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2016-09-08 14:15:00
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September 8, 2016. Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. [DrikNEWS] - Cattle markets of Chapainawabganj have already picked up on the occasion of Eid Ul Adha. Cattle buyers are going to almost all the cattle haat (markets) to choose and buy wisely. They complain of high prices, whereas buyers explain that cattle are comparatively of higher price this year as Indian cattle could not enter much to the scenario. A total of 18 cattle markets have been organized this year in Chapainawabganj. Local law enforce...
2016-02-21 12:11:00
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February 21, 2016. Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. [DrikNEWS] - Amar Ekushey and International Mother Language Day was observed in Chapainawabganj in a befitting manner to pay rich tribute to the language martyrs on Sunday. The day was observed through various programmes chalked out by different government and non-government offices, social, political and cultural organizations and educational institutions. The day's programmes began with placing floral wreaths at the central Shaheed Minar at Chapa...
2016-02-13 15:13:00
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February 13, 2016. Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. [DrikNEWS] - The Saraswati Puja is being celebrated across the country today with traditional joviality, religious festivity and spirit of pursuit of art and knowledge, which Goddess Saraswati provides. The main prayer in Chapainawabganj was arranged at the Chapainawabganj government field. The devotees of Hinduism assembled at the puja mandaps and sought blessings from the Goddess of Learning for education. The puja mandaps and temples were decora...
2016-02-06 15:11:00
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February 6, 2016. Jessore, Bangladesh. [DrikNEWS] - High alerts have been issued at Benapole land port to prevent Zika virus so that no one can enter into Bangladesh from India with the virus. Immigration police and health workers were seen to work in this regard. They are conducting initial test with thermal scanner provided by health department. They have also increased surveillance in the area. Three assistant health workers were seen to work in the Benapole check post. They included sub assi...
2016-02-03 14:19:00
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February 3, 2016. Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. [DrikNEWS] – A mentally disabled woman, Selina Begum was returned to Bangladesh by Indian Police through Sonamasjid border in the afternoon today. Selina Begum is mentally ill and crossed the border inadvertently and was kept in a shelter home for 17 months in India. Selina is the daughter of Suruj Miah of Laksam, Comilla. Selina is now under the guidance of Yeasmin Ara Khushi, an advocate and member of Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers’ Associa...
2016-02-01 12:10:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. February 1, 2016. [DrikNEWS] – Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations has started today throughout the country. This year 17103 examinees are sitting for the examination at 27 examination centres of 5 upazilas of Chapainawabganj. Examinations will finish on March 14. Photo: Zohurul Islam/DrikNEWS ...
2016-02-01 12:15:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. February 01, 2016. [DrikNEWS] – A mild to moderate cold wave sweeping Gaibandha, coupled with dense fog, has affected life in general. The number of patients with cold-related diseases, especially children, is increasing in hospitals and health centres. The working classes have been hit badly as they lack warm clothes to fight the biting cold. Dense fog has hampered the movement of buses and trains in Gaibandha. Here too, the district and upazila health complexes are swa...
2016-04-14 17:17:00
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Kurigram, Bangladesh. April 14, 2016. [DrikNEWS] – The nation has celebrated Pohela Boishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year 1423, amid much enthusiasm and traditional festivity. To mark the day, thousands of people have thronged the streets and different places in the capital and elsewhere across the country. Men in traditional payjama and punjabi and women in white and red saris joined the celebrations along with children in colourful attires, streaming through streets as the first light o...
2016-04-13 14:33:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. April 13, 2016. [DrikNEWS] - A human chain was organized by the journalists of Gaibandha at the D.B. Road of Gaibandha today to protest the murder of photographer and Drik official Md. Irfanul Islam who was abducted, and murdered, on April 2, 2016. The protesters blocked the busy DB Road for 5 minutes after the human chain. People of all walks spontaneously participated in the event. Chairman of Gaibandha Press Club K M Rezaul Haque and general secretary Abu Jafar Abu gave...
2016-03-13 16:30:00
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Bagerhat, Bangladesh. March 13, 2016 [DrikNEWS] - The National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas, Natural Resources and Power-Port started its four-day long march from the capital towards the Sundarbans to press home their seven-point demand, including cancellation of the government’s move to set up the 1320-MW coal-fired power plant at Rampal in the Sundarbans. The ‘Save the Sundarbans’ long march reached Katakhali of Bagerhat by Khulna-Mongla road today afternoon. Professor Anu Mohammad, memb...

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