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GDP growth registers highest ever 7.28%

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Breaking all the previous records, Bangladesh has finally registered the highest-ever 7.28 percent GDP growth in the last fiscal year (FY17).
"The GDP growth finally stood at 7.28 percent in the last fiscal," said Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.
The minister was briefing reporters after the Ecnec meeting.
Earlier, the government had set a provisional growth of 7.24 percent last fiscal year. "The full and final statistics will be disclosed in detail on Thursday," Kamal...
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Rohingya genocide in Myanmar Myanmar army trying to hide crimes against humanity: AI

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Amnesty International has alleged that Myanmar's military is trying to sweep serious violations against the Ro-hingya under the carpet.
"Once again, Myanmar's military is trying to sweep serious violations against the Rohingyas under the carpet," said Amnesty International's...
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BD among 10 most affected by extreme weather events

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Bangladesh is among the 10 most affected countries in the period of 1997-2016 due to extreme weather events with its 6th position, says a global report.
Honduras, Haiti and Myanmar were identified as the most affected countries in this 20-year period.
They are followed by...
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ACC sues a graft suspect

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday filed a case against a businessman for his suspected involvement in graft and illegal wealth acquisition.
ACC deputy director Jalal Uddin Ahmad filed the cases against Sheikh Mohammad Ali with the city's Ramna Police Station, ACC...
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BNP rejects AL’s allegation

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Trashing Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader's allegation that Khaleda Zia expressed her rage against the Prime Minister at Suhrawardy Udyan rally, BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Monday said her demand for a neutral election cannot be spite towards...
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