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WHO says contaminated drinking water in Rohingya camps

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Staff Reporter
According to the latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO), 62 per cent of water available to households of the Rohingya camps in Cox's bazar is contaminated with the possibility of having high levels E.coli.
UNICEF spokesperson Christophe Boulierac came up with this data on Tuesday at the regular press briefing in Geneva, UNICEF reported.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with authorities in Bangladesh to urgently investi-gate high levels...
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FM discusses Rohingya issue with Myanmar

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Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar): Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and Myanmar's Minister for State Counsellor's office Kyauw Tint Swe had a marathon meeting on Wednesday and discussed various issues of bilateral inter-est, including Rohingya issue.
The meeting started at 1:30pm (local time) and...
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Foolproof security during Pope visit

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Police will provide foolproof security during the visit of Pope Francis, the 266th and current Pope of the Catho-lic Church, in Bangladesh.
The decision was taken at a meeting on security of Pope and traffic management during his visit. The meeting was held in Police Headquarters...
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Food expo begin in city today

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A three-day FoodPro International Expo, the largest show on the food processing sector, will begin at Interna-tional Conventional City Bashundhara (ICCB) in Dhaka on Thursday with two concurrent expos.
Bangladesh Agro Processors' Association (BAPA) and Extreme Exhibition and Event...
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Banking Co Act being amended for looting: BNP

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BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Wednesday alleged that the government is going to amend the Banking Companies (Amendment) Act in a bid to give pro-Awami League businessmen a scope of establishing 'dynasty' in private banks.
"The parliamentary standing...
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