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Dhaka Tribune

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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 02 Jul 2023, 07:49 PM

Rawhide price increased but collection hampered due to rain

Despite unfavorable weather and high salt prices, prices of sacrificial rawhide rose marginally with seasonal and permanent dealers saying they are happy with the prices. 

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File photo of workers compiling rawhide after collecting from seasonal traders at Posta in the Old Dhaka area of the capital city during Eid-ul-Azha last year Dhaka Tribune

Green chillies retailing at Tk1,000 a kilo

People have started returning to the capital after the Eid-ul-Azha holiday, due to which the presence of consumers was not evident in retail vegetable markets. 

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File Photo of green chilli Dhaka Tribune

2nd coal shipment for Payra power plant arrives

A second ship, carrying 36,570 tons of coal for the Payra Thermal Power Plant, arrived at Payra Port in Patuakhali on Sunday, a month after the power plant had to suspend production due to a coal shortage.

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Panamanian-flagged vessel MB Pavo Brave carrying 36,570 tons of coal for the Payra Thermal Power Plant Dhaka Tribune

Heavy rainfall, swelling rivers in northeast Bangladesh

All the major rivers in the northeastern region of Bangladesh have been rising rapidly, and are expected to swell further over the next 48 hours due to heavy rainfall.

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File Photo: Children use a boat for transportation in a flooded area in Sunamganj Focus Bangla

PM Hasina vows to transform lives of countrymen

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said she is determined to transform lived of the people of Bangladesh.

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Double-shift schooling likely to be discontinued

Education Minister Dipu Moni at a recent meeting said that the practice of double shifts in schools will eventually be discontinued. 

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Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Bangladesh-origin man jailed for 10 years in UK human trafficking case

A Bangladesh-origin man, Mohammed Hossain, has been handed a 10-and-a-half-year prison sentence in the United Kingdom after being found guilty of masterminding a human trafficking ring. 

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Mohammed Hossain Bangla Tribune

Overdue farm credit rises 10.75% in April

Overdue agricultural credit stood at Tk6,950 crore at the end of April this year, up by 10.75% from Tk6,274 crore at the end of April 2022.

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Women shak vegetable green crop land agriculture farmer Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka summons Swedish envoy to protest Quran burning

The foreign ministry on Sunday summoned Jakob Etaat, chargé d'affaires of the Swedish embassy in Dhaka, to protest the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran outside a mosque in Stockholm.

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Central Hospital claims Dr Sangjukta authorized patient admissions in her absence

The Central Hospital authorities have said that there was a directive from Dr Sangjukta Saha to admit patients in her name during her absence and that is why Mahbuba Rahman Akhi was admitted to the hospital under her supervision on June 9, even though the doctor was not present at that time.

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File Photo of Dhaka Central Hospital Collected
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