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Gold price hiked by Tk. 1400 per bhori

The Bangladesh Jewellers’ Samity (BJS) on Saturday (November 25) decided to increase the price of gold. According to the new rate, price of per gram gold has been increased by Tk 1,400 per bhori (11.664 grams). The new rate will ...

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Eminent folk singer, flautist Bari Siddiqui passes away

Eminent folk singer, composer and flautist Bari Siddiqui has passed away. The 63-year-old breathed his last at 2:30am Friday at Dhaka’s Square Hospital, his son Sabbir Siddiqui told . The veteran musician was admitted to hospital with heart and kidney ...

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Retail power price hiked by Tk 0.35 per unit

  The price of electricity has been increased by 0.35Tk at the retailer level, in a latest decision taken by the government Thursday (November 23). The new hike will come into effect in December. The price, however, will remain unchanged ...

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MoU on Rohingya repatriation inked, yet no timeframe

Without any specific timeframe, Bangladesh, Myanmar on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to repatriate Rohingya people from Bangladesh. The two neighbouring nations struck the MoU following a meeting between foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali and Myanmar’s state counsellor ...

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Female AL leader killed

The women affairs secretary of Brahmanbaria’s Nabinagar upazila Awami League, Swapna Akhter, was killed by miscreants on Wednesday night. Police recovered her body from Bangara area in the upazila around 8:30pm, said Nabinagar circle additional police super Chitta Ranjan Paul. ...

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SSC, equivalent exams to begin Feb 2

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations, 2018 will begin on February 2 and continue until February 26. The Education Ministry on Wednesday published the exam schedule. The detailed schedule of the SSC exams is available on the ...

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PM slams judiciary for ‘wasting’ time with ‘silly’ matters She defends PSC, JSC exams

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday criticised the judiciary for ‘wasting’ its time with ‘silly’ matters keeping aside various major cases. “There’re tens of thousands of cases pending with courts in the country. Even a writ is filed ...

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Khaleda sits with her advisers

  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia sat with the members of her advisory council on Tuesday night to discuss the country’s latest political situation and work out its next course of action. The meeting began around 9:30pm at the BNP chairperson’s ...

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Sheikh Hasina University Bill placed in JS

A bill titled ‘Sheikh Hasina University Bill-2017’ was placed in Parliament on Tuesday for establishing a higher seat of education and research in Netrakona district. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid placed the bill and it was sent to the respective ...

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Hospitals can’t hold dead body for unpaid bills

The High Court has directed the hospitals and the clinics not to hold the dead body confined in their hospitals even if the family of the deceased fail to pay the due bills. The High Court bench of Justice Syed ...

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