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    HC summons Rajuk engineer to explain

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:22am on March 14, 2017

    The High Court on Monday summoned an engineer of Rajuk (Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha) to appear before it to explain why a domestic help of his house could not be traced in the last three months...

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    Woman tortured to death by husband

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:19am on March 14, 2017

    A newly married woman was allegedly tortured to death by her husband in Sylhet on Monday...

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    No conservation action plan for 386 threatened animal species

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:14am on March 14, 2017

    Out of 390 threatened animal species the government took no conservation action plan for 386 species raising serious concern among experts...

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    IU teacher asked to show cause over Facebook status

    IU Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on March 14, 2017

    THE authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia served a notice on one of its teachers on Sunday night for posting a Facebook status in support of the demonstration staged by...

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    No one can tarnish Mujib’s image: Nasim

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on March 14, 2017

    Politicians, academics and journalists on Monday at a book launching programme in Dhaka said that Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the main organiser of the long movements against the Pakistani rulers and also the supreme leader of the war of independence...

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    Relief camp in China swells as thousands flee conflict in Myanmar

    Reuters . Nansan, China | Updated at 01:01am on March 14, 2017

    Within earshot of mortar fire echoing from beyond a ring of hills, a sprawling relief camp in Southwestern China is swelling steadily after fighting erupted last week between a rebel ethnic army in Myanmar and government troops just across the border...

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    Myanmar may be trying to ‘expel’ all Rohingya: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:00am on March 14, 2017

    Myanmar may be seeking to ‘expel’ all ethnic Rohingya from its territory, a UN rights expert said Monday, pushing for a high-level inquiry into abuses against the Muslim minority community...

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    Interpol requested to open regional office in Dhaka

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:59am on March 14, 2017

    Bangladesh Police on Monday requested Interpol to open its regional office in Dhaka to enhance police to police cooperation as ‘bureaucratic process’, it said, was hampering trans-boundary operations, especially in fighting militancy...

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    Secy’s move for fertiliser price hike irks PM

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:52am on March 14, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed her annoyance at the industries ministry move for increasing fertiliser prices as that would hit hard farmers across the country...

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    Govt assessing military deals with India

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:51am on March 14, 2017

    The government is assessing Indian proposals for signing about 10 agreements on defence cooperation including introduction of a new structured mechanism for regular discussions between the military leaderships and top defence ministry officials of the two countries...