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Hijras clash with villagers in Thakurgaon, 6 injured

Hijras clash with villagers in Thakurgaon, 6 injured

TRIBUNAL DESK: One of the victims has been shifted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital as his condition worsened. A group of hijras clashed with villagers on Saturday evening over demanding money in Thakurgaon, leaving six people, including five members of the transgender community, injured, police said. The incident took place at the residence of one

Indonesian President Joko Widodo

Indonesian president to visit Rohingya camp Sunday

TRIBUNAL DESK: Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who arrives in Bangladesh on Saturday afternoon, will visit the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday. Widodo is scheduled to arrive around 4:10pm, an official told UNB. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali will meet the Indonesian president at Sonargaon Hotel around 6:30pm on Saturday. President Abdul Hamid will

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Enhance industrialization in private sector to accelerate economic development in Rangpur

Rangpur Correspondent: Leaders of Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry RMCCI on Saturday laid emphasis on enhancing industrialization in the private sector to accelerate economic development in the region. They came up with the opinion at the daylong annual general meeting (AGM) -2017 of RMCCI held at the auditorium of Hotel Northview in the

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Cries for bridges over Nilphamari Rivers

Nilphamari Correspondent: Over one lakh people in three upazilas of the district have been suffering for long for want of concrete bridges over the Joubon-siri, Dhum, Chekadara and Jamuneswari rivers.The people of 27 villages in Sadar, Jaldhaka, Domar and Kishoreganj upazilas voluntarily made makeshift bamboo bridges over the rivers that are unable to meet their

Armed robbers shot dead during gunfight in Brahmanbaria

Armed robbers shot dead during gunfight in Brahmanbaria

TRIBUNAL DESK: Two armed robbers were shot dead during a gunfight with the police in Sarail, Brahmanbaria. The deceased Bashar, 32 and his accomplice Entejar, 31, were members of a local armed robbery gang. Five members of the police force including the officer-in-charge have been injured in the incident which took place around 4am Sunday.

4 ‘criminals’ killed in ‘gunfights’ with rivals in Jessore

4 ‘criminals’ killed in ‘gunfights’ with rivals in Jessore

TRIBUNAL DESK: Four alleged criminals were killed in separate “gunfights” with their rivals in Sadar and Jhikargachha upazilas of Jessore early today. Identities of the deceased could not be known yet, our Benapole correspondent reports quoting Anisur Rahman, superintendent of Jessore police. The first gunfight took place between two gangs at Nangarpur village in Sadar

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