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Koko’s qulkhwani tomorrow

The qulkhwani of Arafat Rahman Koko, younger son of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, will be held at Gulshan Azad Mosque in Dhaka after Asr prayers on Friday, reports agency. Maj Gen (Retd) Fazle Elahi Akbar, defence affairs adviser to Khaleda, ...

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1 killed in Shatkhira encounter

A man, whom the police claim to be a robber, has died during a ‘shootout’ in Shatkhira,reports news agency. The dead has been identified as Rafiqul Islam, who hails from the district’s Tala Upazila. The ‘encounter’ between police and the ...

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Woman dies falling from apartment roof

An elderly woman, who had been suffering from mental illness for last few years, died this morning after falling from roof of a multi-storied building at Moghbazar, in the city, reports agency. The victim was identified as Rizia Khatun, 60, ...

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7 ‘robbers’ killed in Narsingdi

An angry mob from a village at Narsingdi Sadar has beaten to death seven persons they suspected to be robbers,reports agency. The incident took place at Bhatpara village around 3am early on Monday, said Narsingdi Police OC Abul Kashem. Police ...

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Fire guts Gazipur factory

A fire has broken out at a factory in Gazipur owned by Formosa Poly Cotton Textiles BD Ltd,report news agencies. Gazipur Fire Service’s Deputy Director Md Akhtaruzzaman Liton said that the ground floor of the two-storey factory building caught fire ...

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