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    BNP announces fresh demo to free Khaleda

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on March 05, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday declared to go for human chains and sit-ins across the country on Tuesday and Thursday to press its demand for ‘unconditional’ release of the party’s chairperson Khaleda Zia....

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    BNP delegation meets Trump’s deputy assistant

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:50am on March 05, 2018

    A Bangladesh Nationalist Party delegation, led by its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, met US president Donald Trump’s deputy assistant Lisa Curtis in Dhaka on Sunday...

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    India keen to invest in Bagerhat, Saidpur airports

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:49am on March 05, 2018

    India has expressed interest to support Bangladesh in building Bagerhat’s Khan Jahan Ali Khan airport and modernising Saidpur airport in Nilphamari....

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    India to help Rohingyas during cyclone season: Shringla

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:47am on March 05, 2018

    Indian high commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Sunday said his country will extend supports to Bangladesh to help the Rohingyas during the upcoming cyclone season....

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    Govt to send skilled workers to low birth rate countries

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:40am on March 05, 2018

    The government has decided to keep on sending skilled workers to countries facing labour shortage due to their low birth rates, said officials...

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    Vietnam president Quang in city 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang arrived in Dhaka on a three-day state visit on Sunday amid a rousing reception. The Vietnamese president has come here by a special flight at the invitation of his Bangladesh counterpart Abdul Hamid with both the countries looking for a broader trade and investment ties....

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    Rohingya part of US policy discussion

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    The United States has made resolving the Rohingya issue a part of its policy discussion and will continue to mount pressure on the Myanmar government for safe and dignified return of Rohingyas, the US president’s aide on South Asia Lisa Curtis said in Dhaka on Sunday....

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    Judge still typing testimony of witnesses: lawyers

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    Jailed Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s lawyers on Sunday said that the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case record was not sent to the High Court, which called for it 10 days ago, as the judge was still typing testimony of witnesses....

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    Tk 1,698 crore projects taken

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    With no hope of providing affordable supplies of natural gas, the government has taken two projects worth approximately Tk 1,698 crore to build transmission and distribution networks for Rangpur, Nilphamari and Pirganj towns and their adjacent areas...

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    RHD projects plagued by irregularities

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has found huge corruption and irregularities in every stage of projects of the Roads and Highways Department. To prevent such corruption and irregularities in tender process and pre-construction and post-construction work, the commission on Sunday sent 21-point recommendations to the Cabinet Division, said acting commission secretary M Shamsul Arefin....