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    Disaster Reduction Day observed with stress on awareness building

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on October 14, 2018

    International Day for Disaster Reduction was observed across the country on Saturday stressing the need for creating awareness and ensuring active participation of people from all strata alongside government and non-government organisations in all programmes to reduce disaster risks....

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    Look in the mirror first, BNP to AL leaders 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:01am on October 14, 2018

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Saturday told the Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader to look in the mirror before branding the BNP as a terrorist party...

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    ‘Drug peddler’ swallows ‘Yaba’ to avoid arrest

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 01:00am on October 14, 2018

    A suspected drug peddler swallowed few Yaba pills to avoid arrest during a drive of the law enforcers in Bhangura bus stand area of Bhangura upazila in Pabna on Friday night....

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    Clear definition of jihadi books needed before arrest: experts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:59am on October 14, 2018

    As law enforcers often arrest ‘suspected extremists’ with books they call jihadi, experts were of the opinion such a term was inappropriate and misleading about the contents of these books....

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    Bangladesh becomes UNHRC member for next 3 years

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on October 14, 2018

    Bangladesh was elected a member of the United Nations human rights council for the next three years in an election that took place in New York on Friday....

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    College student, hit by train, dies in Rajshahi

    United News of Bangladesh . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:56am on October 14, 2018

    A college student, who lost his hand after being hit by a train at Bornalir intersection in Rajshahi city on Friday night, died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital early Saturday....

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    US senate confirms Earl R Miller as next US ambassador in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:56am on October 14, 2018

    The United States senate confirmed the appointment of Earl R Miller as the next US ambassador to Bangladesh....

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    Heavy rains cause sudden swelling of major rivers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on October 14, 2018

    Heavy rains due to deep depression over the northern Bay of Bengal caused sudden swelling of major rivers in Bangladesh...

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    Drives against drug traders to continue: home minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:49am on October 14, 2018

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Saturday that the law enforcers’ drives against drug traders would continue until drug trading was completely eliminated from the country....

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    2 schoolgirls killed in Rajbari road accident

    United News of Bangladesh . Rajbari | Updated at 12:48am on October 14, 2018

    An angry mob vandalised six buses and blocked the Daulatdia-Khulna Highway for hours after two schoolgirls were killed in a road accident in Kanaighat area in Goalanda of Rajbari....

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