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Trucker killed in road accident

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Habiganj: A truck driver was killed as an unknown vehicle hit it at Dobawi Bazar on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Bahubal upazila early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam, 38, son of Abdul Kalam, hailed from Dubadipur area in Sadar upazila of Jhenidah.
Officer-in-charge of Shayestaganj Highway Police Station Jasim Uddin said an unknown vehicle hit the Sylhet-bound truck around 4:00 am, leaving its driver dead on the spot.
Later, highway police found the driver...
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Shibir leader held for Facebook post on Bangabandhu

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Sylhet: Police arrested a leader of Islami Chhatra Shibir from a residential hall of MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital on Monday evening on charge of making derogatory post against Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The arrestee was identified as Arifur Rahman, 24, president of...
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Housewife ‘commits suicide’ in Jessore

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Jessore: A housewife was allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at Patibila village of Chougachha upazila on Monday afternoon after being failed to pay loan to a NGO.
The deceased was identified as Lipi Begum, 32, wife of Iqbal Hossain.
Family sources said Lipi took Tk 3...
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Flood situation worsens in Natore

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Natore: The overall flood situation in the district deteriorated on Tuesday as the Atrai river was flowing 97cm above the danger level.
The floodwater submerged houses, educational institutions and different establishments.
The authorities of Natore Palli Bidyut said that 33/11KV...
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Over one lakh people marooned in Faridpur

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Faridpur: More than one lakh people living in three upazilas of the district were marooned by the floodwater as the Padma River was still flowing 88cm above the danger level.
Deputy assistant engineer of Faridpur Water Development Board Zahirul Islam said the water level of the...
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