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Trump’s aide Curtis’ visit postponed

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The planned Dhaka visit of US President Donald Trump's Deputy Assistant Lisa Curtis has been postponed at the last moment.
The US side cited "bad weather" in Washington as reason behind the postponement, a senior foreign ministry official told on Saturday afternoon.
Lisa Curtis, also Senior Director for South and Central Asia at the National Security Council, was scheduled to arrive here on Sunday morning in a brief visit and both sides took all the preparations for the...
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My statements for sake of judiciary: CJ

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Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Saturday said if anyone thinks that he makes 'political statements' he will continue to do so for the sake of the judiciary.
"If anyone thinks that my statements are political then I'll do that more for the sake of the judiciary," he told a...
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DU senate nominates VC panel

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The Dhaka University senate on Saturday nominated a three-member panel, including incumbent DU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique, for appointing a new VC.
The other panel members are DU Treasurer Prof Dr M Kamal Uddin of International Business Department and Prof Dr...
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Safe water to all divisional cities by 2021: PM

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Putting emphasis on the use of surface water, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said works are going on to ensure safe water supply from surface water sources to all the divisional cities by 2021.
"Projects are underway for ensuring safe water from surface water sources in...
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Delta Coalition members to forge coopn on water governance

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Delta Coalition members, including Bangladesh, on Saturday decided to forge cooperation among themselves to deal with issues relevant to Deltaic water governance at sub-regional, regional, multilateral and international level.
They also agreed on developing planned urbanization and...
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