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2015-12-29 17:35:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. December 29, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - Chapainawabganj District Election Office is all set for Municipality Election to be held tomorrow. Ballot boxes are being sent to voting venues since afternoon. Assistant Returning officers distributed voting equipment in 89 voting centres throughout the district. 31 of the voting centres have been identified as risky and magistrates and RAB, Police and BGB forces are appointed to maintain a peaceful voting environment. This year 20 ma...
2015-12-29 17:50:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. December 29, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - Campaign for the municipal election is gaining momentum in all three municipalities including Gaibandha, Gobindaganj and Sundarganj of the district after allocating the symbols to the candidates. A total of 19 candidates for 3 mayoral posts, 138 candidates for 27 councilor posts, and 49 candidates for 9 councilor posts (female reserved) are contesting in the forthcoming election scheduled to be held on December 30. Adequate number of magistr...
2015-12-29 12:58:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. December 29, 2015. [DrikNEWS] – New books will be distributed to students on the first day of new year at 2717 schools of Gaibandha. This time of year becomes an occasion of celebration for students. All books have already been sent to schools from primary education office. Photos: Quddus Alam/DrikNEWS ...
2015-12-09 14:00:00
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Kurigram, Bangladesh. December 09, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - International Anti-Corruption Day 2015 is being observed in the country as elsewhere across the world today aiming to raise voice against the growing culture of corruption. To mark the day with a slogan ‘Take a vow with patriotism and say goodbye to corruption’, the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) and other local bodies arranged various programmes all day long. The TIB has already taken pr...
2015-12-09 12:42:00
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Chittagong, Bangladesh. December 10, 2015. [DrikNEWS] – New books from education ministry for the year 2016 have already reached in schools at Chittagong. Principals and head teachers are pleased as students will be glad to receive new books in the beginning of new year. Photos: Rajesh Chakraborty/ DrikNEWS ...
2015-12-05 15:40:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. December 05, 2015. [DrikNEWS] – Four young men from Satkhira have fixed temporary tents along a mustard farm and started beekeeping in Gaibandha. Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) have also engaged some men to gather honey from mustard flowers. This is the scenario of Dakkhin Ghaghoa Madyapara village of Gaibandha Sadar upazila. These beekeepers have installed 180 boxes of ‘mellifera’ bees beside the mustard farm. They will be able to gather...
2015-12-03 14:27:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. December 03, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - Disability Day, or the International Day of People with Disability, is a day that has been promoted by the United Nations since 1992. The aim of the day is to encourage a better understanding of people affected by a disability, together with helping to make people more aware of the rights, dignity and welfare of disabled people, as well as raise awareness about the benefits of integrating disabled persons into every aspect of life, from econ...
2015-11-29 13:09:00
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Sundarbans, Bangladesh. November 29, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - Separated by 100kms from the Sundarbans mainland, Dublar Char is the focal point for Rash festival that has been celebrated in the area over the last 150 years. The event normally takes place on the full-moon night of the Bangla months of Karthik or Agrahayan every year, which corresponds to the month of October-November of the Gregorian calendar. Hindu devotees believe that at this time, they can wash away their sins by bathing in the salt...
2015-11-28 10:30:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. November 28, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - Dense fog at night, rain, and dark till 10am in the morning- this is the daily scenario now in Gaibandha. Winter seemed to hit the village areas of Gaibandha suddenly. The first spell of winter have already hit the district and disrupted normal life. Specially the char dwellers and people taking shelter in dams are in vulnerable condition. Hospitals are already attending to patients suffering respiratory illness due to cold, pneumonia and co...
2015-11-22 17:46:00
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Kurigram, Bangladesh. November 22. 2015. [DrikNEWS] - A total of 72 people from two Indian enclaves of Kurigram who opted for retaining Indian citizenship, moved to India through Bagbhandar border point at Bhurungamari upazila on Sunday afternoon. Officials from Indian High Commission in Dhaka and the local administrations and many locals gathered at the border point to say goodbye to 16 families. The family members earlier were provided with travel passes to facilitate their movement to India. ...

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