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    Madrassah student’s throat-slit body recovered in city

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56am on November 20, 2017

    Police recovered a throat-slit body of a madrassah student at Gulistan in the city early Monday. The victim was identified as Md Abdur Rahman alias...

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    ACC arrests businessman on graft charge

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday arrested a businessman from the capital in a case filed for amassing wealth illegally. ACC team cordoned off the house of businessman Pankaj Kumr Roy in the city’s Dhanmondi area overnight and arrested him around 10:00am, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya said....

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    Shafiul’s death anniversary today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on November 20, 2017

    The eight death anniversary of Md Shafiul Alam Khan, a retired employee of Karnaphuli Paper Mills Limited, will be observed today. Shafiul died from cancer in a hospital in Dhaka in 2009....

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    Ex-dy speaker Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui dies

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:24am on November 20, 2017

    Former deputy speaker of Jatiya Sangsad Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui passed away at a hospital in the capital on Sunday. He was 71. Siddiqui, also a member of BNP chairperson’s advisory council, breathed his last around 12:10pm at United Hospital, said BNP chairperson’s media wing member Sayrul Kabir Khan....

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    Govt, ADB ink $260m deal

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:23am on November 20, 2017

    The government on Sunday signed agreements with Asian Development Bank for US$260 million in loans to help sustain and increase infrastructure investments in Bangladesh, particularly in financing public-private partnership projects as well as renewable energy interventions....

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    Innovative idea stressed for better citizen services

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on November 20, 2017

    Educationists on Sunday said innovative ideas in citizen services were necessary to make activities of an organisation transparent, dynamic and easy-going....

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    Indo-Bangla trade balance unlikely

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

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday told parliament that possibility of striking a trade balance between Bangladesh and India was ‘very slim’ and the country would have to wait till 2041 to emerge as a developed country as per the vision of the incumbent government....

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    Missing youth found dead in Comilla

    United News of Bangladesh . Comilla | Updated at 01:19am on November 20, 2017

    A young man, who had gone missing three days ago, was found dead in a pond near Bazar road in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla on Saturday night...

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    App-based CNG auto service to be launched in Dhaka, Ctg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on November 20, 2017

    Drivers of compressed natural gas-run auto-rickshaw have announced that they will launch a mobile app-based CNG auto-rickshaw service in Dhaka and Chittagong cities within two months....

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    Bhabadah committee ends foot march

    Our Correspondent . Jessore | Updated at 01:16am on November 20, 2017

    The foot march of Bhabadah Water Extraction Action Committee ended on Sunday with submission of an application to the Jessore deputy commissioner....