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    Mahbub committed to society, not personal gains: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on November 20, 2017

    AFM Mahbubul Haque was always thoughtful of the society’s interest, not of personal gains, observed a cluster of speakers at a special meeting to commemorate the leader’s life and services to the world.....

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    Equal opportunities for all political parties: CEC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:10am on November 20, 2017

    Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday said there is no reason for any political party, including BNP, to be worried about the Rangpur city polls as they will ensure a level-playing field and all-out security measures for voters...

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    Finance ministry to release additional Tk 30cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on November 20, 2017

    Ministry of finance on Sunday decided to release additional Tk 30 crore from block allocation to the ministry of public administration that will sanction the fund equally among 100 deputy secretaries as interest free car loans, said officials....

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    Global Entrepreneurship Week ends at DIU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on November 20, 2017

    The five-day Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 concluded on Daffodil International University campus on Sunday in Dhaka recommending various steps from the government that could aid entrepreneurship in the country....

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    DB inspector stabbed in capital

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

    An inspector of Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police received treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital as he was stabbed in his hand by unidentified snatchers in the capital’s Mouchak area early Sunday....

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    Official hurt in ‘accidental’ firing at Dhaka airport

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:00am on November 20, 2017

    A customs officer sustained bullet injuries in an ‘accidental’ shooting by a security officer of EU high representative for foreign affairs Federica Mogherini at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Sunday....

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    BUET students continue boycotting classes

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on November 20, 2017

    Students of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology continued boycotting their classes for the twenty first consecutive day on Sunday, demanding effective steps to investigate the attack on their fellows and punishment for the attackers....

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    ‘Pirate leader’ killed in ‘gunfight’

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:52am on November 20, 2017

    The leader of ‘Jambu Bahini’, a pirate gang, was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between the Rapid Action Battalion and robbers at Sonadia Kutubjom of Maheshkhali upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday afternoon, said a press release issued by the RAB....

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    Legal Aid Committee wants list of poor under-trial suspects in custody

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on November 20, 2017

    The Supreme Court chapter of the state-sponsored National Legal Aid Services Organization on Sunday requested the superintendents of the country’s 68 jails to submit the list of under-trial prisoners in jail custody exceeding seven years for the failure to dispose of the cases they face....

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    Incentive distribution kicks off

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:44am on November 20, 2017

    The government’s delayed distribution of post flood rehabilitation incentives to farmers in the worst-affected haor belt and the northern districts has just kicked off, Department of Agricultural Extension officials told New Age....