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Dhaka,  Thu,  23 March 2017
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March 23, 2017, 10:05 pm
Knitwear manufacturers Thursday urged Qatar to invest in synthetic fiber production in Bangladesh in view of the Gulf country's petrochemical production. "Qatar should invest in Bangladesh for producing synthetic fiber as the country is the top producer of finest petrochemicals," said
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The UK-based e-commerce real estate agency bproperty.com on Thursday started its operations in Bangladesh to provide online real-estate services including buying, selling and renting of properties. The service was formally launched at a press conference held in a city hotel. Organisers said
The World Bank will continue cooperating with and supporting Vietnam during its economic development in the coming time, World Bank (WB)'s CEO Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday, reports Xinhua. Vietnam's achievements recorded so far are results of sound policies and it still has much room for economic development, she said when meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, adding that the strong partnership between Vietnam and the WB will be maintained in the future. She also underlined willingness to work with the Vietnamese government to pinpoint the growth momentum for Vietnam's economy and assist it in countering economic and natural disaster
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A major reform in the public financial system for making government budget management and public accounting more transparent and accountable is now in its final stages. The recast, which accounts for both revenues and expenditures, will ensure public fund control, budget
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The workers of a garment factory staged demonstrations in front of their factory near Rampura TV Centre in the capital city to press home their various demands, including halting relocation of their factory on Thursday. Police said around 100 workers of the factory took to the streets around 8:00am and staged demonstrations protesting the authorities' move to relocate the factory to
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Hilsa and chicken turned pricier last week raising sufferings of consumers further, market observers said. Prices of onion and potato also witnessed a hike while those of garlic showed a slight decline. Prices of Hilsa marked a rise which traders attributed to the fishing ban by the government as well as the upcoming Pahela Baishakh (Bangla New Year festival) to be celebrated
SAN LUIS, Mar 23 (AP): George S. walks on the dark tarmac holding his sleepy 7-year-old son Fadi in his arms. "From the bottom of our hearts, welcome to San Luis!" a smiling crowd yells at the airport in this Argentine city to welcome them and 10 other Syrians. While U.S. President Donald Trump has slammed the door shut on Syrian migrants, the governor of Argentina's San Luis province is happily receiving them through what is seen as the most generous migrant ...
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Twitter has suspended more than 600,000 terrorist-linked accounts since the middle of 2015. Social media platforms are coming under increasing
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The sport of words--debating has been globally acknowledged to be conducive to public-speaking, cognitive and analytical skills. Debating not only
DORTMUND, Mar 23 (AP): Sometimes, there really is a fairy-tale ending. In his last international game in a 13-year career, Lukas Podolski struck a brilliant winning goal to sign off by giving Germany a 1-0 win over England in a friendly on Wednesday. Podolski led the side out as captain for the first time in his last international, and he hammered the ball to the top right corner from 25 meters (yards) to win it with just over 20 minutes remaining. England goalkeeper ...
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The government is going to launch a programme to gradually move towards Universal Health Coverage. The programme also aims to achieve
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Disney's live-action "Beauty" was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket
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BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said that without signing the Teesta River water sharing agreement, the Prime Minister’s
GAIBANDHA, Mar 23: Excellent sprouting in Malta trees is predicting a bumper production in Sadullapur upazila of the district this season. The trees have already worn eye- catching looks with substantial blooms and would go to fruit formation stage within a few days. The farmers are nurturing the trees as per suggestions of the agri experts to get desired output. According to sources, the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) took Second Crop Diversification Project, a gigantic one, in all the 52 upazilas, ...
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