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    Chances of fresh floods slim, says FFWC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:27am on August 25, 2019

    The Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre said on Saturday that the flood prediction made in a forecast last month was unlikely to come true. ‘We...

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    Farm loan release falls by 15pc in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    The farm loan disbursement by banks in July, the first month of the current fiscal year (2019-2020), fell by 15.11 per cent or Tk 175.97 crore...

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    Thousands threatened by Kurigram flood

    United News of Bangladesh. Kurigram | Updated at 12:00pm on August 22, 2019

    Panic has spread among thousands of Kurigram people living near the banks of rivers as some 25 kilometres of the 210km flood control embankment was...

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    Floods damage 1,000km roads, highways

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    In the recent spate of flood, around 1,000 kilometres highways and roads under the Roads and Highways Department were damaged, showed official statistics. Among these...

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    30 killed in India flood

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:19am on August 20, 2019

    Rains continued to lash several places in Punjab and other states on Monday after at least 30 people were killed and dozens reported missing or...

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    Tk 120cr agri incentives created for flood-hit people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on August 19, 2019

    The government has allocated Tk 120 crore as agricultural incentives for the flood-affected people, revealed agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Sunday. Selected farmers would...

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    Rivers continue to swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    Major rivers in north, north-eastern and south-eastern regions continued to swell rapidly due to heavy rains in the cross border upstream and inside Bangladesh. The...

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    8 major rivers predicted to swell sharp

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on August 16, 2019

    The Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre on Thursday predicted rapid swelling of eight major rivers in north-eastern and north -western regions of Bangladesh by Friday...

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    Rivers swell steadily, flooding unlikely before late August

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on August 15, 2019

    Half the gauging stations of the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre until Wednesday morning measured rise in water levels of the rivers flowing by them....

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    China typhoon death toll rises to 32

    Reuters. Shanghai | Updated at 08:09pm on August 11, 2019

    The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China rose to 32 on Sunday, with 16 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country...