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Beef traders against import of beef

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Staff Reporter
Claiming that beef import would destroy the leather, dairy and beef industries of the country the leaders of Dhaka Metropolitan Beef Traders' Association on Sunday urged the government not to take any decision to im-port beef.
The association leaders held a press conference at Dhaka Reporters' Unity (DRU) demanding an end to the move of importing beef from India, extortion in cattle markets and suspension of chief (estate) officer of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC)...
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Khaleda seeks legal action against Ranga for his ‘insolent’ comment

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday said people are waiting to see what steps the judiciary takes after a junior minister made a "contemptuous" comment on the under-trial cases filed against her.
She made the remarks in a tweet message following state minister for LGRD Mashiur...
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Envoys emphasis safe, dignified return of Rohingyas

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Diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Sunday laid emphasis on "safe, voluntary and dignified" return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar to make their return sustainable.
They also laid emphasis on creating environment with necessary development in Rakhine State so that Rohin-gyas...
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CHT people to enjoy land ownership: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday assured the inhabitants of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) that they will be able to enjoy the ownership of land there, as people in other regions of the country do.
"The land ownership won't be determined by British-era laws," she said.
The...
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Rohingya repatriation to take more time

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Cox's Bazar: Rohingya repatriation will take more time to start as preparatory works are yet to finish though Myanmar side says repatriation begins on Tuesday.
"Rohingya repatriation will take place. It's possible to start at any time once urgent works related to repatriation are...
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