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Relax cross-border mobility to check human trafficking
Speakers tell seminar
Restrictions on cross-border mobility should be relaxed to prevent human trafficking, speakers said at a seminar yesterday.
New fertiliser distribution system from next season
Agriculture Adviser Dr C S Karim yesterday said the government is to introduce a new fertiliser distribution system from next season stretching the network to union level.
12 killed in road crashes
Twelve people were killed in separate road crashes in different districts of the country in last 2 days.
Mahbub Anam's sixth death anniversary today
Today is the sixth death anniversary of eminent journalist and author Mahbub Anam, former editor of the now-defunct Bangladesh Times, says a press release.
A fascinating way of taking children closer to nature
The cheers of hundreds of children in the small auditorium of Viqarunnisa Noon School in the city yesterday drowned the hi-tech surround sound as they swayed to the captivating music of a snake charmer
UP member arrested in abduction case
Police arrested a member of Banagram Union Council under Kotiadi upazila of the district in an abduction case on Friday.
IFPRI writing contest
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks entries for a writing contest for the youth on "How to arrive at a world where no one lives in poverty and hunger.
Domestic help commits suicide
A teenage domestic help committed suicide at Siddheshwari in the city yesterday.
Two children drown in Kurigram
Two children drowned in pond in separate incidents at Rajibpur in Kurigram district on Saturday, hospital and police sources said.
Air chief leaves for China
Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal SM Ziaur Rahman left for China yesterday on a weeklong visit, says an ISPR release.
50pc launches have no registration
Speakers tell press conference
About 70 percent of 501 launches that met accidents in last 31 years, were built without proper design, said the speakers at a press conference yesterday.
200 shanties burn down, 12 injured
About 200 shanties burned down and 12 people suffered injuries in a devastating fire that ripped through a slum at Mirpur in the city yesterday.
Ctg port CBA office, illegal structures demolished
CPA land recovered
A mobile court demolished illegal structures, including CBA office of the port workers, and recovered 14 kathas of CPA land near Chittagong Port Gate No. 4 during a drive yesterday.
Qureshi for placing six nat'l leaders' portraits at govt & private offices
New party to emerge in Dec likely
Initiator of a new political party Dr Ferdous Ahmed Qureshi yesterday called for placing portraits of six national leaders at all government and private offices to inspire new generations to contribute
Two new PSC members sworn in
Former ambassador Mirza Shamsuzzaman and ex-joint secretary AYM Mosharraf Hossain took oath as members of Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) yesterday.
'BCL leaders, workers united under Hasina's leadership'
Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of Awami League (AL), said it would not accept any reforms keeping the party president Sheikh Hasina outside.

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