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Dr Kamal seeks national dialogue to tackle flood

Gonoforum President Dr Kamal Hossain has called for holding a national dialogue to find ways to effectively overcome the current flood, reports UNB. He said the government cannot alone tackle the natural disaster. "We face flood due to our geographical position but we need to find ways to minimise it...

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Minority communities slate Priya Saha's statement

Leaders of religious welfare trusts of the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian communities strongly condemned on Monday Priya Saha's false complaints to US President Donald Trump about disappearance of minorities and demanded her trial, report agencies."Priya Saha's complaints about disappearance of 37 million members of Hindu, Buddhist and Christian communities are...

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Indian envoy visits police academy

RAJSHAHI, July 22 (BSS): Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das visited Bangladesh Police Academy in Sardah of the district on Monday.She also visited the academy's Bangladesh-India Friendship Building funded by the government of India which houses the cyber-crime and IT-training facilities of the academy.The Indian envoy was received...

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Barguna court turns down Minni's two petitions

BARGUNA, July 22 (UNB): A Barguna court dismissed on Monday two petitions filed by lawyers of Aysha Siddika Minni seeking her production before it to take her signature in two appeals for withdrawal of her confessional statement over the killing of her husband Rifat Sharif and ensuring her proper treatment.Senior...

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Five officials promoted to secretaries

The government promoted five officials to the rank of secretary.The Public Administration Ministry issued a gazette notification on Sunday in this regard, reports UNB.The promoted officers are Muhammad Alkama Siddiqui, chief executive officer (acting secretary) of Public Private Partnership Authority; Dr Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, acting cultural affairs secretary; Ashok...

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BNP-Jamaat plot behind recent crime spree: Anisul

Law Minister Anisul Huq said on Monday the recent trends of violent crimes is not just mere accident but immaculate conspiracy hatched by BNP-Jamaat alliance, reports BSS."Currently, we are seeing that if any untoward incident takes place, it often gets repeated. Several fire incidents took place right after the recent...

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Barrister Suman sued for 'hurting' religious sentiment

A case was filed against Supreme Court lawyer Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Suman on Monday for reportedly making derogatory remarks about Hindu religion, report agencies.Goutam Kumar, a resident of the city's Bhashantek area, filed the case with the Cyber Crime Tribunal.Tribunal Judge Al Shams Jaglul Hossain asked the officer-in-charge of...

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'Drug trader' dies in Jamalpur 'gunfight'

SHERPUR, July 22 (UNB): A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with police at bordering Dumurtala in Bakshiganj Upazila of Jamalpur district early Monday.The deceased was identified as Shipon Mia, 32, son of Jalal Uddin of Munshirchar village in Sadar Upazila of Sherpur. Tipped off, a team...

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