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    E-wastes, a threat to public health

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    Gross negligence of electronic and electrical waste management created serious health and environmental hazards in the capital and elsewhere in the country...

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    Ctg, CHT face power cuts

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    Chittagong city and Chittagong Hill Tracts on Wednesday experienced electricity disruption for almost four hours in two major power cuts due to glitch at Hathazari substation...

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    JS body for screening NGOs working for Rohingyas

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    The parliamentary standing committee on the foreign affairs ministry asked the government on Wednesday to screen all NGOs working in Cox’s Bazar helping the Rohingyas who fled violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh...

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    1.17 lakh registered in a month

    Mohiuddin Alamgir with Mohammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:55am on October 12, 2017

    Mandatory biometric registration of Rohingyas entering Bangladesh to flee violence in Myanmar is going at a slow pace inside one month of its launching because of inadequate registration points and scattered shelters of the ethnic minority people...

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    Pope Francis to arrive Nov 30

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:19pm on October 11, 2017

    Pope Francis will arrive here on November 30 on a three-day visit to Bangladesh. The Vatican has formally released the schedule of Pope Francis' apostolic...

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    Justice Shahinur new ICT chairman

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    Justice Md Shahinur Islam, a member of the International Crimes Tribunal, has been made its chairman. Following the directives of president Abdul Hamid, the law, justice and parliamentary affairs ministry issued a notification in this regard on Wednesday...

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    BNP briefs foreign diplomats on CJ Sinha episode

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday briefed a number of foreign diplomats stationed in Dhaka about the government’s attitude towards the judiciary which led Chief Justice SK Sinha to go on leave for one month on health grounds, the party leaders said...

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    Law minister to discuss judges' service rules with Appellate Division

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:06pm on October 11, 2017

    Law minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday said he will discuss with Appellate Division judges the gazette on service rules and conduct of lower court judges....

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    Jamaat’s hartal today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that the government would give a befitting reply if the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami runs...

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    Bus plunges into ditch killing three

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on October 11, 2017

    Three people, including two women, were killed and three others injured when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Raushunia in...