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    Rats eat up 1 lakh MT crops in 2018: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on February 17, 2020

    Around 1 lakh metric tons of crops were damaged due to the attack of rats in 2018, agriculture minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque told parliament on...

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    Chattogram city polls on March 29

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:34pm on February 16, 2020

    The Election Commission on Sunday announced the schedules of elections to Chattogram City Corporation and by-elections to Bogura 1 and Jashore 6 parliamentary constituencies fixing...

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    No secret understanding over Khaleda’s release: Obaidul

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:40pm on February 16, 2020

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said nothing was happening behind the scene over Khaleda Zia's release from jail. ‘There’s nothing secret,’ said...

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    Solidarity rally with Dhaka University protester against border killings

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on February 16, 2020

    Politicians, academicians and activists on Saturday held a rally at Antihooliganism Raju Memorial in solidarity with Dhaka University student Nasir Abdullah who continued his sit-in...

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    BNP-led lawyers demand fresh bar election

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:50am on February 16, 2020

    BNP-led lawyers in Barishal on Saturday rejected the election results of Barishal District Bar Association and demanded fresh election. At a press conference, they demanded...

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    Adaptation measures taken to face climate change impact: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:31am on February 16, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin, MP, on Saturday said Bangladesh is taking adaptation initiatives to combat negative impacts of climate change...

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    Hasan urges youths to develop reading habit

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:26am on February 16, 2020

    Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Saturday urged the youths to develop the reading-habit and take books as weapons of building a healthy and enlightened life...

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    Coast Guard to get chopper, ships: home minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on February 16, 2020

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Saturday that state-of-art ships, hovercrafts, drones, maritime patrol aircrafts and choppers would be given to the Bangladesh Coast Guard...

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    Work to raise power consumption to 1000 kWh: Nasrul tells BREB

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:06am on February 16, 2020

    State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has urged officials of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board to pursue rural people to raise their...

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    Government to enhance gastroenterology treatment facilities: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:04am on February 16, 2020

    A delegation of the British Society of Gastroenterology led by its president Cathryn Edwards on Saturday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...