Metro to run from 8:00am to 8:00pm

From now on the metro rail will run from 8:00am to 8:00pm six days a week.

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Heatwave likely to continue for a week

Mild to moderate heatwave that the country is experiencing currently will likely to continue for a week, said Meteorological Department.

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Deposition on amid chaos at courtroom

One more prosecution witness gave his deposition before a Dhaka court in a graft case filed against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman yesterday.

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Pay Tk 12cr tax on gifts to 3 charitable trusts

The High Court yesterday said Nobel Laureate Prof Muham-mad Yunus will have to pay Tk 12 crore as tax on the money he gifted to his three charitable trusts.

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Eight illegal structures demolished

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority yesterday demolished eight illegal structures on the bank of Turag in Dhaka’s Birulia.

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Polls can’t be fair under AL govt

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said it is now a fact that elections can never be free, fair and credible under the current Awami League government.

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‘Minorities under constant threat’

With the unprecedented rise of communalism in the country, religious minorities are under the threat of violence and conflict from different vested quarters, said minority leaders at a discussion yesterday.

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Magura litchi growers, traders eye good profit

Litchi growers and traders in Magura are expecting good profits this season due to high yield and better prices of their produce.

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Woman found dead

Police yesterday recovered the body of an unidentified woman from a building in Savar’s Bank Colony area.

Man dies falling from roof of CU shuttle train

A man was killed after falling from the roof of a shuttle train of Chittagong University at Chowdhury Hat Railway Station yesterday afternoon.

Sylhet City Polls / One mayor, 7 councillor candidates get back candidacy

One independent mayor candidate and seven councillor candidates of Sylhet City Corporation polls, whose nominations were initially cancelled for breaching electoral code, got their candidacies back.

Two to walk gallows, one gets life for murder in Ctg

A court in Chattogram today sentenced two people to death and another to life term imprisonment for killing a man in Karnaphuli upazila of Chattogram in 2010..The death row convicts are Md Jabed and Jabiz Ahmed. Md Mintu Mia was awarded life term imprisonment..The court of 2nd additi

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Govt bans first-class travel for employees

The government has issued a directive banning first-class travel for all government employees till further notice under expenditure rationalisation initiatives..Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina signed a directive in this regard yesterday..Earlier, responding to a question at the parliame

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Tax on donation: HC justifies imposition of tax on Yunus

The High Court today justified the decision of imposing tax on the money gifted by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus to his three charitable trusts

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Govt plans to bring discipline in online news portals' operations: Info minister

Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud told parliament today that the government has a plan to restore order to online news portals.

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Lightning strike kills 19-yr-old cricketer in Gopalganj

A youth was killed in a lightning strike during a cricket match at Sheikh Kamal Cricket Stadium in Gopalganj this afternoon

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Transfer foreign reserves from the US, seeks petition

A Supreme Court lawyer has filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the government to transfer Bangladesh's foreign reserves from the United States (USA) to safe countries..Md Mahmudul Hasan submitted the petition as a public interest litigation to the HC yesterda

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Govt initiatives kept economy vibrant: PM

The government has taken all possible initiatives necessary to keep the country's economy vibrant despite the global economic recession caused by the Ukraine-Russia war and the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told parliament today

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Misappropriation of Tk 33cr: West Zone Power ex-MD sued

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against Shafique Uddin, former managing director of West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (WZPDCL), and two others over allegations of misappropriating about Tk 33.40 crore

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Man killed after lorry hits him in Jhenaidah

A man died after a lorry hit him while he was jaywalking on Jhenaidah-Jashore Highway in Kaliganj upazila of Jhenaidah

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4 Jubo League men attacked in Tangail

Unidentified criminals stabbed a local Jubo League leader and three activists in Tangail's Bhuapur upazila last night

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