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    BNP slams PM for Sweden trip after mudslide deaths

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on June 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday came down hard on prime minister Sheikh Hasina for her ongoing visit to Sweden leaving behind a procession of deaths in landslides in three hilly districts...

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    Mandatory blood testing for communicable diseases stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on June 15, 2017

    Mandatory blood inspection for communicable diseases should be a prerequisite to any blood transfusion, health and family welfare minister Mohammed Nasim said on Wednesday....

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    ACC signs memo with Bhutan’s ACC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on June 15, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Anti-Corruption Commission of Bhutan to assist each other in curbing corruption...

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    AL govt reopened 8 jute, textile mills: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 01:04am on June 15, 2017

    Textiles and jute minister Emaz Uddin Pramanik on Wednesday said at the Parliament that the Awami League government, after assuming power in 2009, reopened five jute and three textile mills, which were closed by previous governments....

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    Sand-laden bulkheads will be restricted for 11 days during Eid : shipping minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on June 15, 2017

    Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan on Wednesday said that movement of sand-laden bulkheads on waterways would be restricted round the clock for 11 days during Eid-ul-Fitr to ensure passengers’ safety....

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    Rokeya Univ’s new VC takes office

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 01:01am on June 15, 2017

    Professor Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah joined Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Wednesday as its fourth vice-chancellor...

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    Road crashes killed 888 in 4 months: Quader

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:59am on June 15, 2017

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said at the parliament that a total of 888 people were killed in road accidents across the country in the first four months of 2017....

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    Army launches tree plantation campaign in Rangpur

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:57am on June 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Army on Wednesday launched its tree plantation campaign-2017 in the cantonments, garrisons and other establishments in northern Rangpur area....

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    One to die for killing schoolboy

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on June 15, 2017

    A Dhaka court on Wednesday sentenced a man to death over the murder of a schoolboy at Mugarchar in Keraniganj in 2016....

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    Govt urged to ensure safe Eid journey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on June 15, 2017

    Waterways experts and rights activists on Wednesday urged the authorities to take immediate steps to ensure people’s safe journey during the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr...