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    Muhith praises Yunus for poverty alleviation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on March 03, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday praised Nobel laureate and former Grameen Bank managing director Muhammad Yunus for his contribution to the reduction of poverty...

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    EU threatens fines for failing to take in refugees

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:48am on March 03, 2017

    The EU on Thursday stepped up warnings that countries could be punished if they fail to share the burden of mainly Syrian refugees stranded in...

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    Caesarean birth rate in BD well above WHO recommendation

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:46am on March 03, 2017

    The percentage of caesarean births in Bangladesh is well above the World Health Organisation recommendation of ideal rate for caesarean delivery, largely because of profit-hungry...

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    ‘JMB man’ killed in ‘gunfight’

    United News of Bangladesh . Bogra | Updated at 12:45am on March 03, 2017

    A suspected neo-JMB member was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Jamnagar in Sherpur upazila early Thursday...

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    Court asks police to submit probe report in case against cricketer Sunny

    Robiul Islam | Updated at 12:38am on March 03, 2017

    A Dhaka court on Thursday fixed March 23 to submit the investigation report against national cricketer Arafat Sunny and his mother Nargis Akter in a...

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    BNP stages sit-ins to protest at gas price hike

    Staff  Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on March 03, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday staged countrywide sit-ins for two hours protesting price hike of gas and asked the government to reduce the tariff of...

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    AL leaders for punishment of Shajahan Khan

    Moloy Saha and Mahmudul Hasan | Updated at 12:31am on March 03, 2017

    Many leaders of the ruling Awami League on Thursday demanded punishment of road transport leaders including shipping minister Shajahan Khan, who backed the ‘illogical’ wildcat...

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    ACC arrests ex-Rajuk chief engr, wife under scanner

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:28am on March 03, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday arrested former Rajuk chief engineer M Emdadul Islam on the charge of amassing illegal wealth...

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    Public, private sector imbalance responsible for public sufferings

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:27am on March 03, 2017

    Imbalance in share of road transport between public and private sectors resulted in a hostage situation of people whenever transport workers go on strike, said...

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    154 tanneries asked to pay Tk 30.85cr as fines

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on March 03, 2017

    The High Court Division on Thursday ordered the owners of 154 tannery factories at Hazaribagh in the capital to deposit Tk 30.85 crore as arrear...