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    HC declines to hear CAB’s writ petition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    A bench of the High Court Division on Tuesday declined to hear supplementary petition of Consumers Association of Bangladesh challenging the legality of raising gas prices. Another bench of Justice...

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    Do more to promote climate change adaptation: president

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday said the developed nations and donors would have to play more active roles and spend more money for promoting climate change adaption. He said this while president of the...

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    BNP slams PM for defending gas price hike

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    Criticising prime minister Sheikh Hasina for defending gas-price hike, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said that the government did it only to facilitate some ruling party men...

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    BRUR classes affected by staff strike

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    Academic and administrative activities have been severely affected at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur for the last two weeks due to work abstention programme of the...

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    BNP, Gono Forum MPs included in 5 JS standing committees

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    Parliament on Tuesday reconstituted five parliamentary standing committees with BNP and Gono Forum MPs as members of the committees. BNP MP for Brahmanbaria-2 Abdus Sattar Bhuiyan was included...

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    Internet subscribers in Bangladesh reach 9.44 crore, Jabbar tells JS

    Staff Correpondent | Updated at 08:52pm on July 09, 2019

    Posts and telecommunications minister Mustafa Jabbar on Tuesday informed parliament that the total number of internet subscribers in Bangladesh reached 9.44 crore at the end...

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    Rohingya children at risk of floods, landslides: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:19pm on July 09, 2019

    Thousands of people in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps and host communities are facing the risk of flooding and landslides after several days of heavy rain,...

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    Queen Maxima arrives in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:26pm on July 09, 2019

    UN secretary general’s special advocate for inclusive finance for development Queen Maxima arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday evening to promote people’s access to financial services...

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    ECNEC clears 13 projects worth Tk 7,744 crore

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:05pm on July 09, 2019

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday cleared 13 projects, including one to strengthen and expand power transmission system in Chattogram region....

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    PM orders lanes for slow vehicles on highways

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:46pm on July 09, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday directed authorities to construct separate service lane on highways across the country for slow-moving motorised and non-motorised vehicles, including...