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Four girls ride bikes to promote women empowerment

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A Correspondent
Benapole: Four female students have embarked on a unique campaign to travel around the country in motorcycles, aiming to promote women empowerment and raise awareness against eve-teasing and child marriage.
The four students -- Manoshi Saha, a final year student of Dhaka Medical College, Jannatul Ferdous Shova, a student of National University, and Safia Haque and Asma Akhter, students of Eden Mohila College -- started the campaign titled 'Bangladesh in the eyes of women'...
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Fire at N’ganj jute warehouses under control

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Narayanganj: The fire that broke out at three jute warehouses in Shitalakhaarea of the districton Sundaymorning was bought under control within an hour.
Deputy assistant director of Narayanganj Fire Service and Civil Defence Mamunur Rashid said the fire broke out at the three...
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‘Militant’ Sumaiya put on 10-day remand

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Rajshahi: A court here on Sunday placed suspected female militant Sumaiya, who surrendered during an operation at a militant hideout at Benipur village in Godagari upazila, on a 10-day remand in a case filed the Anti-Terrorism Act.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Saiful Islam passed...
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Husband tortures wife to death in Narsingdi

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Narsingdi: A housewife was tortured to death allegedly by his husband at Baluakandi village of Raipura upazila on Friday night over dowry.
The deceased was identified as Sharmin Begum, 23, wife of Muktar Hossain, 30.
Amirul Sikder, sub-inspector of Raipura Police Station, said...
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115 families in fear of landslide

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Soil cutting main reason
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Beanibazar: Over 115 households in Beanibazar upazila are facing a serious threat of landslides in the upcoming monsoon due to rampant cutting of hillocks.
Locals said there are about 300 hillocks in the upazila and each of those has been affected in one...
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