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Fire at textile mill in Chattogram

Chattogram, May 29 : A fire broke out at a textile mill in Kumira Maghpukur area of Satkundu upazila on Tuesday morning. Kafil Uddin, mobilisation officer of Chattogram Fire Service and Civil Defence control room, said the fire broke out ...

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ECNEC approves 13 projects with an outlay of Taka 9,518.62 crore

DHAKA, May 29, 2018 : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved five similar projects to improve the respective district highways into due standard and width of Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur, Chattogram and Sylhet Zone with an ...

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Mahmudur gets bail in Gaibandha

Gaibandha, May 29 : A court here on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to Daily Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman in a defamation case filed against him on December 11, 2017. Judge Romesh Kumar Daga of Senior Judicial Magistrate Court ...

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Maritime ports ask to hoist signal 3

Dhaka, May 29 : Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal no Three (3) as the low over east-central bay and adjoining area intensified into a well-marked low over east-central ...

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Int’l Day of UN Peacekeepers today

Flight Lieutenant Nayma Haque and Flight Lieutenant Tamanna-E-Lutfi, two Bangladesh female combat pilots who were sent to the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) in 2017. MONUSCO/Force Dhaka, May 29 : The International Day of United ...

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Promote non-communal spirit among new generation: President

DHAKA, May 28, 2018 : President M Abdul Hamid today stressed promoting non-communal spirit among new generation, including children, juveniles and youths, to keep them away from superstition, communalism, narcotics, terrorism and militancy. “Communal harmony is our longstanding tradition…let them ...

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3 to die for killing N’ganj RMG worker after rape

Narayanganj, May 28 : A tribunal here on Monday convicted three people of killing a garment worker after rape in 2008 and sentenced them to death. The condemned convicts are Nasir Uddin Bitol, 40, son of Nur Uddin, Safun, 34, ...

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Bangladesh puffs away 1.4 pc of GDP in tobaccos

Photo: Speakers at a at a press conference at National Press Club on Monday. Dhaka, May 28 : At least 43 percent of the population above 15 years of age used tobacco in Bangladesh last year and tobacco consumption caused ...

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BSTI law to be overhauled; draft okayed

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at the Secretariat on Monday. Dhaka, May 28 : The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of “The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution Act, 2018” incorporating provisions ...

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Govt seeks stay on Khaleda’s bail order

Dhaka, May 28 : The government has filed a petition with the Chamber Judge seeking a stay on the High Court order that granted bail for six months to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in two cases of Cumilla. The hearing ...

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