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Front Pagearrow Cop, activist killed, 150 hurt in clashes
A police officer and an opposition activist were killed and over 150 were wounded yesterday in clashes during the opposition's countrywide blockades of road, rail and river ways demanding realisationof
 arrow AL walks out of JS protesting killings, Babar's comment
Awami League (AL) lawmakers yesterday walked out of the House twice -- first protesting the killings of one party activist and a policeman during the opposition enforced programme, and then objectingto
 arrow DGFI, Islamic parties against BB guidelines for Islamic banking
In an unprecedented move, the Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI) and some Islamic political parties are preventing the Bangladesh Bank (BB) from circulating its recently finalised new guidelines
 arrow Khaleda asks Ershad to 'join' alliance
In a major political development, ousted president also Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad along with his wife had an exclusive meeting with Prime Minister Khaleda Zia yesterday and discussed various matters
 arrow Now staff go missing
Many assistant registration officers (ARO), tasked with distributing forms among the people for updating the voter list, did not turn up at the offices of ward commissioners yesterday.
 arrow It's now World 'European' Cup
The World Cup was reeling in shock on Sunday after Brazil were dumped out by a resurgent France team, while England had the familiar taste of defeat in a penalty shootout with Portugal.
 arrow 14-party calls dawn-to-dusk hartal for tomorrow
The 14-party opposition alliance will enforce a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal tomorrow protesting the killing of an Awami League (AL) activist at Mohakhali during their countrywide blockade programme
 arrow A day of bloodshed
1. A truck requisitioned by the police runs over the foot of Mirpur Awami League (AL) leader Mustafa on Mazar Road in Mirpur during the 14-party's countrywide blockade programme yesterday; 2.
 arrow 25 NRBs to get CIP status
The government has decided to declare 25 non-resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) commercially important persons (CIPs) for their outstanding record of sending remittance, investing money and importing Bangladeshi
 arrow JS passes public procurement bill
The parliament yesterday passed the Public Procurement Bill 2006 seeking to bring efficiency, transparency and accountability in government purchases -- wherein generally remains the biggest scope for
 arrow Cabinet decides on Malaysian offer today
The cabinet is going to take decision today about a foreign invested project for constructing the second national highway between Dhaka and Chittagong.
 arrow UAE withdraws deportation order of Bangladeshi
The United Arab Emirates has withdrawn the order of deportation of a 15-year-old Bangladeshi boy charged with a trivial offence, a foreign ministry release said yesterday.
 arrow SL president's Dhaka visit postponed
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's official visit to Bangladesh, which was scheduled for this month, has been postponed due to the security situation in his home country.
 arrow Rich, powerful flout ban on tinted glass on autos
Use of tinted glass on luxurious private automobiles has become very common lately despite a ban on such usage.
 arrow Archaeological sites pillaged
A large number of ornamental terracotta pieces and other ancient antiques have been stolen from different archaeological sites, including declared world heritage Paharpur Monument in Naogaon district.
 arrow 33 trawlers missing in Bay
At least 33 fishing trawlers with 426 crewmembers and fishermen are missing on the Bay of Bengal after they were caught in a sudden storm on Saturday.
 arrow Patients suffer as RMCH interns continue strike
The patients admitted to the Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) have been facing untold sufferings, as the intern doctors' strike continued for second consecutive day yesterday.
 arrow Khulna Jubo League leader brutally killed
Police recovered body of Awami Jubo League leader Abu Zafar Shaikh, 40, at noon yesterday from bank of the river Atai under Terokheda upazila in Khulna.
 arrow Paban denied bail again
A Dhaka court yesterday rejected the bail petition of Aktar Hamid Paban, son of Chief Whip Khandakar Delwar Hossain, for the fourth time after he was arrested on charge of carjacking on June 7.
 arrow Japanese FM due July 24
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso will arrive in Dhaka on July 24 on a two-day official visit at the invitation of Foreign Minister M Morshed Khan.
 arrow Israel bombs Palestinian prime minister's office
An Israeli helicopter fired a missile into the empty office of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh yesterday in an apparent signal the Hamas leader could be targeted unless militants released an
 arrow 2 Britons, 21 others die in Afghan clash
Coalition air strikes have killed eight Taliban in southern Afghanistan after two soldiers, an interpreter and 12 other rebels died in a major battle.
 arrow US may cut millions in aid to Nepal
The United States has warned it could cut off millions of dollars in annual aid to Nepal if communist rebels join the proposed interim government without disarming.
 arrow AU summit seeks to ease Darfur, Somali tensions
African leaders were expected yesterday to agree steps aimed at easing tensions in the Darfur region of Sudan, where civil war has claimed 300,000 lives, and in strife-torn Somalia.
