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PM doubts building ‘Bangabandhu International Airport’ on shoal

After the failure to set up an international airport in Munshiganj’s Arial Beel, the government has shifted the project onto the other bank of the Padma River, but the prime minister has her doubts about the selection of the site. The government is currently conducting a feasibility study to explore the possibilities of the location, but Sheikh Hasina doubts whether the shoal of Char Janajat can bear the lo ...

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World Bank says Bangladesh economy may grow 6.4% in FY 2017-18

The World Bank has revised upwards its growth forecast for Bangladesh and said the economy is expected to attain a 6.4 percent growth in current fiscal. In last June, the bank predicted a 6 percent growth for the financial year. The revised growth forecast came at the global lender's half-yearly report ‘Global Economic Prospect’ released on Wednesday. However, the government eyes an economic growth of 7.8 p ...

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Demo : Road block disrupt city traffic

Traffic in the capital's northern part was brought to its knees throughout yesterday by a faction of the Tabligh Jamaat, as it blocked the busy Airport Road protesting the arrival of the religious group's top scholar from India to attend Biswa Ijtema. Followers of the faction, mostly belonging to radical Islamist group Hefajat-e Islam, sat on the road and chanted slogans against Maulana Saad Kandhalvi for w ...

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Real stumble against Numancia but reach Cup quarters

Troubled Spanish champions Real Madrid stumbled to a 2-2 draw with third tier Numancia on Wednesday but qualified for the King's Cup quarter-finals 5-2 on aggregate. With a comfortable first-leg advantage, Zinedine Zidane rested much of his first team, making 10 changes from the line-up that struggled to a disappointing draw at Celta Vigo on Sunday to fall 16 points behind league leaders Barcelona. Madrid o ...

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US grand jury indicts man accused of Manhattan terror attack

The Bangladeshi man accused of attempting a suicide bombing in a busy New York City commuter hub in the name of Islamic State in December was indicted on US terrorism charges by a grand jury on Wednesday. Akayed Ullah, 27, faces charges that include supporting a foreign terrorist organization, using a weapon of mass destruction and carrying out a terrorist attack against a mass transit system, according to ...

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How To Figure Out When To Have Sex To Get Pregnant Fast

First of all, if you’re thinking about getting pregnant, you should be taking a prenatal vitamin. The First Response PreNatal vitamins are delicious gummies full of calcium, vitamin B-12, folic acid, and more. They are so good, I enjoy them as an after dinner treat! If you were on a hormonal birth control, like the pill, in the past, give your body a few months to adjust to life without those hormones. But ...

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Karni Sena calls for ‘janata curfew’ on Padmavat release date : Rules out compromise

The Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Wednesday asserted that it will not reach a compromise with the makers of Padmavat, and called for a 'janata curfew' whenever the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial is released. Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi, who is leading the protest against the movie, told media persons here: "We needed one small clarification that time that there will be nothing between Alauddin Khi ...

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