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Evening Brief

Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 08 Jun 2023, 07:54 PM

Home ministry approves repatriation of BNP leader Salahuddin

The Ministry of Home Affairs has granted approval for the repatriation of Salahuddin Ahmed, a standing committee member of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), from India.

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BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed Bangla Tribune

HSC exams to start on August 17

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent exams will begin on August 17 simultaneously in 10 education boards in Bangladesh this year.

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File Photo Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Why are accidents increasing on Dhaka-Sylhet highway?

Following an accident on the Sylhet-Dhaka highway in the Nazir Bazar area of Dakshin Surma upazila, Sylhet, that claimed the lives of 15 construction workers on Wednesday, the Highway Police is attributing the increasing number of accidents on the highway to outdated road signs and the overloading of passengers on different vehicles including pickup vans.

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Photo of the truck and a bus after accident on Sunday, June 5, 2022 Dhaka Tribune

India: Akhand Bharat map only shows Ashoka empire

The Akhand Bharat map installed in the parliament only shows the reign of Emperor Ashoka, India has stated after Bangladesh sought an explanation from the country. 

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Law minister: No case for harassment to ensure fair, neutral polls

No government agency will file case for harassment as the Election Commission (EC) has taken it as a challenge to hold the upcoming general election in transparent, free, fair, neutral and peaceful manners, said Law Minister in parliament on Thursday.

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File photo of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq Dhaka Tribune

UN expert: Bangladesh must suspend pilot Rohingya repatriation project

Bangladesh must immediately suspend a pilot repatriation project for Rohingya refugees to return to Myanmar, where they "face serious risks" to their lives and liberty, a UN expert said on Thursday. 

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File photo of a Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar | Syed Zakir Hossain

Wasa chief advises people to cut water use

Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) Managing Director Taqsem A Khan on Thursday said that there is a water supply crisis in five of 10 zones of the agency in Dhaka due to loadshedding, before advising the residents of the capital to use less water than usual to overcome the crisis.

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Photo of Dhaka WASA building UNB
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