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    Case filed against man for killing sons in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:35am on October 27, 2016

    A case has been filed against the man who allegedly killed his two minor sons over family feud in Sylhet...

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    PM seeks doctors’ help to implement SDG

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08am on October 27, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday sought doctors’ sincere supports to implement the 15-year Sustainable Development Goal to make the country’s healthcare system time befitting...

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    FS to visit Delhi to lay ground for PM’s bilateral visit

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on October 27, 2016

    Foreign secretary M. Shahidul Haque is likely to visit New Delhi in early November to lay the ground for a two-day official visit of the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, to India this December...

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    CTTC contradicts RAB over extremists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on October 27, 2016

    The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit on Wednesday contradicted the Rapid Action Battalion over the time of the operation that killed Bangladeshi-Canadian extremism suspect Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury on August 27 and also the identity of the killers of an international aid worker in September in 2016...

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    India’s Adani eyes power transmission business

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:42am on October 27, 2016

    India’s private firm Adani wants to invest in developing infrastructures in Bangladesh’s power transmission in partnership with the state-run Power Grid Company, which plans to invest over $7 billion in the next four years...

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    Bangladesh slips eight notches to 72nd

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on October 27, 2016

    Bangladesh slipped by eight notches down to 72nd position among 144 countries in the World Economic Forum’s gender gap ranking as the gender gap on participation in labour force and estimated earned income widened...

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    Rape of 5-year-old girl: Doctors find deep cut in genital, infection

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on October 27, 2016

    The genital of the five-year-old girl of Dinajpur, who was raped and now fighting for life at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, was found with deep cut with sharp thing, physicians said on Wednesday...

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    Automated vehicle checking at Mirpur from today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on October 27, 2016

    Fully automated vehicle inspection kicks off today at Bangladesh Road Transport Authority’s Mirpur office...

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    Indian team visits Ganges barrage site

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:37am on October 27, 2016

    An Indian technical team on Wednesday completed a two-day visit to the site of the proposed Ganges Barrage at Pangsha, Rajbari. The eight-member team of engineers led by India’s Central Water Commission chief engineer Bhupal Singh arrived in the capital Monday...

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    Govt fixes purchase limit for state-run companies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on October 27, 2016

    The government on Wednesday fixed thresholds for purchasing of goods and services by the state-run companies in power and telecom sectors to ensure transparency in public procurements...