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Shimulia-Kanthalbari ferry suspended for poor navigability

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Munshiganj: Ferry services on Shimulia-Kanthalbari route of the Padma River under Lauhajang upazila were suspended on Saturday afternoon due to poor navigability.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) suspended the ferry services around 5pm as it be-came impossible to ply ferries on the route, its Assistant General Manager Khandaker Shah Khaled Newaz said.
He said the channel has now only 5 feet water whereas it requires a depth of 7-8 feet.
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Businessman stabbed dead in Jhenidah

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Jhenidah: A businessman was stabbed to death allegedly by a medicine shop owner at his shop in the district town on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Mizanur Rahman, son of late Monwar Hossain of Dhigol village in Shailakupa upazila.
Quoting witnesses, Milu Miah Biswas...
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Drug trader’ held in Faridpur

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Faridpur: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a suspected drug trader along with 1063 bottles of Phensidyl from Kanaipur area of Sadar upazila on Saturday morning.
The arrestee is Md Obaidur Khan, 20, a resident of Jhaukhola village in Kanaipur union.
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Man killed by ‘son’ in Bagerhat

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Bagerhat: A man was slaughtered allegedly by his son at Ali Bazar in Morelganj upazila early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Yunus Ali Hawlader, 70.
Quoting witnesses, Thakur Das Mandal, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Morelganj Police Station, said Yunus's son Lal...
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Woman’s hanging body recovered

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Savar: Police recovered the hanging body of a pregnant woman from Solai Market area in Bhakuta union here early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Ratna, 30, wife of Khairul Islam, a lineman of Palli Bidyut Samity.
Locals said that family members found the body of 9-month...
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