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Hannan Shah laid to rest in Gazipur

Hannan Shah laid to rest in Gazipur

Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah was laid to rest at his native village Ghagutia in Kapasia of Gazipur on Friday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Businessman found dead in Barisal

Businessman found dead in Barisal

Throat-slit body of a businessman was recovered from village Krishnakathi of Vorpasha in Barisal on Friday…

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37th BCS preliminary exam held

37th BCS preliminary exam held

The preliminary test of the 37th Bangladesh Civil Service examinations under the Public Service Commission was held on Friday…

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Police, BCL men interrupt rally against Rampal plant

Several hundred activists and leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of ruling Awami League, and police have interrupted a bicycle rally held on Friday protesting the government move of setting up a power plant at Rampal, Bagerhat near the Sunderbans…

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Woman, daughter killed by lightning strike in Rangpur

Woman, daughter killed by lightning strike in Rangpur

An indigenous woman and her daughter were killed by a lightning strike at Kadirabad of Pirganj in Rangpur early Friday…

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Police, BGB men killed in road accidents

Police, BGB men killed in road accidents

Two members of police and Border Guard Bangladesh forces were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents in Dhaka and Kushtia on Friday…

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1,000 bottles of Phensedyl seized from ambulance, three arrested

1,000 bottles of Phensedyl seized from ambulance, three arrested

Members of Criminal Investigation Department of police have arrested three people, including a woman, while they were allegedly carrying 1,000 bottles of Phensedyl syrup by an ambulance…

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Uncertain business climate raises BB dollar purchase

An uncertain business environment has pushed the Bangladesh Bank to purchase more US dollars from the local banks, which are facing lack of demand of the US banknotes…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BASIC Bank seeks more money

Scam ridden BASIC Bank, facing capital crunch earlier this month requested the government to bail it out for the third timer since 2014, finance ministry officials said…

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ADB to lend $8b

The Asian Development Bank said on Thursday that it would increase public and private sector lending to Bangladesh to $8 billion in 2016-20…

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England arrive today sans pace duo

England cricket team arrives here today amid unprecedented security for a one-month long tour that comprises a two-Test and three-match one-day international series but without their key pacers James Anderson and Mark Wood for injury…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Arrest warrant issued for Tarique in sedition case

A Dhaka court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman and a former chief correspondent of ETV, Mahathir Farooki Parash, in a sedition case…

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Trailer operators continue indefinite strike

Chittagong Port, the premier sea port of the country, on Thursday experienced the largest ever container congestion in its history due to the indefinite strike enforced by Chittagong prime mover trailer operators…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Woman’s body found in Ctg hotel room

Police recovered a hanging body of a young woman from a residential hotel at Chawkbazar in Chittagong on Wednesday night…

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Ex-Coast Guard DG Shafiq, army corporal arrested

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested former Bangladesh Coast Guard director general Shafiq-ur-Rahman and suspended Bangladesh Army corporal Abul Kalam on Thursday…

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Two electrocuted in Gaibandha

A school headmaster and his younger brother died from electrocution at Kochashohor village in Gobindaganj upazila on Thursday morning…

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1.5 tonnes of banned polythene seized

The Department of Environment on Thursday seized 1.5 tonnes of banned polythene and realized Tk 50,000 as fine from a factory in the capital’s Tejgaon industrial area…

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TONGI FACTORY FIRE: Army dog squad’s search for bodies draws blank

Search by Bangladesh Army’s dog squad Thursday found not a single body in the debris of the collapsed factory building of Tampaco Foils Limited at Tongi…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
United Hospital holds heart awareness campaign

United Hospital holds heart awareness campaign

Cardiac specialists on Thursday called on the people of Bangladesh to develop a healthy food habit to keep heart diseases away. They said about 75 per cent of the cardiac patients also suffer from diabetes for which a food discipline is a must…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Political leaders, activists pay tributes to Hannan Shah

Leaders and activists of various political parties, particularly of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, paid their final tributes to BNP standing committee member, ASM Hannan Shah, in the capital, on Thursday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

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