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    Four workers electrocuted

    United News of Bangladesh . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:55am on April 06, 2017

    Four construction workers died from electrocution at village Dhelaguri of Hatibandha upazila on Wednesday afternoon. Witnesses said Khorshed, 37, son of Shamsuddin, Ferdous, 35, son...

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    IPU calls for sending missions to the Philippines, Turkey, Venezuela

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on April 06, 2017

    The Inter-Parliamentary Union on Wednesday called for sending fact-finding missions by the Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians to the Philippines, Turkey and Venezuela...

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    Man gets death penalty for rape, murder

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on April 06, 2017

    A man has received death penalty for the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl in Dhaka. The Judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention...

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    ACC seeks list

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:42am on April 06, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday asked the Mongla Customs House to provide a list of vehicles stranded at the port for long as the importers...

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    Bangladesh moves up in Human Dev Index

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on April 06, 2017

    Bangladesh moved up three spots and ranked 139th out of 188 countries in the latest global human development ratings of the United Nations Development Programme...

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    Drive brings no results in capital

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:32am on April 06, 2017

    Most of the dilapidated buses continue to transport commuters on the capital’s roads dodging the drive that began on March 5 to throw them out...

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    22.6pc babies born with low birth weight

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:25am on April 06, 2017

    At least 22.6 per cent of babies are born with low birth weight, below 2.5 kg, in Bangladesh, according to a new national survey. The...

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    DU Student drowns in Shahidullah Hall pond

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 07:59pm on April 05, 2017

    A Dhaka University student drowned in the pond of Shahidulah Hall on the campus on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Bayezid Bostami, a first...

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    IPU assembly ends calling for action to end inequality

    Mohiuddin alamgir | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2017

    The 136th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly ended on Wednesday with the adoption of Dhaka Declaration calling for immediate action to end inequality and resolutions on stopping...

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    Bangladesh moves up three spots, ranks 139th

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 05:41pm on April 05, 2017

    Bangladesh moved up three spots and ranked 139th out of 188 countries in Global Human Development Index 2015, according to the...

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