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PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin

The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee examinations began across the country on Sunday. The examinations are being held at 7,470 centres across the country. This year, 2,553,267 students are registered for the PEC examination. Of them, 1,181,300 are boys ...

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Onion import from Myanmar on the rise

11,732 tonnes brought in through Teknaf in 16 days In the wake of the overheated onion market triggered by an Indian export ban, the import of onion from Myanmar has risen significantly with 11,732 tonnes entering the country through Teknaf ...

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Momen for expansion of Sylhet City Corporation

Sylhet Office : Keeping in mind the increasing population pressure and adapting to all newer facilities of a modern city, Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen today laid emphasize on expansion of Sylhet City Corporation to increase civic amenities ...

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PM visits COAST stall at Development Fair

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has visited the stall of COAST Trust at the Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) Development Fair and hailed its endeavour to promote seaweed cultivation in Cox‘s Bazar. She spent eight minutes in the COAST stall after opening ...

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Japan to make huge investment in Bangladesh: Finance Minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday said big Japanese companies like Nittsu, Nippon Steel, Sumitomo Corporation, Tekken and Honda will invest in Bangladesh on a large scale. The Finance Minister came up with the information after a meeting with ...

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‘Decision after joint meeting’ whether to send female workers to KSA  

Following demand from different quarters to stop the sending of female manpower to Saudi Arabia as they often face physical and sexual assault there, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad on Saturday said the issue will come up ...

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12th year celebrating the best of the British Bangladeshi community

Mirror Desk : The British Bangladeshis have made their own place in multicultural Britain with contributions in their respective fields and have been playing a major role in the growth of this country. The British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication emphasises ...

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General election 2019: Record number of women set to stand

A record number of women look set to stand for Parliament next month, with female candidates likely to comprise about a third of the total, reports BBC. Provisional PA analysis found 1,120 of 3,322 registered candidates are women.The Conservatives and ...

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Want to see if any plot behind onion price surge: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government wants to see whether there is any conspiracy behind the sudden surge in onion price in the country. “Onion price is a problem right now…this is right that onion price has ...

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A savory treat for the food-lovers

First-ever Bangladeshi food festival in Singapore Photo: Courtesy Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore in partnership with Hotel Mandarin Orchard has organised the first-ever Bangladesh Food Festival in Singapore as part of Mission’s efforts to promote Bangladesh abroad through projection of ...

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