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    Section 144 imposed at Bishwanath

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:35am on April 20, 2017

    The Bishwanath upazila administration in Sylhet on Wednesday imposed section 144 at the upazila headquarters after two rival groups of ruling Awami League declared to hold separate protest rallies at the same venue at the same time...

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    WP condemns compromise with Hefazat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on April 20, 2017

    The Workers Party of Bangladesh, a partner of the ruling alliance, said on Wednesday that any compromise with Hefazat-e-Islam, Qawmi madrassah-based Islamist group, would create more barriers to development of Bangladesh into a secular and democratic state...

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    First Port Expo to be held April 27-28

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:17am on April 20, 2017

    The Chittagong Port Authority will organise a two-day exposition on the occasion of the port’s 130th founding anniversary in April 27-28...

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    Six suspects indicted

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on April 20, 2017

    Six war crimes suspects from Netrokona were indicted Wednesday on seven counts of crimes against humanity that they had allegedly committed at different places of Purbadhala in the then Netrokona sub-division during the Liberation War...

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    Rajuk’s drive at Gulshan

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on April 20, 2017

    Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha in a drive on Wednesday removed five business structures from the two multi-storey residential buildings in the city’s Gulshan area....

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    Two cases filed against 400 unnamed BCL activists

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:14am on April 20, 2017

    Two separate cases were lodged on Tuesday night against the activists and leaders of Chittagong city unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League over vandalism and clashes with police during a protest against construction....

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    BNP calls for engaging UN to resolve Teesta issue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on April 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday asked the government to immediately raise at the United Nations the issue of sharing Teesta water and other rivers common with India...

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    Warehouse manager jailed for storing rice meant for poor

    Our Correspondent . Bogra | Updated at 01:06am on April 20, 2017

    A mobile court in Bogra jailed a warehouse manager for 15 days for illegally storing 35 sacks of coarse rice that were meant to be sold at a lower rate as part of a government programme to feed the poor....

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    AL moves to resolve local conflicts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on April 20, 2017

    Awami League takes a move to settle internal feuds at local branches across the country focusing on the upcoming parliamentary elections...

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    Three killed in California shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:59am on April 20, 2017

    A man arrested for a shooting spree in the central California city of Fresno on Tuesday in which three white men were killed saw himself as part of an ongoing race war, according to family and police....

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