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    Economists fear foreign currency crisis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on June 18, 2017

    Economist and experts in a post-budget parley on Saturday apprehended a crisis of foreign currency in near future against the backdrop of sharp rise in non-concessional loans for implementing costly projects amid negative inflow of remittance and slow export growth....

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    Affected people worried about future

    Shantimoy Chakma . Rangamati | Updated at 12:27am on June 18, 2017

    Landslide-affected people in Rangamati, living at shelters or their relatives’ houses losing their homes, expressed on Saturday worries about their future....

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    People suffer amid traffic tangles

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2017

    Illegal parking, people’s rush to shopping malls, water-logging and lack of law enforcement, all these have combined to render traffic in the capital into a complete chaos ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, leaving commuters to suffer terribly...

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    Call to reach crop production technologies to farmers’ doorsteps

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    The government launched three mobile phone applications aimed at bringing crop production technologies to the doorsteps of around 1.51 crore farm households to boost yields...

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    Hospital catches fire in Rampura

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on June 17, 2017

    A fire broke out at Farazy Hospital at Rampura in Dhaka Saturday night....

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    JU approves Tk 232.05 cores annual budget

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 08:18pm on June 17, 2017

    The senate of Jahangirnagar University on Saturday approved a Tk 232.05 cores budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 with small allocation of tk. 1.75 cores...

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    ICT Division website restored

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:14pm on June 17, 2017

    The official website of Information and Communication Technology Division was restored on Saturday afternoon, several hours after it was hacked. Public relations officer of ICT...

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    Tk 664.37cr DU budget announced

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:58pm on June 17, 2017

      The Dhaka University authorities announced a Tk 664.37crore budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 allocating Tk 14 crore, only two per cent of the...

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    BNP blames govt’s corruption, inefficiency for rice price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:22pm on June 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary-general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday blamed the government’s lack of ‘farsightedness’, ‘corruption’ and ‘inefficiency’ for shortage of food stock and...

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    ‘Drug peddler’ killed in Pabna ‘gunfight’

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:25pm on June 17, 2017

    An alleged drug peddler was killed and five police personnel were injured in a reported gunfight between a gang of drug peddlers and law enforcers at Pakshi of Ishwardi in Pabna early Saturday...