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    AL assures Santals of settling land ownership in meeting with PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40pm on November 16, 2016

    Top Awami League leaders have assured the leaders of Santal community of Gobindaganj in Gaibandha of settling the ownership of the disputed land of Rangpur...

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    Writ seeks ruling for safety of Santals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32pm on November 16, 2016

    Three human rights groups have filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking a ruling to ensure safety and security of Santals and explanation...

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    Another burn victim of Gulshan gas explosion dies

    staff correspondent | Updated at 11:23am on November 16, 2016

    Another victim who sustained severe burn injuries in a gas explosion at Gulshan in the city, died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday...

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    Local BNP leader arrested over Nasirnagar attacks

    staff correspondents | Updated at 09:44am on November 16, 2016

    Police on Wednesday arrested Bangladesh Nationalist Party president of Nasirnagar union unit Amirul Hossain Chakdar, 45, for his alleged involvement with the attacks on Hindu...

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    Proper implementation of overseas employment act stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:40am on November 16, 2016

    Academics, lawyers and migrant rights campaigners on Tuesday called for proper implementation of the overseas employment and migration act 2013 to deal with the problems...

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    BNP rejects police probe report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35am on November 16, 2016

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday rejected the report of police probe into attacks on Hindu community at Nasirnagar in Brahmanbaria terming the report ‘false’...

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    India’s move unfortunate: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:29am on November 16, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday said that Indian initiative to impose anti-dumping duty on import of jute from Bangladesh was very unfortunate...

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    Santal people send legal notice to govt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on November 16, 2016

    Two Santal people in a legal notice served on the government on Tuesday asked it to explain in 24 hours on what authority they were...

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    Two injured Santals sent to jail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on November 16, 2016

    Two injured Santals – Charan Soren and Bimal Kisku – were sent to jail after they were produced before a Gainbandha court.from Rangpur Medical College...

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    Bargain hunting pulls Dhaka stocks up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on November 16, 2016

    Dhaka stocks rebounded on Tuesday amid appreciation in banks’ share prices and investors’ bargain hunting after decline in last two trading sessions...