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Road crash kills 1 in Sirajganj A man was killed and 21 others were injured as a bus drove into a roadside ditch on Sirajganj-Belkuchi road at Shamespur area in Belkuchi upazila on Thursday…
Teachers demand release of quota reformists Teachers of different public universities held a solidarity rally on Dhaka University campus on Thursday demanding immediate release of arrested quota…
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    ‘Gunfights’ kill 3 ‘drug traders’ in Ctg, Cumilla Three suspected drug traders were killed in reported gunfights in Chattogram and Cumilla early Friday. In Chattogram, Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Motijharna in the city’s Khulshi area early Friday, reports UNB.…
    Attorney General gets ‘death threat’ Attorney General Mahbubey Alam received a ‘death threat’ on Thursday afternoon. Contacted, officer-in-charge of Shahbagh Police Station Abul Hasan said that AG’s Personal Secretary Kabir Ahmed registered a general diary with the police station in this connection. According to the GD,…
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    Campaigns gear up amid trading of barbs With only 10 days left to hold the elections to the three city corporations of Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal, poll campaigns have been going on in full swing amid allegations and counter- allegations made by mayoral and councillor hopefuls, especially those belonging to the Awami League (AL) and the…
    BNP gets permission for Friday’s Nayapaltan rally BNP on Thursday said it got permission from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to hold a rally in the city on Friday demanding the release its chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail. "We've got verbal permission from police to hold our scheduled rally in front of our Nayapaltan central office at…
  • EC plans to ‘manipulate’ next polls: BNP
  • Germany wants ‘minimum democratic standards’ polls in Bangladesh
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    Repair work on the pillars of Old Kanchpur Bridge over Buriganga River at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj goes on. The photo was taken recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Repair work on the pillars of Old Kanchpur Bridge over Buriganga River at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj…
    Repair work on the pillars of Old Kanchpur Bridge over Buriganga River at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj goes on. The photo was taken recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Repair work on the pillars of Old Kanchpur Bridge over Buriganga River at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj…
    Dhaka University students stand in a human chain on the Central Shaheed Minar premises promising to continue their quota reform movement until
their demand is met. STORY ON PAGE 1 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Dhaka University students stand in a human chain on the Central Shaheed Minar premises promising…
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