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Nat’l poet’s birth anniv today

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Staff Reporter
The 118th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be celebrated today.
Born on May 25, 1899 at village Churulia in Burdwan district of West Bengal in India, Nazrul through his fiery poems had inspired people to fight against injustice and repression of the colonial rule.
The government and different socio-cultural and political organizations have taken elaborate programs to ob-serve the day.
This year, the central program of Nazrul's birth anniversary will be...
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BTRC to run 900 addl buses during Eid

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Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said Bangladesh Road Transport Corpora-tion (BRTC) will run 900 additional buses across the country to ensure smooth journeys of the homebound people during the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr.
While talking to reporters after a...
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BNP’s demo rally today

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Having failed to get permission for holding a rally at the city's Suhrawardy Udyan, BNP on Wednesday said it will stage demonstrations across the country on Thursday protesting it.
BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced the program at a press conference at...
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Now democracy depends on police: BNP

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Taking a swipe at the government for not allowing the party to hold its rally in the city, BNP on Wednesday alleged that the functioning of democracy in Bangladesh now largely depends on police.
"The government is using law enforcers like its party men to foil opposition's rallies...
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Shyamal Kanti lands in jail in bribery case

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Court Correspondent
A court here on Wednesday sent Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, the headmaster of Piyar Sattar Latif High School in Bandar area, to jail in a case filed for taking bribe from a teacher of his school.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Ashok Kumar Dutta passed the order when the teacher...
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