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EU provides aid to Shariatpur erosion victims

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European Union is providing EUR 80 000 (Tk7.84 million) in humanitarian aid funding to address the needs of the most vulnerable families in response to the collapse of the Padma River embankment in Shariatpur district.
The assistance will directly benefit a total of 15 000 people.
This EU funding supports the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) in delivering much-needed assistance to those who have lost their homes through the distribution of tarpaulins and shelter tool...
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Govt enacted various ‘black laws’: BNP

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BNP on Monday alleged that people are now suffering from 'digital phobia' as the government enacted various 'black laws' like Digital Security Act to 'restrict' the freedom of expression.
"You (govt) have formulated various black laws, including the Digital Security Act, to lock up...
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Indian court defers verdict on Salahuddin again

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A court in India's Shillong on Monday deferred once again the pronouncement of the verdict in a case filed against BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed for illegally entering in Indian territory.
The judicial magistrate court set a new date, November 9, for delivering the verdict in the...
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Dean’s resignation demanded over DU question leak

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A group of Dhaka University (DU) students on Monday demanded resignation of Social Sciences faculty Dean Prof Sadeka Halim for her 'failure' to stop the question paper leak in the admission test under her faculty.
The demand was made from a protest rally held under the banner of...
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Dhaka welcomes probe body over journo Khashoggi missing

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Bangladesh has welcomed the joint Turkish-Saudi working group formed to probe the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi saying the joint investigation will help remove all the speculations.
"Bangladesh welcomes the proposal by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to form a joint...
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