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Business conglomerate Bashundhara Group and Emory University of the United States of America (USA) have taken a joint venture initiative to develop an international standard ‘Education Zone’ in Bangladesh. Under the project, different types of educational institutions will be set up in the... 

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A dredging barge of Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) suffered major physical damage and partially sank in the Bay when a Panama flag bulk vessel rammed it yesterday afternoon. Sources at the Radio Control of Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) said that the... 

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After five years of planning and construction, Royal Caribbean is unveiling the Oasis of the Seas, a $1.4 billion ship that will be the largest and tallest cruise liner in the world when it takes its maiden voyage this December. At 1,184 feet from stem... 

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Five-day long Durga Puja finally comes to an end today through the celebration of Bijoya Dashami after performing the sacred rituals of Sashthi, Saptami, Ashtami and Navami. Bijoya Dashami will end with the idols of Mother Goddess and her four children–... 

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New police recruits in Bangladesh have been given advice on how to smarten up their act. One of the country’s leading beauticians has been giving them advice on what to wear and how to look. The idea, the deputy head of Bangladesh’s top police... 

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A Bangladeshi entrepreneur wants to add bite to the country’s meager exports with skin and meat from crocodiles, products he says are largely recession-proof as they’re targeted at the rich. Mushtaq Ahmed’s Reptiles Farm Ltd is the first... 

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Despite being one of the most disaster-prone countries, Bangladesh’s preparation for earthquake management is “almost zero”, a top government official said on Wednesday while announcing a Tk 350 crore preparedness project. Food and Disaster... 

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Warid, a telecom asset of UAE-based Abu Dhabi Group recently signed an Enterprise Agreement with the world’s leading software company Microsoft, demonstrating the telco’s commitment and respect for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) by using... 

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Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, on Monday announced that it has been selected by Grameenphone (GP), a subsidiary of Telenor, to deploy Bangladesh’s first solar-powered... 

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Interest is growing among the farmers of Chandpur in cultivating jute and at the same time the encouragement being noticed among jute traders , which demonstrates jute is getting back its past glory. Jute has been cultivated widely this year at Matlab-Dhonagoda... 

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Dhaka has opted for a ‘go slow’ approach to a proposal by Delhi to set up markets at some border points to facilitate commodity exchange between small traders of the two countries, a media report has said. “We are conducting a feasibility...