Volume 4 Number 294 Thu. March 25, 2004    
 
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A 'revolution' in pest control, environment protection
Agriculturists call it a revolution. A very simple but unique tool innovated by two farmers controls pest without use of harmful pesticide.
 
JCD leader, 4 activists caught during bus dacoity in Sylhet
Passengers of a night coach and villagers caught five dacoits when they tried to commit a robbery in the coach in Barlekha upazila Tuesday morning.
 
City corpn allowance
Day-long strike by govt staff in Barisal
Employees of all government, semi-government and autonomous bodies in Barisal city abstained from work yesterday, held a rally and brought out a procession to press their demand for city corporation allowance
 
20,000 attacked with chicken pox in Rangpur
Chicken pox has broken out in the different areas of Rangpur district.

Sources at the Civil Surgeon's office put the number at about 20,000.

 
Harun Gazi Murder
3 with death sentence surrender to Barisal STT
Three of the four absconding convicts given death sentence in the sensational Harun Gazi murder case in Patuakhali have surrendered before the Speedy Trial Tribunal (STT), Barisal, sources said yesterday.
 
Students barricade road, ransack buses at Gournadi
Angry students blocked the Dhaka-Barisal highway and damaged two buses at Gournadi on Tuesday after conductors of a bus beat two teachers of Mahilara College in Gouranadi.
 
'Notorious criminal' dies in police custody
A youth described by police as a "notorious criminal" died in police custody at Shailkupa thana Sunday night.
 
Measles claim two, attack 50 in Manikganj
'Area not covered under EPI'
Two babies died from measles and at least 50 are suffering from the disease now in Shivalaya upazila in the district.
 
Housewife killed in Rangamati
A housewife -- Biwi Ayesha, 40 -- was slaughtered at Naillyachhari village in Kawkhali upazila in the early hours of Tuesday.
 

 
   
 
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