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ACC to sue GM of Natore Palli Bidyut Samity-2

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is set to file a case against general manager of Natore Palli Bidyut Samity-2 Nitai Kumar Sarkar for allegedly acquiring illegal wealth.
The Commission at its regular meeting on Tuesday decided to file a case against him, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told UNB.
Earlier in 2016, the ACC asked Nitai Kumar to submit his wealth statement to it after receiving a specific graft allegation, and as per the ACC's directive he...
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Journalist Nazrul Islam passes away

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Nazrul Islam, a former senior sub-editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) and a member of Jatiya Press Club, died in Chittagong on Monday midnight. He was 71.
Nazrul Islam, also the editor and publisher of Weekly Asia Barta, breathed his last on his way to Chittagong Medical...
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Downpour continues lashing across country

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Torrential rain, triggered by active monsoon, continued for the third consecutive day on Tuesday across the country, including capital Dhaka, throwing the normal life into disarray.
At least four people were killed and four others injured early Tuesday due to landslides triggered...
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Let people enjoy benefits of development, PM asks DCs

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Stressing the importance of stamping out corruption from the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday laid out a 23-point guideline for the Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to ensure people's welfare and directed them to be more active in implementing...
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BD children’s death to chemicals sprayed on fruit trees

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Excessive and improper applications of insecticides and other agriculture chemicals in local fruit orchards may have caused an outbreak of a deadly swelling of the brain, known as acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), that killed 13 children in Dinajur in 2012, according to a new...
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