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    Prof Muhammed Alamgir joins UGC as member

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on June 17, 2019

    Professor Muhammed Alamgir, former vice-chancellor of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, joined University Grants Commission of Bangladesh on Sunday as full-time member.Earlier on June...

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    Opposition MPs criticise supplementary budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on June 17, 2019

    Opposition members of parliament on Sunday came down heavily on the government for their failure to implement the budget of outgoing fiscal, ensuring good governance,...

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    13 women killed over dowry in May: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on June 17, 2019

    At least 13 women were killed for dowry, 11 committed suicides and eight were killed after rape in May this year, showed a report. The...

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    Mercantile Bank to start Islamic banking service

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on June 17, 2019

    Mercantile Bank Limited is going to start Islamic banking service soon, said its chairman AKM Shaheed Reza on Sunday.While speaking at a press conference at...

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    BNP MPs question JS legitimacy again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on June 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party members of parliament on Sunday once again questioned the legitimacy of the current parliament saying that it was formed through a faulty...

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    Sohel Taj’s nephew abducted from Ctg

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:12am on June 17, 2019

    Former state minister for home Sohel Taj claimed that his cousin’s son was abducted from Panchlaish area of Chattogram city, additional deputy police commissioner Mizanur...

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    Appellate Div scolds ACC for not arresting DIG Mizan, ACC director Basir

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on June 17, 2019

    The Appellate Division on Sunday scolded the Anti-Corruption Commission for not arresting ACC director for investigation Khandaker Enamul Basir and deputy inspector general of police...

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    No end of drug menace in sight

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on June 17, 2019

    The death toll in the countrywide anti-drug drive over the last 13 months has crossed 400, with four more reported extrajudicial killings in Cox’s Bazar...

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    Shana clinches bronze medal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 17, 2019

    Bangladesh archer Ruman Shana secured bronze medal in the man’s recurve singles event of the World Archery Championship 2019 beating Italy’s Mauro Nespoli by 7-1...

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    Matthew hits winner for Arambagh

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 17, 2019

    Nigerian forward Chinedu Matthew scored a second-half winner as Arambagh Krira Sangha beat Chattogram Abahani 1-0 in their Bangladesh Premier League match at the Bangabandhu...