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Election 2015: I want to ‘see job through’, says Cameron

David Cameron has said he wants to complete the job of “turning the country around” as the election campaign officially got under way. The prime minister said he would offer the “strong leadership” needed while Labour would lead to “economic chaos”. Ed Miliband said the Tories’ EU policy threatened business, but the Labour leader faced questions over corporate backing for his ...

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Cameron to kick off general election battle

David Cameron will make a short trip from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace today to ask the Queen to dissolve Parliament. The final act of pomp and ceremony of his coalition government will be followed by a statement from the Prime Minister on the steps of Number 10 in which he will say the country faces “a stark choice” between ...

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BNP to retain key cards

The opposition BNP and its allies are busy formulating their strategy on participation in the city corporation polls, marking an apparent setback to their violent movement. But a question has been raised in public mind as to whether they are going to withdraw their movement at all. Experts think the opposition party is unlikely to come out of their movement ...

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World Cup Australias

The great champions have all come back from defeat but this Australian side did not have to do all that. They were the favourites from the very beginning of the tournament and kept playing like the best in the competition. In the end, like they have been great champions in every generation, Australia captured the coveted 2015 ICC Cricket World ...

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Michelle Obama declares ‘Black Girls Rock!’

Michelle Obama mixed her message of education for girls with one of empowerment for black women, declaring ‘Black girls rock!’ at the annual awards show of the same name. The first lady wasn’t one of the honorees Saturday night but was the most heralded participant at the 5th annual event. It honored Jada Pinkett Smith, Erykah Badu, Cicely Tyson, Ava ...

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Arab air strikes cripple Yemen’s main airport

Arab coalition warplanes bombed the runway at Yemen’s main international airport and struck a renegade troop base in the capital in a fourth night of Saudi-led raids against Iranian-backed rebels. The strikes on the country’s main air gateway came just hours after UN workers were evacuated following deadly fighting that has sent tensions between Tehran and other Middle East powers ...

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10 dead, 20 injured as bus falls into ditch in Jharkhand

Ten people have been killed and 20 injured after a bus they were travelling in overturned in Jharkhand’s Garhwa District. The accident occurred around 3 am this morning. Those injured in the accident are presently undergoing treatment at Garhwa’s Civil Hospital. Initial reports suggest the driver lost control of the bus, after which it overturned and fell into a ditch. ...

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One held with arms in Sylhet

Golapgonj Police have arrested a person in possession of a firearm and two round of ammunition from Asirgonj bazar area of Sylhet district. The arrestee is Dulal Ahmed, 28, son of Oaris Ali of Bagla village in Golapgonj upazila. Golapgonj OC Fozlul Haque Shibli said: ‘Acting on a tip-off, a team conducted a drive around 5pm on Sunday and arrested ...

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Thunderstorm kills 1 in Sunamganj

A person has been killed in a thunderstorm at South Ura village in Modhonogor of Sunamganj district. Ali Hossain, 18 died when he took his cattle to a field around 9am on Sunday. He was the son of Ramjan Ali. Meanwhile, a child was also injured in the incident. South Bongshikundo UP Chairman Rasel Ahmed confirmed about the death to ...

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UP member suspended in Sylhet

The government suspended the member of Doyamir union parishad in Osmani Nogor upazila under Sylhet district on Monday. Shorifa Ahmed of senior assistent secretary The local government division issued a letter suspending the member, Alkas Ali. Balagonj Upazila Nirbahi Officer said he received the letter of suspending the member, Alkas Ali. He has been  as per the Union Parishad Act, ...

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