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Dhaka,  Sun,  22 January 2017
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January 22, 2017, 9:45 pm
Formalin or calcium carbide is hardly used these days by Bangladesh’s farmers for ripening mangoes, claims a recent survey. The study, conducted on 150 stakeholders nationwide and 12 mango farmers, shows mango farmers are now using Ethephon in a judicious quantity
January 22, 2017, 9:41 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, Jan 22 (AP): The third day of the second cricket Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh was abandoned because of rain Sunday without a ball being bowled, leaving the match closely balanced with two extended days remaining. After bringing an
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The government has set a plan to bring down the country’s position in doing business ranking to below 100 from the existing 176 within five years through reforming the rules
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January 22, 2017, 9:40 am
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A British food distribution company has expressed interest to invest in mobile phone production in Bangladesh, reports BSS citing a press release.  The Eurofoods Group, a Wales-based company, conveyed their willingness to invest in Bangladesh to Bangladesh High Commissioner to UK
The 10th parliament on the first working day of its 14th session Sunday unanimously adopted obituary references on Gaibandha-1 MP M Manjurul Islam Liton, one ex-minister, a former MP, two members of the constituent assembly and six eminent personalities. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury moved proposals of the obituary references separately with brief resumes on the personalities, who died since the
ISLAMABAD, Jan 22 (Dawn): Government spending on running Pakistan's 54 trade offices in more than 30 countries jumped by more than a quarter in the previous fiscal year. Official documents available with Dawn show that government spending on overseas trade offices rose 27.3 per cent year-on-year to Rs 1.71 billion in 2016-17. The bulk of the expenditure was on salaries, repair
BEIRUT Jan 22 (Al Jazeera): Authorities in Lebanon say they have thwarted a suicide bombing in one of the busiest neighbourhoods of the capital, Beirut. Lebanon's National News Agency said the would-be attacker was wearing an explosive belt under his jacket, as he intended to blow himself up inside a Costa coffee shop on Hamra Street on Saturday evening. Saad Hariri, Lebanon's prime minister, congratulated security forces on their successful operation in a tweet: "Our unity protects the nation and the people," ...
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Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over parts of country and it may continue, according to BSS report.  The regions
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Without a doubt, the human resources (HR) department is highly critical for a organisation. Its many functions serve as a
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the students to stay away from terrorism, militancy and drug abuse to be
Health Minister Mohammed Nasim has asked the authorities concerned to form separate investigation committees over the allegations of irregularities and mismanagement at two public hospitals. The directive came on the basis of reports published in national dailies over irregularities and mismanagement at the National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology (NIKDU) and at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and Hospital (NICVDH). Nasim asked to submit the reports within 7 working days. Besides, the minister asked the authorities concerned to serve show causes ...

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MHSML24.0026.4024.7026.4010.00
MTB25.2027.7025.2027.709.92
PTL23.3025.6023.4025.609.87
UNIONCAP23.6025.9023.8025.909.75
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RAKCERAMIC73.0074.1068.0068.50-6.16
BDAUTOCA102.30105.0096.0097.50-4.69
MEGCONMILK10.7011.0010.0010.20-4.67
RAHIMAFOOD120.20125.00113.10115.50-3.91
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