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BNP at Mar 7 programme: We want to present true history of ’71
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Coast Guard seizes 30,000 yaba pills in Teknaf Bangladesh Coast Guard seized 30,000 yaba pills and arrested five alleged drug traffickers from the River Naf in Cox's Bazar's Teknaf on Monday.…
3 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash  Three people were killed and seven others  injured when a truck ploughed through a footpath at Kalatoli Dolphin Chattar in Cox’s Bazar…
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    Bangladesh reports 14 COVID-19 deaths, 5,04,120 total recoveries Bangladesh recorded 14 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 845 fresh cases overnight. The recovery count rose to 5,04,120 after another 1,117 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. “Fourteen…
    Law ministry recommends extending suspension of Khaleda’s jail term Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs has recommended extending the suspension of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia’s jail sentence for another six months on previous conditions. “I have recommended extending the suspension of her jail sentence for six months more and necessary…
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  • Politics
    PM Hasina blasts BNP for remarks on 7th March speech Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday blasted BNP leaders for their remarks that they do not get any message of independence from the historic 7th March speech. Sheikh Hasina said it is normal that they will not understand the essence of the historic speech as its founder Ziaur Rahman killed many Bangalees…
    BNP at Mar 7 programme: We want to present true history of ’71
With much speculation surrounding the BNP's motives behind organizing an event to observe March 7th, the party's Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alleged the Awami League government is distorting history before the new generation, and they have come forward to rectify…
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