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BD develops 2 new high yielding rice varieties

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UNB Report
Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) has developed two new high yielding rice varieties having higher yield potentials over the two most popular existing rice varieties in the country.
The two new varieties suitable for cultivation during Boro season - BRRI dhan88 and BRRI dhan89 - released at a time when two most productive rice varieties - BRRI dhan28 and BRRI dhan29 - are fast losing potential due to ageing.
National Seed Board (NSB) in its meeting on Tuesday gave approval...
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Law Minister says Tarique should’ve been awarded death sentence

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Law Minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday said BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman should have been awarded death penalty as he is the mastermind of August 21 grenade attack incident.
"We're happy with the verdicts, but the mastermind of the incident was Tarique Rahman...he should've...
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Justice done, says Asad

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Terming the verdicts in the two August 21 grenade attack cases fair, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said justice has been done in the verdicts.
"We're happy with the judgment. It has been proved through the verdicts that those who will commit misdeeds in the country...
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Delhi’s genuine efforts sought to address water, Rohingya issues

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Speakers at a symposium in Dhaka on Wednesday laid emphasis on addressing two major concerns - water and Rohingya issues - and sought India's genuine efforts to address those concerns and boost trust between Bangla-desh and India at all levels.
Recognizing the growing relations...
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AL not fully satisfied with verdict: Quader

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Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said their party is not fully satisfied with the verdict of the August-21 grenade attack cases as the mastermind of the incident and BNP's acting chairman Tarique Rahman was not given death sentence.
"Though delayed, we...
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