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Dhaka,  Mon,  29 August 2016
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August 29, 2016, 12:52 am
The maiden direct cargo trip from Dhaka to Delhi crossed the Benapole-Petrapole frontier Sunday, officials said.   The long-haul trip on nearly 4000-kilometre roadway between the two capitals under the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA) started
August 29, 2016, 12:51 am
The schoolgirl, who was stabbed by a miscreant in the city's Kakrail area four days ago, died of her wounds at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Suraya Akhter Risha, 14, daughter of Ramzan
CHITTAGONG, Aug 28: Discharge of cargo from lighter vessels, anchored at sixteen ghats on Karnaphuli River and outer anchorage of Chittagong Port, has started after five days of suspension. The work of lightering cargo from mother vessels at Kutubdia outer anchorage in Bay of Bengal and different lighter vessel ghats started from Sunday morning following a successful negotiation between the river transport workers and the government. The meeting was held at Ministry of Labour and Employment in the capital on Saturday. General Secretary of Bangladesh Lighterage Workers Union Nabi Alam said the government has agreed to pay the minimum wage of Tk 9,600
A state-of-the-art factory of Square Group is producing denim fabrics and supplying the value-added products to local apparel exporters.   The group has set up the unit at a cost of Tk 4.0 billion at Habiganj that has gone for production
Bangladesh's Ambassador to the United States, Mohammad Ziauddin, has met Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, and briefed him on bilateral ties between the US and Bangladesh and the priorities of the present government in Dhaka, reports bdnews24.com. The Bangladesh embassy, in a statement, said the meeting took place in New York on Thursday. Congressman Jeffries is a member of the Congressional Bangladesh Caucus. A
The rate of penalty for informal import of cows through different frontier corridors remains unchanged at Tk 500 for reining in prices of sacrificial animals ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Officials said Sunday the National Board of Revenue (NBR) took the decision after a review of a proposal for a raise.     The divisional commissioner of Rajshahi-a major route for cattle supply--had proposed that
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iPhone users are being urged to update their software as soon as possible to fix a dangerous security flaw that
Admission test for first year graduate courses in Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) will be held on October 26 (Wednesday). All necessary preparations are progressing fast for proper holding of the test. Already, 11 sub-committees headed by Prof Abdus Sobhan, Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty, were constituted. Those will also be available on www.ruet.ac.bd website. There will no change in admission test system this year.    — Press Release   ...
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LONDON, Aug 28 (AFP): International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson has welcomed England's decision to go ahead with
United Hospital Limited celebrated 10th anniversary recently by cutting an anniversary cake at the grand ballroom of the Hotel  Le Meridien Dhaka. Managing Director of the Hospital Faridur Rahman, members of Board of Directors, doctors  & consultants and other officials of the hospital were present in the programme,said a statement. -rmc// ...
RAJSHAHI, Aug 28: Well ahead of the advent of winter, kitchen markets of the district town have been flooded with varieties of winter vegetables. Sources said from the first week of July, winter vegetables like bean, radish, cauliflower, cabbage, bottle gourd (lau), tomato, spinach, ridge gourd (jinga) and sponge gourd (dhundol) and snake gourd (chichinga) are being sold abundantly in the city kitchen markets. The price of those winter vegetables has also been under the purchasing capacity of average customers. The ...

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