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The cover of a drain at Shaheed Syed Nazrul Islam Sharani in the city remaining missing

The cover of a drain at Shaheed Syed Nazrul Islam Sharani in the city remaining missing as is seen in the photo taken on Saturday putting commuters at risk of meeting a fatal accident anytime — FE photo

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Luxury car, bike to cost Tk 7.7m!

The Department of Narcotics Control has proposed to purchase a luxury car and a motorbike at a staggering Tk 7.7 million out of a Tk 1.13 billion project.Narcotics department is going to construct seven office buildings at seven district towns across the country, officials said on Saturday.It will buy a...

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Kabul ministry attack leaves seven dead

Seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan ministry of information in Kabul, officials said, reports BBC.An explosion was heard at 11:40 local time (07:10 GMT) and sporadic gunfire continued for over six hours before officials declared the incident over.A ministry source said one of the attackers got...

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CID to probe money transfer in Nusrat murder case

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will probe the allegation of illegal financial transactions over the murder of Feni madrasah student Nusrat Jahan Rafi, report agencies."In the next week, a CID team will visit Sonagazi upazila in Feni district, where the murder took place, to investigate the matter," CID special superintendent...

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30 Syrian troops killed in IS attacks

Islamic State (IS) attacks on the Syrian army and allied militias in central Syria have killed 35 soldiers over two days, a war monitor said early on Saturday, Reuters.Although Islamic State lost its last territorial enclave in Syria at Baghouz near the Iraqi border last month to US-backed forces, it...

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The voice of the people

In a populist indictment of meandering politics Europe faces a crisis that threatens its social fabric. Hot on the heels of public outrage in France, Hungary and Spain headed towards far-right nationalism, a new public movement has emerged on climate change. It started with school children coming out from their...

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Summit LNG terminal arrives, awaits commissioning

Summit Group's LNG terminal reached the country Saturday and is now waiting for commissioning to initiate supply of re-gasified LNG to consumers.This is the country's second liquefied natural gas import terminal and both are floating, storage, re-gasification units (FSRUs).Known as Summit LNG, the vessel with the FSRU is moored six...

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