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Dhaka,  Mon,  20 February 2017
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February 19, 2017, 10:32 pm
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has returned to Bangladesh after a two-day visit to Germany’s Munich. The Etihad Airways flight carrying her took off from Munich Airport on Saturday 9:45am local time (2:45am BdST). After a six-hour stopover at the United Arab Emirates
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February 19, 2017, 10:57 pm
The government has completed almost all preparations to ensure that International Mother Language Day and Amar Ekushey (February 21) is observed in Dhaka city and elshewhere in the country smoothly and befittingly. On Tuesday, the nation will pay homage to the
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Narrating disappointing experiences on embankment construction in coastal areas with emergency allocation and frustratingly slow pace of work in implementing coast and river embankment protection projects, speakers have urged Bangladesh
Two life insurers missed deadlines set by the regulator concerned for settling policyholders' claims. They did not settle the claims despite having the means, it is alleged. The Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) had set the time 45 days after
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The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has appointed Dr Fahmida Khatun, Research Director of the organisation, as its Executive Director (ED). The decision was made at the 48th meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the think tank, held on Sunday at the CPD office. Professor Mustafizur Rahman, the current ED, will continue to work at CPD as a Distinguished Fellow. Both
Canada believes in promotion of trade and investment relations with the Asia Pacific Countries, said Pakistan’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Omar Alghabra. Speaking at a luncheon hosted by Tariq Azim Khan, High Commissioner of Pakistan in honour of Asia-Pacific Group, Omar informed the group that he had a very useful visit to Pakistan where he met with
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Up to half a million activists have flooded the streets of Barcelona demanding the government in Madrid lives up to
Though several quarters, including journalists, have demanded repeal of Section 57 of the ICT Act, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu has spoken in favour of the controversial section. Offences under Section 57 is made non-bailable with a minimum seven years and maximum 14 years in jail for publications in electronic form that ‘causes to deteriorate law and order, prejudice the image of the state or person or hurt religious belief'. The minister presented several examples to argue in support of the section ...
An agreement was signed between Directorate of Technical Education and TMSS Technical Institute (TTI) aiming to supplement the efforts of the government to improve standard of technical education, reports BSS. Director General of Directorate of Technical Education Ashokh Kumar Biswas and TTI Principal Md Ahsan Habib signed the agreement at a function at the Women Polytechnic Institute recently. At the function, Dr Mokhlesur Rahman, a representative of World Bank, handed over the signing paper to Executive Director of TMSS Prof Dr Hosne ...
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Robert Lewandowski equalised in the sixth minute of stoppage time during Saturday’s clash as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich escaped defeat
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed down its highest security biosafety laboratories after discovering that hoses that supply air to scientists wearing special protective suits were never approved for that use, the agency said on Friday. "We have no evidence that anybody has suffered ill health effects from breathing air that came through these hoses," Stephan Monroe, associate director for laboratory science and safety at the CDC, told Reuters. Monroe said he was confident scientists were not exposed ...
Sylhet District Awami League deputy office secretary Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Jaglu has been expelled from the party for working against the party-nominated chairman candidate in Osmaninagar upazila parishad polls to be held on March 6. The party's district unit took the decision at an emergency meeting on Saturday night, reports UNB. A press release signed by district AL general secretary Shafiqur Rahman Chowdhury said Jaglu has been expelled for vying for the chairman post against the party decision. The ruling Awami League nominated Ataur ...
LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain Sunday said various programmes are to be implemented to ensure better civic amenities for improving living standard of rural people.  "We are developing infrastructural facilities alongside providing health and educational opportunities to improve living standard of rural people," he said. The minister told it at a function in Bhuangamari upazila parishad at Kurigram district, reports BSS citing an official release.  At the function, the minister inaugurated the new electronic method for distributing money among the ...

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