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    HC clears way to hold DNCC by-election

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:49pm on January 16, 2019

    High Court division on Wednesday cleared the way for holding elections to Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation. The bench of justice...

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    Xulhaz-Tanoy murder key accused on three-day remand

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:10pm on January 16, 2019

    Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Wednesday said they arrested one of the main accused in a case filed...

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    Bullet-hit ‘drug peddler’ found dead in Satkhira

    United News of Bangladesh . Satkhira | Updated at 11:06am on January 16, 2019

    Police recovered bullet-hit body of a suspected drug peddler from Tetulia Biswashpara in Tala upazila of Satkhira early Wednesday. Deceased Maijuddin Ahmed Tulu, 40, was...

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    Journalist Amanullah Kabir passes away

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:40am on January 16, 2019

    Eminent journalist Amanullah Kabir passed away at a hospital here early Wednesday. He was 71. The veteran journalist was undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib...

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    Compensation paid to families of 2 dead sailors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:16am on January 16, 2019

    The state minister for shipping, Khaled Mahmud Chowdhury, on Tuesday handed over compensation to the families of two sailors who died on duty at an...

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    Govt unable to rein in overheated rice market, alleges BNP 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:15am on January 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday alleged that the government had completely failed to control the overheated rice market as the ruling party-backed syndicate was raising...

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    Manik Saha’s 15th death anniv observed, reinvestigation demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:08am on January 16, 2019

    Journalists, politicians and rights activists in Dhaka and Khulna on Tuesday demanded that the government should reinvestigate the case filed in connection with the killing...

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    Bangladesh’s role in UN peacekeeping lauded

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:07am on January 16, 2019

    Bangladesh’s role in the United Nations peacekeeping was appreciated at a conference at The Hague in the Netherlands on Tuesday.UN under-secretary general for peacekeeping operations...

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    BCL leader held in possession of pistol, Yaba pills

    United News of Bangladesh . Faridpur | Updated at 02:06am on January 16, 2019

    Detectives, in a drive, arrested Bhanga upazila unit president of Bangladesh Chhatra League, student wing of Awami League, in possession of a pistol and Yaba...

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    BCSIR inaugurates first genome sequence lab

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:00am on January 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on Tuesday formally launched the activities of the country’s first Human Whole Genome Sequencing laboratory to find out...