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    Government offices, public spaces still a threat

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:31am on August 20, 2019

    As Bangladesh, especially the capital is reeling under massive dengue outbreak, mobile courts run by Dhaka’s two city corporations are penalising the residents keeping public...

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    Ministers divided over dengue intensity

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:53am on August 07, 2019

    At least two ministers were divided over the intensity of the country’s dengue menace as the mosquito-borne viral fever claimed eight more lives and forced 2,348 new patients to be hospitalised in the...

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    Students demand mayors resign

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:13am on July 29, 2019

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    Government leaders talk no sense about dengue

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:35am on July 26, 2019

    Government leaders including ministers and city authorities are making insensitive comments about the dengue menace while the mosquito-borne viral disease is turning from bad...

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    Finance minister evades office fearing mosquito infestation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on July 19, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said he was not going to his office at the economic relations division in the Planning Commission in...

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    DNCC to find out anti-mosquito medicine’s efficacy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    The Dhaka North City Corporation on Monday formed a 10-member committee led by mayor Atiqul Islam to find out whether or not spraying anti-mosquito medicine was effective.

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    Onion price shoots up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on July 09, 2019

    The price of onion shot up to Tk 50 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets in two days due to a sharp increase in wholesale prices of the item. The price of onion increased by 66.67 per cent in the...

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    100pc cast abnormal, EC has nothing to do now: CEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on July 01, 2019

    Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday termed abnormal the casting of 100 per cent votes in 213 polling stations in the 11th parliamentary elections but said that the Election Commission had...

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    100pc votes in 213 centres

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 10:11pm on June 30, 2019

    Hundred per cent votes were cast at least at 213 polling stations while between 90 per cent and 100 per cent were cast at least at 7,689 stations in the 11th parliamentary elections, marred by...

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    Capital flight on as govt goes lenient

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on June 29, 2019

    Corrupt individuals having close relationships with the government might have laundered money from the country and deposited it with banks in Switzerland to avoid future risks...