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    5 lakh Yaba pills seized, 7 arrested

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:34pm on September 20, 2020

    Bangladesh Coast Guard on Sunday seized 5 lakh Yaba tablets and arrested seven people, including a Rohingya man, from a fishing boat near Saint Martin’s...

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    Edotco installs hybrid solar-wind tower at Hatiya

    | Updated at 11:08pm on September 01, 2020

    Edotco Bangladesh, an integrated telecommunica-tions infrastructure services company, has built a 75-metre hybrid solar-wind telecom tower at Hatiya, an island located in the northern...

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    Officials to take foreign trainings on tuna fishing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on August 19, 2020

    The government on Tuesday approved a pilot project on tuna fishing in the Bay of Bengal with a provision of foreign training of officials amid...

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    All crew rescued after 2 lighter vessels capsize in Bay

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06am on August 16, 2020

    All of the crew members of the lighter vessels which capsized in the Bay of Bengal on Saturday were rescued near Bhasan Char area on...

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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...