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  • Guests take part in the launch of web site-based forum ‘the Bangladeshi’ in a Dhaka city hotel on Wednesday. — New Age photo

  • People enjoy delicacies in the opening session of the seven-day Thai food festival and cultural show at Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on Wednesday. — New Age photo

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Cancellation of draft water act demanded

Citizens Rights Movement staged a sit-in in front of the National Press Club on Wednesday, demanding cancellation of the draft water act 2012 and removal of WASA managing director. Alleging that there are many loopholes... Full story

Govt to construct 1 lakh flats in capital

The state minister for housing and public works, Abdul Mannan Khan, said on Wednesday the government was planning to construct some one lakh flats in and around the capital for the middle-income group people. Full story

Govt plans to recruit social workers at edn instts

The education minister, Nurul Islam Nahid, has said the government is planning to recruit at least one social worker in each educational institutions of the country. ‘Our social outlook should be changed for the all-out development... Full story

Web site-based youth forum ‘The Bangladeshi’ launched

Guests take part in the launch of web site-based forum ‘the Bangladeshi’ in a Dhaka city hotel on Wednesday. — New Age photo
Web site-based forum ‘The Bangladeshi’ was launched on Wednesday with an objective to encourage citizens, the youths in particular, to play an active role in country’s political process as well as in policymaking. Full story

First ever Ctg flyover opened

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday inaugurated the first flyover in the Chittagong city. She arrived in Chittagong in the morning to inaugurate several projects, including the port city’s first flyover, and lay foundation... Full story

Thai food fest begins in city

People enjoy delicacies in the opening session of the seven-day Thai food festival and cultural show at Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on Wednesday. — New Age photo
A seven-day Thai food festival and cultural show began on Wednesday at the Dhaka city’s Sonargaon Hotel, says a press release. Pan Pacific Sonargaon, in association with the Thai Trade Centre and Thai Airways... Full story

Two found dead in city

A male model and a teenage girl reportedly committed suicide in two incidents in the capital Wednesday. At Malibag, Mainul Haque Oli, 38, was found hanging from the ceiling of his bedroom at his family residence at West Malibag in the... Full story

Dry weather likely

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at one or two places over the Rangpur and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Bogra, Tangail and Mymensingh until 6:00pm today. Full story


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