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Govt follows zero tolerance to drugs

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Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Saturday said that the government was following a zero tol-erance policy to control the drug business in the country.
Addressing the National Council of Bangladesh Puja Udjapan Parishad on Saturday at Dhakeshwari Temple, the minister said "The government was following zero tolerance policy to control the drug business. If anyone found guilty of extrajudicial killings; he will be brought under punishment."
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4 ‘terrorists’ killed in ‘gunfights’

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Four alleged terrorists and drug leaders were killed in separate 'gunfights' with law enforcers in Abhaynagar Upazila of Jeshore and Nandail upazila of Mymensingh district early Saturday.
With the latest figures, a total of 14 people were killed in 'gunfights' across the country...
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Myanmar to repatriate only 1101 verified Rohingyas

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Online Desk: Out of 8,032 Rohingyas received from Bangladesh, Myanmar wants to start the repatriation of only 1101 verified persons.

Bangladesh wants ‘verifiable concrete information’ from Myanmar so that it could be shared with the Rohingyas in Bangladesh for building their confidence to go...
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UNHRC adopts draft report on human rights in Bangladesh

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Online Desk: The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has adopted the draft report on human rights review of Bangladesh.

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review adopted the report on Bangladesh at its 17th meeting in Geneva on Thursday.

It also made some recommendations like...
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Sheikh Hasina reiterates call for new leadership

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Dhaka: After leading the Awami League for around four decades, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again called on the party to pick a new chief.

The Bangladesh premier, also the president of the ruling Awami League, asked senior members of the party to think about it when they came to the...
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