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Two killed in Chattogram road crash

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A Correspondent
Chattogram: At least two people were killed while another one was injured in a head-on collision between two covered vans on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Mirsarai upazila early Wednesday.
One of the deceased was identified as Kabir Hossain, 40, a driver of a covered van while the identity of other could not be known yet.
Inspector Rabiul Azam Robin of Mirsarai Fire Service and Civil Defence said the accident took place around 3:30 am when two covered vans collided head-on...
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3 to die for killing housewife

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Shariatpur: A court here on Wednesday sentenced three people to death for killing a housewife at Bhanuka village in Sadar Upazila in the district in 2014.
The condemned convicts are Sujon Talukdar, 24, son of Abdul Kader Talukdar, Saiful Islam, 22, son of Muji-bur Rahman and Dulal...
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2 held with fake cigarettes in Gazipur

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Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested two members of a fake cigarette making syndicate from Gazipur on early Wednesday.
The arrestees are- Md Morshed, 47, and Md Monir, 40.
A team of CID, led by its Demra Unit senior ASP Iqbal Hossain, conducted a drive at a godown in...
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23 villages submerged in Teesta basin

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Lalmonirhat: More than 10,000 people of 23 villages in the char areas of Teesta and Dharala rivers have been submerged by flood water following onrush of water from upstream hilly areas.
The trans-boundary Teesta River was flowing 8 cm above the danger level at Doyani point on...
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Aman cultivation faces setback for dry situation

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Rangpur: Cultivation of transplanted Aman paddy cultivation is facing a setback because of a drought-like situ-ation in Rangpur region.
The croplands have dried up and the seedling is turning yellowish due to absence of rainfall and scorching summer heat, farmers said.
Mohammad...
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