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    MP Liton’s first janaza held, body kept at BIRDEM mortuary

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 01:10pm on January 01, 2017

    First funeral prayer of ruling Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton was held on Rangpur Police Lines School and College ground on Sunday...

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    Protests on, no clue to MP murder found

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:45am on January 02, 2017

    Police still grope for a clue to the murder of ruling Awami League lawmaker Md Manzurul Islam Liton when protests against the killing continued on Sunday...

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    Four killed as bus plunges into roadside ditch in Natore

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:20am on January 01, 2017

    Four people were killed and 10 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Singra in Natore on Sunday morning...

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    AL not accountable to people: Rizvi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:29am on January 01, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday alleged that the ruling Awami League will never be ‘accountable’ to the people as it has been insisting that the next general elections would be held under the incumbent government...

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    Poet Jasimuddin’s 114th birth anniversary today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Faridpur | Updated at 01:27am on January 01, 2017

    The 114th birth anniversary of poet Jasimuddin, commonly known as Palli Kobi, will be observed here today through various programmes...

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    DMC forensic team to visit late BCL leader Diaz’s residence today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chittagong | Updated at 01:26am on January 01, 2017

    A team of three physicians from forensic medicine department of Dhaka Medical College who conducted the second-time post-mortem examination of central leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League Diaz Irfan Chowdhury will visit Diaz’s residence today...

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    Shafiqur president, Farida gen secy of National Press Club

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on January 01, 2017

    Senior journalist Muhammad Shafiqur Rahman was elected president and Daily Ittefaq’s Farida Yasmin general secretary of the 17-member management committee of National Press Club for 2017-2018 on Saturday...

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    PM slams those who criticise standard of education

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

    Taking a swipe at those who have been questioning the standards of education, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the critics to fix the standards first...

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    JSD to intensify campaign to try Khaleda over sponsoring extremism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on January 01, 2017

    Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal president Hasanul Haq Inu on Saturday said that his party would strengthen the ongoing campaign for trying BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and others on charge of sponsoring extremism and killing people in arson attacks...

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    Billboard, poster culture irks president

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

    Criticising the use of placards and billboards and hanging of pictures of political leaders across the country, president Abdul Hamid on Saturday underscored the need for shunning the culture...