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    Six professors emeritus honoured by DUAA

    DU correspondent | Updated at 01:39am on October 03, 2017

    Dhaka University Alumni Association on Sunday honoured six professors emeritus of the university with gold medals for their outstanding contributions to different sectors in society...

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    Ashura observed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:36am on October 03, 2017

    Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), was observed across the country on Sunday with due religious fervour and solemnity...

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    CAB blames DESCO’s costly projects

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on October 03, 2017

    Consumers Association of Bangladesh’s energy adviser Professor M Shamsul Alam said on Monday that the costly infrastructural development projects undertaken by Dhaka Electric Supply Company....

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    117 extrajudicial killings in nine months: Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on October 03, 2017

    There were at least 117 extrajudicial killings in the country in the first nine months of this year, according to a human rights monitoring report of Odhikar, a non government rights body....

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    Two Islamist parties demand army deployment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on October 03, 2017

    Bangladesh Khelafat Andolon and Bangladesh Muslim League demanded army deployment and formation of neutral government during the next general election...

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    NSU student found dead in city

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:24am on October 03, 2017

    A student of North South University is presumed to have committed suicide in his apartment in Dhaka’s Basundhara residential area early Sunday....

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    Switzerland assures support to B’desh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:23am on October 03, 2017

    Switzerland has reiterated its commitments to support Bangladesh and provide humanitarian assistance in view of the Rohingya crisis saying the challenges they witness here are unprecedented in nature...

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    Joint initiative taken to produce soybean seeds in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on October 03, 2017

    The Solidaridad Network, an international development organization, and local seed producer Supreme Seed Company Limited, have taken joint efforts to produce quality soybean seeds at their project in Laxmipur district under supervision of the Department of Agricultural Extension...

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    Drug peddlers held with heroin, yaba

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:19am on October 03, 2017

    Rapid Action Battalion arrested two drug peddlers along with a large amount of contraband drugs in Sylhet on Sunday night...

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    Spotlight on affordability

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on October 03, 2017

    World Habitat Day was observed in the country on Monday, as elsewhere across the globe, to remind the world of its collective responsibility towards the habitat of future generations....