 

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Three separate incidents of fire were reported from three parts of the city-Mirpur, Uttara and Gendaria on Monday noon. The ...

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CAB wants ‘open meet’ before power price-hike 

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Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) will begin a three-day public hearing from today on the power tariff hike proposals submitted ...

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Top guns defy Rajuk 

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Minister of Housing and Public Works Engineer Mosharraf Hossain Sunday presented a list of 4097 building owners who did not ...

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Nazrul Academy’s Boshontoboron 

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As a part of monthly arrangement under the
banner of Nazrul Utsab, Nazrul Academy celebrated a programme titled
Boshontoboron at ...

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Preparation of AL rally on March 7 

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A joint meeting of Awami League district units was held at the party chief's Dhanmondi political office yesterday afternoon to ...

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Traffickers lure people with false employment offers 

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A significant share of Bangladesh's human trafficking victims are persons recruited for work overseas with false employment offers.  Many of ...

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PDB, WZPDC propose 15.50, 8.59 pc tariff hike  

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Power Development Board (PDB) and West Zone Power Distribution Company (WZPDC) on Tuesday proposed increase of electricity tariff by 15.50 ...

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Extra-judicial killings on rise  

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Despite widespread criticisms from the international community, the incidents of extrajudicial killings in the name of "gunfights" are on the ...

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‘Nazrul anthem across the world’  

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Under the moderation of noted Nazrul singer and exponent and founder director of Surshaptak, Ferdous Ara a seminar titled ‘Nazrul ...

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MP Aslam says he has only 4.41 acres of land 

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Aslamul Haque, MP from Dhaka-14, claimed that his wealth statement submitted to the Election Commission, alongside with the nomination paper, ...

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Cop shot dead by colleague in Rangamati 

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M. Anwar, a police constable was shot dead by one of his colleagues at one stage of their quarrel at ...

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Bangladesh’s coal delusion 

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About 80 percent of Bangladesh's electricity now comes from natural gas. But with gas resources waning and an entrenched, inefficient ...

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40 forced disappearances in last two months ! 

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There has been   increasing incidents  of  abduction  in the country  sometimes by persons introducing themselves as members of  law enforcing ...

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Yet another outlaw killed in ‘gunfight’ 

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A regional leader of Purba Bangla Communist Party (PBCP) was killed early Wednesday in a claimed "gunfight" between police and ...

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New committee of Comilla Dist (North) BJSSS formed 

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The new committee of Comilla District (North Unit) of Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Samajik Sangskritik Sangstha (BJSSS) has been formed.
BJSSS's Central Committee's ...

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Domestic help commits suicide 

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A minor domestic help committed suicide by taking poison at West Malibagh area in the city under Ramna Police Station ...

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Fire at RMG factories in city 

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A fire broke out at a building that housed two garment factories- Green Leaf Apparels and Bengal Garments- in the ...

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Revenue target slashed by 8 pc this fiscal: NBR 

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The National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Ghulam Hussain said, the government has slashed revenue target by 8.08 per  ...

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23.04 pc power tariff hike for irrigation proposed  

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Rural Electrification Board (REB) has proposed 23.04 percent increase in the electricity tariff for irrigation.   As per the REB proposal, ...

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AL men attack police station 

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At least 15 people, including three policemen, were injured when unruly activists of the ruling Awami League [AL] launched an ...

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Young turk! 

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