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    TIB slams PWC for endorsing undisclosed income legalisation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:28am on June 20, 2019

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Wednesday came down hard on consultation firm Pricewaterhousecoopers as its Bangladesh unit supported a government move to legalise undisclosed income. TIB...

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    ACC files case against Tasfia’s father

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:31am on June 20, 2019

    Chattogram Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday filed a case against the alleged drug dealer Md Amin, father of deceased 9th-grader, Tasfia Amin, whose body was found...

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    Enforced disappearance of Sohel Taj’s nephew scares nation: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:29am on June 20, 2019

    Voicing concern over the incidents of enforced disappearance, Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday said the entire nation received a jolt over the incident of enforced...

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    Radisson Blu Ctg to help the needy

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:24am on June 20, 2019

    Radisson Blu Chattogram Bay View is gathering help for the needy and for the underprivileged children as a part of its community action month.The hotel...

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    Proposed health budget reflects govt’s negligent attitude: activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on June 20, 2019

    Health rights campaigners on Wednesday said the allocation proposed for the health sector in the national budget for fiscal 2019-20 reflected the government’s negligent attitude...

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    Rohingyas want participation in decision making process over repatriation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on June 20, 2019

    Ukhia-based rights group Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights in a statement has called on the Bangladesh government to include them in the...

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    Effective use of climate change mitigation fund demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on June 20, 2019

    The fund for climate change mitigation programmes should be spend effectively, observed speakers at a discussion organised by Climate Action Forum at the National Press...

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    Non-govt school teachers hold sit-in for 4th day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on June 20, 2019

    A section of non-government primary school teachers on Wednesday continued with the sit-in programme in the capital for the fourth consecutive day demanding nationalisation of...

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    Uranium fuel to cost $1.4b in 50yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on June 20, 2019

    The nuclear fuel or uranium to be burnt by the twin reactors of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant will cost around US$ 1.4 billion in their...

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    60,000 Bangladeshi workers left undocumented in Maldives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on June 20, 2019

    About 60,000 Bangladeshi workers have been undocumented in the Maldives for years, a team of the Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry and the Bangladesh...