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    Ethnic minorities protest at move to abolish quota

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on August 16, 2018

    The government should be devoted to uphold the rights of ethnic minorities and should not go for abolishing 5 per cent quota for the people...

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    Passengers suffer as tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway continues

    United News of Bangladesh . Comilla | Updated at 03:18pm on August 16, 2018

    Passengers continued to suffer as they were getting stuck in a 32-km tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway on Thursday. Nazrul Islam, superintendent of...

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    Cattle farming gets profitable ahead of Eid

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:30pm on August 16, 2018

    With Eid-ul-Azha less than a week away farmers and traders are expecting good prices for their cattle in the market for sacrificial animals. Cattle markets...

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    Samakal editor Golam Sarwar buried

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on August 16, 2018

    Dainik Samakal editor Golam Sarwar was buried at the Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals' Graveyard in the capital on Thursday. He died at a Singapore hospital on...

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    Missing youth found dead in Magura

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:58am on August 16, 2018

    A young man, who remained missing since August 13, was found dead at Hulinagar Ghat in the Madhumati River in Magura Sadar on Thursday. The...

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    Bus driver held over Wednesday’s road crash in Rajshahi

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:42am on August 16, 2018

    Police arrested a bus driver in connection with a road accident that left three people, including a schoolgirl dead, at Naudapara Bazar in Rajshahi city, from...

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    Six ‘drug peddlers’ held with 2.7 lakh Yaba tablets in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:21am on August 16, 2018

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested six suspected drug peddlers along with 2.7 lakh Yaba tablets from the capital’s Elephant road area. The drive was...

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    AL activist hacked dead

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06am on August 16, 2018

    A local activist of ruling Awami League was hacked to death near his residence at village Madarbari under Maheshkhali in Cox’s Bazar Wednesday evening....

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    Water levels in 38 rivers rise, 50 fall

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:20am on August 16, 2018

    Water levels at 38 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre have marked rise while 50 stations recorded fall. Among the 94 monitored...

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    BD missions abroad observe National Mourning Day

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:19am on August 16, 2018

    Bangladesh missions abroad on Wednesday observed the National Mourning Day marking the 43rd anniversary of assassination of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with...