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Graft allegations pile up, but few cases filed By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 25th May, 2017, 00:00

Though allegations of corruption are mounting up every year, a few number of cases are filed against “corrupt” persons with the conviction rate declining gradually. The Anti Corruption Commission…

Graft allegations pile up, but few cases filed

‘Violence against women
still exists despite their 
empowerment’
‘Violence against women still exists despite their empowerment’

Bangladeshi women are still being tortured by husbands and their family members in large numbers despite…


‘PM’s 10 special initiatives vital for achieving SDGs’
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Deep sleep maintains learning efficiency of brain
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Raids on C’nawabganj 
‘militant dens’ end
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Chapainawabganj: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) conducted raids on four suspected militant…


Monitoring of kitchen markets begins in Ctg
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PM deeply shocked at Manchester attack PM deeply shocked at Manchester attack

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock at the horrendous attack in the northern English…


11 shops
gutted in Ctg 11 shops gutted in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: A total of 11 shops were gutted as a fire broke out at Satkania upazila in the district…


BNP to hold
countrywide
demo today BNP to hold countrywide demo today

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will stage demonstration across the country today in protest against…


Cyber center opens at DU Cyber center opens at DU

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Workshop on primary education begins at DU Workshop on primary education begins at DU

A two-day workshop titled ‘Effective Implementation of Diploma in Primary and pre-primary Education…


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Highest temp. 37.40 Celsius at (Satkhira) and lowest temp. 22.50 Celsius at (Sylhet). Sun sets today:…


Kumaratunga meets PM Hasina Kumaratunga meets PM Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government successfully resolved the ethnic problems…


Dhaka seeks regional coop to manage trans-boundary rivers
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Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said strengthening regional cooperation…


Free eye surgery at Bashundhara Eye Hospital
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A total of 27 patients underwent eye surgery for free at Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute…


‘BRTC to run 900 additional 
buses during Eid’
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Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) will run 900 additional buses during upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr…


Meghna Cement to get Tk 1.27b fund under JICA project Meghna Cement to get Tk 1.27b fund under JICA project

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Delhi wants Dhaka to tap sea resources together: Shringla
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India wants Bangladesh to exploit sea resources in the best possible way for enormous economic benefits…


Shyamal Kanti sent to jail in bribery case Shyamal Kanti sent to jail in bribery case

A Narayanganj court on Wednesday sent Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, the headmaster of Piyar Sattar Latif High…


Russian envoy’s
reception to
politicians Russian envoy’s reception to politicians

Russian Ambassador Alexander Ignatov accorded a reception to the politicians, civil society members…


1.5 kg gold
bars seized in
Dhaka airport
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Customs officials detained a man along with 13 gold bars weighing around 1.5 kgs concealed in his wig…

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