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    Govt to sit with rice millers Tuesday

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:23pm on September 18, 2017

    Following soaring price of rice and ongoing unrest situation in rice market, three ministries will hold a joint meeting with the country's rice mill owners, importers and traders on Tuesday...

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    Gunmen fire shots piercing Sheikh Mujjib’s image in Narsingdi

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:11pm on September 18, 2017

    Four gunmen fired shots piercing the image of the country’s founding president, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, hung at Narsingdi railway...

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    Police intercept Hefazat march towards Myanmar embassy

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 12:55pm on September 18, 2017

    Police intercepted a scheduled march brought out by Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh to lay siege to the Myanmar embassy in Dhaka Monday noon protesting the neighbouring country’s persecution being carried out on its ethnic minority Rohingya...

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    Three killed as two trucks collide in Nilphamari

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:40am on September 18, 2017

    At least three people were killed and eight others injured in a road accident on Dinajpur-Rangpur Highway at Saidpur upazila in Nilphamari early Monday...

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    Adolescent pregnancy poses more risk than thought: IFPRI research

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on September 18, 2017

    Health risks involving nutrition deficiency among the adolescent mothers and their babies are much more common than it was thought earlier, reveals a new study at the International Food Policy Research Institute...

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    UGC chairman receives AABL Award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on September 18, 2017

    University Grants Commission chairman Abdul Mannan was conferred the Australian Academy of Business Leadership Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to promoting higher education in Bangladesh, said a press release issued by UGC on Sunday...

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    ‘We will kill you all’, say Rakhine Buddhists

    Reuters . Sittwe, Myanmar | Updated at 01:01am on September 18, 2017

    Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-wracked northwest Myanmar are pleading with the authorities for safe passage from two remote villages that are cut off by hostile Buddhists and running short of food...

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    Ctg journalists declare Inu persona non grata

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:31am on September 18, 2017

    Journalists in Chittagong on Sunday declared information minister Hasanul Haq Inu persona non grata in the city for delay in forming the ninth wage board for the journalists...

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    Rohingya family found in Kurigram

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on September 18, 2017

    A Rohingya family, who entered Bangladesh fleeing violence in their homeland Myanmar’s Rakhine State, was found at Bhurungamari upazila in Kurigram while another injured youth belong to the ethnic minority was found in Jessore on Sunday...

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    BNP, SCBA for engaging army

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on September 18, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Supreme Court Bar Association from separate programmes on Sunday called for engaging army in relief distribution among the Rohingyas who entered Bangladesh fleeing persecution in Myanmar...