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    Matarbari Port design deal goes to Japan’s Nippon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on July 23, 2020

    The government on Wednesday approved a deal with Nippon Koei of Japan for the appointment of the company as the consultant of Matarbari Port Development...

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    Bangladesh gets more cyclone-prone for warming Indian Ocean: study

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:40am on June 20, 2020

    An assessment of climate change over the Indian region has said that an eastward shift in the post-monsoon tropical cyclone formation in the Bay of...

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    Rain to keep falling over next three days

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on June 14, 2020

    Bangladesh experienced moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday and is expecting to experience the same in the upcoming three days amid monsoon season in the...

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    Marine life under threat of depletion, say experts

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:29pm on June 08, 2020

    The marine biodiversity in the Bay of Bengal is under threat due to pollution and overharvesting, said discussants at a webinar organised by Wildlife Conservation...

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    Massive evacuation as Amphan approaches

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:37am on May 19, 2020

    The country braces for the super cyclone Amphan after it rapidly intensified over the last couple of days and is likely to make landfall between...

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    Cautionary flag raised at Rohingya camps

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:53am on May 18, 2020

    With the intensification of an area of low pressure into a severe cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, partners and volunteers in the Rohingya camps...

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    Depression over Bay intensifies, may cause severe cyclone

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 09:48pm on May 16, 2020

    The depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal and the adjoining areas intensified into a deep depression on Saturday as sea conditions might turn it...

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    Australia dithers over starting Bali Process

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:09am on May 16, 2020

    Australia is resisting calls of the UN bodies to hold high-level emergency talks under the Bali Process mechanism to avert a humanitarian crisis involving Rohingya...

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    Cyclone brewing over Bay of Bengal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on May 15, 2020

    The low that formed in southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea on May 3 finally turned into a depression on Friday with...

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    Call to save refugees stranded at sea

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:12am on May 09, 2020

    Eighteen humanitarian agencies on Friday urged the countries on the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea to conduct search and rescue operations to save...