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88th birth anniv of Bangamata today

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Staff Reporter
The government has decided to observe nationally the 88th birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, today.
The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has chalked out elaborate programs marking her birth anniver-sary.
The programs include special discussion at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre where Prime Minis-ter Sheikh Hasina is expected to be present as chief guest in the morning, a show of documentary on...
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Advance train ticket sale from today

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Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets for holiday makers of Eid-ul-Azha from today.
The advance ticket of August 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 will be available on August 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 respective-ly.
Besides, the return tickets for the journey of August 24 will...
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Birds, animals recovered at Dhaka airport

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Officials of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) in a drive recovered a total of 202 spe-cies of endangered birds and animals from Shahjalal International Airport on Monday night.
The seized birds include 170 pairs of Parrot, three pairs Love-bird, three pairs...
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Journos demand arrest of attackers

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Journalists from different media outlets on Tuesday demanded immediate arrest of those who attacked some of their colleagues during the ongoing student movement seeking safe roads.
The journalists came up with the demand from a human chain at SARRC Fountain in Karwan Bazar area in...
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JTI acquires Akij Tobacco Single biggest FDI in BD

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Japan Tobacco Inc. (JTI), one of the five largest tobacco companies in the world, on Monday signed an agree-ment to acquire the tobacco business of Akij Group (Akij), the second largest tobacco company in Bangladesh with a cost of $1.476 billion (Tk 12,430 crore).
The deal is one...
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