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ADB to provide $250 million for improving Dhaka water supply
DHAKA, April 24, 2014 (BSS) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a loan agreement with the government for US dollar 250 million to develop a surface water supply system benefiting more than 11 million people in Dhaka, where groundwater is depleting rapidly. The concessional assistance will help expand the coverage and quality of water supplies, and develop a new raw water intake at the Meghna River, about 22 kilometres east of Dhaka city, as well as a pumping station. The assistance will also fund a water treatment plant at Gandharbpur, capable of handling 500 million litres a day, and install raw and treated water transmission pipelines. These initiative... More...
   
US see important progress in garment sector
   
National

RAJSHAHI, April 24, 2014 (BSS) - The historic "Khapra Ward Day" was observed today in the city paying rich tributes to seven detained communist political prisoners. M... More...

DHAKA, April 24, 2014 (BSS) - The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Bureau for Workers' Activities will organise a panel discussion on 28 April, to pay tribute to the... More...
24.11 lakh bales jute to be produced in N-region
Banglalink 3G launched in Mymensingh
CNG driver killed in road accident
Physically challenged people need inclusive education
International

HILLA, Iraq, April 24, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - A car bomb exploded at a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing eight people, as Iraq struggles with daily violence ... More...

KARACHI, April 24, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - A bomb targeting a local police official killed at least four people and wounded 15 others in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Thursday... More...
Canada to send 500 election observers to Ukraine
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Obama says \'critical\' for China to pressure North Korea
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Aid access in Syria not improving: UN chief
Russia hints at armed \'response\' if Ukraine interests attacked
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Economic

DHAKA, April 24, 2014 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) has initiated a process to establish a separate center for promoting leadership in the country's financial sector. ... More...

LONDON, April 24 (BSS/Xinhua) -- Chinese state-owned Avic International turned over a 12 megawatt solar power plant to a British company yesterday in London. The spriggs ... More...
S.Korean economy grows 0.9 percent in first quarter
Oil prices rebound in Asian trade
Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
US urged to drop India WTO case on solar
New Zealand hikes interest rates again
Pakistan raises $1.1 billion with 3G, 4G licence auction
Apple splitting stock as iPhone sales soar
Eurozone deficits improve, debt mounts as crisis fades
Climate Change

RANGPUR, April 24, 2014 (BSS) - Large-scale adoption of Conservation Agriculture (CA)-based technologies could increase cereal crop output at reduced cost to ensure food secur... More...
Sports

DHAKA, April 24, 2014 (BSS) - Mohammedan International School Chess Championship, organised by Dhaka Mohammedan SC, will start on April 29 at 3 pm at Club Pavilion in the city.

The tournament... More...

MADRID, April 24, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - Real Madrid took a huge
step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years as
Karim Benzema's first-half goal gave them a 1-0 first-leg lead
over holders... More...
District

NETRAKONA, April 24, 2014 (BSS) - Cultivators have started the harvesting of Boro paddy in different parts especially in the down-stream areas of the district.

Farmers and crop specialists of... More...

CHITTAGONG, Apr 24 (BSS) - Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two listed terrorists with firearms and ammunition including one AK-47 rifle from Thakurpara village of Rauzan upazila ea... More...
Sewing machines distributed in Shariatpur
50 injured in Habiganj clash
Steps taken to increase betel leaf production in Narsingdi
One killed, 15 injured in Netrakona road accident
More than hundred homesteads gutted by fire in Faridpur
 
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