Businessarrow BB mops up Tk13,597cr in 6 days to curb inflation
The central bank has withdrawn Tk 13,597 crore in just six days through reverse repo instrument to minimise inflationary pressure stemming from high government borrowing.
 arrow Dhaka should prepare to grow with China, India economies
Bangladesh can avail of a tremendous opportunity of economic growth by taking advantages of the rising demand for products and services the Chinese and Indian economies have created, said Michael RP Smith,
 arrow Certain imports from developing nations lose eligibility
The United States has decided that certain imports from selected developing countries should no longer be eligible for duty-free treatment under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP).
 arrow SME sector needs proper action plan
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) can emerge as the main focal point of the national economy if proper action plan for development of the promising sector is taken up, experts observed at an international
 arrow India hopes for new moves to break deadlock
India's trade minister said Sunday he hoped for new talks by the end of July to break an impasse in World Trade Organisation negotiations, which collapsed in Geneva on the weekend.
 arrow Australia blames lack of flexibility for failure
Australia Sunday blamed a lack of flexibility by major trading nations for the failure to make progress in the latest World Trade Organisation talks aimed at liberalising global commerce.
 arrow Bangladesh to take part in 14 int'l trade fairs
Bangladesh will participate in 14 international and single-country trade fairs in different countries in the first six months of 2007 as part of a drive to expand export markets.
 arrow Sípore seeks air liberalisation
Singapore is seeking to further liberalise air services with its neighbours including China and India to maintain the city-state's Changi Airport as a regional aviation hub, former prime minister LeeKuan
 arrow Pragati Ins declares 30pc dividend
Pragati Insurance Ltd has declared a 15 per cent cash dividend and a 15 per cent stock dividend for the year 2005.
 arrow Etihad to up Dhaka-Abu Dhabi flights to five per week
Etihad Airways, the national flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates, will increase its flight frequency on Dhaka-Abu Dhabi route to five days a week from the existing four from July 9.
 arrow Citigroup awards nomination closes July 7
The last date of receiving nominations for 'Citigroup Microentrepreneurship Awards' is July 7, 2006, says a press release.
 arrow Sípore seeks air liberalisation
Singapore is seeking to further liberalise air services with its neighbours including China and India to maintain the city-state's Changi Airport as a regional aviation hub, former prime minister LeeKuan
 arrow Lack of progress in talks makes WTO negotiators' task ever harder
Trading nations made no progress in WTO talks, which had been billed as a way to revive the stalled Doha Round negotiations on harnessing freer global commerce to boost growth in poor countries.
 arrow US, Canada ink deal to end timber row
The US and Canadian trade chiefs on Saturday inked a deal ending a longstanding $4.5 billion trade row over softwood lumber tariffs.
 arrow Ibn Sina Pharma approves 21pc dividend
The Ibn Sina Pharmaceutical Industry Ltd has approved a 21 per cent dividend for the year 2005.
 arrow Fidelity Assets & Securities okays 10pc stock dividend
Fidelity Assets & Securities Company Ltd, a non-banking financial institution, has declared a 10 per cent stock dividend for the year 2005.
Sportsarrow Football: Flair-less Latins bow out
"We were looking for a miracle in the end - and it was not to be."
Ronaldinho's view was to the point after Brazil's quarterfinal exit to France.

