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    Man held for sexually assaulting boy

    United News of Bangladesh . Netrakona | Updated at 01:58am on June 26, 2019

    Police have arrested a man for reportedly assaulting a minor boy sexually in the district town. The arrested is Nurul Islam, 50, a fish trader of Paschim Malni area...

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    Truck with 700 sacks of rice stolen

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 01:57am on June 26, 2019

    A police complaint was filed Tuesday over the stealing of a truck carrying 21 tonnes of rice from Baliadangi upazila last week. According to the complaint, trader Mizanur Rahman purchased 700 sacks of rice...

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    ACC sues FR Tower owner, two ex-RAJUK chairmen among 23

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:53am on June 26, 2019

    Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday filed two corruption cases against 23 people including two former Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha chairmen, owner of FR Tower in the capital’s Banani on charges of...

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    JCD activists vandalise BNP office

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on June 26, 2019

    A faction of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leaders and activists vandalise the office of Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Dhaka on Tuesday. The activists demanded revocation of a BNP decision that set...

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    Writ petition filed to prevent unnecessary caesarean delivery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:41am on June 26, 2019

    A writ petition was filed on Tuesday seeking directives to the government and the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council to prevent private hospitals and clinics from performing unnecessary...

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    Biman to start Hajj flights from July 4

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:40am on June 26, 2019

    Biman Bangladesh airlines has completed all preparation to start this year’s Hajj flight from July 4. The first Hajj flight BG-3001 would leave Hazrat Shahjajal International Airport with 419 pilgrims on...

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    Jahanara Imam’s death anniv today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:31am on June 26, 2019

    The 25th death anniversary of Shaheed Janani Jahanara Imam who spearheaded the movement for trial of the war criminals, will be observed in the country today. Jahanara Imam, the brave mother...

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    Bill tabled to keep Speedy Trial Act in effect

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on June 26, 2019

    A bill was tabled n Jatiya Sangsad on Tuesday to keep the Law and Order Disruption (Speedy Trial) Act in effect until 2014. Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan placed the bill and it was sent to the respective...

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    Drugs, arms detectors for courier cos likely to be mandatory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on June 26, 2019

    The government is likely to make the use of drugs and arms detectors mandatory for the courier service providers to prevent cross-border smuggling of the contraband items, officials said...

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    B’desh needs to detect, treat over 1.5m new TB cases next 5yrs

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:25am on June 26, 2019

    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and USAID on Tuesday pledged to deepen their partnership to end tuberculosis in Bangladesh noting that the country needs to detect and treat more...