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3 quota reform activists remanded

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Staff Reporter
A Dhaka court on Tuesday put three leaders and activists of quota reform movement to two-day remand each in two separate cases filed in connection with an attack on the residence of the Dhaka University (DU) Vice Chancellor (VC) on April 9.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Abdullah Al Masud passed the order when DB inspector Bahauddin Faruqi and also the investigation officer of the cases produced them before the court with seven-day remand prayer for each.
Those who remanded are...
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Rohingya Repatriation FM to visit Myanmar soon

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Staff Reporter
Amid growing pressure on Myanmar to create conditions for the safe return of Rohingyas, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali will soon visit Myanmar to see in person the conditions in Rakhine State.
Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque on Tuesday shared Minister Ali's plan to visit...
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Nuke plant getting rail link with Ishwardi

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Staff Reporter
Bangladesh Railway on Tuesday signed an agreement with an Indo-Bangla joint venture company to construct a dual-gauge railway line between Pabna's Ishwardi and Rooppur power plant, the country's first nuclear plant.
Mojibur Rahman, general manager (West) of Bangladesh Railway...
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Joined city polls to unveil govt’s real face: BNP

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Staff Reporter
BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Tuesday said their party has joined the city polls to expose further the government's 'nasty act of vote rigging'.
"We're there in the city polls to unveil again the government's ugly, undemocratic face before the nation and friendly...
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Sundari disappearing fast in Sundarbans for salinity, diseases

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Khulna: Sundari tree, one of the most extensively found mangrove species in the Sundarbans, is disappearing fast for various diseases, including 'top-dying disease' which has killed 15 percent trees since the 80s.
In the last 30 years, 1.44 million cubic meter Sundari trees worth...
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