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    All set to hold JSC from Nov 1: Nahid

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:01am on October 16, 2018

    Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Monday said the Junior School Certificate examinations would begin on November 1 and the government had taken all necessary preparations for holding the examinations....

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    31 Bangladeshis detained in Guwahati

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Thirty-one people from Bangladesh who came to India illegally have been detained at Guwahati railway station, the police said Monday, reports NDTV.....

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    Photographer Shahidul Alam wins Tribute Award from UK

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on October 15, 2018

    Internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi photographer, journalist and activist Shahidul Alam has been awarded the prestigious Tribute Award by Frontline Club of UK in recognition of his ‘exceptional contribution to journalism’....

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    Journalist Khalilur Rahman dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on October 15, 2018

    Senior journalist and writer Muhammad Khalilur Rahman died at his Mirpur residence in Dhaka at about 3:30pm on Monday....

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    18 injured as RMG workers and police clash in Gazipur

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 11:52pm on October 15, 2018

    At least 18 people including workers and police were injured in Gazipur on Monday when industrial police used rubber bullets and tear shells on several hundreds of ready-made garments workers demonstrating around their factories at Lakshmipur area demanding outstanding wages....

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    Dhaka supports Saudi move for joint probe

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on October 15, 2018

    Bangladesh extended support to a Saudi move for jointly investigating with Turkey the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as prime minister Sheikh Hasina is set to hold a summit meeting with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh tomorrow (Wednesday)....

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    Deformity in Khaleda’s hand slightly improved: BSMMU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Ailing jailed former prime minister and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s health condition has not improved much, professor MA Jalil Chowdhury, head of the medical board treating her said Monday....

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    ARI wants ban on hiring drivers on daily basis to check accidents

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    BUET’s Accident Research Institute in a report recommended imposition of ban on hiring bus drivers on daily basis immediately as short term step for curbing road accidents....

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    PM dismisses discussion on editors’ concern in cabinet

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday dismissed any discussion on concerns expressed by newspaper editors over the Digital Security Act, saying that there was no scope for discussion as the law was already enacted by parliament...

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    DB starts investigation into sedition charge against Zafrullah

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:30pm on October 15, 2018

    The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police has launched an investigation into an allegation of sedition against freedom fighter and Gonoshasthaya Kendra trustee Zafrullah Chowdhury for his remarks about army chief General Aziz Ahmed in a television talk show on October 9....

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