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    Govt plots voterless polls in Gazipur: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on June 23, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday alleged that Awami League government was attempting to hold ‘Khulna city style voterless’ mayoral poll also in Gazipur city through driving out the voters who support ‘sheaf of paddy’, the election symbol of BNP, by police....

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    Forging social resistance against drugs underscored

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Gaibandha | Updated at 12:48am on June 23, 2018

    Speakers at a function underscored the need for building social resistance against narcotics and creating much awareness among people about the bad effects of drugs to build a drug free developed society....

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    Santal Juba Sangha gets first ever leadership

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on June 23, 2018

    The first ever conference of Santal youths ended in Dinajpur on Friday with the selection of a 31-member committee to work for the promotion of Santal language and culture...

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    Int’l Public Service Day today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:16am on June 23, 2018

    The International Public Service Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the world today under the auspices of the United Nations....

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    Women rights facing global pushback: UN experts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:14am on June 23, 2018

    Immediate actions must be taken to stop a backlash which is threatening to undermine, erode, and even roll back hard-won women’s rights around the globe, say UN experts....

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    Ershad finds no logic behind Khaleda’s refusal of CMH

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:13am on June 23, 2018

    The Jatiya Party chief and prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s special envoy, HM Ershad, said on Friday that he did not understand the reason behind jailed Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s refusal to go to Combined Military Hospital for treatment....

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    Bodies of 2 missing youths recovered from Bashbaria beach

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:12am on June 23, 2018

    Bodies of two youths who went missing on Thursday were recovered from a privately-run Bashbaria beach under Sitakunda upazila in Chittagong on Friday afternoon....

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    Thailand wants deeper economic ties with Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:11am on June 23, 2018

    Deputy foreign minister of Thailand Virasakdi Futrakul has expressed keen interest to deepen economic and cultural bonds with Bangladesh and lauded its robust growth and development success stories...

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    Jukta Front for polls-time neutral govt

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:10am on June 23, 2018

    Leaders of Badruddoza Chowdhury-led Jukta Front on Friday demanded the government form an election-time neutral government and reconstitute the Election Commission to ensue inclusive polls....

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    Bus driver, helper held with Yaba

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:08am on June 23, 2018

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion in a drive arrested a bus driver and his helper along with 2401 Yaba tablets from Rupnagar area in the capital Friday morning....