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    Japan exports air pollution to Bangladesh: Greenpeace

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on August 21, 2019

    Global environmental group Greenpeace on Tuesday alleged that Japan was exporting air pollution to many countries including Bangladesh by funding toxic coal plants emitting more pollution than...

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    BNP takes a jibe at government

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:14am on August 21, 2019

    Branding the current government as a ‘fraud’ one, BNP on Tuesday alleged it was plundering public money from every sector like Bargis, a group of Maratha soldiers who had indulged in large scale...

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    Lebukhali bridge worker crushed under trolley

    Our Correspondent . Patuakhali | Updated at 12:11am on August 21, 2019

    A construction worker was killed as he was crushed under a trolley at the construction site of a bridge over Payra River at Lebukhali of Patuakhali on Tuesday. Authority concerned formed a 3-member...

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    Woman killed by cousin in Kurigram

    Our Correspondent . Kurigram | Updated at 12:09am on August 21, 2019

    A woman was killed and her father critically injured by her cousin during a brawl over land at Rajarhat upazila in Kurigram district on Tuesday. The deceased was Sajina Begum, 45, a divorcee and a resident of...

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    Suspected coastal robber killed in ‘gunfight’

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:08am on August 21, 2019

    Suspected leader of a coastal robbers’ gang was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion at Saratghona of Magnama of Pekua Cox’s Bazar...

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    Two hurt in BSF shooting in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:07am on August 21, 2019

    Two Bangladeshi youths were injured as the Indian Border Security Force of opened fire on them on Sylhet border on Tuesday. The injured Ruhel Miah,...

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    BCL, JL want removal of Pabna college teachers

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:07am on August 21, 2019

    The activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League and Awami Juba League on Tuesday demanded removal of the principal and teachers of Government Shaheed Bulbul College in Pabna on allegation of ...

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    Labour attaches asked to explore overseas jobs for workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on August 21, 2019

    Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment minister Imran Ahmad on Tuesday urged the country’s labour attaches posted at Bangladesh missions abroad to play economic role and...

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    BGB seizes 40 thousand Yaba pills

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:02am on August 21, 2019

    Border Guard Bangladesh seized 40 thousand contraband Yaba pills from South Amtali on Bangladesh-Myanmar border of Gundum union under Nikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban hill district on...

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    Interviews find no Rohingya willing to go back 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on August 20, 2019

    The government by Tuesday informed 3,399 prospective Rohingya returnees about the readiness of Bangladesh, Myanmar and the UNHCR authorities for facilitating their return to Rakhine...