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    3-day nat’l fruit fair begins today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on June 16, 2019

    The three-day national fruit fair will begin in Dhaka today (Sunday) aiming at showcasing different varieties of seasonal fruits grown in the country, according to the...

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    Sangskritik Jote demands one per cent of budget for cultural sector

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on June 16, 2019

    The Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, an alliance of cultural organisations, on Saturday called upon the government to allocate one per cent of the national budget outlay for the...

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    Sylhet cop closed for torturing youth, snatching wallet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:07am on June 16, 2019

    A police officer was closed for assaulting a youth and snatching away his wallet in Sylhet on Saturday. The assaulted youth SD Emon told reporters that he was...

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    IDWF-GFBTU ink MoU to protect Bahrain’s domestic workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on June 16, 2019

    The International Domestic Workers Federation on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions to protect...

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    Action to be taken against Nakla OC

    United News of Bangladesh . Sherpur | Updated at 01:04am on June 16, 2019

    Nakla Police Station’s officer-in-charge Kazi Shahnewaj will be withdrawn from his post for negligence of duty over the torture of a pregnant housewife...

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    Air chief leaves for France

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on June 16, 2019

    Chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat along with his spouse and three entourages left Dhaka for France on Saturday. It was an official visit at the invitation...

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    WP holds convention of farmers, farm labourers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on June 16, 2019

    Jatiya Krishak Samiti and Bangladesh Khetmajur Union, the farmers’ and farm labourers’ fronts of the Workers Party of Bangladesh, will hold a joint grand rally in Dhaka...

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    Budget not pro-people: Gono Forum

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on June 16, 2019

    The Gono Forum on Saturday rejected the proposed budget for the 2019-20 financial year, terming it not pro-people and not farsighted. ‘We are totally rejecting the...

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    Businessman injured in police torture

    Our Correspondent . Bogura | Updated at 12:50am on June 16, 2019

    A businessman was allegedly tortured by police at Bogura Sadar Police Station, where he was detained for around 25 hours, leaving him critically injured. Businessman...

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    Nothing negative in proposed budget: Obaidul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on June 16, 2019

    Terming the proposed budget for 2019-20 fiscal year a pro-people and positive one, ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said that there was...