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DND water-logging increasing locals’ miseries

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A Correspondent
Narayanganj: The recent incessant rainfalls have devastated the everyday lives of those living in the Dhaka-Narayanganj-Demra (DND) area, with many residents reported to be marooned and institutions being inundat-ed.
Locals are also alleging that the rainwater is mixing up with the dumped chemicals from nearby factories, pol-luting those in contact with the contaminated water.
Authorities at the DND pump house said that water was already flowing in the main canal above danger...
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Three killed in Sylhet road crash

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Sylhet: At least three people were killed and four others severely injured in a collision involving three vehicles on Sylhet-Sunamganj road at Gobindaganj in Chhatak upazila on Saturday afternoon.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Atikur Rahman...
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2 workers killed in road crash

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Cumilla: Two workers of a factory were killed and two others severely injured as a covered van hit a roadside shop at Nuritala in Chandina upazila on Saturday.
The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
Iliatganj HighwayPolice Outpost's SI Manirul Islam said some...
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5 killed in Cox’s Bazar landslide

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Cox's Bazar: Five people including four members of a family were killed and four others injured in separate incidents of landslide, triggered by incessant rainfall for the last couple of days in Sadar and Ramu upazilas of the district on Wednesday.
Abdur Rahman, additional deputy...
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BNP alleges EC ignores its demand

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Staff Reporter
BNP on Wednesday termed 'inhuman and vindictive' Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's recent comment that Khaleda Zia is 'faking illness' in jail to avoid appearance in court.
Speaking at a press conference at the party's Nayapaltan central office, BNP senior joint secretary general...
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