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    RU BCL men beat up 13 ‘Shibir activists’, hand them over to police

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 12:58pm on August 09, 2017

    Leaders and activists of Rajshahi University unit Bangladesh Chhatra League, student wing of ruling Awami League, have beat up 13 students suspecting they...

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    Biman cancels two more Hajj flights

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:52pm on August 09, 2017

    The authorities of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Wednesday have cancelled two more scheduled Hajj flights due to shortage of...

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    Undocumented cargo worth Tk 2cr seized at Benapole

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:48am on August 09, 2017

    Customs officials in Benapole on Tuesday evening seized a consignment of capital machinery while it was crossing Benapole port...

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    Army needed, EC alone can’t hold fair polls: Emajuddin

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:24am on August 09, 2017

    Professor Emajuddin Ahmed on Tuesday asked those who oppose army deployment in the national election to clarify the reasons behind it as he thinks only a strong election commission is not enough to hold a fair and neutral election in the country’s current context...

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    Government’s dealings with ethnic people generate sectarian politics: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on August 09, 2017

    The deteriorating conditions of ethnic minorities show a rise in sectarian politics in the country, speakers told a discussion Tuesday...

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    Bogra rape victim taken to Rajshahi safe home

    United News of Bangladesh . Bogra | Updated at 01:09am on August 09, 2017

    The female student who was allegedly raped by Sramik League leader Tufan Sarkar was taken to a safe home and her mother to a support centre in Rajshahi on Monday night...

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    Biman cancels 3 more hajj flights

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on August 09, 2017

    The authorities of Biman Bangladesh Airlines have cancelled three more scheduled hajj flights due to shortage of pilgrims for visa complications. With these, a total of 17 hajj flights have been cancelled since the first day of hajj flight operation on July 24...

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    14 JMB activists jailed for 2005 blasts

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:59am on August 09, 2017

    A Tangail court on Tuesday sentenced 14 activists belonging to banned extremist outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment in a case of August 17, 2005 series blasts in Tangail...

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    Three bullet-hit in ‘gunfights’ in Dhaka, Narayanganj

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on August 09, 2017

    Three suspected criminals were detained after they had received bullets in two separate ‘gunfights’ with members of law enforcing agencies in Dhaka and Narayanganj Monday night and early Tuesday...

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    DTCA slaps fee on buildings’ traffic management

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:53am on August 09, 2017

    Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority, from now on, will charge for the service of giving approval to traffic circulation certificate for buildings above 10 storeys under its jurisdiction...