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    Last respects paid to Golam Sarwar in Barishal

    United News of Bangladesh . Barisal | Updated at 01:18am on August 16, 2018

    People from all walks of life paid their last respects to Samakal editor Golam Sarwar, who passed away at a Singapore hospital on Monday night,...

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    BIWTC starts Eid services today

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 01:16am on August 16, 2018

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation will start Eid-ul-Azha special steamer services from today. The services will continue on Dhaka-Barisal-Dhaka route till August 28....

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    Part of Beltala water treatment plant eroded away before launch

    Our Correspondent . Barisal  | Updated at 10:50pm on August 13, 2018

    A portion of Beltola Surface Water Treatment Plant, currently under-construction, has been eroded by River Kirtankhola in the Barisal city....

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    Police foil BNP human chain in Barisal, Sarwar injured

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 01:37am on August 02, 2018

    The police on Wednesday foiled a human chain in Barisal city organised by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party injuring 11 leaders and activists, including the party’s...

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    AL takes lead in ‘rigged’ polls

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 02:40am on July 31, 2018

    Ruling Awami League candidates in Rajshahi and Barisal and Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate in Sylhet were leading in mayoral polls, marred by boycott most opposition...

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    CEC says he is satisfied

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on July 31, 2018

    Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Monday said that he was satisfied over the Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal city polls. At a post-polls press...

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    BNP alleges its polling agents driven away at almost all polling centers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46pm on July 30, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday alleged that ruling ‘Awami League’ goons drove away its polling agents from nearly all polling centers during the...

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    BNP candidate quits polls in Barisal

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 12:39pm on July 30, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s mayoral candidate for Barisal City Corporation, Mojibar Rahman Sarwar has boycotted the elections protesting at...

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    Voting in city corporation polls ends amid boycott, allegations of rigging

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:43am on July 30, 2018

    Voting in Rajshahi, Barisal and Sylhet cities ended on Monday afternoon amid allegations of intimidation of opposition polling agents and electorates and...

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    Int’l community for free exercise of voting rights

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on July 29, 2018

    Sections of international community, including the United Nations, on Sunday hoped that the voters of the Barisal, Rajshahi and Sylhet cities would be able to...