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Transport strike in Kushtia withdrawn

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A Correspondent
Kushtia: Transport owners and workers of the district have withdrawn their indefinite strike following assurance of district administration.
The decision came out after a fruitful meeting with district administration on Sunday night.
Rezaul Islam, general secretary of Bus Minibus Owners' Association, said that they withdrew the strike as acting Deputy Commissioner Habibur Rahman assured them saying that the transport workers will never face harassment in future.
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Heavy rainfalls likely today

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Staff Reporter
Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Khulna, Barisal & Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at...
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BCL leader held for ‘rape, suicide provocation’

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Netrakona: Police arrested a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) from Parla bus stand on Tuesday night on charge of raping a teenage girl and provoking her to commit suicide.
Koushik Sarker Apu, 20, agricultural affairs deputy secretary of district unit BCL, is the...
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7 indicted over Tk 2.7-cr loot from Ctg shrine

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Chittagong: A court here on Tuesday framed charges against seven people, including four dismissed Rab men, in a case filed for looting Tk 2.7 crore from a shrine in Anwara upazila in 2011.
Chittagong 5th Additional Session's Judge Nure Alam passed the indictment order, said...
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Schoolgirl killed in Shewrapara road crash

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A schoolgirl was killed in a road accident at Shewrapara Bus Stand area in the city on Tuesday noon.
The deceased was identified as Bisha, a class five student of Mirpur Ideal School.
Ashrafuzzaman, a witness, told UNB that the accident took place in the area around 12:45pm when an...
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