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    Sustainable development impossible without lowering income disparity: Menon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on May 23, 2018

    Sustainable development of Bangladesh is not possible without lowering income disparity, observed the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh president, Rashed Khan Menon, also minister for social...

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    BNP smells a rat in anti-drug drive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday claimed that the government launched the anti-drug drive with an ‘ill political motive’ to kill young leaders and activists of...

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    Bangladesh NHRC does not endorse extrajudicial killing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2018

    The National Human Right Commission does not endorse any extrajudicial killing, the commission said in a statement on Tuesday. It expressed concern over such killings...

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    Quader urges nat’l unity against drugs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2018

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday called on all political parties to form a national unity in favour of the ongoing anti-drug special...

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    There’s only allegation but no proof against MP Bodi, says home minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:29pm on May 22, 2018

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said that they had allegation of drug trading against ruling Awami League lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi but...

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    Govt killing opposition young leaders in name of gunfight: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:50pm on May 22, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party has alleged that the deep ‘political’ purpose of the government’s current anti-drug drives is to kill young leaders and...

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    HC begins hearing

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2018

    The High Court Division on Tuesday began hearing former prime minister and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s petition seeking bail in a case relating to seven...

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    Bangladesh's northwest most climate vulnerable, gets less allocation: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on May 22, 2018

    People in Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions are experiencing climate-induced challenges more compared to other regions, researchers said while analysing climate data between 1981 and 2016....

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    Take action against party insiders first: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on May 22, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said that the government should first take action against the drug dealers inside the...

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    Drive against drugs to continue: home minister

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:25pm on May 21, 2018

    Amid the killings of drug dealers in growing 'gunfights', home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Monday said the crackdown on the drug dealers will continue. ‘No...

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