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    UK’s ties to Sylhet much stronger: Alison Blake

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:03am on June 22, 2017

    British high commissioner to Bangladesh Alison Blake has said the UK’s ties to Bangladesh are nowhere stronger than in Sylhet division, home to 40,000 British...

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    DNCC announces Tk 2,385 crore budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on June 22, 2017

    The Dhaka North City Corporation on Wednesday announced a budget of Tk 2,384.80 crore for 2017-18 fiscal, up from previous fiscal’s proposed budget of Tk...

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    Lailatul Qadr today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:59am on June 22, 2017

    Muslims across the country will observe the holy Lailatul Qadr on Thursday night with due religious fervour and solemnity...

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    Water levels of 47 rivers rise, 29 fall

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on June 22, 2017

    Water levels at 47 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre have marked rises and 29 stations recorded falls. Among the 90 monitored...

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    Bangladesh among worst 10 countries for workers’ rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on June 22, 2017

    The ITUC Global Rights Index 2017 has ranked Bangladesh among 10 countries from the bottom in the world for workers’ rights. The report, published by...

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    Uncertainty stalks affected people

    Shantimoy Chakma . Rangamati | Updated at 12:02am on June 22, 2017

    Huddled at different shelters in Rangamati, with inadequate food, water, medicine and other amenities, landslide-affected people find it hard to imagine what the coming days...

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    Two minor girls drowned

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 06:01pm on June 21, 2017

    Two minor girls drowned in a pond at Baniara village under Mirzapur in Tangail on Wednesday noon. The victims were identified as...

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    Govt to scrutiny SIMs used in mobile financing services

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:41pm on June 21, 2017

    The government has decided to scrutiny the mobile phone SIM cards used in mobile financing services to contain funding in...

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    ASP found dead in Dhaka city

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    A highway police assistant superintendent was found dead in a wayside bush in the capital’s Roopnagar Wednesday morning after he went out for duty...

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    Country’s per capita income US$ 12,000 by 2041: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:08pm on June 21, 2017

    Bangladesh’s per capital income would be around US$ 12,000 by 2041 when the size of the economy would be 2.5 trillion dollars...