 arrow Football: 'Shootout exit unacceptable'
England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson lambasted his team's failure to score from the penalty spot after a heartbreaking World Cup quarterfinal exit to Portugal here Saturday.
 arrow Football: Brazil can hardly believe it
From president to press to players, Brazilians were in shock after France unceremoniously dethroned the champions in a World Cup thriller here.
 arrow Football: WC Briefs
Bookies clean up
Bookies cleaned up as British punters put some 50 million euros on the outcome of the England versus Portugal encounter, according to William Hill.

 arrow Football: Beckham quits as captain
David Beckham resigned as England captain here Sunday following his side's World Cup quarterfinal exit to Portugal.
 arrow Football: Henry, Domenech salute France
Goalscorer Thierry Henry and coach Raymond Domenech saluted the achievement of France after their 1-0 win over holders Brazil in their World Cup quarterfinal here on Saturday.
 arrow Football: French riotous in celebration
Thousands of French people streamed onto the streets in jubilation on Saturday whooping for joy and honking car horns to celebrate their country's 1-0 win over holders Brazil in their World Cup quarterfinal.
 arrow Cricket: SL whitewash Eng
Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya's world record opening stand of 286 sent Sri Lanka on their way to a crushing eight-wicket victory in the fifth and final one-day international against England at Headingley
 arrow Cricket: India have upper hand
Harbhajan Singh picked up five Test wickets in an innings for the 19th time to set it up, and captain Rahul Dravid hit his second half-century of the match to consolidate India's position of strengthagainst
 arrow Tennis: Murray the hope bearer
In just 12 months, Andy Murray has jumped 268 places in the world rankings and will now carry the hopes of a nation on his slim shoulders when he contests his first fourth round match at Wimbledon onMonday.
 arrow Cricket: BD A in bad position
Bangladesh A batting was found wanting in the third and final four-dayer against Zimbabwe A that brightened the home team's chance of squaring the three-match Test series at close of third day's playat
 arrow Football: Third Eye
The saying goes, 'Old is gold'.
And the 24-carat gold that good old Zinedine Zidane produced in Frankfurt on Saturday night made the Auriverde look pale. The gold of Brazil was without the gloss.

 arrow Football: Scolari hails 'warrior spirit'
Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said a newly acquired "warrior spirit" had been behind his team's dramatic World Cup quarter-final victory over England.
 arrow Football: We want more: Metzelder
Host nation Germany is still basking in the glory of their World Cup quarterfinal penalty shootout win over Argentina on Friday but defender Christoph Metzelder said the team was not resting on its laurels.
 arrow Cricket: Ehsan's poor passing shot
In a startling admission, outgoing International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani has said awarding Test status to Bangladesh was a mistake.
 arrow Cricket: BCCI-Dalmiya war intensifies
The letter war between the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Cricket Association of Bengal intensified Sunday with CAB President Jagmohan Dalmiya demanding that the Board withdraw its latest
 arrow Football: English rally around Rooney
England's players have rallied round heartbroken striker Wayne Rooney, refusing to blame him for being sent off in their quarter-final penalty loss to Portugal.
 arrow Football: Klinsmann given ultimatum
Theo Zwanziger, the president of the German Football Federation (DFB), said Sunday that Germany manager Jurgen Klinsmann would be given time to consider his future after the World Cup but must make adecision
 arrow Football: FIFA investigating Rooney red card
England striker Wayne Rooney is to be investigated by FIFA after he was sent off in England's World Cup quarter-final defeat against Portugal.
Metropolitanarrow Mass awareness a must to protect human rights
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Moudud Ahmed yesterday said present government has implemented various reform programmes to protect human rights.
 arrow Withdraw hartal, come to negotiation table
BNP General Secretary and LGRD Minister Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan yesterday urged the opposition Awami League to withdraw their tomorrow's dawn-to-dusk countrywide hartal and come to the negotiation table.
 arrow Keep education above politics: PM
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia yesterday called upon all irrespective of party and opinion to work with a synergy, keeping education above politics, for spread of standard education to build a developed knowledge
 arrow Major political parties not sincere about reforms
Leaders of Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) yesterday at a rally said though the major political parties are talking about election reforms, they are not sincere about the reforms, as they do not want
 arrow JS body suggests reorganising BSTI
The Jatiya Sangsad standing committee on the Ministry of Industries yesterday recommended extension of the Bangladesh Standard Testing Institution (BSTI) activities to the district level.
