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    Fakhrul challenges AL to test popularity

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:13pm on April 28, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday challenged its arch-rival ruling Awami League to...

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    Hamid Mir announces to return father’s award to Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:33pm on April 28, 2017

    Senior anchorperson and journalist Hamid Mir on Thursday announced to return an award Bangladesh government had given to his father...

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    Three ‘JMB men’ arrested at Savar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15am on April 28, 2017

    Rapid Action Battalion arrested three suspected operatives of banned extremist outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh at Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on Thursday night...

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    2 OMS rice-laden auto-rickshaws seized in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:25am on April 28, 2017

    The Sylhet police on Wednesday night seized two CNG-run auto-rickshaws carrying six sacks of rice, allegedly peddled out of an open market sale dealer’s shop...

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    EC moves to stop collecting fingerprints, iris codes before handing over NID cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on April 28, 2017

    The Election Commission carefully considers a plan to stop collecting fingerprints and iris recognition while handing over smart national identity cards to holders as it...

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    20 RMG workers injured in clash with cops in Ashulia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on April 28, 2017

    At least 20 workers of a readymade garment factory were injured in a clash with police while they blocked Dhaka-Tangail highway on Thursday demanding arrears...

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    Flashflood causes Tk 4.17b loss to livestock sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on April 28, 2017

    The livestock department has found that ducks died from ‘stress’ in the flashflood affected haor belt. Livestock department’s director general Ainul Haque told New Age...

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    Haor dev directorate officers mostly abroad

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on April 28, 2017

    The government decision to send four out of the five officers of Bangladesh Haor and Wetland Development directorate abroad on an official visit has sparked...

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    Economists for abolition of leasing system of haor areas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on April 28, 2017

    Economists and experts on Thursday stressed on abolition of leasing system of Haor areas and better coordination among the government agencies in planning for sustainable...

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    Tannery businesses incur losses worth Tk 2,686.85 crore: CSROP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on April 28, 2017

    Chamra Shilpa Rakkha Oikkya Parishad on Thursday claimed that the tannery factories and at least seven out of 20 related businesses incurred losses worth Tk...