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    JMB regional chief killed in Bogra ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40am on March 02, 2017

    A suspected regional chief of a new faction of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh was killed in a 'gunfight' with law enforcers at Jamnagar in Sherpur of Bogra early Thursday...

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    Two ‘robbers’ beaten to death in Brahmanbaria

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:42am on March 02, 2017

    Two suspected robbers were beaten to death by a mob in Jagannathpur area of Nabinagar in Brahmanbaria on Wednesday night...

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    Nahid asks for students’ commitment at MIST graduation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:04am on March 02, 2017

    Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday asked students to devote their full potentials to the development of the country with patriotism, honesty and sincerity....

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    Govt is taking project to illuminate every home: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:02am on March 02, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government took up a series of projects to develop further the power sector keeping in mind the increased demand of electricity to meet future need and illuminate every home...

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    President seeks stronger ties with Ireland, Algeria, Kenya

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:20am on March 02, 2017

    New envoys from Ireland, Algeria and Kenya have presented their credentials to president Abdul Hamid separately at Bangabhaban in the capital on Wednesday...

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    2-month ban on fishing in Padma, Meghna begins

    United News of Bangladesh . Chandpur | Updated at 01:18am on March 02, 2017

    A two-month ban on catching, selling and transportation of all types of fish from the Rivers Padma and Meghna began on Wednesday to ensure safe spawning and protect fish resources...

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    BRAC to launch micro-insurance for its 5m clients

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on March 02, 2017

    BRAC in association with Guardian Life Insurance Limited initiated to launch its first micro-insurance product, credit shield insurance, for its 5 million microfinance clients...

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    Lawyer demands shipping minister’s removal

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:16am on March 02, 2017

    A Supreme Court lawyer has submitted a memorandum to the president and the prime minister seeking the removal of shipping minister Shajahan Khan for ‘supporting the countrywide transport strike’...

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    WP recalls contribution of Hafizur Rahman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on March 02, 2017

    Leaders of Workers Party of Bangladesh on Wednesday recalled the contribution of their late leader Hafizur Rahman Bhuiyan to the workers’ movement in the country and said Hafiz dedicated his whole life to the wellbeing of workers...

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    An influential minister instigates transport strike : Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on March 02, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday alleged that an influential minister instigated the countrywide wildcat road transport strike that begun on Tuesday...