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PM opens Hajj activities Saturday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will open Hajj activities-2017 (Hijri 1438) in the capital on Saturday. The premier will inaugurate the activities around 10.00am and exchange greetings with the (Hajj) pilgrims through a function at Ashkona Haji Camp in Uttara. Some ...

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Ctg, Benapole ports to remain open 24 hrs

The government has taken decision to keep open Chittagong sea port and Benapole land port for 24 hours. The government has taken the decision to make import-export trade easier and dynamic. Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan came up with the disclosure ...

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Dhaka to be capital of developed country by 2041

Local Government, Rural Development (LGRD) and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain announced to build Dhaka as the capital of a developed country gradually within 2041. The Minister came up with the announcement while speaking at a programme at a hotel ...

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Chief Shipping engineer remanded in bribery case

A Dhaka court has placed Chief Engineer and Surveyor of the Shipping Department AKM Fakhrul Islam on two-day remand in a case filed for taking bribe. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debabrata Biswas passed the order after hearing in the case on ...

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Ninth wage board to be formed soon

Mir Akram Uddin, Senior Information Officer of the Ministry of Information, said the ninth wage board will be formed soon. He said on Wednesday, “The ministry has nearly completed all preparations for the formation of ninth wage board with positive ...

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Primary, Ebtedayee terminal exams from Nov 19

This year’s Primary and Ebtedayee terminal examinations for fifth graders in schools and madrasa will begin on November 19 across the country which will continue till November 26. The decisions were taken at a meeting of National Steering Committee held ...

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Chief engineer caught red-handed while taking bribe

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has caught Chief Engineer and Surveyor of the Shipping Department AKM Fakhrul Islam red-handed while he was taking bribe. A team led by ACC’s Dhaka Divisional Director Nasim Anwar detained Fakhrul while taking bribe worth Tk 5 ...

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Housewife Nodi gets life term for torturing Aduri

A Dhaka court has sentenced housewife Nowrin Jahan Nodi to life-term imprisonment for torturing her domestic help Aduri. Alongside, the court also fined her Tk 1 lakh. However, the court acquitted Nodi’s mother Israt Jahan as charges brought against her ...

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12 fake DB police held at Jatrabari

Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Detective Branch has held 12 members of the fake DB police from Jatrabari in the capital. At that time, the DB police jacket and other equipment were recovered from them. DMP media wing chief Md. Masudur Rahman ...

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Farhad Mazhar interrogated again

Detective Branch (DB) of Police has interrogated writer and columnist Farhad Mazhar again as police found anomaly with the statement he gave before the court. He was quizzed at DB office in the capital till 1:30pm on Tuesday. Mohammad Yousuf ...

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