 arrow JP (Manju) condemns police action
The Jatiya Party (Manju) yesterday strongly condemned the killing of an opposition activist in police firing, injuring of over 100 others and mass arrests during the 14-party's countrywide blockade programme.
 arrow Husband gets death, wife life term in Rajshahi
A man was sentenced to death and his wife to life term by a court in a double murder case here in Rajshahi yesterday.
 arrow Naval chief off to Sri Lanka, Malaysia
Chief of the Naval Staff Rear Admiral M Hasan Ali Khan left Dhaka on Saturday night for Sri Lanka and Malaysia for a good will visit.
 arrow Filing of false case protested
Leaders of Demra-Shyampur Pani-Bidyut Shangram Committee, who launched movement for better utility services in Shyampur-Demra area, condemned filing of false case by the ruling party cadres against their
 arrow Hon Consul of Indonesia in Ctg meets FM
Newly appointed Honourary Consul of Indonesia in Chittagong AK Shamsuddin Khan called on Foreign Minister M Morshed Khan at his office yesterday.
 arrow 50 shanties gutted in city
At least 50 shanties were gutted in a devastating fire at Baishtek Slum at Kafrul in the city last night, leaving several hundred dwellers homeless.
 arrow DAB leaders meet PM
A delegation of the new committee of the Doctors Association of Bangladesh made a courtesy call on Prime Minister Khaleda Zia at her office yesterday.
 arrow 1400 MW power supply today
A total of 1,400 MW electricity will be supplied in greater Dhaka today, a press release of the Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd says.
 arrow Govt aware of journosí safety, security
Information Minister M Shamsul Islam yesterday told the Jatiya Sangsad that the government is well-aware and careful about the safety and security of the journalist community.
 arrow Apollo Hospitals signs agreement with Hotel Agrabad
Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka signed a corporate agreement with Hotel Agrabad, Chittagong recently to provide medical services and special corporate benefits to the staffs of Hotel Agrabad, says a press release.
 arrow US embassy offices closed tomorrow
US Embassy offices will remain closed tomorrow on the occasion of the American Independence Day.
 arrow Special envelope
Bangladesh Postal Department will issue a special envelope worth Tk 5 to mark the 'Inaugural of Automatic Letter Sorting Machine-2006', says a press release. A special seal will be used on the occasion.
 arrow Prof Nurul Islam to be buried today
National Professor AKM Nurul Islam, also a faculty member at the Department of Botany of Dhaka University (DU), will be laid to rest at 1:30pm today at Uttara sector 4 graveyard, a DU press release says.
Nationalarrow Corruption rampant at lone eye hospital in Patuakhali
The lone modern eye hospital in Patuakhali, set up by a donor agency in 1993, faces rampant mismanagement, corruption and irregularities by its local authorities.
 arrow Accustomed to their customs office under the blue!
The Botuli land customs office in Juri, housed in a small tin shed, usually remains locked. A signboard is hung at the site, as if to justify its existence.
 arrow Toxic textile waste polluting Louhajang river in Tangail
Untreated toxic waste released from dying and printing units of a textile mill in Tangail Sadar upazila is polluting Louhajang river.
 arrow Pickets Stage Blockade

 arrow BDR, BSF trade fire again in Satkhira
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) traded gunfire on Hijaldi border in Kalaroa upazila Saturday night.
 arrow People returning home: Flag meet tomorrow
A flag meeting will be held at Harinagar BSF camp tomorrow.
Point-Counterpointarrow Towards a pro-poor health system in Bangladesh
In the words of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, health, like education, is among the basic necessities that gives value to human life.
 arrow A Bengali jajabor in the Middle Kingdom
The thought of visiting the Middle Kingdom was naturally exhilarating. Though I had been to Beijing once before, no doubt it had changed unimaginably in the interim eleven years.
 arrow Learning from Malaysia
On a recent trip to Malaysia, I learned that Malaysia is a model nation for Bangladesh, due to its flourishing economy, tolerant society, and strong leadership.
 arrow Should history repeat itself?
