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    Teesta agreement at its final stage: Mahmud

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:18pm on March 22, 2017

    Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said the much expected Teesta agreement was finalized to be inked ‘any time’ but declined to...

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    Mijarul Quayes’s body brought to Dhaka

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on March 20, 2017

    The body of Bangladesh ambassador to Brazil Mohamed Mijarul Quayes was brought to Dhaka Sunday night.

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    Keep confidence in AL: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Lakshmipur | Updated at 12:05am on March 15, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called upon the countrymen to keep confidence in the Awami League and reelect the party in the next elections...

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    PM’s visit to surely yield outcomes: Shringla

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:07pm on March 13, 2017

      The prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming tour of India will certainly have ‘outcomes’, says Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla. ‘We’ll certainly...

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    China wants to sign memo with Bangladesh police to strengthen it

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:43pm on March 13, 2017

    China has shown interests to sign memorandum of understanding with Bangladesh Police to strengthen its capacity, said inspector general of...

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    Int’l Women’s Day observed in Rome

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:05pm on March 11, 2017

    Mahila Sangstha Italy organised a discussion marking the International Women’s Day at the hall room of Bangla Pathshala at Via Cappuccio of Rome in Italy...

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    ACC to hold countrywide human chains Friday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:58am on March 10, 2017

    The Anti Corruption Commission will organise a countrywide human chain progamme on Friday, aiming to raise a united voice against corruption. About 2.5 lakh students...

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    Non destruction of stocks pose threat to society

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 12:56am on March 10, 2017

    The government’s failure to destroy 15,000 kg of pseudoephedrine in the stocks of nine importers pose serious threat to the society as the banned substance...

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    Bangabandhu first realised Pakistan was not born to exist: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on March 11, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the first among many Bengali politicians who realised that artificial state Pakistan was...

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    Tk 5,234cr sent to 7 countries illegally: TIB

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2017

    Brokers sent Tk 5, 234 crore to seven countries through unauthorized channels for buying visas for workers of Bangladesh in 2016 alone, a Transparency International...