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Action would be taken for selling rice as ‘Miniket’: Cabinet SecyCabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam warned  on Wednesday, "Legal action would be taken against anyone selling  rice 'as Miniket'". "Though there is no rice variety in the  name of Miniket, a section of traders have been selling rice calling it 'Miniket rice,'" he said. "The name of rice variety must be mentioned on the bags ...
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Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols in CtgCHATTOGRAM, Oct 5: Idols of Goddess Durga were immersed peacefully in the port city on Wednesday after five-day colourful and joyous celebrations of Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of Bangalee Hindu community.It was Bijaya Dashami on Wednesday.In city's Patenga and Khalurghat sea beach areas, immersion were being held in the afternoon with presence of ...
Nat\'l Power Grid Failure
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3 probe bodies formed Nat'l Power Grid FailureThe government has formed three probe committees to investigate the grid failure issue on Tuesday night. One committee has been formed under PGCB's leadership. Another two has been formed under the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources.The Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) has formed a 5-member inquiry committee to investigate ...
Uttara High School and College, Dhaka
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20 teachers appointed for primary, got MPO for secondary wingThough some 20 assistant teachers were appointed in primary branch of Uttara High School and College in Dhaka as junior teachers, they were shifted to the secondary branch later hiding the information to the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE).Hiding the information, they were enrolled for government's Monthly Payment Order (MPO) with the support ...
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3 BD peacekeepers killed, 1 hurt in IED blast in Central AfricaThree Bangladeshi peacekeepers have been killed and another injured in a roadside bomb blast in Central African Republic, according to the Inter Service Public Relation Directorate (ISPR).The peacekeeping troopers fell prey to an improvised explosive device (IED) while on patrol around 1:30am on Tuesday, around 8:30pm Monday local time, while on an operation.The dead were ...
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14 BCL leaders of Eden College get anticipatory bailThe High Court (HC) on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail for six weeks to 14 leaders and activists of BCL of Eden Mohila College including college branch suspended committee's president Tamanna Jasmine Riva and general secretary Razia Sultana in a case filed over the infighting of two groups.The HC bench comprising Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam and ...
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476 die in road crashes in Sept: RSF reportAt least 476 people were killed in road accidents across the country in the month of September. Of them, 169 people were killed in 182 motorcycle accidents, according to a report of the Road Safety Foundation.The people were killed in 407 separate accidents that left 794 more injured during the period, it claimed.In a press ...
Graft Case
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HC drops ACC official’s bail petition The High Court on Monday dropped bail petition of Khandaker Enamul Basir, a suspended director of the Anti-Corruption Commission, who has been sentenced to eight years in prison on bribery charges, from the cause list of the court.The single bench of the HC comprised of Justice Mohammad Ali ordered dropping the bail petition out of ...
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PM returns homePrime Minister Sheikh Hasina returns home in the early hours of Tuesday wrapping up her 18-day official visit to the UK and the UN.She left Washington at 6:30pm (US time) on Sunday and made a short stopover at London Stanstead Airport from where she started her journey to Dhaka.The Prime Minister went to London on ...
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Special Covid-19 vaccination drive extended for 3 daysThe ongoing special Covid-19 vaccination campaign in the country has been extended till October 8. Prof Dr Ahmedul Kabir, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services, came up with the announcement on Monday. He said that this campaign will continue on October 4, 6 and 8. This time has been extended due ...
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