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Bangladeshi photographer Rahul Talukder wins Sony Conceptual Photographer of the Year

   Ansar Ahmed Ullah :  The Jury of the world’s largest photography competition today, 23 April, named Rahul Talukder as the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards’ Conceptual Photographer of the Year. Rahul Talukder, a documentary photographer from Sunamganj, Sylhet, was selected from over 87,000 entries to the Professional competition for a series titled “Faded history of the lost”. The work is ...

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Bangladesh Student Organisation UK Committee declared

Bangladesh Student Organisation UK has declared its new committee. The organisation has vowed to work for the welfare of UK residing Bangladeshi students when it declared the new committee at Oxford Union Hall of Oxford University on 24 April. Founder Chairman of Bangladesh Student Organisation (BCO) Ataullah Faruk declared the new committee. The 155 member’s executive committee included Dr S ...

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British High Commissioner expresses disappointment : EWG declares city corporations elctions as not credible

Bangla Mirror Desk: The Election Working Group (EWG), a non-partisan network of 28 leading civil society organisations in Bangladesh, said the city corporation elections are not credible due to malpractices and irregularities. “The elections were marred by a significant level of electoral fraud and violence. Based on the extent of malpractice and irregularities observed, the EWG evaluates these elections to ...

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Adarsha Dhaka Andalon demands cancellation of city polls

Adarsha Dhaka Andolan, a pro-BNP group of professionals, yesterday demanded the cancellation of city polls in Dhaka and Chittagong and resignation of the Election Commission. Prof Emajuddin Ahmed, convenor of the organization, made the call at a media briefing at National Press Club in the capital yesterday, a day after the polls. Prof Emajuddin, also a former vice-chancellor of Dhaka ...

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Bianibazar Thana Janakalyan Shomity’s general meeting and election to be held on 6th September

Bianibazar Thana Janakalyan Shomity organised a general meeting on 26 April in a community centre in East London. The association members unanimously decided and declared 6th September as date for its general meeting and election. The committee also declared that members who want to participate in the election need to renew their membership by 6th July whereas general members would ...

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Coffee linked to ‘cleaner’ arteries

Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries – a known risk factor for heart disease – Korean researchers believe. They studied more than 25,000 male and female employees who underwent routine health checks at their workplace. Employees who drank a moderate amount of coffee – three to five cups a day – were ...

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