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    Government’s rescue operation closed

    Tapos Kanti Das and Mohammad Ali Zheelon | Updated at 12:58am on October 11, 2016

    Rescue operation at Tampaco Foils Limited at Tongi in Gazipur was declared closed on Monday, 32 days after the factory caught fire on September 10...

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    India keen to import Bangladesh’s coal

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:57am on October 11, 2016

    India is interested to develop coal mines in Bangladesh’s northern districts and import the high-quality bituminous coal...

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    BIDA seeks Tk 100cr for fund to help new investors

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:56am on October 11, 2016

    The newly established Bangladesh Investment Development Authority has sought Tk 100 crore from the ministry of finance to create an equity fund of Tk 110...

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    Health minister gets stuck in secretariat lift

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:54pm on October 10, 2016

    The minister for health, Mohammad Nasim, got stuck in a lift of Bangladesh Secretariat and was later rescued by fire service and...

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    Govt ignores 95pc people to face extremism: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:01pm on October 10, 2016

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Shamsuzzaman Dudu, who now acts as the party’s spokesman, on Monday said ‘five percent’ people- supported incumbent...

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    Cabinet okays draft bill to ensure quality of higher education

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:10pm on October 10, 2016

    The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of ‘The accreditation council bill, 2016’, aiming to ensure the quality of tertiary education, particularly the university one,...

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    SC to hear Khaleda's plea in Niko case Oct 31

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:47pm on October 09, 2016

    Chamber judge of the Appellate Division on Sunday sent a leave to appeal petition of BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in connection with Niko graft...

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    BNP pushes for capturing militants instead of killing

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:46pm on October 09, 2016

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Khandaker Mahbub Hossain on Sunday accused the government of killing the suspected militants...

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    President requested not to assent bill on foreign-funded NGOs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:45pm on October 09, 2016

    Local and international non-government organisations working in Bangladesh urged the president of the republic not to assent the...

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    Three female extremists held at Azimpur on weeklong remand

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 02:00pm on October 09, 2016

    A Dhaka court on Sunday granted seven-day remand for interrogating three female extremists, who were arrested during a raid at Azimpur in...

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