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Govt firmly believes in press freedom: PM

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Reiterating that the government firmly believes in freedom of press, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednes-day urged the journalists to play a constructive and responsible role that will be helpful for the country's devel-opment.
"The government firmly believes in freedom of press, but attention needs to be given [to the fact] so that no one could use this with childish attitude," she said.
The Prime Minister said this while distributing assistance among journalists from...
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Gov’t to adopt migration governance framework

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Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque on Tuesday said there is no denying that international migration is providing unequivocal scope for Bangladesh to unlock potentials for sustainable development.
"A nation's effort in building a beneficial and responsible migration governance...
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‘Nigeria needs to learn from BD’

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Nigerian State Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has said his coun-try can learn a lot from Bangladesh in the field of agriculture.
He made the remark when Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria M Shameem Ahsan met the Nigerian junior...
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Five killed in ‘gunfights’ in 3 districts

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Five suspected criminals were killed in separate 'gunfights' with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and police in the capital, Cox's Bazar and Pabna early Tuesday.
In Dhaka, two unidentified 'robbers' were killed in a reported gunfight with the members of Rab-2 in Rayerba-zar...
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Multi-tier security imposed in city for Ashura

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The law enforcers have taken multi-tier security measures in the capital to ensure smooth observance of Holy Ashura scheduled to be held on Friday.
"Although there is no specific threat targeting Imambara of Husaini Dalan, taught security measures have been initiated," Dhaka...
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