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    Chinese envoy in Bangladesh asks citizens to minimise travel

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on February 07, 2020

    China has asked its citizens and organisations to minimise their travel between Bangladesh and China in the next few weeks due to outbreak of novel...

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    Five die in separate accidents, JS whip injured

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on February 07, 2020

    At least five people were killed in road accidents in five districts on Thursday. Besides, four people, including a whip of the Jatiya Sangsad, were...

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    No more to be brought back: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on February 07, 2020

    Health minister Zahid Maleque on Thursday said that no more Bangladeshis would be brought back to Bangladesh from China. The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control...

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    Safe use of chemicals in leather industry stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on February 07, 2020

    Business leaders, chemical engineers, and environmentalists stressed the need for ensuring safe use of chemicals in the country’s leather industries to protect the environment and...

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    Real estate contributes 15pc to economy

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:57am on February 07, 2020

    REHAB vice-president and Chattogram unit chairman Abdul Kaiyyum Chowdhury said that real estate industry is contributing 15 per cent to the country’s economy, but this...

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    UIU holds convocation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on February 07, 2020

    The 6th convocation of United International University was held on Thursday on its campus in Dhaka. A total of 2,352 students from different disciplines were...

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    Govt’s bank loans reach Tk 49,106cr in 7 months

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:56am on February 07, 2020

    The government’s net borrowing from the banking system stood at Tk 49,106.16 crore in the first seven months of the current fiscal year 2019-2020 resulting...

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    NSU holds seminar on awareness of coronavirus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on February 07, 2020

    North South University organised a seminar on ‘novel coronavirus outbreak: what will be our steps?’ on the campus in Dhaka on Thursday. Vice-chancellor Atiqul Islam...

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    Gono Bishwabidyalay holds academic council meeting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on February 07, 2020

    The 17th meeting of the academic council of Gono Bishwabidyalay was held at the vice-chancellor’s office on its campus in Savar on Thursday. The meeting...

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    Visitors increase but sales still low

    Taznil Rahaman | Updated at 12:50am on February 07, 2020

    The number of visitors at Amar Ekushey Book Fair increased on Thursday but the sales activities were still poor, said publishers. The month-long book fair...