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    Khaleda’s bail applications: HC decision today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on June 18, 2019

    The High Court Division said Monday it would give its decision on whether or not former prime minister and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia would get...

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    BFSA decides to prosecute 21 companies

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:06am on June 18, 2019

    Bangladesh Food Safety Authority has decided to sue the companies that produce and market e 21 food products found to be unsafe for consumption by...

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    Rights activists demand increase in direct tax

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on June 18, 2019

    Rights activists, civil society members and representatives from labourers and farmers on Monday called upon the government to increase direct taxation instead of depending on...

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    President visits textile factory, museum in Tashkent

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Tashkent, Uzbekistan | Updated at 01:00am on June 18, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid, who is on a seven-day visit to two central Asian states -Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – on Monday visited Hasti Imam Mosque, Amir Temur Museum and Uzbekistan Textile and Garment Industry Association at...

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    UK can be a potential market for Bangladeshi agro products, spices

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on June 18, 2019

    UKBCCI chairman Iqbal Ahmed OBE on Monday said the United Kingdom could be a potential market for Bangladeshi agro products, spices and fruits. He said the transfer of...

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    World population likely to reach 9.7b in 2050: UN report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on June 18, 2019

    The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a new United Nations report launched...

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    Indian rights body demands BSF withdrawal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on June 18, 2019

    Hooghly-based Indian rights organisation Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha on Monday demanded withdrawal of the Indian Border Force from Bangladesh border to avoid further killings of...

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    IU students injured after falling off tree

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 12:50am on June 18, 2019

    Three students of Islamic University were injured after falling off a tree on the campus in Kushtia on Sunday evening. The injured students were Rakib Hossain, a second year student of...

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    64 Bangladeshis to return home via Tunisia

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on June 18, 2019

    Sixty-four Bangladeshi nationals became stranded in a boat in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea have agreed to return home through Tunisia. ‘They agreed to...

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    Allocation for physically challenged people insufficient: NGOs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on June 18, 2019

    A group of nine NGOs said Monday that the  allocation proposed for the welfare of the country’s physically challenged people in the national budget for fiscal 2019-20 was totally insufficient to...