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Revise conditions for emergency Rohingya response fund: NGOs to UNRC

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CCNF, a network of more than 50 local and national NGOs working in Cox’s Bazar, urged the UN Resident Coordinator (UNRC) to revise the allocation application’s conditions of $4 million CERF/emergency coronavirus fund so that local NGOs can participate in humanitarian response for the Rohingya population.
On June 30, the Inter Sectoral Coordination Group (ISCG) and IoM issued a circular on behalf of UNRC, asking NGOs to apply by July 2, the fund will be managed by IoM...
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BNP protests new budget

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BNP MPs on Wednesday turned down the national budget passed in Parliament on Tuesday as they think it will only create further scopes for those who plunder public money instead of helping the nation overcome the coronavirus fallouts.
Five MPs of the party also tore the copies of...
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US urged to invest in BD’s health sector, economic zones

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Bangladesh has urged the United States to invest in Bangladesh's health sector under their IDFC Fund.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen made the request during a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on Monday, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
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DSCC ready to fight mosquito menace: Taposh

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As the fear of possible dengue and chikungunya outbreak has gripped the residents of Dhaka amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has assured all of taking effective programmes to deal with the problem.
"From now on, larvae checking will start...
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Mill Closure: It’s blueprint to revive West Bengal’s jute mills: Oikyafront

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Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Tuesday urged the government to back off from its decision to shut down state-owned jute mills.
In a statement, the top leaders of the alliance also said the government’s decision seems to have been part of a blueprint for helping...
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