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Hilsa remains a luxury

Traders blame low supply for high price; not enough catch in rivers even after 2-month ban

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In pictures: A look back at Bangladesh’s deadliest industrial tragedy

April 24 is a date that should not be and cannot be ever obliterated from our memory. Rana Plaza collapsed on the morning of a hot summer day, on April 24, 2013. At least 1,136 people, mostly garment workers, were killed and over 2,500 others injured in the deadliest garment factory disaster in history as the nine-storey building came crashing down in Savar.

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Govt okays import of 19,400-tonne potatoes

The agriculture ministry has started issuing permits to importers to bring potatoes to control prices

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AL ‘slyly crafted attack’ to crush people’s aspiration: Moyeen

BNP standing committee member Abdul Moyeen Khan today said the "cold-blooded' attack on BNP rally was "slyly crafted" by the government in a bid to crush people's aspiration for the restoration of democracy in the country

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Govt devised ‘master plan’ to attack BNP rally: Fakhrul

The BNP yesterday alleged that the government drew up a “master plan” to attack its rally after witnessing the enormous gathering.

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At least 17 journos hurt

At least 17 journalists were injured during clashes in the capital yesterday and several of them were reportedly attacked by BNP men.

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BNP rally foiled amid violence

Downtown Dhaka turned into a battlefield yesterday as BNP activists and police clashed, leading to the death of a policeman and a ward-level BNP leader.

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3 buses torched in a span of 12 minutes

The buses were torched in Kalshi, Hemayetpur, Gazipur from 9:18pm to 9:30pm

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Fire truck torched in Shahjahanpur

A fire engine of Fire Service and Civil Defence was torched in Dhaka's Shahjahanpur area this evening

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US to review all violent incidents for visa restrictions

Says its embassy in Dhaka condemning the political violence

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'Jubo Dal leader dies of injuries'

Another person succumbed to his injuries which he received during today’s clashes between BNP men and police in the city’s Nayapaltan area

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Jamaat calls hartal tomorrow

A dawn-to-dusk hartal will be observed to protest the attack on the BNP rally and the arrest of its leaders and activists from different parts of the country

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Youths ‘wearing police vest’ set bus on fire at Kakrail

Two unidentified men riding on a motorbike wearing police vests set fire to a bus of Asian Paribahan in the capital’s Kakrail area today

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Law enforcers won't allow arson, attacks tomorrow: home minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said BNP supporters today showered brickbats on police, burnt cars and buses, killed a cop and then called a strike tomorrow after their grand rally in the capital's Nayapaltan area

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11 platoon BGB deployed to maintain law and order

Eleven platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed in the capital to ensure security and maintain law and order tonight

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Timeline of today’s clashes

The capital witnessed around five hours of clashes today centring the Awami League and BNP rallies

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41 cops injured in clashes with BNP protesters

At least 41 members of the police were injured during today's clash between law enforcers and BNP activists in the capital's Paltan-Kakrail area, said police

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Buses to ply during BNP’s hartal tomorrow

Transport owners have decided to operate buses and minibuses across the country during the dawn-to-dusk hartal called by BNP for tomorrow

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