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  • 9 Bangladeshis return after languishing in Indian jail
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7m Eid holidaymakers set to leave capital
Around 70 lakh people will leave the capital city of Dhaka for their village homes to celebrate upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr with their near and dear ones, reports…
456 construction workers killed, 463 hurt in 5 years
At least 456 construction workers were killed and 463 others sustained injuries during their respective works across the country in last five years till…
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  • Bangladesh
    Jumatul Wida today Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, will be observed across the country on Friday with due religious solemnity and reverence.                          …
    ASI sued over rape in Ctg A case was filed against an assistant sub-inspector of DB police, Hamidul Islam, on charge of violating a woman. The victim filed the case against the ASI, now working at Rangpur range, with Chittagong Women and Children Repression Prevention Court-1 on Thursday afternoon.   Judge Rokhsana Begum…
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  • Politics
    Give scope to AL to serve people time and again: PM 
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday called upon the countrymen to give scope to the Awami League (AL) to serve the people time and again as this party only has the ability to develop the country and change the lot of the people.  She said when Awami League came to power,…
    Minimising internal feud main challenge The Bangladesh Awami League (AL), the country’s oldest political party, is going to celebrate its 68th founding anniversary today (Friday). The party is passing through a golden period, as it is in power for the second consecutive term.  After being out of office for seven years, the AL was…
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