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    BNP to hold countrywide demo Thursday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:59am on June 20, 2018

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party will hold countrywide demonstrations on Thursday for ‘unconditional’ release of the jailed party chairperson Khaleda Zia and her proper treatment....

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    Nur Jahan Goni passes away

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on June 20, 2018

    Nur Jahan Goni, mother of former principal secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office and former chairman of Janata Bank Limited Md Wahid Uz Zaman, died...

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    Barind Multipurpose Development Authority Bill 2018 placed in parliament

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on June 20, 2018

    ‘The Barind Multipurpose Development Authority Bill, 2018’ was placed in the parliament on Tuesday aiming at overall development of Barind areas....

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    Media personals urged to make people aware of RTI Act

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:21am on June 20, 2018

    Chief information commissioner Martuza Ahmad has urged the media personals to come forward to create mass awareness about the Right to Know Act-2009....

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    People retracing steps to Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on June 20, 2018

    People, after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, have continued to return to the capital braving inclement weather and amid allegations of extra fares....

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    26,185 arrested so far in anti-drug drive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on June 19, 2018

    At least 26,185 suspected drug peddlers and addicts were arrested said the police and the Rapid Action Battalion during the ongoing countrywide anti-drug drive, until...

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    Dhaka stocks inch up on bargain hunting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on June 19, 2018

    Stocks inched up on Tuesday with the turnover at the Dhaka Stock Exchange hitting a two-month high as a section of investors went for bargain...

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    Messi shares video of Bangladesh fans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on June 19, 2018

    Argentine superstar Lionel Messi on Tuesday shared a video which included Bangladeshi fans showing their support for Argentina in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in...

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    Minimum wage board for RMG workers at a crawl

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on June 19, 2018

    Minimum wage board formed for reviewing wages of readymade garment workers is going slow in making recommendations for minimum rates of wages as the board...

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    AL special extended meeting on June 23 at Ganabhaban

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:57pm on June 19, 2018

    The Awami League has convened a special extended meeting on July 23, the party’s founding day, at Ganabhaban in Dhaka. The meeting will be held...