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Heavy rains hit Rohingya camps

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Over 31,000 at high risk of flooding, landslides
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Heavy monsoon rains that began on Saturday have caused severe structural damage to Cox's Bazar Rohingya refugee camps, said the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday.
Over 31,000 of the camps' one million refugees, who fled Myanmar, are still living in areas considered to be at high risk of deadly flooding and landslides.
Within 24 hours of the rains starting, humanitarian agencies reported some 59 incidents...
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New educational institutions to be in MPO list: Nahid

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Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Monday said new educational institutions will be included in the MPO list though it was not announced in the new budget.
The minister said this while talking to reporters after handing over of two microbuses by Federation of Indian Chambers...
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Heavy rainfall today likely

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Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places of four divisions of the country and due to strong mon-soon deep convection is continuing over North Bay and adjoining costal area of Bangladesh, Dhaka Met office said.
Under its influence heavy to very heavy rainfall with...
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Public hearing on gas price hike proposal begins

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The public hearing on the proposals for raising gas prices began at the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commis-sion (BERC) on Monday.
On the first day of the hearing held at TCB Auditorium, the watchdog body heard the appeal of state-owned Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL) which...
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Khaleda to be taken to BSMMUH today

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Inspector General (Prisons) Brigadier General Syed Iftekhar Uddin said on Monday that if BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia agrees, then she will be taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital (BSMMUH) on Tuesday.
While briefing reporters at Jail Headquarters, a...
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