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    Muradpur-Lalkhan Bazar flyover opens to traffic in Ctg

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chittagong | Updated at 01:16am on June 17, 2017

    The much-awaited city’s 5.2 kilometre-long Muradpur-Lalkhan Bazar flyover opened to traffic Friday afternoon. Considering the request by police administration to reduce the sufferings of pedestrians during Ramadan, Abdus Salam, chairman of Chittagong Development Authority, opened the flyover to traffic on experimental basis...

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    Relief as crowd thins on last day of advance train ticket sales

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:14am on June 17, 2017

    Eid-time holiday-makers on Friday, the last day of advance train ticket sales, got some relief as they could collect tickets without much hassle....

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    National fruits fair begins in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:12am on June 17, 2017

    Three-day national fruit fair began in Dhaka on Friday showcasing about 152 varieties of fruits, including 60 species of mango, according to Department of Agricultural Extension officials...

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    2 killed in Mymensingh villagers’ clash

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Mymensingh | Updated at 01:11am on June 17, 2017

    Two people, including a woman, were killed and 15 others injured in a clash that took place between two groups of villagers at Char Sirta village in Sadar upazila in Mymensingh on Friday...

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    PM realises polls will not be held without BNP: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on June 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday claimed that prime minister Sheikh Hasina called on BNP to join next election realising that election would not be held without the party...

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    City shops witness Eid shopping spree

    Navid Alvi Haq | Updated at 01:08am on June 17, 2017

    With only a week and a half remaining for Eid-ul-Fitr, shoppers around the capital this weekend are rushing to markets and shopping centres to grab their desired festive clothing and other accessories before the stock runs out...

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    Japan mourns deaths from landslides

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on June 17, 2017

    Japan has condoled the loss of lives and overall destruction triggered by the deadliest spate of landslides in living memory, and most certainly in independent Bangladesh, that killed over 150 people in different districts of Chittagon...

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    BSF picks up Bangladeshi from Lalmonirhat

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:05am on June 17, 2017

    Indian Border Security Force members allegedly picked up a Bangladeshi farmer from Amjhol frontier under Hatibandha upazila in Lalmonirhat on Friday...

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    Authorities lack attention to Kattali beach

    Ferdous Ara | Updated at 12:57am on June 17, 2017

    Kattali beach has failed to draw attention of authorities concerned although it is a potential tourist spot in the port city of Chittagong. The Forest Department took initiative and turned the isolated grazing land into a mangrove forest...

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    Major rivers swell due to onrush of rainwater

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on June 17, 2017

    Major rivers of Bangladesh swelled on Friday due to heavy rainfall and onrush of water from Indian territories, according to Flood Forecasting Warning Centre...

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