Dhaka, Bangladesh

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People get poorer every year

Around 6.4 million or four percent people in Bangladesh get

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People get poorer every year

Around 6.4 million or four percent people in Bangladesh get

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Orange glasses help sleep better?

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Gold smuggling surging

Vigil equipment scanty at SIA

Gold smuggling surging

The country's three international airports have turned into easy transit routes for illegal gold consignments to India from the outside world as the airports lag behind in surveillance equipment, reports UNB. Though the customs intelligence and other agencies, including Airport Armed Police (AAP), have intensified their surveillance at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), gold smugglers are managing to sneak out through a number of loopholes in the airport area. Apart from 12 gates of the airport, there are some small points through which smuggled gold consignments are going out from the airport with the help of several hundreds of employees...   read more>>

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Electioneering hectic

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