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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Deal with Myanmar a big achievement

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Foreign Secretary Md. Shahidul Haque on Wednesday  described the deal signed with Myanmar as a "big achievement" saying it would ensure safe and secured return of Rohingyas to Myanmar.

Pranab pays tribute to Pritilata Waddedar

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Former Indian Presi-dent Pranab Mukherjee paid rich tributes to the memory of anti-British revolutionary Pritilata Waddedar while visiting European club in city's Pahartali area on Wednesday  morning.
Pranab pays tribute to Pritilata Waddedar

EU steps up support for Rohingyas

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The European Union (EU) has adopted a new program of five million euro to support the Rohingyas in Bangladesh strengthening its response to the crisis. "The program aims to

UN envoy on Myanmar coming tomorrow

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The UN Special Rappo-rteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will be on a seven-day visit from Thursday vowing to fulfill her mandate despite the
UN envoy on Myanmar coming tomorrow

Over 5 lakh Rohingya kids going to face greater risk

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The health and safety of more than 520,000 Rohingya children living in overcrowded camps and informal settlements in Cox's Bazar is likely to be put at even greater
Over 5 lakh Rohingya kids going to face greater risk

Shahjahan for innovative tourism

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Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Shahja-han Kamal on Tuesday said he will seek more allocation to take innovative projects for  further flourishing tourism sector.in Bangladesh. "I

CHT arms holders urged to return to normal life

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Joint General Secretary of ruling Awami League Mahbubul Alam Hanif on Monday urged the illegal arms holders of Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT) areas to avoid the path of

Blue economy can bring 10pc growth in GDP

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Experts have called for accelerated moves for exploring blue economy saying it could reach the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) to a staggering 10 percent growth in one decade

Most TCB dealers appointed by MPs

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Nearly 50 percent of the dealers for the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh of TCB have been appointed following recommendations of the MPs or the ministers.The information

CU to confer D. Lit on Pranab tomorrow

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Chittagong University (CU) is set to confer Doctor of Literature (D.Lit) degree upon former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee on January 16.  "The university syndicate took the decision to
CU to confer D. Lit on  Pranab tomorrow

Cold hits Rohingyas hard

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As a cold wave is sweeping several districts of the country causing sufferings to the poor and the elderly, Rohingyas, living in poorly-built shelters, are no exception -- they
Cold hits Rohingyas hard

Annual Conference of Best Electronics held

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Annual conference of the fastest growing multi-brand electronics retail company, Best Electronics Limited, held at Cox's Bazar recently. In the daylong conference, over 104 showroom managers
Annual Conference of Best Electronics held

Two held with 85,000 Yaba tablets in Ctg

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Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested two persons with 85,000 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets from city gate area under Akbar Shah thana in the city early Sunday.
Two held with 85,000 Yaba tablets in Ctg

Half a million children being vaccinated against diphtheria

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As part of an intensified response to the current diphtheria outbreak, WHO, UNICEF and health sector partners are working with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to

BD to get membership of Energy Charter soon

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State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday said all works have been completed to become a member of International Energy Charter."I

MoU signed to create jobs in foreign ships

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The government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the European Union (EU) for the acceptance of the certificates of Bangladesh to increase job opportunities for the

'Rohingya mass grave investigation positive step'

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Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called the military's investigation into the deaths of Rohingya Muslims found in a mass grave a "positive indication," state media

Rohingya refugee stabbed to death

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A Rohingya man has been stabbed to death over an old feud by another refugee at the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar.The incident occurred on the
Rohingya refugee stabbed to death

MINISO sees Bangladesh as a potential market

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Renowned Japanese lifestyle brand MINISO has opened its first flagship store in Banani-11 in the city. MINISO Global Co-founder & Chief Designer Miyake Junya said the sustained and
MINISO sees Bangladesh as a potential market

Tk 210m valued yaba pills seized at Teknaf

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The Bangladesh Coast Guard has seized 420,000 yaba tablets left behind by smugglers fleeing the law enforcers. The black market value of the stash is nearly Tk 210 million, the
Tk 210m valued yaba pills seized at Teknaf

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