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Bibiyana 3 power project gets nod

The economic affairs committee of the cabinet yesterday approved the Bibiyana phase three 450-megawatt power project that remained stalled for the last two years due to problems with its lead bidder. The committee also approved Petrobangla’s signing of production sharing ...

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Tunnel collapse kills 2 in Habiganj

Two labourers have been killed and two others injured in a tunnel collapse at Gulgaon under Bahubal upazila in Habiganj.The deceased are Abdul Gani, 50, son of Sundor Ali of Gulgaon village and Juwel Ahmed, 15, son of Abdus Saleh ...

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Truck torched, 3 burnt in Habiganj

A potato laden truck has been torched at the Habiganj leaving 3 people seriously injured. All of them were admitted to Habiganj Sadar Hospital.Assistant Police Super of Baniachong, Masudur Rahman confirmed the incident to the Dhaka tribune, he further added ...

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2 persons get lifer for killing housewife in Habiganj

 A court here today sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for killing a housewife at Anantapur in the district town in 1999. The court also fined them Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer six months more in jail. District ...

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Human chain demanding trial of Kibria killing case

Habiganj district unit of Jatiya Sramik League formed a human chain at Baidderbazar in Sadar upazila yesterday, demanding speedy trial of former finance minister SAMS Kibria murder case and exemplary punishment to the killers. Leaders and activists of different political ...

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Law enforcers arrest 3 ‘arsonists’ in Habiganj

Law enforcers arrested three people early today in connection with their alleged link to petrol bomb attacks in different areas of Habiganj during the ongoing countrywide blockade. Faisal Mia, 18, Shahadat, 25, and Rahmat Mia, 32, were arrested in Omednagar ...

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Land dispute kills one in Habiganj

A man has been killed and five others have been injured during a clash over land dispute at Uchail Shankar Pasha village under the Sadar upazila on Saturday. The deceased is Firoz Ali of the village. The police also arrested ...

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Miscreants hurled bombs at ASP’s house in Habiganj

Miscreants have hurled two crude bombs at the residence an additional police super in Habiganj. Three crude bombs were also hurled at the residences of three assistant police supers in the district on Friday morning. Police sources said two youths ...

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Habiganj tea workers go on strike protesting setting up SEZ

Workers of four tea gardens in the district started an indefinite strike on Saturday morning in protest against the government decision to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) here. According to local sources around 15,000 workers stopped working at ...

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BNP-Police clash 12 injures in Habiganj

At least 12 people including four police men were injured in a clash with BNP activists at the district town on Sunday. Two BNP men also received bullet injuries during the clash as law enforcers fired rubber bullets to contain ...

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