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PM stresses bringing all ethnic groups into mainstream

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Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday stressed the importance of bringing all thesmall ethnic groups of the country into the mainstream of society so that no one is left behind.
"We've taken initiatives to ensure their balanced development both socially and economically," she said.
The Prime Minister said this while distributing scholarships among meritorious students of small ethnic groups living in plain land at her office.
The scholarships were given under a special...
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Ticfa meet with USA starts in Dhaka

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Staff Reporter
A bilateral meeting of Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement (Ticfa) between Bangladesh and the United States started on Wednesday morning at State guesthouse Padma in the city.
Commerce Secretary (in charge) Shubhashish Bose is leading a 21-member Bangladesh side...
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23 to die for killing 4 in N’ganj

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A Correspondent
Narayanganj: A court here on Wednesday sentenced twenty three people to death for killing four activists of Awami League in Araihazar upazila in 2002.
Kamrunnahar, judge of Narayanganj Additional District and Sessions Judge's Court, passed the verdict.
Among the condemned...
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Ex FS Faruq Chy passes away

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Former Foreign Secretary and Ambassador Faruq Ahmed Choudhury passed away at the city's Square Hospitals early Wednesday. He was 84.
Faruq Ahmed breathed his last around 4:30am, one of his colleagues told UNB.
His body was brought to the Foreign Ministry at 12:45pm. His first...
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Operation at Jhenidah ‘militant dens’ end

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Jhenidah: Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) concluded its operation at the two 'militant dens' at Chuadanga village in Sadar upazila on Wednesday.
Mufti Mahmud Khan, Rab media wing chief, announced the end of the operation around 12 noon at a press briefing held at the Jhenidah Rab...
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