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Prof Mannan shocks at death of Samakal editor

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The chairman of University Grant Commission (UGC) Professor Abdul Mannan on Tuesday expressed pro-found shock at the death of veteran journalist and Bangla daily Samakal editor Golam Sarwar.
In a condolence message, UGC Chairman said that the people of Bangladesh will remember the contributions of Golam Sarwar in objective journalism and literature forever, according to a press release.
Golam Sarwar, also an Ekushey Padak winner was always vocal to uphold the spirit of...
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Housing to ultra-poor Ecnec approves 9 projects of Tk 3,088.35cr

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The Executive Committee of the National Economic (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved 'Improvement of Liveli-hood of Marginal Communities Programme' at an estimated cost of Tk 826.12 crore, aiming to provide hous-ing facility to some 20,000 ultra-poor families in 11 city corporations and 25...
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Overstaying expats hope regularizing in UAE

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Tens of thousands overstaying Bangladeshi expatriates in Dubai have been pouring into the Bangladesh Consu-late premises in the hope of getting quick exit or regularizing their status, the Gulf News reported on Monday.
"In the last week, we issued about 1,000 one-way travel permits...
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AL shows Tk 6.61cr earning in 2017

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Awami League on Tuesday submitted its audited financial statement of 2017 calendar year to the Election Commission (EC), showing Tk 6.61 crore as its income in 2017, higher than its expenses during the period.
As per the statement, the party's total income was Tk 202,496,436 in...
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Research to identify root causes of extremism stressed

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Experts at an international conference in Dhaka on Monday laid emphasis on carrying out extensive research to identify the root causes of extremism in the country and work out effective preventive and peace-building measures.
They also said Bangladesh needs to use the knowledge and...
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