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Vanessa Williams weds Jim Skrip, her 3rd marriage

Vanessa Williams tied the knot with her fiance, Jim Skrip, on the Fourth of July. A representative for the singer-actress said Sunday that Williams and Skrip wed a day earlier. No details of the ceremony were provided. This is the third marriage for Williams, who was previous married to public relations consultant Ramon Hervey and former Los Angeles Laker Rick ...

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Shakib-Joya pair in ‘Chemistry’

Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan has paired up with actress Joya for a special Eid programme of Maasranga Television titled ‘Chemistry’. The duo stood before camera for the show written by Rumman Rashid Khan and produced by Saiful Islam at the studio of the channel in the city on Monday night. Shakib Khan is a Bangladeshi film actor. Shakib made his ...

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Bangladeshi prints amazing: Ajit Seal

Ajit Seal, a noted Indian artist and also graphic arts teacher at the Visva Bharati University, said he was surprised to see the superior quality of the works of Bangladeshi printmakers. Ajit came to Bangladesh on a three-day visit to conduct a demonstration of plate lithography printmaking during an exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The ...

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Security up in Sylhet city ahead of Eid

Sylhet  Metropolitan Police (SMP) authorities have taken tight security measures for smoothly celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims across the country, likely on July 19. To ensure tight and effective security, the police department has set up Closed Circuit (CC) cameras at important places, especially near the markets, banks, railway stations and the city’s entry points. Police also ...

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50 hurt in Sylhet villagers’ clash

At least 50 people, including women, were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over collecting medicine from upazila health complex in Bishwanath upazila in the district on Saturday afternoon. Sources concerned said Hafsa Begum and two other women of Ramapasha village locked into an argument with one Shanur Ali of Kadirpur village at Upazila Health Complex at ...

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Eid shopping spree begins in Sylhet

The Eid-ul-Fitr shopping spree is peaking by mid-Ramadan, but the crowds fail to satisfy the shopkeepers. On Sunday 17 Ramadan, customers flooded Hasan  Market, Modubon, Shukria, London Mansion, Blue Water Shopping City, Al Hamra Shopping City, Sylhet City Centre, Sylhet Plaza, Sylhet Milinium and other areas in Sylhet city. In Hasan Market and Hocker Market areas, people were buying clothes ...

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Time for reflection

By Israfil Khosru Connectivity is a must to facilitate trade and enhance it too, but the conditions should not be lop-sided to the extent that it does not become mutually beneficial As I write this piece, the mania surrounding Narendra Modi’s visit to Dhaka would have died down a bit. It was no doubt a whirlwind affair and had all ...

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Dr Kamal says court to decide Maya’s fate

Eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain has said that only the court can decide whether Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya can continue to hold his ministerial position or not. The court can give the right decision once the issue is placed before it, he told reporters after attending a programme in the city yesterday. “I should not ...

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