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UN peacekeeping exercise at Rajendrapur Cantonment Mon

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A multinational exercise on United Nations Peacekeeping Operations named 'EXERCISE: SHANTI DOOT-4' will be held at Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operatic Training (BIPSOT) of Rajendrapur Cantonment will begin on Monday.
The exercise will jointly be organised by Bangladesh Army and United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) under the Global Peace Operations Initiative (lGPOl) Programme and it will end on March 12, said Brig General Tofael Ahmed, BIPSOT Chief...
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'Bangabandhu' title bestowed on Mujib in 1969: Tofail

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DHAKA - Awami League Advisory Council member and Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had been bestowed upon the title of 'Bangabandhu' by the cross section of people on February 23 in 1969 as recognition to his supreme sacrifices for the masses.

"Around 10 lakh people...
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Modi talks tough on separatists after meeting Trudeau

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NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke out against separatism Friday in an apparent warning to his Canadian counterpart, whose week-long visit to India has been marred by claims his administration is soft on Sikh extremists.

Standing next to visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin...
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Govt establishing mother, newborn welfare centers in every union: Nasim

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Govt establishing mother, newborn welfare centers in every union: NasimNAOGAON - Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim today said the government has been establishing welfare centers for mothers and newborns at every union of the country to provide more health care to them.

"The...
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ADB approves $ 360m loans to support BR's reforms

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DHAKA - The Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loans totaling $360 million to buy modern rolling stock and brining reforms in Bangladesh Railway to help promote a shift from roads to rail.

Starting with a Railway Sector Improvement Programme in 2006, the ADB has...
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