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    Teenage girl found dead  

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 01:47am on February 03, 2018

    The body of a teenage girl was recovered from her house at village Uttar Dashpaika in Bishwanath upazila of Sylhet on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Sima Begum, 15, daughter of Abdul Matin, resident of village Uttar Dashpaika in the upazila....

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    18 killed in ‘crossfire’ in Jan: Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:45am on February 03, 2018

    At least 18 people were killed in ‘crossfire’ in January, said a report published by human rights organisation Odhikar. The human rights watchdog, in its monthly human rights monitoring report, also said that at least six people died in jail and five people became victims of enforced disappearance in January...

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    Fire at Ctg garment factory

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chittagong | Updated at 01:38am on February 03, 2018

    A fire broke out at a garment factory at Chittagong Export Processing Zone under Bayezid thana in Chittagong city on Friday. Fire service official of Chittagong zone Enamul Hoque said that the fire originated from an electric oven at the third floor of TKM Garment Factory in Roafabad area around 12:30am....

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    Unidentified body recovered near rail track

    Our Correspondent . Brahmanbaria | Updated at 01:38am on February 03, 2018

    Police recovered the unidentified body of a man, aged about 35 years, Friday afternoon from Amodad area on Akhaura-Sylhet rail route. Akhaura Railway police officer-in-charge Shyamol Kanti Das said that, being informed by locals, they recovered the body near the rail track from Amodad...

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    Community health workers continue hunger strike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35am on February 03, 2018

    The agitating community health care providers continued non-stop hunger strike for second consecutive day on Friday, demanding nationalisation of their jobs...

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    Ganajagaran Mancha denounces govt move

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on February 03, 2018

    Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarker on Friday said the proposed digital security law would suppress the freedom of expression and take the nation back to the medieval period...

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    GWTUC wants withdrawal of case against leaders, workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on February 03, 2018

    Garment Workers Trade Union Centre on Friday demanded withdrawal of a case filed against its leaders and Ashiana Garments Industries workers claiming that they were deliberately implicated in Wednesday’s clash....

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    Awareness generation stressed to battle arsenic crisis

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 01:29am on February 03, 2018

    Awareness generation is a must for prevention of arsenic crisis in the country as the infection poses serious risk to public health, said speakers at a seminar discussing arsenic crisis in the country...

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    Govt to promote GM crop technology: Agri minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on February 03, 2018

    Agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Friday said the government had decided to promote genetically modified (GM) crop technologies with a view to ensuring sufficient food for the people....

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    IUT protests continue for 11th day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on February 03, 2018

    Teachers, students and staff members of Islamic University of Technology continued their protest for the 11th day on Friday demanding removal of the university vice-chancellor professor Munaz Ahmed Noor allegedly for breaching university rules and regulations...