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    Poet, activist Sufia Kamal remembered

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:37am on November 21, 2019

    Women leaders and academics on Wednesday at a commemoration discussion in Dhaka said that Sufia Kamal was a prominent poet and social activist who worked...

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    BSMMU VC inaugurates renovation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:33am on November 21, 2019

    The renovation work of the post-operative ward and the library of the neurosurgery department of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University began on its C-Block...

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    Farmers urge government to buy their rice

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 02:26am on November 21, 2019

    Jatiya Krishak Samity and Bangladesh Khetmajur Union on Wednesday at a press conference called on the government to buy the Aman rice directly from the...

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    HC stayes ICT case against actress Nawshaba

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:11am on November 21, 2019

    The High Court Division on Wednesday stayed proceedings in a case filed against actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed under under now-repealed Information and Communication Technology Act...

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    Commonwealth training for youths begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:07am on November 21, 2019

    A 3-day international training workshop on consortium for youth work in Commonwealth Higher Education began on Wednesday at the BRAC CDM in Rajendrapur, Gazipur. Bangladesh...

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    Call for protecting Khasi people of Jhimai Punji

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:05am on November 21, 2019

    Ten non-government organisations campaigning for land and human rights of marginalised people on Wednesday called on the government to protect Khasi families living at Jhimai...

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    Prisoners suffer as irregularities, money rule prisons: discussion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:01am on November 21, 2019

    Speakers, who had experienced imprisonments earlier, in a discussion on Wednesday observed that there are severe irregularities and suffering in the prisons, which can never...

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    Truck, covered van owners, workers call off strike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:52am on November 21, 2019

    Bangladesh Truck and Covered Van Goods Transport Owners and Workers Unity Council ended its countrywide strike on early Thursday following a meeting with home minister...

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    HC asks doctors to make autopsy reports legible  

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on November 21, 2019

    The High Court Division on Wednesday directed the forensic doctors to make autopsy report legible and directed the health secretary and health services’ director general...

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    ACC sues removed DSCC councillor Mominul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:43am on November 21, 2019

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday filed a case against removed Dhaka South City Corporation councillor AKM Mominul Haque Shaeed on charge of accumulating illegal wealth...