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Man killed in Jessore ‘gunfight’

A 40-year-old man was killed in an alleged ‘gunfight’ between two groups of ‘miscreants’ at Mathurapur on Jessore–Jhenidah road, around 2:00am on Thursday…

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One held with foreign liquor, Indian currency

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh arrested one person from Hakimpur frontier early Thursday and recovered smuggled foreign liquor, Indian phensidyl and Indian currency from his possession…

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Man held with Yaba tablets

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested a man with 337 Yaba tablets from Bhanga upazila of the district on Wednesday…

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Two held with phensidyl

Members of Rapid Action Battalion and Narcotics Control Department arrested two alleged drug traders with 1,800 bottles of contraband phensidyl syrups from Rehaichar area in Chapainawabganj Municipality on Wednesday night…

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BCL activist killed in clash with Juba League

A Bangladesh Chhatra League activist of Government Azizul Haque College in Bogra was killed in a clash with Juba League men on the college campus on Thursday…

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Thundershowers or rain likely

Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur and Chittagong divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal…

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BNP-Jamaat leaders must face trial for patronising extremism: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated that BNP-Jamaat and its leaders must face trial for patronising extremism in the country by providing money and giving orders, protecting war criminals and burning innocent people to death with petrol bombs…

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Acid thrower arrested in Dhaka

Police on early Thursday arrested a man, who is accused of throwing acid at his ex-wife and mother-in-law, from the capital’s Rupnagar area…

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Train communications resume in Sylhet after 5-hr disruption

Train communications along Sylhet-Dhaka and Sylhet-Chittagong routes resumed on Thursday after 5 hours of disruption following derailment of a freight train at Shahjibazar in Habiganj…

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ICRC book depicting humanitarian actions in photos launched

International Committee of the Red Cross on Thursday launched a photo book, ‘150 Years of Humanitarian Action in 71 photos: Marking Milestones and Celebrating Memories’…

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ACC interrogates PDB chairman for tender irregularities

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday interrogated Bangladesh Power Development Board chairman Khaled Mahmud over his alleged involvement in a tender process…

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JU online admission process begins Oct 4

The online admission process for the first year honours admission tests under 2016-17 academic sessions of Jahangirnagar University will start on October 4 and will continue till October 31…

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GULSHAN ATTACK: Tamim’s aide remanded in custody

The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of the police claimed on Thursday that they arrested a close aide to killed July 1 Gulshan attack suspect Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, a Bangladesh origin Canadian…

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Sharp weapons banned during Tazia procession

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said on Thursday thet in consultation with the minority Shia Muslim community the authorities have imposed restriction on carrying sharp weapons during the traditional Tazia procession during Ashura…

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Tourism to flourish despite terror attacks: GM Quader

Former civil aviation and tourism minister GM Quader on Thursday said tourism in Bangladesh is set to flourish despite the recent unfortunate terror attacks…

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Tobacco farming needs to be replaced: Nasim

Health minister Mohammed Nasim on Thursday stressed that tobacco farming needs to be stopped immediately through working out an alternative option for the livelihoods of tobacco farmers…

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Case filed against Sylhet BNP leader’s son for threatening life of PM

A case was filed in Sylhet on Thursday against BNP leader Chowdhury Tanvir Ahammad Siddiquee’s son Chowdhury Irad Ahammad Siddiquee, on charge of threatening the life of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, in a Facebook posting…

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3 to die for murder in Pirojpur

A court here on Thursday sentenced three people to death and three others to life term imprisonment for killing a college student in Mathbaria upazila in 2008…

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PM to be greeted only with flowers: Syed Ashraf

Awami League general secretary and minister for public administration Syed Ashraful Islam on Thursday said prime minister Sheikh Hasina will be greeted only with flowers…

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IU gets new student adviser

The authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia on Thursday appointed Prof Anwarul Haque of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering department as new student adviser of the university, IU registrar office said…

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