ARSA leader’s personal secretary arrested in Cox’s Bazar

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Cox's Bazar claimed to have arrested the personal secretary of Ataullah Abu Ammar Jununi, the chief of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa)

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No need to import rice this year: Razzaque

The agriculture minister says in a seminar

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Journo Nadim murder: SC stays HC bail of accused Monir

The Supreme Court chamber judge today stayed for eight weeks a High Court order that granted bail to Moniruzzaman Monir, an accused in Jamalpur journalist Golam Rabbani Nadim murder case

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Man accused of killing daughter arrested near Indian border

A man accused of killing his daughter was arrested near the Thakurpur border of Chuadanga when he was trying to enter India illegally

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JCD man dies, 3 injured in Chandpur road accident

A local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) was killed and three people were injured in a collision between a bus and an auto-rickshaw in Chandpur's Kachua upazila today.

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Thailand renews contract with VFS Global to process visa applications in Bangladesh

Continuing its partnership with the Thai government, VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, has once again won the contract to process visa applications for Thailand from Bangladesh

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Poet Radhapada Roy assaulted, admitted to Kurigram's hospital

Rural poet Radhapada Roy suffered injuries after being assaulted at Madhaikhal village in Nageshwari upazila of Kurigram on Saturday

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Rabindra University introduces 15 days’ paternity leave

Rabindra University in Sirajganj's Shahjadpur has introduced paternity leave for its employees

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Samrat’s bail extended till January 15

A Dhaka court today extended bail of expelled Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat till January 15, 2024 in a Tk 222-crore money laundering case

2 arrested for killing man in Narayanganj

Two people were arrested in connection with the murder of a 35-year-old man in Narayanganj's Rupganj upazila yesterday.

Nat’l Polls ‘14, ‘18: ‘Pressure of controversy’ on EC: CEC

The Election Commission faces pressure from controversies and complaints over the 2014 and 2018 elections, Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal said yesterday.

Man found dead in N’ganj

Police yesterday recovered the body of a man beside Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj.

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Attack on UNO: UP chairman among 40 sued in Gazipur

Around 40 people -- including a UP chairman -- were sued yesterday on the charge of attacking an upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) and Ansar members in Gazipur the day before.

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Khaleda can’t go abroad

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia cannot travel abroad for treatment, Law Minister Anisul Huq has written in his opinion on an application regarding the matter.

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Parents, students protest harassment of schoolgirl

Around 500-600 students and parents yesterday demonstrated against the sexual harassment of a fifth grader of a primary school in Sharsha upazila of Jashore.

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AL calls for 5 rallies in Oct

The Awami League will hold four rallies in October to mark the inauguration of four mega projects, highlight the country’s development, and successes of the government.

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Empowering victims of gender-based violence

Anandi*, a 23-year-old homemaker from Ramu, faced gender-based violence as soon as her in-laws learned that she was pregnant with a girl child.

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Govt violating Khaleda’s rights

BNP standing committee member Abdul Moyeen Khan yesterday accused the government of lying about issues related to sending party Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad for treatment and vowed not to leave the streets until the government steps down.

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Govt can stop puja violence if it wants

If the government wants, it can prevent attacks and vandalism during Durga Puja, Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Oikya Parishad’s General Secretary Rana Dasgupta said yesterday.

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12 containers sink twice

After 23 shipping containers were salvaged from the sunken vessel Pangaon Express, a barge carrying 12 of those ended up tilting and sliding them back into the water in the Karnaphuli channel on Thursday night.

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Age-old wisdom in modern times

In the past, children used to be introduced to education at informal learning institutions known as “pathshala”. They would be taught alphabets and numbers by pandits (local mentors), practicing those on dried palmyra palm leaves (taal-pata) with bamboo pens (qalam) and ink.

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