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BD expresses grave concern over fresh entry of Myanmar nationals

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Bangladesh Foreign Ministry on Saturday summoned the Myanmar envoy in Dhaka and expressed 'serious concern' over the recent happenings, including the fresh entry of Myanmar nationals into Bangladesh.
Thousands of unarmed civilians, including women, children and elderly people from the Rakhaine State, have assembled close to the border and are making attempts to enter Bangladesh.
Charge d' Affaires of Myanmar Embassy in Dhaka met the Secretary (Asia & Pacific) of the...
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Water levels of 69 rivers fall, 20 rise

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DHAKA - Water levels at 69 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have been marked fall while 20 stations recorded rise.

Among the 90 monitored water level stations, one river station was recorded steady while 22 river stations were registered flowing above...
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Action on hajj agencies fails to send pilgrims

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DHAKA - The government will take legal action against the hajj agencies, those would fail sending pilgrims to hajj even after receiving visas, an official release said here today.

"All the hajj agencies have been instructed to confirm air tickets for all hajj pilgrims who got visas, it...
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Leave of HRD officials canceled during Eid: Quader

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GAZIPUR - Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader  said leave of the officials of Road Transport and Highways Division (RHD) has been cancelled to ensure smooth journey for the home-bound people during the holy Eid-ul-Azha.

"We will keep the highways useable and passable by any...
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Govt. takes all steps for rehabilitation of flood victims: PM

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DHAKA - Stating that the government has taken all sorts initiatives for rehabilitation of the flood victims, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the well-off people to stand beside the flood- affected people to mitigate their sufferings.

"I want that those who are well-off in the...
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