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    Two killed in Dhaka, Cox’s Bazar 'gunfights'

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04am on April 24, 2019

    Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in reported gunfights in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday. In Dhaka, an alleged drug peddler died in a...

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    ACC interrogates ex-BNP MP Shohiduzzaman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:21am on April 24, 2019

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday interrogated former Bangladesh Nationalist Party lawmaker M Shohiduzzaman for concealing wealth information in his affidavit submitted to the Election Commission...

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    Ensuring nutritious food still a challenge: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:17am on April 24, 2019

    A large number of Bangladeshi children and mothers suffer from malnutrition, which is affecting the national development, government officials and nutrition experts said.Women and children...

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    Deal inked to construct first terminal of Payra port

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:14am on April 24, 2019

    The Payra Port Authority on Tuesday signed a contract with a joint-venture of South Korean consultants to construct the first terminal of the port within...

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    3.3kg gold seized at Sylhet airport

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:48am on April 24, 2019

    Customs officials seized 20 gold bars weighed 3.30 kilograms from an aircraft at Osmani International Airport in Sylhet on Tuesday morning.Airport customs assistant commissioner Ahsan...

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    College admission process starts on May 12

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:43am on April 24, 2019

    Admission process in Class XI at all government and non-government colleges and equivalent institutions will start on May 12 while the classes will begin on...

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    EVMs to be used in all polls gradually: CEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on April 24, 2019

    The chief election commissioner, KM Nurul Huda, on Tuesday said that the commission would use electronic voting machines gradually in all elections in the country.Inaugurating...

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    AD stays HC proceedings in Jahalam’s wrongful arrest, detention by ACC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on April 24, 2019

    The Appellate Division on Tuesday stayed until May 13 further proceedings in High Court Division’s suo moto ruling which had directed the Anti-Corruption Commission to...

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    Three killed in road accidents

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on April 24, 2019

    Three people were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents in Manikganj, Sirajganj and Natore on Tuesday. A minor boy was killed in...

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    Ex-principal of PTC Fazlul Haq dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:15am on April 24, 2019

    Former principal of Postal Training Center of Bangladesh Postal Service AKM Fazlul Haq passed away at the age of 80 on Sunday.As he suffered a...