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    Thunderstorm likely in mid-week as temperature jumps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:39am on February 23, 2020

    The Met Office on Saturday said that weather conditions looked favourable for rains and lightning on Tuesday and Wednesday. As the last winter cold receded...

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    Farmers not keen on cotton farming for long duration

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:59am on February 23, 2020

    The farmers are found unenthusiastic about expanding cotton cultivation in Bangladesh as the cotton varieties cultivated in the country require long-duration farming, said agriculturists at...

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    Gonoshasthaya medical college holds freshers’ orientation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on February 23, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Samaj Vittik Medical College organised a freshers’ orientation and oath-taking ceremony in Savar on Saturday. Under the direction of the college principal Farida Adib...

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    Man beaten to death by his nephew

    Our Correspondent . Patuakhali | Updated at 12:47am on February 23, 2020

    A man was beaten to death allegedly by his nephew over land dispute in Patuakhali Sadar on Saturday. The deceased was Habib Shikder, 40, of...

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    Dhaka University student sticks to protest

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on February 23, 2020

    A Dhaka University student has been continuing sit-in at the base of Anti-Hooliganism Raju Sculpture for about a month, protesting at border killings by Indian...

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    Crops cultivation a boon for Lalmonirhat char farmers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:42am on February 23, 2020

    High yielding crops on sandy chars in Lalmonirhat has brought prosperity for the farmers. Deputy director Bidhu Bhushan Ray of the Department of Agricultural Extension,...

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    IUB holds seminar against extremism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on February 23, 2020

    Independent University, Bangladesh hosted a seminar titled ‘Preventing Terrorism and Extremism through Community Engagement’ at the university’s own campus in Bashundhara, Dhaka...

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    Residents protest against sewage treatment plant at Rayer Bazar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on February 23, 2020

    Students and teachers of different educational institutes, along with residents of the capital’s Rayer Bazar in Hazaribagh recently formed a human chain protesting against the...

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    Bkash gives books to students in Srimangal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on February 23, 2020

    Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, in association with Bkash, expanded its book reading programme in Srimangal. The programme was inaugurated at Motijheel Government Girls School in the...

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    AL leader shot dead in Bandarban, 5 injured

    Staff Correspondent     | Updated at 12:30am on February 23, 2020

    A local leader of ruling Awami League in Bandarban was shot dead and five others were injured as assailants opened fire on them in a...