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‘Missing’ mayor rescued from Moulvibazar

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Moulvibazar: Rokonuzzaman Rokon, mayor of Sarishabari municipality in Jamalpur who reportedly went missing from the capital on September 25, was rescued from a tea estate in Kalighat area of Srimangal upazila on Wednesday.
Rokon was rescued by police around 1:15pm, police super Mohammad Shahjalal said at a press briefing at his office in the afternoon.
He said some unidentified people took the mayor to the tea garden where they left him blindfolded.
Local people informed the...
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BSF sends back 17 thru Satkhira border

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Satkhira: India's Border Security Force (BSF) handed over 17 Bangladeshi including women and children through two separate flag meetings with Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) in Kalaroa border point area in Kalaroa upazila on Tuesday morning.
Mizanur Rahman, Nayek Subedar of Kakdanga...
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Teenager jailed for ‘raping minor girl’

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Chandpur: A teenage boy was sent to jail on Tuesday on charge of raping a seven-year-old girl at Koila ghat in the district town.
According to case statement, the seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by Rakib Bepari, 12, son of Mostafa Bepari at Koila ghat in the district town...
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Famed Mondop set for Durga Puja

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Bagerhat: The famous Shikdarbari Puja Mondop of Hakimpur is ready to welcome goddess Durga with an installation of 651 idols of gods and goddesses of the Hindu community.
Many of the idols unfold a lot of mythic narratives, including creation of goddess Durga, about the...
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Man killed in Rajshahi road accident

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Rajshahi: A railway contractor was killed in a road accident at Nawdapar Bus Terminal in the city on Tuesday night.
Quoting witnesses, police said the accident took place a speedy truck knocked down Babu Sheikh alias Bang Babu, a railway contractor by profession, when he was...
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