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BNP-led alliance will use Rab for vote rigging
Hasina alleges
Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina yesterday alleged that the BNP-led four-party alliance will use Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) for rigging votes in the
'Turbulence and Tranquillity'
Azizul Jalil's autobiographical book launched
Speakers at a book review programme yesterday lauded writer Azizul Jalil for his book 'Turbulence and Tranquillity', which is an autobiographical account of his journey through life beginning with the
Students go on rampage in Khulna, 14 buses damaged
Students of Dumuria College in Khulna damaged 14 passenger buses plying on Khulna-Satkhira route at 11:00am yesterday protesting minibus owners' failure to bear expenses for medical treatment of an injured
12 killed in road accidents
At least 12 people, including doctor, UNO and a university student, were killed and 36 injured in separate road accidents in three districts yesterday.
First Sedition Case Against 8 JMB Men
Hearing on charge framing on May 31
A Dhaka court yesterday fixed May 31 for hearing on charge framing of the first sedition case against eight Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) leaders and activists of Dhamrai area.
PM has closed door of dialogue: AL
Leaders of the main opposition Awami League (AL) urged people to oust the Khaleda-Nizami government from power as they failed to fulfil the basic needs of the people.
2 murdered in city
Two people were killed in separate incidents at Mirpur and Sutrapur in the city yesterday.
Coalition rulers trying to hold polls with 'fake' voter list
Hasina tells Australian envoy
Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Sheikh Hasina yesterday told a foreign diplomat that the coalition rulers are trying to escape public wrath by holding elections with a 'fake' voter list.
'My Beautiful Bangladesh' unveiled
The cover of a book titled 'My Beautiful Bangladesh' was unveiled at a function in the city yesterday.
5 JCD activists expelled
Five Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) activists were expelled from the organisation for their involvement in a clash between Ziaur Rhaman Hall and Suryasen Hall units of the JCD.
djuice Lifestyle Fair begins in Chittagong
A two-day fair titled 'djuice Lifestyle Fair', the second of its kind after the first one held in Dhaka, will begin here in the port city today.
'Supply more gas, power to N-region'
Speakers at a meeting underscored the need for supplying more gas, electricity and coal to the northern region of the country to set up industries and agro-based industries to create jobs for huge number
British Council launches new website in city
British Council (BC) launched a website in the city yesterday with a view to developing international partnership among the educational institutions across the world. The new website www.globalgateway.
Buet term final exams from May 27
The term final examinations of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) will begin on May 27.
3 shops gutted in fire in N'ganj
Three shops were damaged in a fire at Sirajuddowla Road here yesterday.
Property of Maa-O-Shishu Hospital, Ctg handed over
Former commerce minister Amir Khasru Chowdhury handed over the property of Maa-O-Shishu Hospital, Chittagong to Dr A F Karim, president of Maa-O-Shishu Hospital at a function recently, says a press release.
Int'l Red Cross Day today
Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BRCS) will observe the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Day today in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world in a befitting manner.

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