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BCL men stabbed in Sylhet

A leader and an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) were injured in incidents in Sylhet districts on Friday. BCL man was stabbed and injured by some miscreants at Ambarkhana point in the city. The victim was was identified as Arafat, 25, supporter of Abul Hasnat Bulbul, vice- president of the Sylhet city unit of BCL. Sources said a group ...

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2,000 city polls nominations sold in nine days

Nearly 2,000 aspirants have collected nomination forms against 126 posts in the three city corporations in Dhaka and Chittagong until Friday. Of them, 56 collected forms to run for mayor. People will have to wait until Sunday to see how many submit the papers. The final list of candidates will be released on Apr 9 after scrutiny and withdrawal. The ...

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Doctor’s body recovered in Moulvibazar

Police recovered the body of a retired public hospital doctor in sadar upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Nandar Dhar, 55, a resident of Golapganj village in the upazila. He was a doctor at Fotepur Sub-center of sadar upazila. Family sources said Nandan might have committed suicide following family feud. Sub-inspector of Moulvibazar Model Police Station Sirajul ...

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Independence and National Day celebrated in Sylhet

The 45th Independence and National Day-2015 was observed everywhere in Sylhet division yesterday in a befitting manner amid huge enthusiasm and festivity with a fresh vow to build a Sonar Bangla as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Tens of thousands of the cheerful people of all ages and professions spontaneously gathered at the Shaheed Minars, ...

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Allied Contributions to Achieve Victory on Liberation War titled Seminar held at SUST

A seminar titled “Allied Contributions to Achieve Victory on Liberation War” was held at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Thursday on the occasion of Bangladesh’s Independence Day. The seminar was organized by university authority which was held at Mini Auditorium on the campus. Amdadul Haque, Assistant Prof of Political Studies department presented the keynote paper over the ...

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Tower Hamlets set for 20mph speed limit

Following a positive public consultation, Tower Hamlets Council is moving ahead to implement a 20mph speed limit across the borough. The 20mph limit will come into effect on Monday, April 13 and applies to all of the borough’s roads excluding red routes. 80per cent of respondents to the public consultation – which took place during October 2014 – were in ...

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Parents and carers can play a very important role to save the young people from drugs, says speakers in anti-drug symposium

The speakers in an anti-drug symposium “Drugs and Anti-social Activates: The role of Community Leaders”, has said that, one part of our British Bangladeshi younger generation are badly affected by the use of drugs.  The time when they should be studying and aim for higher university degrees and qualifications, these youth are pushing themselves to darker side of life by ...

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Inauguration of Crawly Bangladeshi Welfare Association

Crawly Bangladesh Welfare Association organised inauguration of its newly elected committee in a local restaurant on 24 March.  The Blue India restaurant authority welcomed the new committee members in a festive mood. The inauguration ceremony was presided over by the President of the association Kayum Miah, who has been elected again this time.  The newly elected General Secretary Tariq Miah ...

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BNP hosts dinner for Cambridge MP

By Shahida Rahman Members of the Bangladesh National Party in Cambridge held a dinner on Thursday 19th March 2015, for Cambridge Liberal Democrat MP, Dr Julian Huppert to support his campaign for re-election in May 2015. Liberal Democrat Councillor for Romsey ward in Cambridge, Catherine Smart and Cambridge Liberal Democrat Chairman, Spencer Haggard were also welcomed as guests. The buffet ...

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East London Jubo Dol organises activists meeting demanding immediate resignation of current illegal government

East London Jubo Dol organised a protest meeting of its activists demanding immediate reinstate of democracy in Bangladesh, withdrawal of all control measures on political activities imposed on former three times Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, free her from confinement, immediate return of missing Ilias Ali and recently missing Salauddin, stop all types of political killing and harassments of all media ...

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