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Dhaka,  Tue,  24 May 2016
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May 24, 2016, 3:17 pm
An activist of the Awami League rebel candidate was stabbed to death in Khatibbari area of Islampur in Rangunia upazila of Chittagong district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Mohosin, 35, son of late Ramjan Ali, a resident of the
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May 24, 2016, 3:08 pm
Police arrested a young man along with a pistol, one magazine and four rounds of bullet from Panero Rashia area in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj on Tuesday. The arrestee was identified as Sohel Rana, 22, son of Belal Maisar, a resident
Oil prices fell in thin trade on Tuesday as the US dollar strengthened, but losses were curbed by a likely drawdown in US crude and gasoline stockpiles. Brent futures had declined 14 cents to $48.21 a barrel by 0307 GMT, after closing down 37 cents in the previous session. US crude futures dropped 8 cents to $48.00 a barrel, having settled down 33 cents the day before. Both contracts had finished with modest losses for a fourth straight session. The dollar index rose against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, as investors continued to factor in an increased chance of a near-term US interest
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RIYADH, May 23: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed Sunday urged the Saudi investors to seek benefits out of investment-friendly settings provided by the present government of Bangladesh. "Bangladesh government is providing special benefits to the investors. The foreign investors can make hundred
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A police informant was hacked to death at T&T area in Tongi upazila of Gazipur district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Kutub Uddin, 32, son of Habibur Rahman hailing from Nowabganj and used to live in a rented house of Majid Miah in the area. Abul Khaer, sub-inspector of Tongi Police Station, said some miscreants called Kutub out of the
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Gold dipped on Tuesday to trade near a 3-1/2 week low hit in the previous session, pressured by expectations that the U.S Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner rather than later. The prospect of an early rate hike, as indicated by Fed meeting minutes released last week, and a strengthening dollar have pushed down bullion by 3.6 per cent so
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a "kind of propaganda or advertisement" in his election race, a senior North Korean official said on Monday. Trump, in a wide-ranging interview with Reuters in New York last week, said he is willing to talk to the North Korean leader to try to stop Pyongyang's nuclear program, proposing a major shift in US policy toward the isolated nation. "It is up to the decision of ...
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Facebook apologised after refusing to run an advert featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday wearing a bikini. The social network told the
University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan has urged the public university authorities to strictly comply with the government's financial and administrative rules and UGC guidelines in running their universities. The UGC chairman made his observation on Sunday at a view exchange meeting with vice-chancellors, pro vice-chancellors, treasurers, registrars and other high officials of 37 public universities of the country at the UGC auditorium in the city.  UGC Secretary Dr Md Khaled, UGC Members Prof Dr Dil Afroza Begum, Prof ...
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Defending champion Stan Wawrinka recovered to beat Czech Lukas Rosol in the French Open first round. Swiss Wawrinka, 31, who beat
Academic activities of four private medical colleges will face closure if the authorities concerned fail to provide required documents within next 15 days, a release of the health ministry said Sunday. The four medical colleges are - Bangladesh Medical College at Dhanmondi, Popular Medical College, Uttara Adhunik Medical College and Uttara Women's Medical College. The ministry took the decision at a meeting on the 'Private Medical/Dental College Establishment and Administration Policy' on Sunday at the secretariat. Health minister Mohammad Nasim chaired the ...
Central leaders of 14-party alliance will visit Chittagong city today (Tuesday), reports BSS. The spokesman of the alliance Awami League presidium member Mohammad Nasim will lead the delegation. The central leaders of the alliance will address a public rally at Laldighi Maidan in the port city at 3:00 pm on the day. A statement issued on Monday by 14-party alliance's office coordinator and deputy office secretary of AL Advocate Mrinal Kanti Das said as part of its central programme in protest against the ...
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A man was found slaughtered beside a culvert in Barua Para in Chandnaish upazila of Chittagong district on Monday. The deceased

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