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    Govt firmly believes in freedom of press: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02pm on September 19, 2018

    Reiterating that the government firmly believes in freedom of press, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the journalists to play a constructive and responsible...

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    RMG workers to rally against minimum wage on Sept 21

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:09pm on September 19, 2018

    Garment workers will demonstrate in their factory areas across the country on September 21 protesting the fixation of minimum wage at Tk 8, 000 by...

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    ADB approves addl $110mn for BD’s urban health services

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:59pm on September 19, 2018

    The Asian Development Bank has approved an additional loan financing of $110 million for a project to improve urban primary healthcare services in Bangladesh through...

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    Death of infant Akifa: Bus driver put on two-day remand

    United News of Bangladesh . Kushtia | Updated at 01:53pm on September 19, 2018

    A court in Kushtia on Wednesday placed 'Ganj-e-raj Paribahan' bus driver Mahit Mia on a two-day remand in a case filed over the death of...

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    Aug 21 grenade attack case verdict Oct 10

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2018

    The Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal 1 on Tuesday posted for October 10 the pronouncement of verdict in two cases for grenade attack on an Awami League rally in Dhaka on August 21, 2004....

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    Flying by Biman mandatory on public money

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:05am on September 20, 2018

    The government on Wednesday made it mandatory for anyone travelling on public money to fly by Biman Bangladesh Airlines on routes it operates. A traveller can fly by other airlines on routes Biman does not operate, said a circular issued by the Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday....

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    Probe on ‘sexual harassment’ by Barisal univ registrar

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 06:27pm on September 19, 2018

    Barisal University has formed a probe committee to investigate into reported sexual harassment of a female official by the university registrar Manirul Islam. The probe...

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    IU female students demonstrate for water

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 12:32pm on September 19, 2018

    A group of female students of Desh Ratna Sheikh Hasina Hall of Islamic University demonstrated on the campus in Kushtia on Tuesday night demanding water...