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  • JCD men come under attack Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    Four leaders and activists of BNP’s Jatiyatabadi  Chhatra Dal (JCD) were injured in an attack allegedly by some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and Muktijuddho Mancha on the Dhaka University campus near Madhur Canteen on Sunday. The injured were identified ...

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  • DU ‘ Ka’, ‘Cha’ units Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    The admission test results of ‘Ka’ Unit under Science faculty and ‘Cha’ unit under Fine Arts Faculty of Dhaka University for 2019-2020 session were published on Sunday with a pass rate of 13.05 and 2.50 percent respectively. Dhaka University vice chancellor ...

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  • Oikyafront getting ready to meet Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    A Jatiya Oikyafront delegation, led by its convener Dr Kamal Hossain, wants to meet BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at Bangabandhu Sheik Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). The alliance is going to send an application to the Home Minister very soon seeking permission ...

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  • PM receives 2 Russian translated Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday received two books on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman translated into Russian language by a Russian professor. Dr V Naumkin, a professor of the Institute of Oriental Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences, translated the ...

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  • PM for increased trade between Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday put emphasis on boosting trade and commerce between Bangladesh and Vietnam for improving the status of the two countries with mutual benefits. “We can enhance our trade and commerce to utilise the huge population of ...

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  • President embarks on 8-day visit Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid left here on Sunday on an eight-day official visit to Japan and Singapore. During his tour to Japan, the President will attend the enthronement ceremony of the new Japanese emperor, his Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin told UNB. A ...

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  • Nine additional judges appointed to Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    Nine additional judges have been appointed to the High Court. The Law Ministry issued a notification on Sunday in this regard following the approval of the President, said Rezaul Karim, public relations officer of the ministry. The judges are Md Mahbubul Islam, ...

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  • Quader hits back at Menon, Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    About Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon’s claim that people could not cast their votes in the last parliamentary elections, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday questioned whether he would have made the claim had he been a ...

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  • ‘Drug addict’ kills mother in Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    A ‘drug-addicted’ son reportedly stabbed his mother to death in the district town on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Rabeya Mallick, 60, wife of Shahjahan Mollah of Basabati area in the town. Mahfuz Afzal, additional superintendent of police, said Russel ...

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  • 32 held in Kurigram anti-drug Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    Police in a drive on Saturday night arrested 32 people in the district on various charges. Of the arrestees, 10 faced arrest warrants while seven others are accused in regular cases. Mohibul Islam Khan, superintendent of police of the district, said police ...

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