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Drive against corruption has earned world applause: Quader

COX'S BAZAR, Sept 22 (BSS): Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the government's ongoing drive against corrupt individuals and wrongdoers got worldwide appreciation but such welcoming move made BNP irrigated."The government started a purification drive against corruption and misdeeds, even inside the party. This step of Prime Minister...

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Five JMB men get 12 yrs' jail in Aug 17 series bombing case

A Dhaka court has sentenced five members of the banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Majahideen Bangladesh or JMB to 12 years in jail in a case over the simultaneous bomb blasts throughout the country 14 years ago, reports bdnews24.com. Judge Md Al Mamun of Dhaka Metropolitan Special Tribunal-2 announced the verdict on...

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BNP lashes out at ruling party leaders for 'widespread graft'

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said the 'misdeeds of ruling party leaders are getting exposed as they crossed the limit by indulging in widespread corruption and plundering', reports UNB. "The people of Bangladesh have all the information about who are siphoning off how much money, making...

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Govt's anti-graft stance apolitical, says Hasan

Reiterating the government's stance against corruption and irregularities, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said actions are being taken against all corrupt people irrespective of political identity, reports BSS. "BNP should give thanks to the government for this stance and the ongoing drive which was not absent during their...

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Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal

Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the pro-BNP student body, brought out a procession led by its newly-elected central president Fazlur Rahman Khokon and general secretary Iqbal Hossain Shyamol from Madhur Canteen on the Dhaka University campus on Sunday — Focus Bangla

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JU students threaten tougher movement if VC doesn't quit

JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY, Sept 22 (UNB): Protesting students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Sunday threatened to go on a tougher movement if their Vice-chancellor Dr Farzana Islam does not step down within October 1. Mohammad Didar, general secretary of JU unit Samajtantrik Chhatra Front, came up with the announcement after observing...

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Khulna AL hails medical university after PM’s name

KHULNA, Sept 22 (BSS): Local Awami League (AL) leaders, workers and supporters brought out a jubilant procession here to thank Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her approval to establish a medical university after her name.Khulna City Corpora-tion (KCC) mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque, chairman of Khulna Zilla Parishad Sheikh Harun-ur-Rashid and...

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Journos are mirror of society, says Khasru

NETROKONA, Sept 22 (BSS): Terming journalists as the mirror of society, State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru today said they (journalists) have wider opportunities to highlight actual picture of society through projecting objective reports or news in the media."The journalists can play an important role...

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