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Big yaba haul in Chittagong

The Bangladesh Navy has seized 90,000 yaba pills from a boat in the outer anchorage of Chittagong. The seizure took place during a regular patrol near the Sangu gas field around 1am on Thursday, Navy commander Aswad Hossain Russell told ...

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16 killed in road crashes in 4 BD dists

At least 16 people were killed in separate road accidents in Naogaon, Tangail, Faridpur, and Manikganj districts on Wednesday. Naogaon: Four passengers, including a child, were killed as a truck hit a parked rickshaw on Naogaon-Rajshahi highway in Baghachara area ...

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Nilphamari fire guts 150 houses

At least 150 houses were gutted in a devastating fire at a village in Nilphamari Sadar upazila this evening, leaving five people injured. The fire originated from the kitchen of a house at Satarupara village around 7:00pm, Shahjahan Pasha, officer-in-charge ...

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‘Spare none’

Bangladesh PM orders administration to nab criminals irrespective of political affiliation Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has told government officials to control law and order at all cost. She gave the instruction during a video conference on Monday with divisional commissioners ...

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Chicago street sign for Zia opposed

It is Bangladesh’s official government position to oppose the Chicago recognition for Zia Bangladesh has opposed the putting up of an honorary street sign for ex-president Ziaur Rahman on North Clark Street in Chicago’s Rogers Park, the Chicago Tribune reported. ...

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2 Siblings killed in Ctg

Unidentified assailants beat and stabbed two brothers to death at Chandgaon in the port city when they were returning home after attending a namaz-e-janaza of a relative on Friday night. The dead are Faridul Alam, 45, and Abu Siddique, 42, ...

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A boost to green power

Private company sets up solar plant on Secretariat roof to supply power The government is introducing the first ever feed-in-tariff system, a mechanism designed to accelerate investment in power generation from renewable sources, and it is allowing companies to commercially ...

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