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Political situation turns volatile By Other | Last Updated: 15th November, 2020, 00:00

The political situation of the country has turned volatile all of a sudden in the wake of Thursday’s serial arson attacks on buses in the capital, causing worries for the people. Ruling…

Political situation turns volatile

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14 cases filed, 32 arrested 14 cases filed, 32 arrested

A total of 14 cases have been filed in different parts of the capital till Saturday in connection with the Thursday’s arson attacks on buses in Dhaka. Detective Branch (DB) of police and…

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Metropolis
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Business
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Opinion
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Asia
Typhoon death toll hits 53 in Philippines Typhoon death toll hits 53 in Philippines

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World
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Culturetainment
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Imran hopeful of Rajshahi’s line-up Imran hopeful

of Rajshahi’s

line-up

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My Districts
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