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2 Bangladeshi youths killed in US road crash

Two Bangladeshi students were killed and another injured in a road crash in Wilkinson County of the US South-eastern state of Georgia on Monday night (Aug 14). The deceased were identified as Imtiaz Ikram Ali, 26 and Prachita Dutta Tumpa, ...

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Militant Saiful died in suicide blast: Autopsy

Saiful Islam, suspected Neo-JMB militant who was killed in an anti-militancy operation in Dhaka’s Panthapath area on Aug 15, died in the suicide blast, according to the autopsy report. Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Forensic Department head Dr. Sohel Mahmud ...

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No holiday of govt hospital employees in flood-hit areas

The government has cancelled all kinds of holidays for officials and employees of state-run hospitals to battle the worsening flood situation of the country. Sources concerned of the Directorate of Health said it on Wednesday afternoon (Aug 16). Moreover, Health ...

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Rice import duty further reduced to 2pc

 The government has decided to cut import duty on rice further by making it only two percent in place of 10 percent in a bid to stable the market price. Moreover, government has decided to import 15 lakh metric tonnes ...

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PM pays homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid deep respect to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mazar marking his 42nd death anniversary and the National Mourning Day Tuesday (August 15). After placing the wreath, ...

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Land Cruiser SUV falls off pontoon at Paturia ferry ghat

A Land Cruiser SUV accidentally slid off the pontoon at Paturia ferry ghat and fell into Padma River on Monday morning (Aug 14). However, no one was injured in the incident. SUV’s driver Asaduzzaman told  that the accident happened as ...

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School girl’s hanging body recovered in city

Police on Monday (August 14) recovered hanging body of a school girl at Adabor Sheikher Tek area in the capital city. The deceased was identified as Mehek Akther, 14, daughter of late Ishhaq Ali of Kalibari area of Shobujbag Rajarbag. ...

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Dhaka-Kurigram rail communications snapped

The rail communications of Kurigram with Dhaka and other parts of the country were suspended as flash floods and onrush of water broke a girder of a rail-bridge in Tagraihat area 4km west of district town. A large portion of ...

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Flood costing lives: 4 in Kurigram, dead also in other districts

The overall flood situation in northern and northeastern parts of the country continued to be alarming on Monday (August 14) with several people having lost their lives in the flood. At least four more people died in Kurigram, increasing the ...

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Quader meets President Hamid

Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges minister Obaidul Quader has met with the President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Monday (Aug 14). Quader went to President’s official residence Bangabhaban around 12:00pm. The meeting was held for an ...

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