History repeats itself is a trite expression, but it seems to be forever relevant to our politics.
Culturearrow Anne's clarion call against hypocrisy
Atia Islam Anne is not an artist who fills her canvas with pleasing art forms. She is out to make her viewer aware of the social and political wrongs in our society.
 arrow Moliere's Scapin staged
North South University Cine and Drama Club (NSUCDC) took their annual platform once again last week, with great enthusiasm and zest.
 arrow Dance away the blues
In a fitting conclusion to the last day of Fete de la Musique at Alliance Francaise, riveting dances were presented by Kamrul Islam Nadim and his students, along with Majid Shekhaliev and his students
 arrow Talk-show Ami Tumi R... begins on Rtv
New talk-show Ami Tumi R... features renowned cultural personalities from both Bangladesh and West Bengal. The show is currently running on Rtv, says a press release.
Generalarrow US first lady proposes global HIV Testing Day
The United States plans to propose a global annual HIV Testing Day modelled on a US campaign encouraging at-risk individuals to determine if they have the AIDS virus, first lady Laura Bush said on Friday.
 arrow Pomegranate juice can slow prostate cancer
Drinking a daily eight ounce glass of pomegranate juice can significantly slow the progress of prostate cancer, a study suggests.
Internationalarrow 'Undeclared war' in Jaffna taking its toll on Lankans
Roadside killings and night-time knocks on the door have replaced mortars and suicide bombs as the new terror in this northern Sri Lankan city.
 arrow Israel asks army to use 'all its might'
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday he had ordered the military to use "all its power" against Palestinian "terrorists" in order to secure the release of a captured teenage soldier.
 arrow Iran rejects deadline for nuclear response
Iran again rejected yesterday a deadline to respond to an international offer aimed at resolving a nuclear standoff, saying it would answer during the next Iranian month, which begins July 23.
 arrow Ulfa offers direct talks with Delhi
An outlawed separatist rebel group offered direct talks with the Indian government to end decades of violence in the northeastern state of Assam.
 arrow Congress shedding crocodile tears over price hike: Left front
Terming Congress concerns over price rise as "shedding crocodile tears", Left parties have blamed the policies pursued by the UPA government for the predicament and would be meeting here on Tuesday to
 arrow Tigers slam Unicef over child soldier claims
Sri Lanka's Tiger rebels hit back Sunday at claims by the United Nations that more than 1000 children are enlisted as soldiers, saying its reports are grossly exaggerated.
 arrow Laden accuses Shias of Sunni 'genocide'
al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden accused Iraqi Shias of waging "genocide" against Sunnis and warned of retaliation, according to a new audiotape posted on the Internet.
 arrow Tough to beat Musharraf in polls: Imran Khan
Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has said that it was not easy to win against Pervez Musharraf in the general election scheduled for 2007.
 arrow Guantanamo decision puts limits on Bush's executive power
By saying no to military tribunals at Guantanamo, the Supreme Court has clipped US President George W.
 arrow Saddam's wife, daughter on most wanted list
Iraq yesterday named Saddam Hussein's eldest daughter and his first wife on a list of 41 "most wanted" in connection with terrorism.
 arrow Car bombs, attempt on MP jolt Baghdad
Three car bombs and an assassination attempt against a moderate Shia MP jolted Baghdad on Sunday one day after a devastating car explosion in a busy market in the capital killed at least 66.
 arrow Zarqawi buried in secret in Iraq
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq killed this month in a US air strike, has been buried in a secret grave in Iraq, Iraq's national security adviser said yesterday.
 arrow Muslim group slams rape, killing of Iraqi woman by US troops
An influential Sunni Muslim organisation yesterday strongly condemned reports that US troops raped an Iraqi women then killed her and her family, saying it shows "the truth of the ugly American face.
 arrow Troops kill 4 more rebels in Kashmir
Indian troops yesterday shot dead four Islamic militants along the de facto border dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, the army said.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Sluggish response to voter list updating
First indication of the poor response to the office-centered process of updating the voter list confirms our worst fears.
