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    Durga Puja begins

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:28pm on October 07, 2016

    Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, begins across the country through bodhon (incarnation) of goddess Durga on Friday. The annual festival...

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    Derailment snaps Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka, Chittagong

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:50am on October 07, 2016

    Train communications of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong was suspended on Friday morning following derailment of three bogies of a train at Noapara rail station...

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    24 pirates held in Chittagong

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:50am on October 07, 2016

    Coast Guards Members in a drive arrested 24 alleged pirates from Tengarchar area of Sandwip in Chittagong on Thursday night. The identities of the arrestees...

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    ‘Robber’ lynched in Jhalakati

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:25am on October 07, 2016

    A suspected robber was beaten to death by mob at village Bil Shonautha of Kanthalia in Jhalakati early Friday...

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    ADB funded consultants suggest updating

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:53am on October 07, 2016

    Asian Development Bank funded consultants called for updating the 2010-30 Master Plan of Bangladesh Railway for improving and expanding of it service...

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    3,112 in Malaysian jails

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:51am on October 07, 2016

    At least 3,112 undocumented Bangladeshis have been detained in Malaysian jails and camps, according to Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur...

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    Retired brigadier found murdered in DOHS flat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on October 07, 2016

    Police on Thursday launched an investigation into the killing of a retired army brigadier general, Wazy Ahmed Chowdhury, inside his house at New DOHS in the city’s Mohakhali on Wednesday and suspected that the murder meant for gain...

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    Protests surge : Khadiza still on life support, protester threatened in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:31am on October 07, 2016

    Protests against attack on Sylhet college girl by a Chattra League leader intensified and spread to other districts on Thursday while the family of spokesperson for protesting Sylhet students were allegedly threatened by an unidentified caller...

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    Govt ignores suo moto rules

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:27am on October 07, 2016

    The government has created a poor track record of ignoring suo moto orders issued by the High Court Division on issues of public importance...

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    Jamdani set to get registration as GI product

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:22pm on October 06, 2016

    Jamdani, the country’s one of the finest muslin textiles, is going to get registration by this month as Bangladesh’s first Geographical Indication product...