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    Finance minister evades office fearing mosquito infestation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on July 19, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said he was not going to his office at the economic relations division in the Planning Commission in...

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    DNCC to find out anti-mosquito medicine’s efficacy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    The Dhaka North City Corporation on Monday formed a 10-member committee led by mayor Atiqul Islam to find out whether or not spraying anti-mosquito medicine was effective.

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    Onion price shoots up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on July 09, 2019

    The price of onion shot up to Tk 50 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets in two days due to a sharp increase in wholesale prices of the item. The price of onion increased by 66.67 per cent in the...

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    100pc cast abnormal, EC has nothing to do now: CEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on July 01, 2019

    Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday termed abnormal the casting of 100 per cent votes in 213 polling stations in the 11th parliamentary elections but said that the Election Commission had...

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    100pc votes in 213 centres

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 10:11pm on June 30, 2019

    Hundred per cent votes were cast at least at 213 polling stations while between 90 per cent and 100 per cent were cast at least at 7,689 stations in the 11th parliamentary elections, marred by...

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    Capital flight on as govt goes lenient

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on June 29, 2019

    Corrupt individuals having close relationships with the government might have laundered money from the country and deposited it with banks in Switzerland to avoid future risks...

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    Delay in arrest of ex-Sonagazi OC triggers outcry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:31am on June 10, 2019

    The police failed to arrest suspended Sonagazi police station officer-in-charge Mouazzem Hossain in two weeks after the country’s lone Cyber Tribunal had issued arrest warrant...

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    India, China apathetic to asking Myanmar to ensure rights

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 02:59pm on May 25, 2019

    India and China are indifferent to Bangladesh’s request to use their influence on Myanmar to create conditions conducive to repatriation of forcibly...

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    Modi set to return after landslide win

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:09pm on May 24, 2019

    Hindu nationalist prime minister Narendra Modi vowed an ‘inclusive’ future for all Indians on Thursday after a landslide election victory that...

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    Probe initiated as abnormal purchase prices go viral

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32pm on May 19, 2019

    The government has initiated a probe into ‘abnormal’ high price paid for household articles to furnish apartments in multi-storey buildings under the...