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'Dhaka-Sylhet highway four-lane upgradation soon'

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the development work to upgrade the Dhaka-Sylhet highway into four-lane will begin soon. The minister came up with the announcement while responding to a starred question placed by ruling party lawmaker Md Shahiduzzaman Sarker (Naogaon-2) in the Jatiya Sangsad in the city. He said the Dhaka-Chattogram and the Dhaka-Mymensigh national highways have already been ungraded into four lanes. The upgradation work, including service lanes in both sites, of Dhaka-Tangail highways...

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BNP’s Siraj wins Bogura-6 by-polls

BNP candidate Golam Mohammad Siraj was unofficially declared elected in the by-election to Bogura-6 constituency on Monday. Siraj begged 89,742 votes while his nearest rival T Zaman Niketa of Awami League polled 32,297, according to unofficial results of all the 141 centres. Earlier, voting in the by-polls began at 9:00am and continued till 5:00pm without...