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‘Ivy-Osman rivalry triggers N’ganj clash’

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Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said on Wednesday that the personal jealousy and rivalry between lawmaker Shamim Osman and Mayor Selina Ha-yat Ivy have triggered Tuesday's clashes in Narayanganj.
Talking to the reporters at the secretariat, the minister referred the duo in saying, "Both of you are in power, what can we do - if you fight each other."
About the eviction drive in Narayanganj, the minister said "(The...
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EU steps up to support Rohingya crisis in BD

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The European Union has adopted a new euro 5 million program to support the Rohingyas in Bangladesh, strengthening its response to the crisis and to support the implementation of the bilateral repatriation agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar.
The new initiative aims at...
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Poll stay won’t impact DNCC: LGRD Minister

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Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday said the High Court order staying the Dhaka North City Corporation Polls will not pose any negative impact on the regular activity of DNCC.
Talking to the reporters at the...
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Stay on DNCC by-polls It’s a nice game of Govt: BNP

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BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday said the by-polls to the Dhaka North City Cor-poration (DNCC) mayoral post was stayed with the government's indication.
"We've heard that the Dhaka North City Corporation by-polls have been stayed. What a nice game it is...
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AL summons Shamim, Ivy

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The central committee of ruling Awami League on Wednesday summoned Shamim Osman MP and Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy over Tuesday's clash in Narayanganj that injured 50 people.
A central leader of Awami League confirmed the matter but declined to specify the exact time and place of the...
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