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Undertake uplift schemes on priority basis

Undertake uplift schemes on priority basis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the ministries to undertake development projects on a priority basis for implementation of the annual budget…

Crop damage by floods minimal

Crop loss in the recent floods was very little this year as there were no major standing crops during the deluge. Flood waters have damaged some seedbeds, jute and vegetables, causing a loss below Tk. 100 crore. Agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque revealed this while exchanging post-Eid greetings at…
Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar arrives today

Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar arrives today

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will arrive in Dhaka today to discuss various bilateral issues between the two friendly countries. Foreign…

Some questions ‘unanswered’

The visiting delegation of Myanmar's Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) yesterday met Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and discussed the Rohingya issue but kept questions related to their investigation "unanswered". Questions related to the investigation process where they will…

Minni seeks bail again in Rifat murder

Aysha Siddika Minni once again filed a petition with the High Court seeking bail in a case filed over the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif, who was brutally killed in Barguna in broad daylight on June 26. Advocate Z I Khan Panna, one of the counsels for Minni, said, “The petition has been placed…

DoE orders closure of Asian Paper Mills for polluting Halda

The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday ordered shutdown of Asian Paper Mills, located at Nondirhat area of Hathazari upazila in Chattogram, for polluting water of Halda River by dumping waste in it. DoE director Azadur Rahman Mallik, issued the order after a hearing on the matter. DoE assistant…
Iceland marks first glacier lost to climate change

Iceland marks first glacier lost to climate change

Iceland yesterday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic…

4,000 detained in Kashmir since autonomy stripped

Thousands of people have been detained in Indian Kashmir over fears of unrest after New Delhi stripped the region of its autonomy two weeks ago, government sources told AFP. A magistrate speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity said at least 4,000 people were arrested and held under the Public Safety…

British MPs press Johnson to recall parliament over Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure yesterday to immediately recall lawmakers from their summer holiday so parliament can debate Brexit. More than 100 MPs have written to Johnson to urge him to reconvene and let them sit permanently until October 31 -- the date Britain is due to…
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