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DSCC symbolic cleaning programme sets Guinness World Record

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DHAKA - Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) set Guinness Book of World Record by organising minute-long symbolic cleaning programme titled "Detol Clean Dhaka" in the city today.

DSCC and the Reckitt Benkiser Bangladesh Limited jointly organised the programme in association with Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).

The DSCC made the new record when 15,313 people along with the DSCC cleaners gathered to clean the road between Golap Shah Mazar and Zero Point in the capital around 10:50 am.

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Myanmar minister says Rohingya repatriation to begin "very soon"

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DHAKA - Myanmar's union minister Dr. Win Myat Aye today said repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingyas would begin "very soon" as he emerged from a meeting with foreign minister AH Mahmod Ali here.

"We have overcome many difficulties. . . I am very sure that we can start repatriation of...
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Be frugal in using electricity: PM

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DHAKA -Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today renewed her call to the countrymen to be economical in using electricity saying that the government has to spend a huge amount of money to produce it.

"You'll have to be economical in using electricity ... we want that the people to use it properly," she...
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Joy inaugurates "333" services

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DHAKA - Prime Minister's Information and Communication Technology Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy today launched the national call centre '333' which is to provide remedies to social problems being faced by people across the country alongside different government information and...
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PM announces scrapping of quota system in public services

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SANGSAD BHABAN - Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina today announced scrapping of quota system in public service and urged students to return to their classes.

"To stop the sufferings and troubles, the quota system has been cancelled," the premier said in a statement in...
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