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Thursday, May 24, 2018

$20,000 project to protect Rohingyas from flooding

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 A major canal dredging and renovation project is underway to protect local residents and Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar from impending monsoon floods. Under the US$20,000 project,

WFP seeks more support for Rohingyas

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The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) on Wednesday welcomed a newly announced US$30 million contribution from the United States that will be used to provide food assistance
WFP seeks more support for Rohingyas

Iftar Mahfil of FBCCI held

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FBCCI leaders seek divine blessings of Almighty Allah for the economic development and welfare of the country. The business leaders at an Iftar and DoaMahfil prayed for sustainable

1.08 lakh yaba pills seized in Cox'sBazar

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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested 10  people and recovered 1,08,000 yaba pills from their possessions at Kolatoli area in the district headquarters on

30 illegal structures removed

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A mobile court of Chattogram district administration in a drive yesterday evicted 30 different kinds of illegal establishments, including dwelling houses, from the city's drug hub Barishal colony.

Low-cost funds for RMG sector

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The Bangladesh Bank has increased the limit of low cost loan to $25million from $20 million earlier.As a result, the apparel and textile exporters can now take low-cost

US asks Myanmar to take urgent, concrete steps

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USAID Administrator Mark Green has called on Myanmar government to take urgent, concrete steps to fulfill its pledge to allow for the safe, voluntary and dignified returns of

Youth stabbed dead in Chattogram

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A young man was stabbed to death allegedly by his rivals in Mohra Kamal Bazar area under Chandgaon Police Station in the port city on Monday night. The

BD hailed for sheltering Rohingyas

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Newly appointed UN Secretary-General's special envoy to Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener met with Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen in New York yesterday.

Benapole port remains open during Ramadan

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With the help of non-Muslim officials and workers the authorities of Benapole Customs House  decided to keep the port open all the day during Ramadan.During Ramadan,

Creating pressure on Myanmar to take Rohingyas back urged

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Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim yesterday urged the international agencies, including World Bank, to create pressure on Myanmar so that they would take Rohingyas back to

BIA for withdrawal of 15pc VAT on insurance

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Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) has demanded withdrawal of 15 percent VAT on the insurance agent commission in the budget for fiscal year 2018-19 (FY19) for the expansion of

Chattogram's Barishal Colony: A haven for drug

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Police have arrested three more drug dealers from Malipara in Chattogram's Barishal Colony two days after two others were killed in a drive on Thursday. Some say the
Chattogram's Barishal Colony:  A haven for drug

KRCS gives $1m aid for Rohingyas

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a US$1 million contribution from the Kuwait Red Crescent Society to provide food assistance to Rohingyas.-BSS

Adulterated foods factory busted two held in Chattogram

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Detective Branch (DB) of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) yesterday unearthed a factory which was making adulterated food items in city's Khatungonj area. The DB police also arrested two

CMCCI starts sale of essentials at fair prices

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The Chattogram Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CMCCI) yesterday launched its 2nd sale centre of essential commodities at fair prices for the low-income group of people in

Pubali Bank elects 2 vice chairmen

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Eminent industrialist and social worker Moniruddin Ahmed and Syed Moazzem Hussain have been elected as vice-chairman of the Board of Directors and as vice-chairman and chairman of the

Bangladesh-India Friendship Society launched in Chattogram

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Father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and former Indian Prime Minister Indira
Bangladesh-India Friendship Society launched in Chattogram

Ctg WASA takes measures to ensure water supply

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Chattogram Water and Sewerage Authority (CWASA) has taken various steps to ensure uninterrupted water supply to city dwellers during holy month of Ramadan.To ensure smooth water

3 held with arms-drug

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Members of Chatto-gram Metropolitan Police (CMP) in a drive arrested three drug traders with a foreign-made pistol, ammunition and 623 pieces of Yaba tablets from city's Borisal colony

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