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    HC strikes down 2nd phase hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 31, 2017

    The High Court Division on Sunday struck down the 2nd phase domestic gas price hike in the current year and called it ‘illegal.’ The court...

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    406 hajj pilgrims likely fail to fly for visa problems

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:38pm on July 30, 2017

    Over 400 Bangladeshi pilgrims are likely to fail to go to Saudi Arabia on Sunday by their scheduled hajj flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines due...

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    ‘Pirate ringleader’ killed in Sunderbans ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 12:35pm on July 30, 2017

    The Rapid Action Battalion claimed that a ringleader of a pirate gang was killed in a gunfight with them in Sunderbans of Dacope upazila in...

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    Girls constitute 71pc of global human trafficking victims: UN

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:43am on July 30, 2017

    Women and girls comprise 71 per cent of human trafficking victims, according to a global report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime...

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    SC annoyed with govt

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:05am on July 31, 2017

    The Appellate Division on Sunday expressed its annoyance over removal of the clause stipulating the High Court Division’s authority and control on subordinate court judges...

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    Elephant stampede kills tribal youth in Sherpur 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:50am on July 30, 2017

    A tribal young man was trampled to death by an elephant at village Choto Gazni of Jhinaigati upazila in Sherpur on Saturday midnight...

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    2 WB projects aim to improve BD’s health sector, public procurement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:39am on July 30, 2017

    The World Bank on Friday approved over half a billion dollars to strengthen Bangladesh’s health sector and public procurement performance....

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    Dairy farmers against beef import

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:24am on July 30, 2017

    Leaders of Bangladesh Dairy Farmers’ Association on Saturday urged the government not to implement any decision over beef import to protect local dairy farmers...

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    Irregularity triggers water stagnation in Bhabadah: speakers

    Our Correspondent . Jessore | Updated at 02:24am on July 30, 2017

    Widespread irregularity committed by the government and non-government agencies has led to the present suffering of thousands of people at Bhabadah, said the leaders of...

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    Lack of info, legal procedural gap blamed for migrants’ limited access to justice

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:23am on July 30, 2017

    Lawyers, rights campaigners, returnee migrants and senior officials on Saturday said that the country’s migrant workers who were facing problems at home and abroad could...