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    Domestic workers return from KSA as abuse continues

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:27pm on September 16, 2018

    Domestic workers of the country continues to return home from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as victims of sexual abuse, torture and non-payment of wages....

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    Poll-time govt in 20 days, election likely on Dec 27: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14pm on September 06, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said that the election-time government would be formed in next 20 days comprising prime minister Sheikh Hasina and few more ministers....

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    EC for amending RPO to facilitate electronic voting in general election

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 11:36am on August 31, 2018

    Amid protest of election commissioner Mahbub Talukder, the Election Commission on Thursday finalized the draft of amending the Representation of the People Order 1972 to introduce electronic voting system in general election....

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    Two-thirds international funding still unmet

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:36pm on August 27, 2018

    Aid providers have raised concern over slow and inadequate funding for Rohingya crisis as about two-thirds of international funding appealed by the United Nations in March for...

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    Bangladesh govt makes mobile calls pricy in the name of uniform rate

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:04pm on August 14, 2018

    The government has made mobile phone calls costly for the majority of the customers as the uniform floor rate (Tk 0.45 per minute) came into...

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    Smiling Shajahan says ‘sorry’, seeks apology

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05am on August 01, 2018

    Shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Tuesday offered apology for smiling over the deaths of two students in Kurmitola bus accident on Sunday that sparked...

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    Shajahan makes light of deaths of students in road accident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03pm on July 30, 2018

    People responsible for road accidents would get punished as per gravity of the crime, said shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Sunday, breaking almost...

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    Top power, energy officials visit Barapukuria

    Our Correspondent . Dinajpur | Updated at 11:30am on July 28, 2018

    A high official delegation of power, energy and mineral sectors visiting the coal mining field and the 525MW- thermal power plant at Barapukuria under...

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    Probe blames improper inventory for coal theft

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16am on July 26, 2018

    A probe committee submitted its report on Wednesday blaming improper maintenance of inventory for disappearance of coal while...

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    PM orders finding out culprits

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17am on July 24, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday ordered bringing to book as quickly as possible the people responsible for the disappearance of 1,48,000 tonnes of coal from...