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    International tourism fair begins Mar 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on March 29, 2017

    A three-day international tourism fair ‘Dhaka Travel Mart DTM 2017’ will begin at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on March 30...

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    US for more cooperation, info sharing to combat terrorism

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:48am on March 29, 2017

    US ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat on Tuesday said there should be more coordinated cooperation to combat terrorism and suggested sharing of more information among nations to deal with the global problem...

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    Charge framed against 17 ruling party activists

    Our Correspondent . Magura | Updated at 01:10am on March 29, 2017

    A Magura court on Tuesday framed charges against 17 ruling party activists in a case for killing a person and injuring an expecting woman and her baby in the womb during factional clashes on July 23, 2015...

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    ‘Extremist’ couple placed on 5-day remand

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:09am on March 29, 2017

    A Chittagong court on Tuesday remanded suspected extremist couple arrested at Sitakunda in Chittagong on March 15 in police custody for five more days for interrogation..

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    USTC students lock their institution for govt registration

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:08am on March 29, 2017

    The MBBS students of University of Science and Technology Chittagong on Tuesday locked the institution’s main gate demanding their registration under Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council...

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    Four bodies recovered, 18 still missing in Bagerhat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    Bodies of four women were recovered and at least 18 others remained missing till Tuesday night as an overloaded trawler capsized in the Panguchhi River near Chholombaria ferry ghat under Morelganj upazila in Bagerhat Tuesday morning...

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    Report not to be made public or shared with RCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on March 29, 2017

    An inter-ministerial meeting on Tuesday decided neither to make the report of the probe into the Bangladesh bank reserve theft nor to share any information or findings with Rizal Commercial Banking Corp of the Philippines...

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    More power sought for Dhaka mayors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on March 29, 2017

    Urban planners and environmentalists said on Tuesday that Dhaka mayors should be empowered to coordinate all authorities concerned for making the capital pedestrian-friendly...

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    HSBC, IBA award young talents

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on March 29, 2017

    The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited Bangladesh and the Institute of Business Administration of Dhaka University organised the finale and award giving ceremony of the HSBC-IBA Business Case Competition 2017, a regional contest designed to encourage young talents...

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    Irrigation’s eco-impacts totally ignored, say experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on March 29, 2017

    Water experts and stakeholders on Tuesday said that irrigation by uplifting groundwater had contributed to increased crop production but its environmental impacts had been totally ignored in the country....