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    10 Hindu houses set on fire in Dinajpur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:45pm on December 04, 2016

    Houses of at least 10 religious minority Hindu families were set on fire at Setabganj Railway Colony at Bochaganj upazila in Dinajpur early Saturday...

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    Govt to bring each disabled person under social protection: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 01:36pm on December 03, 2016

    The government is making a plan to bring all persons with disabilities from children to old-age citizens under a social protection programme and for a constant survey to identify the disabled people across the country...

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    Govt to set up 1,000 more madrassahs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 12:49pm on December 03, 2016

    The government has taken a decision to set up 1000 madrasas for the underprivileged children in remote areas of the country where there are no primary schools...

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    PBCP leader held in Chuadanga

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:25pm on December 03, 2016

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested a leader of banned outfit Purba Banglar Communist Party (Maxist-Leninist) on Chuadanga-Jhenidah highway in Haiderpur area of Sadar upazila on Friday night...

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    Govt to set up benches in Sylhet, Chittagong

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:35am on December 03, 2016

    The government is likely to set up two separate High Court benches in Chittagong and Sylhet...

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    1.35 lakh Yaba tablets seized at Teknaf

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 09:55am on December 03, 2016

    Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard seized 1.35 lakh pieces of contraband Yaba tablets at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar early Saturday...

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    President, PM call for welfare of people with disabilities

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:07am on December 03, 2016

    President M Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday urged the local and foreign organisations and the affluent section of society to come forward for the welfare of the people with disabilities...

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    WB-aided project helps reduce travel time, transport cost on roads

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on December 03, 2016

    The maintenance work on some 2,533km of roads has so far been completed under a World Bank-supported project with an overall 63 per cent physical progress which reduced the average travel time and transportation cost by more than 50 per cent, according to the latest assessment...

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    Trucks, covered vans strike in northern dists postponed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on December 03, 2016

    Truck and covered van operators and drivers in the northern Bangladesh postponed their indefinite strike as the authorities on Friday assured them of considering their demands...

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    Dev agenda to be at stake unless states honour commitments: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on December 03, 2016

    Governments must move from rhetoric to action and urgently honour their political and financial commitments to development, said a group of United Nations human rights experts on Friday...

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