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Shortage of manpower hits Chandpur Coast Guard station The Chandpur Unit of the Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) has been hamstrung by an acute shortage of personnel and river vessels (speedboats) for a long time,…
Bus terminal turns into filth station The main bus terminal of Gazipur city has been turned into a dirt station with the rubbish of all kinds being dumped there. But the city corporation authorities…
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    Nusrat murder: Sonagazi AL chief held, Popy ‘confesses’ to her part Sonagazi upazila unit Awami League President Ruhul Amin was arrested on Friday in connection with the madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case. A team of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) picked Ruhul Amin, also vice-president of the governing body of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa, up from…
    Motive behind Nusrat murder evident: Minister Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Friday said the madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case law enforcers have already come to know about the motive behind the murder and who were involved in the incident. “The Nusrat murder case is almost cracked as police have already got details, including…
  • AL govt’s popularity increases: PM
  • UAE state minister visits Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar
  • Politics
    Khaleda ‘failed’ to create honest advisers: Gayeshwar BNP senior leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Friday said though their chairperson Khaleda Zia has achieved immense successes in her political life, she has ‘failed’ to create honest advisers around her. “Our leader has huge successes, but she has failure as well. I also told her it one…
    BNP’s 6 MPs-elect not to join JS: Moudud Amid swirling speculation, BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed yesterday rejected the possibility of the six lawmakers-elect of the party joining Parliament. Speaking at a publication ceremony, he said the party’s standing committee took the decision in consultation with acting…
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    • A Bangladeshi girl attends a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladeshi ravellers attend a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    • Students of Fine Arts Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh are busy with preparations for Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year. This photo was taken yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
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    Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister, makes a PowerPoint presentation on the investment
environment in Bangladesh in front of the ambassadors and heads of missions of OIC members at the PMO in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister,…
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    Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire fence on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Farmgate in the
capital recently amid risks of losing limbs or life. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire…
    Tenants of BGMEA Tower at Karwan Bazar inside the Hatirjheel in the capital yesterday shift their office equipment as Rajuk deadline to remove their belongings ended in the evening yesterday. Photo: Nazmul islam Tenants of BGMEA Tower at Karwan Bazar inside the Hatirjheel in the capital yesterday shift…
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