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Swedish minister arrives in Dhaka Monday

Staff Correspondent Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Isabella Lövin is coming to Dhaka on Monday. This is her first visit after assuming charge in early October. The Swedish embassy in Dhaka says she will garner Swedish support for climate-related ...

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More 18 on illegal voyage to Malaysia held

The Detective Branch of Cox’s Bazar police on Saturday arrested 18 more Malaysia bound fortune seekers from a hotel in the beach town. Additional superintendent police in Cox’s Bazar, Tofail Ahmed, said the traffickers mobilised the people from different places ...

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CU campus tense again as BCL row resurfaces

Staff Reporter Tension gripped the Chittagong University campus with three factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League trying to gain control of a residential hall that has just been reopened. Islami Chhatra Shibir’s ultimatum regarding the allotment of dormitory seats to ‘legitimate’ ...

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Cops held with Yaba, suspended

AGENCY Four policemen, including a sub-inspector, of Bandar Police Station in Narayanganj were suspended on Friday for their involvement in drug peddling. The suspended police members are sub-inspector Masudul Haq, assistant sub-inspector Neyamatullah, constable Amir Hossen and constable Yusuf of ...

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SUST closed sine die

One dies in factional clash of Awami League’s student wing at the Sylhet University Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet has been closed sine die following the death of a student in a clash between factions of ...

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Day-labourer dies falling from roof at Jatrabari

A day labourer died after falling from the rooftop of a mosque at Jatrabari in Dhaka early today. A father of three children, Hossain Ali, 28, hailed from Mymensingh. Ali was used to sleep on the rooftop of three-storey Madina ...

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