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BNP threatens to review its poll joining decision

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Staff Reporter
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday warned that their party may review its decision to join the election if the proper atmosphere is not created and the arrest of its leaders and activists does not stop.
"The country lacks the minimum election atmosphere. Our leaders and activists are being arrested continuous-ly," said the BNP leader.
Talking to reporters while collecting his party's nomination paper at its Nayapaltan central office, he further said...
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2 ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfights’

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Two suspected robbers were killed in reported gunfights with police in Savar upazila in Dhaka and Rangpur district early Monday.
In Savar, suspected robber Shamim Hossain, 55, son of late AbulKhayer, hailing from Jashore district, was killed in a reported gunfight with police in...
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470 kms of rivers to be dredged with BD-India joint financing

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Cabinet okays protocol
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The Cabinet on Monday approved 'Addendum to the Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade' under which 470 kms of rivers will be dredged with joint financing of Bangladesh and India.
According to the deal, India will provide 80 percent of the dredging cost...
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EC directs govt to appoint magistrate for each upazila

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National Election
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The Election Commission (EC) has directed the Public Administration Ministry to appoint an adequate number of executive magistrates at the field level to check the violation of the election code of conduct in the 11th par-liamentary polls to be held on December 30...
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3rd gender celebrates recognition day

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The transgender community observed the 5th anniversary of their recognition by the government as the third gender through various programs on Sunday.
The programs were organized under a project 'development of the standard of lifestyle and good behavior' in association with the...
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