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    Shimulia-Kawrakandi ferry services resume after eight hours

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 08:30am on December 30, 2016

    The ferry services between Shimulia in Munshiganj and Kawrakandi in Madaripur across the River Padma resumed Friday morning, after...

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    BGB turns back three boats of Rohingyas

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 11:45am on December 30, 2016

    Border Guard Bangladesh has prevented around 50 Rohingya Muslims, mostly women and children, from entering Bangladesh...

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    Herbal medicine trader hacked to death in city

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 11:36am on December 30, 2016

    A trader of herbal medicine was hacked to death Thursday night in front of his house at Kamrangirchar in the...

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    Sylhet district economic census published

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:19am on December 30, 2016

    Speakers at a discussion in Sylhet on Thursday stressed the need for ensuring more participation of women at all stages of productive activities to strengthen the economy of the country...

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    Blogger murder accused dies in custody

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:18am on December 30, 2016

    An accused of the blogger murders died on Tuesday while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital under custody...

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    Char people deprived of basic amenities, rights: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on December 30, 2016

    Economists, political leaders and representatives of non-government organisations on Thursday called upon the government to build an institutional structure to adopt sustainable projects for the economic emancipation of the country’s char people...

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    National conference on surgery begins in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:14am on December 30, 2016

    A two-day national conference on surgery began at Sylhet Osmani Medical College on Thursday. Professor Mirza Mazharul Islam inaugurated the conference in the SOMC auditorium...

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    5 injured as AL groups clash in Pabna

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 01:13am on December 30, 2016

    Two local groups of ruling Awami League clashed on Wednesday over the zila parishad election at Santhia’s Boalmari area in Pabna, leaving at least five people injured and three shops burnt. ...

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    PM for retaining JSC, PEC exams

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:12am on December 30, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said JSC and PEC examinations would help students shrug off their anxiety and fear and boost their confidence...

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    Bangladesh wants to use Indian road to transport construction materials

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:09am on December 30, 2016

    Bangladesh officials in a bilateral meeting with India on Thursday sought permission to use Indian space for transporting construction materials to build a bordering road inside Bangladesh...