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Shahidul taken back to DB office from BSMMU

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Drik Gallery Managing Director Shahidul Alam was taken back to the office of Detective Branch of police on Wednesday afternoon after necessary medical check-up at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
Masudur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said a DB team took back Shahidul Alam to the DB office on completion of his medical tests at the hospital.
Earlier, in the day, Shahidul Alam was taken to the hospital around 8 am for...
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UN experts say states must protect indigenous peoples

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States around the world must take effective actions to guarantee the human rights of indigenous peoples, says a group of UN experts.
In a joint statement marking the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples that falls on August 9, the experts say it is crucial that the...
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Support from Bosnia, Herzegovina sought to resolve Rohingya crisis

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Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Tuesday hoped that Bosnia and Herzegovina will continue to extend its wholehearted support at the UN and other international fora over the Rohingya crisis and the need of their ear-ly repatriation.
Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to...
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Challenges for disabled voters Anomaly-free poll not assured

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Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Tuesday said he cannot assure that there will be no anomaly during the next general election.
"I don't have the scope to assure that there'll be no anomaly anywhere during such a huge public election. But we'll control those (anomalies)...
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HRW wants probe into torture report

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New York-based Human Rights Watch has said Bangladesh authorities are arresting students and targeting ac-tivists and journalists who are highlighting the abuses instead of prosecuting those responsible for unlawfully attacking student protesters demanding road safety.
In a...
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