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    JnU YJFB gets new body

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 12:05pm on December 04, 2017

    A nine-member executive committee of Jagannath University unit Youth Journalists Forum Bangladesh has been selected for a one-year term with...

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    Former civil surgeon jailed for assaulting ADC

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:17pm on December 04, 2017

    A mobile court in Lakshmipur on Monday sentenced former civil surgeon Salahuddin Sharif to three months in jail for assaulting...

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    PM seeks Cambodia’s support on Rohingya issue

    Agencies . Phnom Penh | Updated at 12:05am on December 05, 2017

    Bangladesh on Monday sought Cambodian support towards a ‘durable solution’ to Rohingya crisis as prime minister Sheikh Hasina held official talks with her Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen...

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    SC asks MP Sawkat to pay back Tk 5cr

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:23pm on December 04, 2017

    The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday directed Jatiya Party lawmaker Md Sawkat Chowdhure to pay Tk 5 crore to Bangladesh Commerce Bank Ltd within...

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    Bacchu shifts blame onto ex-MD

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:05am on December 05, 2017

    Former BASIC Bank chairman Sheikh Abdul Hye Bacchu on Monday shifted blame onto its former managing director Fakhrul Islam for the embezzlement of money from the state-owned commercial bank...

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    PM accorded warm reception at Peace Palace

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:45am on December 04, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a warm reception as she arrived at the Peace Palace, the Prime Minister’s Office of the Cambodia, in Phnom Penh on Monday morning...

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    Dhaka, Phnom Penh sign 10 instruments

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:15am on December 04, 2017

    Bangladesh and Cambodia on Monday signed 10 instruments, including one agreement and nine memorandums of understanding, aiming to enhance cooperation in various fields, including tourism, agriculture, civil aviation, ICT and technical education between the two countries...

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    Bangla Academy celebrates founding anniv

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:38am on December 04, 2017

    Bangla Academy on Sunday celebrated its 62nd founding anniversary with much enthusiasm through various programmes. The programmes began at 10:00am with placing of wreaths at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka...

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    Schoolgirl raped in city, two arrested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on December 04, 2017

    A schoolgirl was raped at Uttarkhan in the capital on Saturday after she went to face an interview for a part-time job. Police arrested two men — Shah Alam and Jewel Miah — in this connection Sunday afternoon after the victim’s father filed a case in the morning with the station accusing the two men, said officer-in-charge (investigation) of Uttarkhan police Khandakar Nasir Uddin....

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    9 banks face Tk 17,699cr capital shortfall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on December 04, 2017

    Nine banks, including six state-owned banks, faced Tk 17,699 crore shortfall in capital as of September 30 as the banks had to maintain a huge amount in provision for growing non-performing or defaulted loans....