Not worried if name on US visa curb list: Ranga

Opposition Chief Whip and Jatiya Party MP Mashiur Rahman Ranga today said he is not worried to know that his name might be on the US visa restriction list as reported by the media

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Nothing can be done about Khaleda's treatment abroad: law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq said the government cannot do anything about the issue of sending BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad for better medical treatment as she is obligated to stay in the country as per the nature of her conditional release

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EC to allow journos to use motorbikes during polls

The Election Commission today took a U-turn and decided to allow journalists to use motorcycles while covering elections

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Chinese man gets bail in rape case after 20 days

A Chinese national has secured bail from a Dhaka court 20 days after he landed in jail in a case filed over the rape of an 11th-grader in August

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Abandon your ‘evil politics’ in 36 days, Quader warns BNP

The ruling Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today issued a 36-day ultimatum to the BNP to abandon its “evil politics” of terrorism and anarchy

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Death of Bhuban Shil: One arrested

Police today arrested a person allegedly involved in the shooting incident that killed advocate Bhuban Chandra Shil a week ago

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A decade-long waterlogging woe

Waterlogging has continued to make life miserable for around 2,000 families living in Mymensingh city's Balashpur Madhyapara for at least a decade

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Journo gets 'death threat'

A journalist in Jamalpur today filed a police complaint against a local Jubo League leader who allegedly threatened to kill him

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Delay hilsa ban by a month

Hilsa traders in Barishal today demanded that the government implement restrictions on catching hilsa starting on November 12 instead of the earlier planned October 12..The Barishal Divisional Fisheries Officers also demanded a deadline extension, but it was not granted, they said. .

Thai police arrest 7 'Bangladeshis' for illegal entry

Thailand police have reportedly arrested seven Bangladeshi men for entering the country illegally

Fire at Lalbagh shop under control

Seven firefighting units brought the blaze under control around 3:30pm

BNP postpones today's Aminbazar rally

BNP has postponed today's rally in Aminbazar, alleging that law enforcers and ruling party activists vandalised the stage set up at the venue.

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Bhuban Shil dies a week after being shot by stray bullet

He was hit in the head by a bullet as criminals were firing at a suspect in the film actor Sohel Chowdhury murder case

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Dhaka Elevated Expressway: Toll collection tops Tk 5 crore in three weeks

Traffic on country's first elevated expressway higher than initially expected

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Fertiliser price hike: Lalmonirhat farmers fear losses

The increase in price of fertilisers has made farmers in Lalmonirhat worried ahead of the crucial vegetable-producing winter season

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Schoolgirl drowns in pond

A fourth grader drowned in a pond at Gachbaria Nayapara in Chandanaish upazila of Chattogram yesterday afternoon.

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Two temples vandalised in Nawabganj

Two temples in Dhaka’s Nawabganj upazila were vandalised by unidentified miscreants on Saturday night.

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Ikebana Experience Center: Bringing respite to Dhaka’s busy life

Ikebana started its journey in 1992 and the boutique has evolved through the years -- from a small shop in Dhanmondi to doing prestigious government events, award-winning landscaping projects, and the recently opened plant sales centre, where taking in the green experience is of paramount interest rather than purchases.

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Send Khaleda Zia abroad for treatment

A platform of lawyers under the banner of United Lawyers Front (ULF) yesterday organised a road-march programme near the Supreme Court demanding that the government send BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad for her better treatment.

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Allow Khaleda to go abroad within 48hrs

The BNP issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the government to release and send party chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad for better treatment.

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Gangrape in Feni: Swechchhasebak League leader, aide land in jail

A Feni court yesterday sent a local Swechchhasebak League leader and one of his associates to jail in a case filed over gangraping a teenage girl in the district’s Sonagazi upazila.

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