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Dhaka,  Sun,  31 July 2016
July 31, 2016, 9:24 am
A local Awami League leader was bullet-injured and hacked to death by miscreants in Baramhati Bazer area of Lalpur upazila of Natore on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Abbas Ali, 55, vice-president of Arjunpur Baramhati union unit of Awami
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July 31, 2016, 9:16 am
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested three people along with gunsmith tools from a house in the Comilla city on late Saturday. The arrestees were identified as Saiful Islam, 36, son of Nazrul Islam of Uttar Chartha, Majedul Haque, 34,
The proposed 130 per cent hike in gas tariff for captive power producers, if materialised, will negatively impact the country's primary textile sector that is already hit by imports of cheaper Indian fabrics and yarns, industry insiders said. According to the proposed hike, gas price is scheduled to be fixed to Tk 19.26 per cubic metre from existing Tk 8.36 for captive power plants, while Tk 4.60 from existing Tk 2.82  and Tk 4.41 from Tk 2.58 have  been proposed for electricity producers and fertiliser factories respectively. The government in September last year made 100 per cent hike in gas price, which
The agency implementing the 1200MW power plant in Maheshkhali has refuted reports of the project's tender being halted, saying the deadline has merely been extended by a month, reports bdnews24.com. The Japan Times reported on Friday that the process had been
The National Tree Plantation Campaign and Tree Fair 2016 begin today (Sunday) with the theme 'Tree is for livelihood, tree is for life', reports BSS. The ministry of environment and forests is holding its annual event to create awareness about plantation, protection and nurturing of trees in the country. President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday issued separate messages
A decrease in new subscribers pulled down the government tax-revenue collection from the telecommunications sector, the second largest source of receipts. Officials said the tax-revenue receipt from telecom posted a negative growth in the last fiscal year compared to that of corresponding year largely due to a decline in new subscription. Biometric SIM re-registration hubbub is seen as a main cause of
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Photo editing app Prisma managed to process about 65 million photos into artistic paintings of sorts and has amassed a
The government has entrusted Primary and Mass Education Ministry with the task of conducting the Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations which were so far being overseen by the Education Ministry.  "The PSC and JSC exams will be held under our ministry from now on," Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman said at a function in the city on Saturday.     —BSS   ...
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Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officials will take decisions about the date and place of cutter master Mustafizur Rahman’s left shoulder
RAJSHAHI, July 30 (BSS): Creating a large-scale mass-awareness has become an urgent need for the prevention of hepatitis viruses particularly B and C as the disease is gradually taking a heavy toll on society and the nation as well. Specialists and medical practitioners termed the infection of the viruses as fire without flame and a silent killer and emphasized the need for collective efforts to address the transmission of the disease effectively. Dr Mahbubur Rahman Khan, associate professor of Department of Medicine ...
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The Supreme Court has stayed a High Court order, which barred screening of Indian Bangla film ‘Kelor Kirti’ in Bangladesh
A section of Islamic scholars at a roundtable in the city called for banning Jamaat-e-Islami on Saturday as they think it is not possible to root out militancy from the country without outlawing the party, reports UNB. They also underscored the need for forming an anti-terrorism cell comprising Ulema and Mashaikh to wage a strong movement against the menace. Awami League (AL) sub-committee on Publicity and Publication organised the roundtable at the Engineers Institution on facing terrorism and militancy in the light ...

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