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Muktamoni’s further treatment depends on normal ‘platelet’ level
Further treatment of Muktamoni, suffering from a mysterious disease, would depend on normal ‘platelet’ level in her blood cell, reports BSS.…
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     Adilur barred from entering Malaysia Adilur Rahman Khan, the secretary of Odhikar, a human rights organisation was barred from entering Malaysia. According to the Press release issued by Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM), a civil society organisation in the country, Adilur was detained by Malaysian Immigration at Kuala Lumpur International…
    Separate court sought to deal with river pollution The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Shipping Ministry on Thursday recommended the government to establish separate court against river pollution and encroachment. It also asked the government to take necessary measures so that the Department of Environment can shut down the companies that pollute…
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  • Politics
    Farroque released from jail on bail BNP chairperson's adviser Joynal Abedin Farroque was freed from jail on bail on Thursday. Farroque walked out of Dhaka Central Jail, Keraniganj around 12:40pm after the bail order reached the jail authorities. BNP leaders and activists received him at the jail gate, Farroque himself told UNB. On…
    AL ‘outshines Nazi in brutalities’: BNP Accusing the government of continuing its repressive acts to eliminate its opponents, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday said the ruling party has even 'outshined German dictator Adolf Hitler's Nazi Party in carrying out brutalities'. "The ruling party men…
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  • ACC files appeal seeking Khaleda's arrest
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    Three weeks into the fire that devastated the Gabtoli cattle market in the capital, the authorities concerned are yet to renovate the structure and rehabilitate the traders. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Three weeks into the fire that devastated the Gabtoli cattle market in the capital, the authorities…
    Nourin Jahan Nodi, the employer of young housemaid Aduri who was brutally tortured in 2013, is taken to prison from the court premises by
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