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    British Council holds orientation programme for govt officers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on April 30, 2017

    British Council organised an orientation programme for District Education Officers and Upazila Secondary Education Officers on Saturday...

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    Indian scholarships for 10,000 BD students under FF scheme: Envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Chittagong | Updated at 12:53am on April 30, 2017

    Indian high commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said another 10,000 Bangladeshi students will receive scholarships worth Rs 35 crore or over Tk 45.5 crore to be awarded under the new Muktijodha (freedom fighters) scholarship scheme...

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    AL activists assigned to list victims in haors for creating graft scope: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on April 30, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday alleged that Awami League leaders had been assigned to prepare the lists of flashflood-hit people in the haor belt for creating the scope of corruption...

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    Tanners want safety of investment at Savar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on April 30, 2017

    Tanners from a human chain on Saturday demanded that the government must ensure safety of their investments in the new Tannery Industrial Park at Savar...

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    12 girls return from India

    United News of Bangladesh . Jessore | Updated at 12:44am on April 30, 2017

    Twelve teenage Bangladeshi girls and a child returned home from India through Benapole Check post in Jessore on Friday evening after languishing in jail in India for different terms...

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    27 held in Satkhira drives  

    United News of Bangladesh . Satkhira | Updated at 12:43am on April 30, 2017

    Police arrested 27 people, including an alleged Jamaat-e-Islami activist, during drives at different parts of the Satkhira from Friday evening to Saturday morning...

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    Protest against holding tax hike in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:42am on April 30, 2017

    A section of taxpayers in Chittagong went on demonstration on Saturday protesting at the city corporation’s decision to impose 17 per cent holding tax on house rents...

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    Punishment for killers of Romel Chakma demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on April 30, 2017

    Cross section of people including political leaders, cultural activists and rights defenders on Saturday condemned the custodial death of ethnic minority student leader Romel Chakma and demanded immediate identification and punishment of the perpetrators...

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    Accountability must for ensuring quality education: campaigners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on April 30, 2017

    Rights activists and campaigners on Saturday underscored the need for accountability and participation of state and non-state actors in the education sector for ensuring quality education to the students...

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    Another Dinajpur boiler blast victim dies

    United News of Bangladesh . Rangpur | Updated at 12:35am on April 30, 2017

    Another worker, who suffered burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a rice mill of Rangpur sadar upazila in Dinajur on April 19, died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital on Saturday morning....