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BNP to support govt in resolving Rohingya crisis

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BNP chairperson's adviser Zainul Abedin Farroque on Wednesday said their party wants to support the govern-ment in resolving Rohingya crisis and protecting the ethnic community of Myanmar.
"Though the government is trying to eliminate us by resorting to killing and enforced disappearance, we'll re-main beside it in protecting Rohingyas," he said.
Speaking at a token sit-in program, the BNP leader further said, "We'll extend our support to the government if it takes any...
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1.4mn mts fertilizer to be imported from 3 countries

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The government will import 1.4 million tonnes (mt) of fertilizer from Morocco, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia dur-ing the 2017-18 fiscal year to meet the demand of farmers, an official document of the Ministry of Agriculture reveals.
According to the document obtained by UNB, the...
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No gas crisis from next yr: Tawfiq

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Prime Minister's Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi-Chowdhury has said the country will not have to experi-ence any gas shortage from the first half of the next year.
"Every day, the country will receive some 500 million cubic feet (mmcf) of imported gas in the first half 2018 and...
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Ecnec okays 10 projects of Tk 5,180.73cr

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The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec)on Tuesdayapproved a project involving Tk 665.61 crore for development, renovation and extension of some 10,000 universal social infrastructures like graveyards, mosques, crematories, temples and churches.
The approval...
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Govt probing alleged money laundering by Khaleda family

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told the parliament that the government is investigating the al-leged money-laundering by the members of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's family, saying that appropriate actions will be taken against them accordingly.
"After investigation...
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