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Pigeon lover’s rare fascination

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Kushtia: A horde of pigeons comes flocking once their master, Golam Mostafa, called them for their lunch.
Once their food is scattered near his feet, they start eating agreeably in silence.
It is a regular sight at the house of Golam Mostafa at the town's Customs Intersection, whose hobby is to rear pigeons. His neighbors have started calling him a 'pigeon lover'.
He currently rears over 105 types of pigeons, summing up to almost 700, a pair can cost as much as Tk...
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50 BNP men hurt in clash with police, 20 held

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Faridpur: At least 50 BNP leaders and activists were injured in a clash with police in Supermarket Chattar of the district town on Tuesday morning.
Witnesses said police obstructed the BNP leaders and activists when they brought out a procession led by Farid-pur divisional...
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Five to die for killing in Chandpur

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Chandpur: A court here on Tuesday sentenced five men to death for killing a young man in 2008.
The convicts were identified as Md Yamin Bepari, 24, son of Abdul Rahim Bepari of Dakkhin Lodhua village of Matlab Uttar upazila, Md Selim Majhi, 22, son of Abdul Kashem Majhi of the...
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Woman’s body recovered from Buriganga

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Keraniganj: Police recovered the decomposed floating body of a young woman from the Buriganga River in Hasnabad area of the upazila on Tuesday.
The identity of the woman, aged about 30, could not be known yet, said sub-inspector (SI) Abdur Rahim of Dakhshin Keraniganj Police...
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Indian held with 2.1 kg gold

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Jessore: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an Indian citizen along with four gold bars weighing 2.158 kg from a bus at Benapole in Sharsha upazila on Tuesday afternoon.
The arrestee is Md Ismail Sheikh, 31, son of Md Selim Sheikh hailing from Chennai of India.
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