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    Writ seeks independent body to probe 4,000 ‘fictitious cases’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:15am on September 24, 2018

    A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Sunday seeking its directive to the home secretary for the formation of an independent committee for probing 4,000 ‘fictitious cases’ filed against BNP leaders and activists across the country in September....

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    BNP unable to launch movement: Obaidul Quader

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 11:30pm on September 23, 2018

    Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party would not be able to launch any political movement before the next national election, likely to be held in December....

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    10 districts get new DCs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on September 23, 2018

    The government on Sunday posted 10 deputy secretaries to different districts as deputy commissioners....

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    Cops disperse workers staging demos for arrears in Gazipur

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 12:10am on September 24, 2018

    At least 10 garment workers were injured as police charged batons on them after they blocked the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway at Maleker Bari area demanding their salaries and other dues on Sunday....

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    Minority groups to hold grand rally on Sept 28

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:03pm on September 23, 2018

    Different religious and ethnic minority groups in the country have planned to hold a grand rally in the city on September 28 to share their thoughts centring the...

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    Sunderbans wildlife gets extended sanctuary

    United News of Bangladaesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 11:57am on September 23, 2018

    The biodiversity boundary has been extended in the Sunderbans, the world's largest mangrove forest. Experts expect the move to help boost all types of forest...

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    Khat – new drug on the block

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:25pm on September 23, 2018

    The seizure of several consignments of a new drug 'Khat' at the country's main airport has raised fears of a fresh drug epidemic sweeping the...

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    Sanaul’s photo exhibition on Rohingyas in New York

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:14pm on September 23, 2018

    Fifty photographs on the exodus of Rohingya people from Rakhine state of Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh fleeing from the persecution of Myanmar military...