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ADB reaffirms commitment to support Bangladesh on implementing SDGS

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DHAKA-Asian Development Bank (ADB) today reaffirmed its commitment to supporting Bangladesh in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and assisting in fulfilling its growth aspirations.

"ADB stands ready to support Bangladesh in tackling challenges to meeting the SDGs, improving infrastructure, and boosting social development," said ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang while speaking at a press conference here today.

Zhang attended the opening session of Bangladesh Development Forum...
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BCL-men’s punishment asked for harassing DU female students

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Staff reporter
A group of Dhaka University (DU) students on Wednesday formed a human chain demonstration at the foot of Aparajeyo Bangla on the campus demanding punishment of leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) who, they claimed, have harassed female students during an...
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Strong Coast Guard important: Bernicat

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Chittagong: US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat on Wednesday said a strong Bangladesh Coast Guard is important for maritime security in the region and beyond.
"It is not just important for the security of Bangladesh but for all of South Asia and the world," she said.
The...
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MPO-listed teachers on hunger strike

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Staff Reporter
An indefinite hunger strike called by the teachers and employees of Monthly Pay Order (MPO)-listed educa-tional institutions rolled onto third day on Wednesday.
Several hundred people, representing some five lakh teachers and employees of 37,000 MPO-listed academic institutions...
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Advocate clerks threaten indefinite hunger strike

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Staff Reporter
Demanding their professional recognition, advocate clerks yesterday threatened to go on an indefinite hunger strike if the Advocate Clerk Council Bill is not passed by February 6.
Anwar Hossain, president of the Supreme Court Advocate Clerks' Association came up with the ultimatum...
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