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    Public hospitals discharge patients ahead of Eid

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:33am on June 24, 2017

    Public hospitals in the capital discharged many of their patients in last couple of days as many of the doctors and nurses would be on...

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    NHRC seeks Army’s explanation

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:23am on June 24, 2017

    The National Human Rights Commission has written to the defence ministry asking for a Bangladesh Army explanation for the death of Romel Chakma as a...

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    RMG workers deprive of legitimate amount

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:20am on June 24, 2017

    More than a half of apparel factories of the country were not giving legitimate amount in festival allowance to their workers, taking advantage of the...

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    Masses make journey home

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 24, 2017

    Masses of people streamed out of cities across the country on Friday, the first of two-day weekend before the Eid vacation beginning Sunday, on their...

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    Two ‘JMB men’ held in Gazipur

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:55pm on June 23, 2017

    Rapid Action Battalion detained two suspected members of banned extremist outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh in Chowrasta area of Gazipur city early Friday...

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    Home-goers face tailback on highways, terminals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55am on June 23, 2017

    Home-bound people got stuck on different highways and terminals on Friday as vehicles poured in highways and terminals carrying them on...

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    Vehicles stranded at Shimulia ferry terminal

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 11:46am on June 23, 2017

    More than 700 vehicles were waiting at Shimulia pontoon to cross the River Padma on Friday morning. Officials of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation said...

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    Eight-km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg Highway

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 09:50am on June 23, 2017

    Vehicles poured in highways carrying travellers on their way to countryside homes to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr formed an eight-kilometre tailback on...

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    Nine Bangladeshis return after languishing in Indian jail

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:14am on June 23, 2017

    Nine Bangladeshi women and children have returned home after languishing in an Indian jail there for nearly four years. Indian immigration police handed them...

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    Inu for withdrawal of proposed 15 pc VAT on newspaper industry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on June 23, 2017

    Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Thursday called for suspension for one more year the government’s decision to implement the new VAT law that would...