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Conditions worsen in Rohingya camps as rain continues: IOM

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Cox's Bazar: Conditions in the Rohingya camps here are further deteriorating as torrential rains that began on Saturday continue to trigger landslides and flooding, said the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday.
Humanitarian agencies reported some 29 incidents in the camps on Monday, bringing the total number to 88 in just three days.
Aid agencies now report that over 21,500 people have been affected - a number expected to increase as the rains...
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Landslides kill 12 in 2 hill dists

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Staff Reporter
At least 12 people, including four of a family, were killed in separate incidents of landslide in different areas of Naniarchar upazila in Rangamati and Cox's Bazar districts early Tuesday amid heavy rains in the district.
In Rangamati, Four of the victims were killed in...
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75% price hike proposal of Titas gas opposed

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Titas Gas Company’s proposal to raise an average 75 percent gas price faced tremendous opposition from dif-ferent consumer groups at the public hearing of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday.
The consumer groups said if the gas price is raised it will bring...
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Heavy on Muhith rolling in JS for his failure in banking sector

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Opposition MPs continued their scathing attacks on Finance Minister AMA Muhith in Parliament for his 'failure' to restore discipline in the banking sector.
Taking part in the budget discussion, Jasod’s Nazmul Huq Pradhan MP said businessmen are looting banks yet the Finance...
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Heavy rains hit Rohingya camps

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Over 31,000 at high risk of flooding, landslides
Staff Reporter
Heavy monsoon rains that began on Saturday have caused severe structural damage to Cox's Bazar Rohingya refugee camps, said the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday.
Over 31,000 of the camps' one million refugees...
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