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Dhaka Lit Fest ends

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Staff Reporter
The seventh edition of Dhaka Lit Fest, an international literature festival, ended on Saturday.
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith was present in the closing ceremony in the afternoon followed by the DSC Prize Award Ceremony of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017.
The three day lit fest was arranged on the premises of Bangla Academy, aiming to create a bridge between native and international literary figures.
The winner of the DSC Prize for South Asian...
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President asks officials to serve people with positive attitude

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President Abdul Hamid on Saturday asked public officials to come up with a positive attitude to take government services to the doorsteps of common people and work sincerely staying above any controversy or influence.
"You (public officials) should remember that the government as...
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ACC to gear up graft prevention acts involving youths

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Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Iqbal Mahmood has said the Commission will gear up its graft prevention activities in the coming days involving the young generation in anti-corruption movement apart from continuing its punitive works.
"We've already taken various steps...
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Cautionary signal 3 for seaports

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DHAKA- The depression over Northwest Bay and adjoining West Central Bay moved slightly northeastwards and now lies over Northwest Bay and adjoining areas.

The depression was centred at 9 am today about 750 kms Southwest of Chittagong Port, 725 kms Southwest of Cox's Bazar Port, 570 kms Southwest...
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Mugabe makes first public appearance since army takeover

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HARARE - President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony on Friday, making his first public appearance since military generals took control of Zimbabwe earlier this week.

In a display of defiance, Mugabe, 93, arrived at the ceremony in the capital Harare, dressed in a blue...
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