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Netherlands to support Bangladesh to mitigate long-term flood risks By | Last Updated: 7th September, 2017, 00:00

The Netherlands has expressed their eagerness to support Bangladesh in land reclamation and river dredging for mitigating long-term flood risks, reports UNB.   This was conveyed to Bangladesh Ambassador…

Netherlands to support Bangladesh to mitigate long-term flood risks

A new hope for underprivileged 
children
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Tofail urges int’l community to stand by Rohingyas
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Senior Awami League leader and Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday called upon the international…


BNP activities halt in absence of Khaleda
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Buddhist leaders for stopping persecution of Rohingyas
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ALCWC meets today ALCWC meets today

A meeting of the Awami League Central Working Committee (ALCWC) will be held at Prime Minister Sheikh…


Janaza of Mozammel held on JS premises Janaza of Mozammel held on JS premises

The namaz-e-janaza of former lawmaker of Chuadanga-2 constituency Md Mozammel Haque was held at the…


6 more bullet-hit Rohingyas hospitalised 6 more bullet-hit Rohingyas hospitalised

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Fakhrul asks govt to approach UN on Rohingya issue Fakhrul asks govt to approach UN on Rohingya issue

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday demanded the government turn to the United…


One jailed for
10 yrs in arms case in Ctg One jailed for 10 yrs in arms case in Ctg

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People are returning to the capital city People are returning to the capital city

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Human chain Human chain

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Weather
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‘Sheikh Mujib Amar Pita’ to be published 
in 3 languages
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UNIDO to continue cooperation for inclusive industrialisation: Li Yong
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NHRC protests persecution, killing of Rohingyas NHRC protests persecution, killing of Rohingyas

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Quader turns down 
BNP demand for 
early polls
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BGB seizes Tk 107 cr drugs, goods in Aug BGB seizes Tk 107 cr drugs, goods in Aug

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President to leave for Astana OIC Summit Sept 9 President to leave for Astana OIC Summit Sept 9

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Prof Akhtaruzzaman takes over as DU VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman takes over as DU VC

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AL leader Najibullah laid
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Robert D Watkins calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Robert D Watkins calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

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BIMSTEC Secretary General Sumith Nakandala meets Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali at his office in the…


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hajj flight reaches Dhaka First return hajj flight reaches Dhaka

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