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Protest meeting in London against the killing of Rajon

Ansar Ahmed Ullah A public meeting was held in London on 14th July at the East London Microbusiness Centre organised by Amra Sylhetbasi in UK against the brutal killing of Rajon, a 13 year old child brutally killed in Sylhet last week. The Meeting was presided by former student leader Zia Uddin Lala, former GS of Sylhet Madan Mohan College ...

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Online shopping picking up in Bangladesh

Online shopping has picked up in just a few years in Bangladesh—and is likely to touch the Tk 200 million mark in the rundown to this Eid-ul-Fitr, according to the E-Commerce Alliance of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS). BASIS is optimistic this could grow further in future. This is because online shopping is hassle-free even before festivals ...

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Myanmar navy finds 102 stranded Bangladesh migrants on island

Myanmar’s navy has discovered more than 100 Bangladeshi migrants stranded for nearly a month on a southern island, state media said on Tuesday, following a regional migrant crisis in which people smugglers abandoned thousands at sea. It was the first major rescue reported by Myanmar since May, when its navy found a boat packed with more than 700 migrants in ...

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Syed Ashraf cancels London trip at Prime Minister Hasina’s ‘request’

Syed Ashraful Islam has cancelled a trip to the UK to spend the Eid with family there at the “request” of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who last week sacked him from LGRD ministry. The Awami League general secretary told his staff after emerging from a two-hour long meeting with party chief Hasina on Tuesday that he was not going on ...

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Child murder suspect Kamrul will be brought back from Saudi Arabia with Interpol’s help, says IGP

Kamrul Islam, a Saudi expatriate, had left Bangladesh after he and several others allegedly had brutally beaten Rajan to death.The Bangladesh embassy, with the help of the local police, took Kamrul Islam into custody on Monday. Kamrul Islam, a Saudi expatriate, had left Bangladesh after he and several others allegedly had brutally beaten Rajan to death.The Bangladesh embassy, with the ...

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Lightning kills 4 in Habiganj

Four people were killed as lightning strikes in Birat-Kushiara Ferry Ghat under Ajmiriganj upazila of the district on Wednesday morning, Identity of the thunderbolt victims could not be known immediately. Witnesses said four died after being struck by thunderbolt on their way to Ajmiriganj Bazar from Birat village by a boat around 11:00am. Ajmiriganj Thana officer-in-charge (OC) Taimur Box Chowdhury ...

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IPL scandal: Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals suspended

A panel appointed by India’s Supreme Court has suspended two top Indian Premier League teams for two years over a corruption scandal. Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals have been found guilty in an illegal betting and match-fixing probe. The panel also suspended Royals co-owner Raj Kundra and Gurunath Meiyappan of Super Kings from all cricket-related activities for life. The ...

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Djokovic wins 3rd Wimbledon title

Defending champion Novak Djokovic saw off seven-time champion Roger Federer in four sets to win his third Wimbledon and ninth Grand Slam title. The Serb, 28, won 7-6 (7-1) 6-7 (10-12) 6-4 6-3 to overtake the likes of Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi and Ivan Lendl in the all-time list of major winners. Federer, 33, had hoped to become the first ...

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Mahmudullah of Bangladesh finds form again

Mahmudullah returned back to form in the 2nd ODI against South Africa playing a good hand in the record 135-run stand with Soumya Sarkar for the third wicket. He registered a fifty on July 12 coming back from the finger injury after a poor run in the three ODIs against Pakistan in April 2015. The reliable middle-order batsman experienced a ...

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S. Africa’s Rabada claims hat-trick on debut

Kagiso Rabada became only the second man in history to claim a hat-trick in one-day international cricket during the first one-day international against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday. Rabada bowled Tamim Iqbal in the third ball of his second over and then had Litton Das and Mahmudullah in the next two deliveries to complete the set, joining Bangladesh’s Taijul Islam, ...

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