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Flood situation worsens further in 6 dists; 3 dead

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6.5 lakh marooned
Staff Reporter
The overall flood situation in six districts worsened further as major rivers there kept overflowing on Wednes-day, leaving three people in Kurigram and Gaibandha dead, and hitting hard the normal life and academic activities.
The flood situation deteriorated in Sirajganj, Jamalpur, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Gaibandha and Bogra districts while it is improving in Sylhet and Moulvibazar districts.
People in the flood-hit districts have been going through...
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Submarines purchased for nat’l interest: PM

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Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said there will be no negative reaction in the international arena due to the procurement of two submarines from China as it was a decision of national interest.
"I believe the procurement of submarines from China is a decision for national...
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SL leader ‘killed’ by JL leader

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Thakurgaon: A Sechchasebok League leader was allegedly hacked to death by a leader of Jubo League in Mun-shirhat area of the district town on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Mannan, 27, finance secretary of Sechchasebok League, son of late Tasir Uddin, a...
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Lankan President arrives today

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Over 10 deals to be signed
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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrives in Dhaka this morning on a three-day state visit to Bangladesh which is expected to 'expand ties and create new avenues of cooperation' between the two countries.
A Sri Lankan Airlines flight carrying...
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'BD makes advances in aquaculture, fisheries sectors'

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Staff Reporter
WorldFish has appointed Dr Malcolm Dickson as the new Country Director for its Bangladesh and South Asia office.
Malcolm's expertise in aquaculture science, his significant private sector experience, prior experience in Ban-gladesh and successful program leadership position him...
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