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PM to visit flood-hit Dinajpur, Kurigram Sunday

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image-31623DHAKA -Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit Dinajpur and Kurigram on Sunday next to see for herself the condition of the people of the flood affected areas.

Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said Sheikh Hasina will visit Dinajpur first and distribute relief among the affected people at Dinajpur Zila School Shelter Centre.

Later, she will go to Kurigram and distribute relief to flood victims on Panga High School ground.

The prime minister will return Dhaka in the afternoon.

Rainfall would fix flood situation: experts

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DHAKA - Onrush of waters in one three major river basins have shown a receding trend in the upstream but continued to swell the other two while experts said possibility if a massive deluge now depends on rainfall quantum in coming days.

The Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) today said...
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Fortified rice intake to combat malnutrition in Bangladesh: WFP

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DHAKA - A new study has shown that consuming fortified rice can significantly reduce anemia and zinc deficiencies among the poorest women in Bangladesh.

Conducted by research centre ICDDR,B on behalf of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the study measured the impact of providing...
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A US report crying for minorities in BD!

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UNB Report
The government "continued to discriminate" against religious minority groups in property disputes and "did not adequately protect" them from attacks, says a US report quoting minority groups here.
"The government did not adjudicate any of the more than one million pending restitution...
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Mobile court SC to hear govt plea on Oct 10

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Staff Reporter
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday fixed October 10 for hearing the government's plea filed against the High Court (HC) order that declared the mobile court, conducted by the executive magistrates, illegal and contradictory to the Constitution.
A...
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