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    5th phase  municipal polls today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on February 28, 2021

    In the fifth phase of the staggered municipal elections, 29 of the designated 30 municipalities go to the polls today amid fears of violence as...

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    Woman found dead in Kumarkhali

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 12:22am on February 28, 2021

    A woman was found dead at Jagannathpur village of Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia on Saturday after she went missing on Thursday. The victim is Reshma Khatun, 27, wife of Sumon, resident of...

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    Telecom, power sectors ready to face 4th industrial revolution: ministers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on February 28, 2021

    Post and telecommunication minister Mustafa Jabbar at a seminar on Saturday said that the telecom sector in the country was ready to face the fourth industrial revolution. On the occasion, Nasrul Hamid, state minister for the...

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    BNP invites PM Hasina

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on February 28, 2021

    The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday invited prime minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina to attend the inaugural session of BNP’s yearlong celebration...

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    BNP holds rally in Khulna amid obstacles 

    Our Correspondent . Khulna | Updated at 12:18am on February 28, 2021

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s defeated mayoral candidates on Saturday held a rally in front of the party’s KD Ghosh Road office in Khulna amid police...

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    Distribution process of smart driving licence resumes today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on February 28, 2021

    The distribution process of the polycarbonate smart motor driving licence cards is going to resume today after more than a year, said Bangladesh Road Transport Authority officials. At first, the process will resume in Narayanganj, Gazipur, Manikganj and...

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    Farmers, labour leaders renew call for reopening jute, sugar mills

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on February 28, 2021

    Labour and farmer leaders on Saturday urged the government to reopen stateowned jute and sugar mills before the next parliament session or to face tough agitation across the country. They made the demand at a rally...

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    BNP to observe March 2, 3, 7

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on February 28, 2021

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party for the first time is going to observe historic flag hoisting day on March 2, reading of the manifesto of the...

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    Rajshahi University teacher may face up to 6-year suspension

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on February 28, 2021

    Rajshahi University syndicate on Saturday found the allegations of sexual harassment brought by two female students against a teacher true. Analysing the severity and extend of the harassment, the syndicate also decided that...

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    Repeal of Digital Security Act demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on February 28, 2021

    Rights activists and academics at a webinar on Saturday urged the government to repeal the controversial and draconian Digital Security Act, 2018. The law is unconstitutional as it denies people...

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