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Thursday, May 24, 2018

859 govt officials held in 28 months

| By Monzoor Alam Khan, AA
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested altogether 859 government officials during the last 28 months on various charges of corruption. Additionally, it has been monitoring the activities of more

Propaganda done for closing ways of graft

| By Golam Mostafa Jibon
 Dr. Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Begum Rokeya University in Rangpur said that an influential quarter has been carrying several propagandas against me since the first day
Propaganda done for closing ways of graft

Rohingyas to be shifted to Bhasanchar soon: PM

| By AA Correspondent
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said one lakh displaced Rohingya people will be shifted to Noakhali's Bhasanchar soon for giving them shelter there until their repatriation."Some

Creativity of 2 women entrepreneurs

| By Golam Rosul
People get the flavor of boarding rickshaw here. Food lovers throng the restaurant for its creative decoration. The restaurant is gaining popularity among people day by day.
Creativity of 2 women entrepreneurs

We need innovation: BIDA

| By News Desk
The head of the agency that promotes investment has said Bangladesh needs 'innovation' and "research and development" to fuel its economic growth in wanting to be a developed

Lightning kills 4

| By News Desk
Four people were killed in lightning strikes in three districts -- Mymensingh, Bogura and Sunamganj -- on Wednesday.In Mymensingh, two people died after being hit by lightning while

Muktamoni loses battle

| By
Muktamoni, a 12-year-old girl from Satkhira, has died after battling a rare disease called Hemangioma.The girl, who was diagnosed with a tumor developed in her blood vessels on

Five killed in Bogura road mishap

| By AA Correspondent
At least five people were killed and seven wounded as a truck hit a human hauler on Bogura-Natore road at Partekur in Bogura Sadar upazila on Wednesday.    

57 forest robbers surrender

| By AA Correspondent
Fifty seven members of six forest robber gangs surrendered to Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal along with their arms and ammunition at Labonchora of Khulna yesterday.

ARSA 'killed' Hindus in Rakhine, says AI

| By News Desk
Amnesty International has accused Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) of killing at least 99 Hindu people in the Rakhine state of Myanmar in August 2017.The human

UGC alerts students against 14 universities

| By News Desk
The University Grants Commission has alerted students to the risks of admission to 14 private universities flagged red.The government has already closed some of these universities,

Why congestion despite 4 lanes?

| By News Desk
Traffic jams are nothing new on the roads and highways across Bangladesh. People suffer a lot while travelling by these roads due to incessant traffic jams. There is

Unrest feared at over 100 RMG units before Eid

| By Monzoor Alam Khan, AA
Most of the law enforcing agencies in the country fear unrest before Eid ul Fitr at over three hundred garments factories in the country. These agencies along with
Unrest feared at over 100 RMG units before Eid

Eleven more killed in 'gunfights'

| By AA Correspondent
As the nationwide crackdown against drugs continues, eleven alleged drug traders were killed in separate 'gunfights' with law enforcers in Cumilla, Nilphamari, Netrokona, Chuadanga, Chattogram, Feni, Dinajpur, Narayan-ganj
Eleven more killed  in 'gunfights'

Pay Tk 1cr to Nazim's family: HC

| By AA Correspondent
The High Court on Tuesday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks as to why it shall not pass an order to give

Home Minister seeks proof against MP Badi

| By News Desk
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has asked journalists to present evidence to back allegations that MP Abdur Rahman Badi is involved in drug trafficking.The minister invited

Satellite BB-1 reaches orbital slot

| By Fakhrudin Mehedi
After 11 days after its launch, Bangabandhu satellite-1 has successfully reached the orbital slot on 119.1 degree. "Bangabandhu-1 satellite has successfully reached its orbital slot on 119.1 degree

ACC quizzes ex-FBCCI boss AK Azad

| By
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday interrogated Ha-Meem group owner A K Azad, also ex- president of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) over allegation

War against drugs kills 29

| By AA Correspondent
A total of 29 people, mostly suspected drug dealers, were killed in reported gunfights with law enforcers since May 12.Of them, nine have been killed in the alleged

BB warns of fake notes before Eid

| By Nasir Uddin Shah
Bangladesh Bank has issued directives to all banks of the country to initiate required measures to halt the spread of fake currency notes ahead of the upcoming Eid

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