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Fire fighters put out flames in a plastic factory at Lalbagh in Dhaka after it caught fire on Friday. 
— Sony Ramany

Four fire victims die in city

Three people who were badly burnt in a fire at Tejturibazar in the capital on Thursday died in Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s burn unit on Friday.
Another victim of the perfume warehouse fire at Chawkbazar also died in the unit on Friday raising the death toll from the April 2 blaze to three…

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SEA BLOCK 7: Conoco unwilling to explore

The US firm ConocoPhillips has declined to sign production sharing contract with the government for oil and gas exploration in the shallow sea block 7 in the Bay of Bengal saying that it would not be financially viable.
‘Conoco has informed us it is unable to sign the contract for exploring oil and gas in the shallow sea block 7,’ energy division secretary Md Mozammel Haque Khan told New Age…

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Rajuk fills in 2,530 acres of wetland for 2 projects

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha, which is the custodian of the structural master plan of Dhaka, has filled in 2,530 acres of wetland earmarked as main and sub-flood flow zones in the Dhaka Metropolitan Development Plan, for two ongoing Rajuk projects…

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Bashundhara co encroaches on retention pond

The Bashundhara Group’s real estate enterprise East West Property Development grabbed 76 per cent of the 937.22 acres, or 3.8 square kilometres, of the land earmarked in DAP as retention pond prevent flooding…

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