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Ranga for stopping cigarette sale near edu inst

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Staff Reporter
State Minister for LGRD and Cooperatives Mashiur Rahman Ranga stressed the need for stopping sale of ciga-rettes within three kms of educational institutions to discourage smoking among students.
"School and college-going students are easily addicted to smoking due to easy availability of cigarettes near their educational institutions," he said while addressing a discussion in the capital.
Stopping of the sale of cigarettes may keep them away from the bad habit, the junior...
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PM urges developing nations to draw benefits from peaceful use of nuke technologies

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Vienna (Austria): Mentioning that Bangladesh is solidly anchored at its principled position on nuclear disarma-ment and non-proliferation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the developing countries to forge greater cooperation to draw maximum benefits from the peaceful uses...
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Khaleda pays homage to Zia

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday paid tributes to party founder and slain president Ziaur Rahman by placing a wreath at his grave, marking his 36th death anniversary.
Khaleda together with party leaders and activists placed the wreath at Zia's grave at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in...
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41 women & children repression prevention tribunals to be formed: Minister

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Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday told Parliament that the government will soon form 41 women and children repression prevention tribunals across the country.
"A total of 158,869 (some 1.59 lakh) cases were pending with the country's women and...
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Protest mustn’t bring public sufferings: Obaidul

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Taking a swipe at the recent student protest at Jahangirnagar University, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said blocking roads causing sufferings to thousands of people following the death of two stu-dents cannot be an acceptable form of agitation.
Quader, also...
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