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    12 more killed, scores held in anti-drug crackdown

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46pm on May 29, 2018

    At least 12 more suspected drug peddlers were killed in reported gunfights in nine districts early Monday as law enforcement agencies continued anti-drug drives across the country....

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    Gas supply shortage hits Dhaka life hard

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:27pm on May 21, 2018

    Thousands of households in Dhaka have been facing severe shortage of gas supply for the past one week although the supplies to other major consumers like...

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    PM urges journalists to refrain from character assassination

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44pm on May 18, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the journalists to refrain from character assassinations of people and institutions. Personal attack, character assassination in the name of...

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    Protests to resume as no headway in gazette

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 11:54am on May 08, 2018

    Protesters on Monday threatened to resume protests for reform of the quota system in public service recruitment as no headway was made in the issuance of a gazette notification on abolition of quota in the civil service announced by the prime minister....

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    Sorcery on cultural heritage list

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:22pm on April 21, 2018

    Cultural activists have criticised National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage published by cultural affairs ministry on its website, terming it incomplete, unacceptable and misleading....

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    Nation welcomes Bangla New Year today amid restriction

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:20am on April 14, 2018

    The nation ushers in Bangla New Year 1425 on Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, today amid government restriction on any...

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    Jobseekers’ protests flare up

    Mohiuddin Alamgir and Arifur Rahman | Updated at 01:54pm on April 09, 2018

    Thousands of jobseekers along with university students demanding reduced quota in government jobs took to the streets across the country on...

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    CRR to decrease, govt deposit to increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11am on April 02, 2018

    The government on Sunday decided that the mandatory cash reserve requirement of commercial banks would be reduced to 5.5 per cent of their deposits from the...

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    Ershad for polls-time govt with parties in parliament

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09pm on March 25, 2018

    Jatiya Party chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad on Saturday proposed that the next general election should be held under the Election Commission and an...

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    People of Bangladesh can achieve anything: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 10:43am on March 23, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the countrymen to keep up the achievement dedicating Bangladesh’s graduation to a developing nation to them as she was accorded a grand reception for her stewardship for the landmark development...