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    BSTI seals off illegal mosquito coil factory in Dhaka 

    Staff Correspondent        | Updated at 06:52pm on February 03, 2021

    Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution on Wednesday sealed off a mosquito coil manufacturing factory in Dhaka for operating illegally and using uncertified chemical ingredients. A...

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    Tk 719cr more released for vaccine import

    Staff Correspondent     | Updated at 12:22am on January 15, 2021

    The Finance Division on Wednesday disbursed Tk 719.31 crore more against a demand by the ministry of health for importing further COVID-19 vaccine from India...

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    DSCC files case against Bombay Sweets

    Staff Correspondent                           | Updated at 08:57pm on December 13, 2020

    Dhaka South City Corporation on Sunday filed a case against Bombay Sweets and Co Ltd for obstructing the work of one of its sanitary inspectors....

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    Wahida Khanom Chowdhury dies

    Staff Correspondent     | Updated at 11:43pm on December 03, 2020

    Wahida Khanom Chowdhury, mother of Pubali Bank managing director and CEO Md Abdul Halim Chowdhury, died on Wednesday in Dhaka. Pubali Bank’s board of directors,...

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    Govt lowers upper limits on purchase of NSCs

    Staff Correspondent      | Updated at 10:42pm on December 03, 2020

    The government on Thursday set the upper limit on the purchase of three types of national savings certificates at Tk 50 lakh in total under a...

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    Chinese firm wins 42.5MW waste-based power plant deal

    Staff Correspondent      | Updated at 12:48am on November 13, 2020

    The cabinet committee of the national purchases on Thursday approved a proposal to purchase power from a waste-based 42.5 megawatt plant, which will be set...

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    Project costs up by 40pc, deadline by 40 months

    Staff Correspondent        | Updated at 12:06am on October 28, 2020

    The cost of the Elenga-Rangpur four-lane highway project was increased by 40 per cent while its tenure was extended by 40 months on Tuesday. The...

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    Ganosamhati observes 18th founding anniv

    Staff Correspondent             | Updated at 12:33am on August 30, 2020

    Ganosamhati Andolan on Saturday observed its 18th founding anniversary with the vow to establish a democratic state forming a greater unity of opposition political parties....

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    EC move to drop women participation from RPO opposed

    Staff Correspondent                | Updated at 06:00pm on July 24, 2020

    Leaders of Bangladesh Nari Mukti Sangsad on Friday opposed the Election Commission’s plan to amend the Representation of the People Order dropping a provision that...

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    Shahjahan Siraj laid to rest

    Staff Correspondent     | Updated at 02:00am on July 16, 2020

    Shahjahan Siraj, an organiser of the pre-independence political movements and the liberation war, who read out the manifesto of independence at Paltan Maidan in Dhaka...