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    BGB chopper carries BSF chief from border for border talks

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:45am on September 17, 2020

    Border Guard Bangladesh used its helicopter to fly in the Indian Border Security Force director general Rakesh Asthana from the eastern border in Akhaura to...

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    Historic Education Day today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on September 17, 2020

    The historic Education Day will be observed today by various student and teacher organisations marking the 59th anniversary of the sacrifice students made on September...

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    Trains resume running at full capacity

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on September 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh Railway on Wednesday started running its passenger trains at full capacity amid some violations of COVID-19 health regulations. Some of the passengers collected...

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    Youth arrested for attempting bank robbery

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 12:41am on September 17, 2020

    The Gazipur police on Wednesday arrested a youth who allegedly tried to loot a bank threatening to blast bomb in a branch of Prime Bank...

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    66pc social safety net beneficiaries non-poor: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on September 17, 2020

    Around 65.6 per cent beneficiaries of the social safety net programmes are non-poor, said a study report released on Wednesday. The study was conducted by...

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    21 more die of COVID-19 in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on September 17, 2020

    Twenty-one more people died of COVID-19 and 1,615 tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours ending 8:00am Wednesday. The...

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    Survivors’ death causes worries

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:27am on September 17, 2020

    The deaths of some COVID-19 survivors weeks after their recovery have left physicians and health authorities wondering whether the deaths were the consequences of the...

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    WB-funded e-GP fails to check graft

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on September 17, 2020

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Wednesday said that the introduction the e-government procurement hardly checked corruption in the public procurement that crossed over two lakh trillion...

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    Road law yet to be fully implemented after 2yrs

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:11am on September 17, 2020

    The much-talked-about Road Transport Act 2018 is yet to be fully implemented two years after its enactment. The processes of renewing and upgrading driving licences...

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    Cox’s Bazar police super Masud transferred to Rajshahi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:44pm on September 16, 2020

    The home ministry on Wednesday transferred Cox’s Bazar police superintendent ABM Masud Hossain to Rajshahi, a week after a court had rejected a plea to...