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Maritime ports hoist signal 3

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Due to strong monsoon steep pressure gradient persists over North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh.
Squally weather may affect the maritime ports and coastal areas, said special met office bulletin on Saturday.
Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no three.
All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay and deep sea have been advised to remain close to the coast and proceed with caution...
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Children older than 6 yrs at greater risk of dengue infection

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Children, older than six years, are at a greater risk of dengue infection since they spend more time in crowded places like schools and parks, says a new study of icddr,b.
Under the study, two household serosurveys were conducted in 2012 to assess the seroprevalence and...
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Muslim Ummah faces crisis for militancy: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the Muslim Ummah faces a danger and crisis as some derailed people choose the wrong path of militancy.
"The whole Muslim Ummah has got trapped in danger due to some derailed people's move to take a wrong path (of militancy). We won't...
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HSC, equivalent results today

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The results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations will be published today.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will handover the results to the Prime Minister in the morning.
Later, the minister will formally announce the results at 1:00pm...
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Govt targets meeting 30pc power demand from coal

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DHAKA - The government has targeted meeting at least 30.0 percent of the country's power demand from coal-based plants by 2030.

"The target of meeting 30.0 percent of the total power demand from coal- based plants by 2030 has been set in line with the Power System Master Plan 2016", state...
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