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    Outcry in India as authorities shut 600 Islamic schools

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59pm on January 01, 2021

    A law that will close 600 Islamic schools in India’s north-eastern state of Assam has caused an outcry, with critics saying authorities are trying to...

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    EU, Germany jointly provide € 80m to Bangladesh to fight COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:39pm on December 24, 2020

    The European Union and Germany jointly provided Tk 800crore to the Bangladesh government on Thursday to strengthen the key areas of its social security system...

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    Walton declares 12yrs warranty for washing machine

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:31pm on December 10, 2020

    Walton has declared a 12-year warranty on the major part (motor) of its wide ranges of inverter technology’s automatic washing machine with top and front...

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    JAAGO, UN Women holds webinar on violence against women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30pm on December 08, 2020

    JAAGO Foundation and UN Women Bangladesh hosted a day-long virtual dialogue titled ‘Youth Combating Violence against Women in COVID’, said a press release issued on...

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    Near cold-wave-like situation to prevail in north

     Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on November 30, 2020

    The night temperature in central Bangladesh may slightly fall over the next three to four days with the possibility of a near cold-wave-like situation prevailing...

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    Khaja Miah made information secretary

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:57pm on November 26, 2020

    The government on Thursday promoted Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation chairman (additional secretary) Khaja Miah to the rank of secretary and appointed him as secretary...

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    NBR seeks bank information of businessman Monir, family

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:25am on November 24, 2020

    The National Board of Revenue had sought bank account information of businessman Monir Hossain, also known as Golden Monir, his wife, son, mother, and business...

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    British Airways considers resuming Dhaka-London flight

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56am on November 23, 2020

    British Airways is reportedly targeting a return to the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka after an 11-year absence, reports UK Aviation News on Sunday. The airline is...

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    GP staff protest against sacking of GPEU general secretary

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:19pm on October 28, 2020

    A section of employees of the country’s leading telecom operator, Grameenphone, formed a human chain in front of the company’s headquarters in the capital on...

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    Fire breaks out at Chandni Chawk Market

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:11pm on October 21, 2020

    A fire broke out at the Chandni Chawk Market near Nilkhet area in the capital on Wednesday. A fire service duty officer said that the fire...