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    Unemployment forces people to go abroad taking risk: BNP

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:07am on June 16, 2019

    BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Saturday said Bangladeshi youths were opting to take risky voyage to go abroad for lack of jobs...

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    Green pepper being exported to Middle East countries

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Manikganj | Updated at 02:06am on June 16, 2019

    Green pepper cultivation in Manikganj district is increasing sharply as the vegetable is being exported to some Middle Eastern countries. Three upazilas of the district...

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    Bus plying through Jhalakathi halted

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 02:01am on June 16, 2019

    A sudden bus strike in Jhalakathi since Saturday noon caused immense sufferings to passengers of six southern routes to and from Barishal. The strike was...

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    10pc power from renewables difficult as many projects hit snag

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:54am on June 16, 2019

    Bangladesh’s goal to generate 10 per cent of its electricity from renewables by the next year will be a tough one to achieve as many...

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    CIMS database helped prevent terror attacks: DMP chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:14am on June 16, 2019

    The Dhaka Metropolitan Police has been observing the Citizen Information Collection Week from Saturday as part of its preventive measures to avert threats of...

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    Sangskritik Jote demands one per cent of budget for cultural sector

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on June 16, 2019

    The Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, an alliance of cultural organisations, on Saturday called upon the government to allocate one per cent of the national budget outlay...

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    Sylhet cop closed for torturing youth, snatching wallet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:07am on June 16, 2019

    A police officer was closed for assaulting a youth and snatching away his wallet in Sylhet on Saturday. The assaulted youth SD Emon told reporters...

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    Action to be taken against Nakla OC

    United News of Bangladesh . Sherpur | Updated at 01:04am on June 16, 2019

    Nakla Police Station’s officer-in-charge Kazi Shahnewaj will be withdrawn from his post for negligence of duty over the torture of a pregnant housewife...

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    Increased allocation proposed in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on June 16, 2019

    The government proposed to increase the allocation for women’s progress in the  national budget for fiscal 2019-20 to Tk 1,61,247 crore from  the last fiscal’s...

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    Banned food items still being sold

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on June 16, 2019

    The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution on Saturday found that all the 22 food products ordered to have been withdrawn from the market were still...