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  • More items to be allowed for trade
  • Law quits quietly
  • Illegal school guidebooks flood Barisal markets
  • Suranjit resigns, finally
  • Teachers’ strike goes on at BUET
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  • HC asks BCC to stop construction on private property
  • Dhaka North, South City polls stayed
  • British journalists tell ‘71 stories
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  • PM against any hostility with WB
  • Farmers begin boro harvest
  • HIV/ISDS and STV Alliance Bangladesh holds a seminar on rights of sex workers at Brac Centre in Dhaka on Monday. — New Age photo

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Illegal school guidebooks flood Barisal markets

Only three book shops were fined merely Tk 3,000 during an anti-guide-note book drive in the Barisal city on Monday while hundreds of such shops are selling these illegal books in the city and other district towns. Full story

HC asks BCC to stop construction on private property

A High Court bench on Monday passed an order restraining the Barisal City Corporation from encroaching on the private property of a former municipal chairman and martyr of liberation war. Full story

Higher edn gains momentum: UGC chairman

University Grants Commission chairman AK Azad Chowdhury on Monday said the country’s higher education had been gaining momentum and the pace was comparable to China, India... Full story

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Law implementation demanded to ensure sex workers' rights

HIV/ISDS and STV Alliance Bangladesh holds a seminar on rights of sex workers at Brac Centre in Dhaka on Monday. — New Age photo
Rights activists on Monday demanded proper implementation of the existing laws to ensure human rights of sex workers. They at a seminar said the constitution entitled all citizens to all fundamental rights but marginalised people of society, particularly... Full story

Long power cuts put a halt to Sylhet life

A fire in the power lines in the city of Sylhet on Monday put lives of about 30,000 people in jeopardy until the lines were repaired at about 3:00pm. Power Development Board officials in Sylhet... Full story

Foreign crew missing at Ctg Port

A foreign crew went missing from a container ship at the outer anchorage of Chittagong Port on early Monday. The crew was identified as Ricardo Gallen, a national of the... Full story

Rain or thundershowers likely

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at one or two places over the Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions until 6:00pm today. Full story


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