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In front of Notre Dame College at noon. Photo: Hasan Raza The government has no pragmatic steps to resolve the persistent water-logging that has gripped the city, said officials on condition of anonymity. Although the government takes some decisions to tackle water-logging on an emergency basis, not all these decisions are ultimately implemented, the officials […]

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith. — UNB file photo Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said on Thursday that everyone in the society is corrupt indirectly as corruption has infiltrated inside ‘our veins’. Those who are entitled to render services, they are the very persons entangled with corruption, he said. But, if the general people do […]

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Titumir college student Siddiqur Rahman, whose eyes were damaged in “police excess” during a demonstration in Shahbagh on July 20, has been flown to India for better treatment. The flight carrying Siddiqur left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 1:00pm. Sequential grabs of a footage recorded on July 20 at Shahbagh depict how Siddiqur Rahman (marked) […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said people will bring Awami League back to power as they are enjoying the benefits of development due to the continuation of her government. She said this while talking to the leaders and activists of Swechchhasebak League at Ganobhaban on the occasion of the founding anniversary of their organisation […]

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Police have arrested nine people, including four Nigerian nationals, in Dhaka with alleged links to human trafficking and fraud. A team of detectives detained the suspects during an operation in Uttara and other parts of the capital on Wednesday night, Md Yusuf Ali, additional deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, told bdnews24.com. Details about the […]

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Bangladeshi ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Golam Moshi, in a meeting with recruiting companies of Saudi Arabia on July 26, 2017. He urged the companies to hire manpower from Bangladesh. Photo: Bangladeshi mission in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia will recruit 3,000 Bangladeshi workers in various professions this year, a top manpower buyer of the country told […]

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