Category Archives: Bangladesh

Hajj flights to begin from Jul 24

The Hajj flights carrying Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will start from July 24 and continue till August 26 this year. The first hajj flight, carrying 419 pilgrims, will take off from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 7:55am for ...

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Govt approval must for human organ transplant

The cabinet on Monday approved a draft amendment of law requiring all hospitals, excepting those established by the government with specialised units, to obtain government approvals for transplantation of human organs including kidneys, hearts, lungs and eyes.  The draft also ...

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Farhad Mazhar quizzed at DB office

Writer-columnist Farhad Mazhar was interrogated at the office of Detective Branch (DB) of police of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Tuesday as police found ‘inconsistencies’ in his statement over his ‘kidnapping. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) deputy commissioner (Media) Masudur Rahman ...

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Extensive work on cards to stop river erosion: Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud

Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Tuesday said the present government has embarked on extensive work to stop river erosion.  In the past, he said, many families had been rendered homeless by river erosion, but the situation has ...

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BNP terms EC roadmap an ‘AL blueprint’ to retain power

In a formal reaction on Election Commission’s (EC’s) roadmap for the next national polls, BNP on Tuesday termed the roadmap as ruling Awami League’s ‘blueprint’ to secure its path to stay in power again in its ‘old style’.   BNP ...

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Sylhet farmers start working for T-Aman farming on over 3,71,000 hectares

, July 3: Farmers in Sylhet division have started farming of Transplanted Aman. They would try gaining highest from the crop this time in a bid to recoup the huge loss they had suffered during the last Boro season by ...

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Rooppur plant to have highest safety standard: Rosatom

Russia’s state nuclear corporation, Rosatom, reassured that the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) will have the highest safety standard to protect environment, humans and others from exposure to any hazardous element.  Rosatom is developing the Rooppur Power Plant in Pakshey, ...

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Hajj flights to begin 24 July

The hajj flights carrying Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform hajj this year will begin on 24 July, according to UNB. The first hajj flight will take off from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8:00am, a senior official ...

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