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S Korea announces highest-ever job quota for Bangladeshi workers

South Korea has announced an 11,500 job quota for Bangladeshi workers for this year, the highest-ever Korean job quota for Bangladesh.Korea which employs semi-skilled workers from 16 countries through the employment permit system (EPS) announced the job quota last month.Like last year, it will hire over 100,000 workers from the...

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Govt urged to frame CPPA policy to promote green energy

Speakers at a discussion on Monday urged the government to formulate Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) policy to let them contribute to green energy.They, however, stressed the need for making partnerships among government, private sector and advocacy groups.They came up with the observations and recommendations at a panel discussion titled...

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PM receives Joy Bangla Concert banner, poster

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina has received the poster, banner, and souvenir for the upcoming Joy Bangla Concert, as shared by Trustee of the Centre for Research and Information (CRI) and State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Nasrul Hamid, on Sunday. This marks the eighth installment of the...

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HC forms body to unearth reasons

The High Court (HC) on Monday formed a seven-member committee to find out reasons behind the Bailey Road building fire that killed at least 46 people on February 29.The committee has been asked to submit a probe report within four months.The Inspector General of Police (IGP) and representatives from the...

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Medical student shot by teacher in Sirajganj classroom

SIRAJGANJ, Mar 04 (UNB): A student of Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College in Sirajganj was shot with a gun by a teacher inside the classroom on Monday.The student, Arafat Ashik Tomal, 23, was admitted to hospital. He is a resident of Dhansiri Nataipara Mahalla of Bogra district.The teacher Dr Raihan...

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City restaurants under surveillance of DB: Harun

Chief of the Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Mohammad Harun-or-Rashid said on Monday they were keeping the capital's restaurants under constant surveillance apart from police monitoring. Mr Harun said this while talking to the media at his Minto Road office in the city.The DB chief warned that legal...

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Woman’s body recovered from Pallabi

The body of a newlywed woman was recovered from her residence at Pallabi in the city on Sunday, reports UNB.The deceased was identified as Mahfuza Motaleb, wife of Aminul Islam.Pallabi police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Apurbo Hasan said Aminul and Mahfuza got married around three months back.Quoting Mahfuza's family, the OC...

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Raisha, a first grader of Viqarunnisa Noon School & College, taking a snap

Raisha, a first grader of Viqarunnisa Noon School & College, taking a snap of the burnt seven-storey building of the Green Cozy Cottage Shopping Mall on Bailey Road in the city on Monday. A devastating fire that ripped through the building on Thursday night claimed lives of as many as...

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Weather (2024-03-05)

Rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions in the next 24 hours from 06:00 am today (Tuesday), according to the Met Office. The highest temperature in the country on Monday was recorded...

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