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Medhakachhapia National Park holds immense tourism potential

COX'S BAZAR, June: Medhakachhapia National Park, a special tropical evergreen forest in Chakaria upazila of Cox's Bazar, possesses the potential to be an amazing tourist destination. Rich in natural resources, the park has been declared as a protected forest area for biodiversity conservation in Bangladesh. Located in Khutakhali union of...

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Preparations underway for country's largest Eid congregation in Sholakia

KISHOREGANJ, June 15 (UNB): All necessary preparations are in place for holding the country's largest Eid congregation at Sholakia Eidgah in Kishoreganj.This will be the 197th congregation of Eid-ul-Azha, as the first congregation was held in the year 1828. The main Eid congregation will take place at 09:00 am on...

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Road accidents kill four in two districts-

Four people were killed in separate road accidents in two districts on Saturday, reports UNBIn Mymensingh, two people died when a covered van overturned and crushed CNG-run auotrickshaw in Bhoradoba club market area of Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh.The incident happened on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at around 04:45 am.One of the...

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Incessant rains, swelling hill torrents cause flooding in Sunamganj

SUNAMGANJ, Jun 15 (UNB): Continuous rainfall and torrents from the hills have caused severe flooding in the low-lying areas of Dowarabazar, Sunamganj, raising fears of further inundation.Over the past three days, heavy rainfall and water from upstream Meghalaya have led to the rivers Surma, Chela, Chhalti, Mora Chela, Khasiamara, Moula,...

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Ctg cattle markets abuzz with buyers, sellers at last moment

CHATTOGRAM, June 15 (BSS): Buyers are flocking to the cattle markets in the city as only one day is left for Eid-ul-Azha.The Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) has given permission to set up 10 cattle markets for selling sacrificial animals from last week and it will continue until last moment of...

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Demand for bridge over Bhateshwar river goes unheeded

OUR CORRESPONDENTLALMONIRHAT, June 15: Several thousand residents of four villages under Chalbala union in Kaliganj upazilla of the district have demanded construction of a bridge over Barajan Kadomtola Bhateshwar River as they are facing various problems every day.Common people, especially school, madrasa and college students, are facing many difficulties due...

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News in Brief 2024-06-16

Heavy crowds but smooth Eid travel at Paturia GhatMANIKGANJ, June 15: A large number of holidaymakers have been thronging the Paturia-Daulatdia ferry ghats since Saturday morning to cross the river. Despite the heavy traffic, cattle-laden vehicles are crossing smoothly due to strict monitoring by law enforcement agencies. The number of...

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