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Govt plays foul over Khaleda’s treatment: BNP

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BNP on Saturday alleged that the government is doing 'foul politics' over the 'serious illness' of its chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail.
Speaking at a press conference at BNP's Nayapaltan central office, secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir renewed their party's demand for ensuring better treatment of Khaleda at United Hospital in the city.
"Khaleda Zia's health condition is deteriorating gradually in the jail. The entire nation and we're worried over her falling health...
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PM exchanges greetings with Queen Elizabeth

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LONDON - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in London to attend the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), has exchanged greetings with British Queen Elizabeth II.

"The prime minister exchanged the greetings with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace here last night," PM's Press...
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Move to set up 800 MW combined cycle power plant in Khulna

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DHAKA - The government has initiated a big move to set up a 800 MW combined cycle power plant on the abandoned land of Khulna Newsprint Mills Limited to meet the growing demand of power in the country.

"To this end, the Power Division has prepared a draft project titled 'Construction of Roopsa...
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Dual citizenship major problem for expatriates to be voters: CEC

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DHAKA - Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda today said there are many problems, including dual citizenship, to enlist the expatriate Bangladeshis as voters.

"The expatriate Bangladeshis are now able to cast their vote through the proxy and postal methods...Huge publicity will be conducted...
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President gives assent to five bills

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DHAKA - President Abdul Hamid today gave assent to five bills passed in the 20th session of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad.

The bills are: the "Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Council (BCSIR) (Amendment) Bill, 2018", the "Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust Bill, 2018", the...
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