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Teachers observe strike in 37,000 schools, colleges

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Staff Reporter
Classes in the MPO-listed academic institutions across the country were suspended on Sunday due to a strike by its agitating teachers asking for nationalizations of their schools and colleges.
There are 37,000 MPO-listed schools and colleges in the country where teachers get a part of their salaries from public coffer.
These institutions observed the strike on Sunday in solidarity with several hundred teachers and employees of non-government educational institutions staging a...
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UN envoy listens tale of horrific torture on Rohingyas in Myanmar

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Cox's Bazar: Visiting UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Saturday met Rohingays in camps and listened to their horrific experiences of torture in Myanmar.
She visited Damdamia Rohingya camp in Teknaf early morning and talked to 20 Rohingyas -...
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Asad Day observed

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Shaheed Asad Day was observed on Saturday, commemorating the supreme sacrifice of student leader Asad during the mass upsurge of 1969 that led to the country's independence.
The nation is recalling Asad's sacrifice with deep gratitude though various programs, marking his 49th...
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Ivy improves

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Narayanganj: The condition of Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, who suffered a brain hemorrhage and now taking treatment at Labaid Hospital in the capital, is much better now, said her physicians on Saturday.
Prof Dr Baren Chakrabarti, head of the Cardiology...
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Over half of Padma Bridge work done

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Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quaderon Saturday said overall 51.5 percent works of Padma Bridge project was completed so far.
Visiting the Padma Bridge project at Mawa Chaurasta in Medinimandal union of Lauhakang upazila Obaidul, also general secretary of ruling Awami...
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