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    Tourism sector still reeling from extremism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on November 21, 2016

    Three-day conference of Pacific Asia Travel Association to begin in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday while tourism sector of the country is steel reeling from the shock of recent extremist attacks...

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    1,600MW power export to Bangladesh: Adani demands high rates

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:28am on November 21, 2016

    India’s Adani Power Limited demanded high rates for exporting 1,600MW of power to Bangladesh from its plants to be set up in Jharkhand, said officials...

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    Spl drives ordered against illegal arms along border

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on November 21, 2016

    The government on Sunday ordered the law enforcement agencies to conduct special drives against illegal arms in the bordering areas...

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    BCL central leader found dead at CU

    CU Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on November 21, 2016

    Police night recovered hanging body of a central leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the ruling Awami League-backed student organisation, from his rented house on Chittagong University campus Sunday night...

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    12th founding anniv of ACC today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on November 21, 2016

    The 12th founding anniversary of Anti-Corruption Commission will be observed today. Marking the day, the commission has organised a discussion at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy where the commission chairman, Iqbal Mahmood, will administer oath to its commission officials and staff, an ACC press release says...

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    Left parties, JP want discussion

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:44am on November 21, 2016

    Most of the left political parties and the Jatiya Party faction led by Hussein Muhammad Ershad want discussion among political parties before reconstituting the Election Commission as the tenure of the chief election commissioner would expire on February 22, 2017...

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    Armed Forces Day today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on November 21, 2016

    The Armed Forces Day will be observed today with due solemnity and enthusiasm in the military establishments across the country...

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    No headway in police probes

    Mohiuddin Alamgir and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:13am on November 21, 2016

    Probes by the police made no headway in identifying the main perpetrators of the recent attacks on Hindus in Nasirnagar and the Santals in Gobindaganj...

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    1.43 lakh students absent on first day of primary exams

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:17pm on November 20, 2016

    About 1.43 lakh students were absent on the first day of primary and ibtedayi completion examinations on Sunday, said Directorate of Primary Education exam control room....

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    Rubel makes confessions in Garo woman rape case

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 07:46pm on November 20, 2016

      A Dhaka court on Sunday recorded confessional statement of the man who allegedly raped an ethnic Garo woman and once escaped from custody of...