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    Liberation War Memorials left in lurch

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:35am on October 18, 2016

    The killing fields of 1971 are only theoretically preserved as Liberation War Memorials but in reality they are under use as litter dumps. As the war memorial sites have not been secured with walls they are taken over by drug peddlers and addicts after sun sets, reveals a study done by the Implementation Monitoring Evaluation Division of Planning Commission...

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    DCs asked to take actions against anomalies

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:34am on October 18, 2016

    The food ministry has asked deputy commissioners to take stern actions against perpetrators of irregularities in preparation of lists of beneficiaries, issuance of cards and distribution of rice at Tk 10 a kg meant for hardcore poor...

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    EU to discuss formation, effectiveness of EC

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on October 18, 2016

    The European Union will discuss in Brussels in December how Election Commission in Bangladesh can be made effective, including steps leading towards formation of the EC, the EU ambassador, Pierre Mayaudon, said on Monday...

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    Draft contract set to go to purchase committee

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:31am on October 18, 2016

    The energy and mineral resources division is set to send a draft contract, to be signed with China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau to construct single point mooring near Moheshkhali Island to transport imported fuel oil through pipeline, to the cabinet committee on public purchase for approval...

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    WB Padma bridge fund committed to other projects

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on October 18, 2016

    Visiting World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Monday dismissed the possibility of reengagement in the Padma Bridge project saying they would not fund the construction of the bridge at this point...

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    No discussion on Teesta

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on October 18, 2016

    The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi discussed nothing about the signing of a long-pending agreement on sharing of Teesta River waters between the two countries in their meeting on Sunday...

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    Creative method raises worries

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:16am on October 18, 2016

    A growing number of high school teachers don’t even understand creative method of education introduced in the country seven years ago. Lacking a clear comprehension of the new method many teachers still find it quite difficult to help their students in the classrooms, said education officials...

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    Don’t provide info to fraudsters: BTRC

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:20pm on October 17, 2016

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Monday issued a notice asking all mobile phone subscribers not to provide personal and biometric SIM registration-related information to fraudsters seeking over phone...

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    HC releases full verdict on Tarique sentence

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:19pm on October 17, 2016

    The High Court on Monday released the full text of its verdict sentencing Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman to seven years’ imprisonment and fining him Tk 20 crore in a money-laundering case after scrapping his acquittal...

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    ACC arrests BRTA official 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:25pm on October 17, 2016

    The Anti Corruption Commission on Monday arrested an official of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority from Gazipur in a graft case...