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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set Wednesday to outline key steps Washington will take to fulfill President Barack Obama’s vision of a world free of nuclear weapons. In a speech in Washington, Clinton will show how the world will be safer through a new US-Russia nuclear arms reduction... 

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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... 

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The government yesterday released former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia from jail as she was awarded bail by the Court paving the way for a credible election to restore democracy in the country. Begum Zia and her younger son Arafat Rahman were arrested...