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    International conference to discuss water issues begins today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:03am on November 16, 2019

    A two-day conference on key water issues titled Himalaya Water Conference 2019: Highland-Lowland Interactions begins in Dhaka on Saturday seeking solution to water crisis that...

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    Onion price leaps by the hour, hits Tk 250

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on November 16, 2019

    The price of onion was increasing by the hour and it reached Tk 250 a kilogram in the city on Friday, further burdening the fixed-income...

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    Government employees want dearness allowance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:55pm on November 15, 2019

    Bangladesh Class III Government Employees Association on Friday demanded 30 per cent of the basic pay as dearness allowance and additional Tk 3,000 as medical allowance...

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    Rickshaw puller returns Tk 20 lakh to passenger

    Our Correspondent . Bogura | Updated at 11:53pm on November 15, 2019

    A rickshaw puller in Bogura returned Tk 20 lakh to a passenger who left the money at his rickshaw after a ride with him on Friday...

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    Girl raped, 2 arrested

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 11:47pm on November 15, 2019

    Two young men were arrested allegedly for violating a schoolgirl in Wazirpur upazila of Barishal district on Friday. The arrested were Nurul Islam Boyati, 20,...

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    National university renames colleges named after war criminals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on November 15, 2019

    The National University has taken a move to change names of five colleges which are named after controversial organisations or individuals who opposed the war...

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    Technological advancement requires curriculum reform: Zunaid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on November 15, 2019

    State minister for information and communication technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Wednesday urged the academicians to reform curriculum to cope with technological advancement...

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    Committee formed to scrutinise war-injured freedom fighters

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Muktijoddha Kalyan Trust has formed a committee for scrutinising authenticity of 2,651 war-injured freedom fighters with minor injuries on suspicion of document...

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    Activists for stoppage of sending out female migrant workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25pm on November 15, 2019

    Women organisations on Friday demanded the government to stop sending women workers to Saudi Arabia and other countries unless their minimum legal protections were...

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    Number of hospitalised dengue patients drops below 100

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on November 15, 2019

    The number of hospitalised dengue patients fell below 100 on Friday, about four and a half months after the daily dengue patients’ hospitalisation number rose...