PM to brief media on China visit tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a media briefing on her China visit tomorrow

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Prottoy pension scheme: Quader sits with protesting university teachers

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today sat for a discussion with a delegation of university teachers currently on work stoppage to press home their demand for the cancellation of "Prottoy" under the universal pension scheme

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Light to moderate rain likely across country: Met office

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has forecast light to moderate rain across the country, including Dhaka, for the next 24 hours starting from 9:00am today

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1 killed, 5 injured as bus rams another in Bagerhat

A forty-five-year-old man was killed and five others were injured when a bus rammed into another on the Khulna-Dhaka highway in Bagerhat's Fakirhat upazila this morning

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RU BCL dissolves hall, faculty, dept committees

Chhatra League committees of all hall, faculty, and departmental units of Rajshahi University have been declared dissolved

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Woman’s body found in maize field

Police recovered the throat-slit body of a woman from a maize field at Haluapara in Kishoreganj’s Katiadi upazila yesterday morning.

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Damaged roads disrupt connectivity

The ongoing flood in Sirajganj district left at least three roads badly damaged in Shahzadpur upazila in the past one week, disrupting road communication.

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As flood worsens, food crisis mounts

Hundreds of families in Kurigram’s shoal areas have been facing untold sufferings amid deteriorating flood situation.

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Abandoned hostels, unbound sufferings

An eerie silence prevails on the once bustling campus of Khulna Polytechnic Institute as its four dormitories have been lying abandoned for 15 years.

Miranzilla Colony: Protect harijans, stop eviction

Demanding the protection of minorities and protesting the attack on Miranzilla Harijan colony, Bangladesh Hindu Parishad held a protest rally in Dhaka yesterday.

5 more ‘KNF operatives’ sent to jail in Bandarban

Five members of the Bawm community were sent to jail yesterday on suspicion of being members of the armed group Kuki Chin National Front (KNF).

Quota system in govt jobs: Reforms must be well thought out

Any disproportionate quota system usually hurts a merit-based civil service, and any kind of decision to reform the system, in place since independence, should be well thought out, experts say.

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Downpour drowns parts of Dhaka

Heavy rain flooded streets and homes across the capital yesterday morning and exposed Dhaka’s poor drainage system yet again.

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Rains now more intense, in shorter spells

While Dhaka typically sees 373mm of rain throughout July, a heavy downpour yesterday morning delivered over a third of that amount in just six hours.

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Anti-quota movement: Protesters block roads, ignore warnings

The anti-quota protesters blocked the Shahbagh intersection yesterday, demanding reforms to the quota system in government jobs and protesting Thursday’s police action on students outside Dhaka.

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AL to go tough to quell infighting

Over the first six months of this year, there were on average more than two incidents of infighting every day in Awami League. These conflicts accounted for 94 percent of the total 440 incidents of political violence during the same period.

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Fish worth Tk 10 lakh killed by poison in Tangail

Unidentified miscreants killed fish worth around Tk 10 lakh by pouring poison into ponds of a fish farm in Tangail's Ghatail upazila early today (Friday)

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Rule of law to prevail in country: law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq today said only the rule of law would prevail in the country and all should look for solutions to every problem in a legal way

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5 more 'KNF operatives' sent to jail in Bandarban

Five members of the Bawm community were sent to jail yesterday on suspicion of being members of the armed group Kuki Chin National Front (KNF)

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Govt sinking Bangladesh on all fronts: Khosru

Slamming the government for waterlogging in different areas of Dhaka caused by heavy rainfall this morning, BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury said Bangladesh is sinking in all directions due to the misrule and politics of the Awami League regime

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Quota protest: JU students bring out torch procession on campus

The students of Jahangirnagar University brought out a torch procession on the university campus this evening protesting the quota system in government jobs and attacks on students in some parts of the country during the ongoing agitation

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