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    Conference on ‘Urban TB Initiative’ held in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:27am on May 19, 2017

    A two-day conference on the Urban Tuberculosis Initiative in Bangladesh was held at a hotel in Dhaka on Monday and Tuesday...

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    Make govt facilities available for children: president

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:26am on May 19, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid on Thursday called upon the authorities concerned to take steps to create a welfare-oriented and child-friendly environment in the country and make government facilities available for children, particularly for the underprivileged ones...

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    BNP leader Aslam Chy gets bail

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:26am on May 19, 2017

    The High Court on Thursday granted bail to Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Aslam Chowdhury in a sedition case filed with the Gulshan police...

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    High-speed electric train project to go to ECNEC soon for approval

    Our correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:24am on May 19, 2017

    Chairman of parliamentary standing committee on railway ministry ABM Fazle Karim Chowdhury on Thursday said that the government had taken an initiative to launch high-speed electric trains on Dhaka-Chittagong route...

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    ‘Robber’ killed in Meherpur ‘gunfight’

    IU Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on May 19, 2017

    A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Gangni upazila in Meherpur early Thursday....

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    Govt expects complete wipe out of slums in 10 years

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:21am on May 19, 2017

    The government expects the slums to be completely wiped out in next 10 years’ time in line with its Vision-2021, senior secretary of the finance ministry Hedayetullah Al Mamoon said here on Thursday at a pre-budget consultation with children....

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    Experts advise Chikungunya patients not to be panicked

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on May 19, 2017

    Experts on Thursday advised fever patients not to be panicked about Chikungunya infection, saying that even a test on Chikungunya and hospitalisation were not necessarily important because the disease was self-relieving and not fatal....

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    DNCC opens first ever holiday market for women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on May 19, 2017

    Dhaka North City Corporation on Thursday opened country’s first holiday market only for the women small entrepreneurs and vendors at Mohakhali in the capital...

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    Students urged to fight against commercialisation of education

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on May 19, 2017

    Politicians, academicians, journalists and right activists on Thursday urged students to fight against the commercialisation of education to protect country’s education sector from destruction...

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    Beheaded body found in city

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:13am on May 19, 2017

    Police recovered the beheaded body of a man early Thursday from the capital’s Khilgaon area. The deceased could not be identified immediately...