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Six killed, 15 injured in Faridpur road accident

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FARIDPUR- At least six people were killed and 15 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus in Kazi Rasta Haatghata area on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway under Madhukhali upazila of the district last night.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Madhukhali Police Station Ruhul Amin said the accident occurred when a Dhaka-bound passengers bus from Benapole collided head-on with a microbus coming from the opposite direction...
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PM mourns death of Major Ziauddin

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DHAKA - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday expressed deep shock at the death of Major (retd) Ziauddin Ahmed, a sub-sector commander during Bangladesh's Liberation War.

In a condolence message, the premier recalled Major Ziauddin's invaluable contributions to the Liberation War. "The country...
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Resist terrorism, militancy to protect future generations: PM

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DHAKA - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon all including the public servants to put up resistance against terrorism, militancy and drug addiction to save the future generations from these evil activities.

"Corruption will have to be rooted out from the society at any cost and the...
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Saudi Arabia to recruit 3,000 Bangladeshi workers this year

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DHAKA - Saudi Arabia will recruit nearly 3,000 Bangladeshi workers in different professions by this year.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eastern Recruitment Company of Saudi Arabia Fahad Al Sulaim told Bangladesh Ambassador to the Arab country Golam Mosi this in Riyadh on Wednesday, according...
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Govt takes back 8 jute mills

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DHAKA - The government has taken back eight jute and textile mills from private sector for violating the major conditions set out during handing over the state-owned enterprises, according to a jute and textile ministry statement issued today.

The authorities concerned kept the mills closed for...
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