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Update : 20 Sep 2015, 02:54 AM

Dope gang busted from port city’s cattle market area 

The Detective Branch of Chittagong Metropolitan Police has nabbed six members of a dope gang from the nearby area of the port city’s biggest cattle market Sagarika cattle market.

Concorde could fly again within four years 

A group of British aviation enthusiasts committed to seeing Concorde fly again has revealed it has the funds to purchase one of the supersonic jets and bring it back into service within the next four years.

3-member probe body formed for Tangail incident 

A three-member probe body has been formed on Saturday to investigate into Friday's untoward incident at Tangail that left three people killed in police firing.

Janet Jackson converts to Islam 

Singer Janet Jackson has become a Muslim following her marriage to Wissam Al Mana in 2012 and has toned down her raunchy costumes and dance moves following conversion.

6 medicine shops fined for selling banned medicines 

A mobile court has fined six medicine shops with Tk1.05 lakh at Haque Market in the port city’s Bahaddarhat area on charge of selling and storing unlicensed food supplements and cattle-fattening drugs.

Nahid: Quick solution to univ teachers’ demand 

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has expressed hope that the authorities would find out a quick solution to the demand of public university teachers for a separate pay scale.

2 cops suspended as accused flees from police custody 

The Chittagong district police authorities has suspended two policemen as an arrested person who was in under treatment in Chittagong Medical College Hospital fled away from their custody on Friday noon.

Mamata: Netaji was alive after 1945 

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has sparked off a new debate on whether Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was alive or not even after 1945.

Croatia says it can take no more migrants 

After suddenly finding itself in the path of Europe's biggest tide of migrants for decades, Croatia said on Friday it could no longer offer them refuge and would wave them on, challenging the EU to find a policy to receive them.

Migrants seek routes amid EU impasse 

Migrants stranded in Croatia have been making renewed efforts to head north despite moves by Slovenia and Hungary to hold them back.

Minhaj's Drinkwell a real boon to people in arsenic affected areas 

According to the UNICEF, 663 million people lack access to drinkable water, and nearly 2.5 billion people don't have decent sanitation. Water scarcity is one of the biggest problems facing vast swaths of the globe, and at the current rates, two-thirds of the world could be facing water scarcity problems by 2025.

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