 arrow Editorial: Our fabulous love for football
Bangladeshis' high passion for football was vivified by two sets of incidents.
 arrow The ferocity of the police
The ferocity of the police in recent days, particularity against political activists and journalists, has greatly exercised the mind of the conscious citizen.
 arrow My Lai to Haditha: A gory trail of atrocity
While the US Marines and their commanders successfully concealed for months the massacre of 24 unarmed civilians including women and children in Iraq's north-western farming town of Haditha in November
 arrow Summer in Moscow
Moscow seems shamefaced about summer. Thirty degrees centigrade in the forenoon of last Wednesday is forty degrees higher than it was during my last visit in December.
Letters to Editorarrow Oil tanker disaster
The explosion and consequent disaster with loss of lives on board an oil tanker at Chittagong outer-anchorage was front page news for the last few days.
 arrow Anika's right to treatment in Canada
Sixteen-year old Anika Haroon, undergoing chemotherapy for osteosarcoma in Mumbia's Tata Memorial Hospital since April this year, has been advised by her oncologist Dr Agarwal, to seek further treatment
 arrow Israel issue
This is a response to Mr. Oneil Osman's letter urging Bangladesh to recognise Israel. For the last few years Jews in North America are reported to have been working on Bangladesh to recognise Israel.
 arrow Don't cry foul
Every time Argentina was ousted from the World Cup, they or their fans found a conspiracy behind it. They blamed referees for every whistle going against them. But the fact is that they didn't play well.
 arrow Teachers and journalists
I couldn't hide my exasperation towards the elite, that is the literate part of our society, especially the teachers and the media people.
 arrow Obscurantism in Iran
Iranian scholar Azar Nafisi has given us a close look at the Iranian society under the ruling Shiite Mullahs in her recent book. Prof.
 arrow Resolve the crisis
The safety net for an elected democratic government is the people. We hope our present government enjoys the confidence of the people as this is the one and only safety-net to run the government.
 arrow Cause of cancer
As you know chemical released by plastic water bottles can cause cancer (It is not the water that affects you but the chemical released from the bottle) How to avoid: Check the bottom of the bottle
 arrow Student visa
An ever-increasing number of students from Bangladesh, in recent years, are going for higher or further education programmes around the world, especially to the USA, UK, Australia, Canada and Japan.
 arrow A Bangladeshi UNSG?
I must first of all thank Mr. Abdul Hannan for his article: "Why lag behind the race for the next UNSG?" and Mr.
 arrow Tenure of government
Recently, BNP secretary Mr Mannan Bhuyan suggested that the tenure of the govt. be changed to 4 years. I completely agree with him.
 arrow CEC and his antics
Things are rotten in the state of Bangladesh. It is deeply engulfed in confusion, conspiracy and uncertainty.
 arrow ICDDR, B
Congratulations to Morshed Ali Khan for his gutsy article (June 16) on ICDDR, B. This is probably the first time that ICDDR, B has been questioned and rightly so.
 arrow History repeats itself!
The history has repeated itself . FIFA could not stop this repetition. Same host same opposition but slightly different occurrence.
 arrow For balanced growth
Bangladesh is a 'low-income' country, and its main aim, like any other developing country, is to substantially improve the social and economic performance.
 arrow Frustrating situation
I think I speak on behalf all the ex-pat when I say "I am truly frustrated and disgusted by the political situation in Bangladesh". My frustration is echoed by those of us that are watching from the sidelines.
Star Cityarrow Shankha Industry fighting for survival
Parul Saha came from Agartala, India to visit her relatives in Bangladesh.
 arrow Football frenzy with rise and fall of titans
It was a mixed feeling of both joy and sadness for football lovers and this time especially in the case of Brazil and Argentina, with both teams having an equal number of fans.
 arrow Saving children from injuries
Government officials and experts underscored preventive measures to save a high number of child deaths from injuries, at a roundtable discussion in the city recently.
 arrow An innovative way to help street urchins
Usually street urchins and working children of the city spend their money on food, clothes, drugs and entertainment. It is because they do not have facilities for saving the money.
 arrow Oblivious Of Trouble

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