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Jan 31 2008 BDR, BSF Exchange Gunfire in Dinajpur

Bangladesh Rifles and Border Security Force of India on Tuesday had a over four hours long gun battle near Haripara in Dinajpur. [Read more]


Jan 31 2008 Hiding wealth info: Ex power secy Akhter jailed for 10 years

Staff Reporter
Detained former power secretary Engineer ANH Akhter Hossain was sentenced 10 years to prison by a special court yesterday for concealing information about his assets and amassing huge wealth through illegal means.Delivering the judgment, judge Amal Kumar Roy of the special court-2 at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban complex, also fined him Tk 1,00,000, in default [...]


Jan 31 2008 শ্রীলংকা

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Jan 30 2008 Shops to Close At 8:00 PM in Bangladesh Cities to Curtail Electricity Consumption

Shop owners at all shopping malls and markets located in the metropolitan cities and district and upazila towns in Bangladesh have been asked to close their business by 8:00pm every day with immediate effect to limit peak-hour power consumption. [Read more]


Jan 30 2008 DU students decry quota system in BCS

DU CorrespondentThe students of Dhaka University yesterday staged demonstration and formed a human chain on the campus demanding reduction of ‘quota system’ from Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS). Several hundreds of students of the university, most of them BCS examinees, took part in the demonstration that started from Aparajeyo Bangla and marched on the campus.The [...]


Jan 30 2008 নেপাল

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Jan 30 2008 Top Stories

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Jan 29 2008 Bangladesh Gas Workers to Return Millions in Bribes to Avoid Corruption Charges

Bangladesh’s anti-corruption task force says more than 100 employees of a state-owned gas company have agreed to return 58 million dollars in illegally acquired assets to avoid being charged with corruption. [Read more]


Jan 29 2008 Mild cold wave starts: Temperature may fall further

Staff Reporter
A mild cold wave began yesterday in the country’s northern and eastern regions, mounting the sufferings of poor people.The Met office sources said another mild cold wave is likely to be felt in the capital from today. The cold wave would continue for the next two to three days.Temperature went down in Rajshahi, Dinajpur, [...]


Jan 29 2008 পাকিস্তান

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