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    Waterlogging threatens port city
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    DU female teachers altering course of history Although Dhaka University (DU) began its journey without any female teacher or student, women currently account for over 31 per cent of its teachers,…
    No more water logging next year: LGRD minister Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday said waterlogging in Dhaka city will not take place…
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    Rain brings city to its knees Roads were flooded. Traffic tailback was everywhere. Commuters were wading through rainwater. School-going children were falling out of rickshaws. These were the chaotic scenes people saw in the capital yesterday after hours of rain, reports UNB.   Triggered by active monsoon, rains lashed the…
    Magura road accident kills BCL leader  A local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was killed in a road accident at Parnanduali on Magura-Dhaka road on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Shishir Kumar Sikdar, executive member of Magura district committee of BCL and a student of Government Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy…
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  • Politics
    BNP finds conspiracy theory over Khaleda’s London tour BNP on Wednesday alleged that the government has engaged in a ‘conspiracy theory’ over their party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s ongoing visit to London. “The ministers and ruling party leaders are spreading misleading information over the BNP chairperson’s visit to London…
    Voter roll updating: EC doesn’t want to miss women The Election Commission (EC) has taken initiatives to attract women to get them enrolled as voters during the ongoing countrywide electoral roll updating exercise. “We hope this year we’ll get a good response from women. We’ve taken different initiatives to attract them,” EC…
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    • Germany : A butterfly stands at the flower of a blooming sunflower at a field near the small Bavarian village of Wiedenzhausen, southern Germany, during a summery weather day with temperatures around the 30 degrees on July 19, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A pair of Jaguars (Panthera onca) stand in their enclosure at Pessac Zoo on the outskirts of Bordeaux on July 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Russia : The sun sets over the Heart of Chechnya mosque in central Grozny on July 24, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Visitors enjoy a rose garden installed diring the Flower Jam festival on the Revolution Square in downtown Moscow on July 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Kyrgyzstan : Kyrgyz berkutchy (eagle hunters) launch their birds Golden Eagle at the 'Ethno Fest' festival in the village of Ton, near Issyk-Kul lake, some 350 km from Bishkek, on July 15, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Visitors enjoy a wheat field with poppies installed during the Flower Jam Festival on the Revolution Square next to the State Historical Museum in downtown Moscow on July 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO
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