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Tight security for 31st night

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia said all necessary measures have been taken to ensure foolproof security ahead of 31st night. Some 10,000 members of law enforcing agencies, including plainclothes police, will be deployed in the city to ...

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93.06 pc clear JSC, JDC examinations

The results of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dhakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations were published on Thursday, showing the average pass percentage of 93.06. Record number of 2,47,588 students secured GPA 5 this year. A total of 93.06 percent JSC ...

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98.51pc pass PEC, 95.85pc clear Ebtedayee exams

The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and its equivalent Ebtedayee examinations were published on Thursday. A total of 98.51 per cent students passed the PEC examinations and 95.85 per cent passed its equivalent Ebtedayee exams. Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid and ...

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4 killed in Comilla road accident

Four people were killed as a chicken-laden pick-up van hit by a truck in front of Chhandu Hotel in Paduar Bazar area of Sadar upazila in Comilla early on Friday. Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. The ...

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Selina Hayat Ivy sweeps Narayanganj city polls

Awami League mayoral candidate Dr Selina Hayat Ivy was reelected mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) as she defeated Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) contestant Sakhawat Hossain Khan by a big margin of 77,902 votes in the election held on Thursday. ...

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Ashulia tense, security tightened

Security measures have been beefed up in Ashulia, on the outskirts of Dhaka, after several ready-made garment factories were closed down with workers demonstrating for a hike in wages. Owners of more than 50 RMG factories closed down their units ...

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Blast at Mexico fireworks factory kills 29

At least 29 people have been killed and some 70 others injured in a blast at a fireworks market in Mexico. According to reports, the explosion happened at the San Pablito fireworks market in Tultepec, about 32 kilometers north of ...

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12 Dead, 48 Injured In Berlin Market Attack

A truck ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing 12 people and injuring 48 others in what Germany’s interior minister said looked like an attack, as per Reuters. German media, citing police at the ...

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Priyanka Chopra Named Assam Tourism Brand Ambassador

After being turned down by cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar, Assam government on Monday said Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra would be the brand ambassador of the state’s tourism for two years. “We approached Sachin Tendulkar, but he refused. After that, we ...

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