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Ex-minister’s PS, 2 cops held for possessing drugs

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Staff Reporter
Seven people, including former Foreign Minister Morshed Khan's personal secretary and two policemen, have been arrested allegedly along with Phensidyl and Yaba tablets in Chattogram and Khulna.
In Chattogram, police arrested Mosharraf Uddin, 43, PS to the former foreign minister, and his accomplice Khalil alias Ahmad Khalil, 41, along with 145 bottles of Phensidyl from a private car in the city's Kadamtali area on Friday night.
Officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station...
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‘PM to open’ work on Padma Bridge rail link Sept 5

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Munshiganj: Railways Minister M Mazibul Hoque on Saturday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugu-rate the work on the Padma Bridge rail link on September 5 next.
"The Prime Minister will unveil the plaque of the project at Mawa on September 5," he said while talking to...
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There will be no cattle shortage for Eid-ul Azha

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The country is unlikely to face any shortage of cattle during the Eid-ul-Azha this year as the supply of locally-reared cattle is quite enough to meet the demand of sacrificial animals, said officials.
According to the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry, there are now 1.16 crore...
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Shahidul Alam’s claim of torture another false: Joy

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Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Saturday said arrested photographer Shahidul Alam's claim of torture is yet another one of his false claims against the government.
Joy in his Facebook post said Shahidul Alam was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University...
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BNP urges govt for dialogue

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BNP on Saturday urged the government to engage in talks with the party over the next general election with an open mind.
"Discussions cannot be held at an empty table. Specific agenda should be there for talks. BNP has some specific demands for ensuring fair and participatory polls...
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