Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ivory tells the history of the world - it must never be banned

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Why Neville and Giggs' Manchester towers are despised

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Incentives & career paths

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dia further eases visa process for Bangladeshi travellers

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Bridge the income gap

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Buying dollars

ANYBODY who has had to deposit dollars or other foreign

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Comments & Analyses-II

Curbing trend of rising bride price

By Liu Minghui

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Give plots to English medium schools

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Fornt Page

Diversify products, expand export market: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked all concerned to expand Bangladesh's export market with diversified products in the world market and thus boost export earnings, reports UNB. "We've to diversify our products and expand our market for boosting our export earnings alongside learning how to add value to products and increase the RMG share," she said. The Prime Minister said this while inaugurating the second edition of 'Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017' at a city hotel. Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in collaboration with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) organized the event. The Prime Minister pointed that the list of export items of the country is not that much long as it is heavily RMG dependent one, while Bangladeshis...  read more>>


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