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    Maya for making all-out efforts to prevent waterborne diseases

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Jamalpur | Updated at 01:27am on July 15, 2017

    Disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossen Chowdhury Maya on Friday instructed the district administration to make all out efforts for preventing the outbreak of diarrhoea and other water-borne diseases in the flood affected areas..

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    Sustainable development not possible ignoring waterways: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on July 15, 2017

    Eminent citizens at a discussion on Friday said that sustainable development was not possible ignoring the waterways that are spread out across the country...

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    Tax official ‘kills’ self in Bhola

    United News of Bangladesh . Bhola | Updated at 01:25am on July 15, 2017

    A tax official has reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of the government staff quarters on Gazipur road in the Bhola town...

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    Left leaders call on activists to uphold ideals of Abdus Salam

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on July 15, 2017

    Left leaders on Friday called on the activists to uphold the ideals of leftist leader Abdus Salam who fought for establishing a secular and democratic society until his death...

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    7 BCL activists sent to jail, 2 cases filed

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:19am on July 15, 2017

    The seven detained activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League were sent to jail on Friday and two separate cases were filed in connection with Sylhet MC College hostel vandalism...

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    AL announces month-long national mourning day programmes

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 01:17am on July 15, 2017

    The ruling Awami League and its associate organisations have chalked out month-long elaborate programmes to commemorate the 42nd death anniversary of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman...

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    Two killed in C’nawabganj boat capsize

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chapainawabganj | Updated at 12:55am on July 15, 2017

    Two young people were killed as a boat capsized in the River Mohananda at Ansarer Ghat in Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj on Friday...

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    First shipment of rice from Vietnam docks at Ctg Port

    United News of Bangladesh . Chittagong | Updated at 12:58am on July 15, 2017

    A shipment of 20,000 tonnes of rice from Vietnam reached Chittagong port on Thursday morning — the first consignment of a total 250,000 tonnes the government will be buying to augment supplies...

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    Kiran Bedi praises Sheikh Hasina’s leadership

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on July 15, 2017

    Lieutenant governor of Puducherry Kiran Bedi on Friday praised prime minister Sheikh Hasina for her bold leadership in making Bangladesh one of the world’s fast-growing nations...

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    Khaleda leaves for London today, discusses with party policymakers about dialogue with EC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on July 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia leaves Dhaka for London today for treatment of her eyes and knee. She is scheduled to fly in a flight of Emirates from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the evening...