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Jhut trader killed in Dhaka, wife held

24 October 2014

Jhut trader killed in Dhaka, wife held Masked assailants stabbed dead a businessman in Mirpur area of Dhaka in the wee hours of today. The deceased was Gias Uddin, 35, a jhut trader dealing with garments' waste and a resident of block-C in Jhutpatti area of Mirpur-10, according to police. Full News here – Read […]

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Pollution threatens aquatic life in Buriganga River

24 October 2014

The pollution level is very high between Sadarghat river terminal and Islambagh (Lalbagh) The Buriganga river is dying slowly due to unabated disposal of untreated industrial and sewage wastes into its waters. This practice is destroying the river’s aquatic life and posing serious threats to citizens’ health. Full News here – The Independent :: Online […]

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Only 5pc under ‘A’ category

24 October 2014

secondary schoolsOnly 1,020 (5.54 per cent) secondary schools out of 18,425 are in the top performing “A” category under different indicators. Most of these schools are in the urban areas, a report said yesterday (Thursday). Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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War crimes convict Ghulam Azam dies

24 October 2014

Former Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Ghulam Azam, who was serving a 90 -year jail term for crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation War, died of cardiac arrest at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) last night. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Hold early polls or quit

24 October 2014

Khaleda threatens to force out govt if demand not met BNP chairperson Khaelda Zia on Thursday threatened to topple the government through movement if the party’s demand for holding mid-term elections will not be met. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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PM vows to go tough if people attacked

24 October 2014

She rules out possibility of dialogue with BNP Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday warned the BNP-led alliance of dire consequence if it will harm the people in the name of movement agitations.Hasina, who is the president of ruling Awami League, also  ruled out the idea of any dialogue with the BNP led by her […]

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BNP has gone to political dustbin: PM

23 October 2014

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the international community has interest in socio-economic development of Bangladesh, not in current politics or BNP’s demand for a fresh election. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Complaint against Bangshal SI over extortion

23 October 2014

Complaint against Bangshal SI over extortion A complaint has been filed against three policemen including a Sub Inspector of the capital's Bangshal police station with Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court for their alleged extortion. Md Makbul Hosssain, owner of Quality Accessories, filed … Full News here – Read more on DhakaTribune

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NBR commissioner Hafizur terminated

23 October 2014

National Board of Revenue (NBR) has terminated  additional  commissioner M Hafizur Rahman on corruption charges. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Project for the poor crowded out by the rich

23 October 2014

Project for the poor crowded out by the rich Five years into existence, the government's “Ektee Bari Ektee Khamar” project has deviated from one of its primary objectives of poverty alleviation, with the actual poor being ignored in many areas. The Dhaka Tribune, through its district … Full News here – Read more on DhakaTribune

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Ex-minister Mannan Khan’s wife surrenders

23 October 2014

Former Housing and Public Works Minister Abdul Mannan Khan’s wife Syeda Hasina Sultana today surrendered before court in a corruption case filed for amassing illegal wealth and hiding information in wealth statement. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Khaleda to address rally in Nilphamari today

23 October 2014

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will address a public rally in Nilphamari on Thursday, aiming to mobilise public support in favour of 20-party alliance’s demand for holding fresh polls under a non-party administration.   Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Ensure ebola screening at ports, HC tells govt

23 October 2014

The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the government to deploy monitoring and medical teams at all international airports, sea ports and land ports to screen people entering the country for the deadly Ebola virus. It also asked the authorities concerned to treat Ebola patients, if any found at the ports, at specialized hospitals. Full News […]

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Soldier, gunman killed in Canada parliament attack

23 October 2014

Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament yesterday as police shot dead a gunman who had killed a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial before storming the building, reports AFP from Ottawa. Police said an investigation was continuing, but did not confirm earlier reports that more gunmen were involved. Heavily armed officers […]

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The accidental scientist who changed Bangladesh

23 October 2014

The accidental scientist who changed Bangladesh He passed from the college in 1949, and then passed and completed his MAg from Dhaka University in crop botany in 1956. Subsequently, he obtained his PhD degree in genetics and plant breeding from Texas A&M University in the United States in 1968. Full News here – Read more […]

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