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    Underage children’s arrest under Section 54, 55 irks HC

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:43am on December 04, 2016

    The High Court on Saturday expressing annoyance over a trend in arresting under-age people on the basis of suspicion defying the Children Act, 2013 and...

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    86 per cent CNG auto drivers breach fare chart: survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:42am on December 04, 2016

    About 86 per cent of the CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers do not follow fare chart prepared by of the government and that they ask for mandatory...

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    WP demands relocation of Rampal power plant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35am on December 04, 2016

    Leaders of Workers Party of Bangladesh, a partner of the Awami League-led alliance, on Saturday strongly opposed the construction of a coal-fired power plant at...

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    Equal opportunities demanded for people disabilities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on December 04, 2016

    The speakers at a discussion on Saturday demanded for creation of equal opportunities for the people with disabilities....

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    Begum Akhter Kamal gets Ananya award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on December 04, 2016

    Researcher and essayist Begum Akter Kamal, also a professor of Bangla at the University of Dhaka, has received Ananya literary award this year in recognition...

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    14th int’l short, indie film fest begins

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 01:26am on December 04, 2016

    The eight-day 14th international short and independent film festival began with fanfare and enthusiasm on Saturday afternoon at Shawkat Osman Auditorium of Central Public library...

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    Writ petition against indirect zilla parishad polls: HC hears today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on December 04, 2016

    The High Court Division would hear today a public interest litigation writ petition challenging the constitutionality of holding Zilla parishad election through indirect voting...

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    Celebrating 15,000 MW generation capacity: Govt takes captive, rental power plants into account

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:20am on December 04, 2016

    The government will celebrate its ‘success’ in increasing power generation capacity to 15,000 MW, taking into account power plants with 2,400 MW capacity installed and...

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    Fund set up to protect endangered heritage sites

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 01:18am on December 04, 2016

    Representatives of around 40 countries on Saturday approved plans to establish a fund to protect heritage sites in war zones and a network of safe...

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    Help people with disabilities: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:14am on December 04, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday called upon the people of all classes and professions, including the corporate sector and affluent section of society, to...