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    2,000 educational institution to be brought under MPO, minister tells JS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:50pm on February 17, 2019

    Education minister Dipu Moni on Sunday hinted of bringing some 2,000 educational institutions across the country under the list of monthly payment order. ‘Some 2000...

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    BNP warns of expulsion if anyone contests UZ polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:42pm on February 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday warned its leaders and activists across the country of expulsion from the organisation if any of them contests the upcoming...

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    Shajahan heads committee to reduce road accidents

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:10pm on February 17, 2019

    The government on Sunday formed a 15-member committee headed by former shipping minister Shajahan Khan, also executive president of Bangladesh Road Transport Workers Federation, to...

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    EC disappointed at major parties’ UZ polls boycott

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:01pm on February 17, 2019

    Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday said that the decision of some major political parties to refrain from joining the upcoming upazila elections...

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    Traffic order, awareness week in Dhaka each month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:25pm on February 17, 2019

    Traffic Order and Awareness Week will be observed in Dhaka every month from now on to bring back order in the capital’s traffic management. Dhaka...

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    Rain wreaks havoc at book fair

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:45pm on February 17, 2019

    The incessant rainfall on Sunday morning damaged more than thousands of books at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair. Many books were found lying in puddles...

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    DIU alumni hosts get together

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44pm on February 17, 2019

    Daffodil International University Alumni Association hosted a daylong get together programme recently recently on its permanent campus in Ashulia of Savar. Md Sabur Khan, DIU...

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    Science fair held at Maple Leaf school

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49am on February 17, 2019

    Annual Science Fair 2019 was held at Maple Leaf International School in Dhaka on February 15 and 16. The event was held from 9:00am to...

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    Fire kills eight in Chattogram slum

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:45am on February 17, 2019

    A devastating fire at the Bhera Market Slum in Chattogram’s Chaktai area killed at least eight people in the early hour on Sunday, confirmed fire...

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    Recognition of ‘nucleus’ demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on February 17, 2019

    Politicians, academics and professionals at a programme on Saturday demanded state recognition of the role of ‘nucleus’ of Swadhin Bangla Biplabi Parishad in leading the...