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Nepalese ambassador makes farewell call on President

Nepalese Ambassador in Dhaka Hari Kumar Shrestha made a farewell call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in the capital on Sunday. During the meeting, the Nepalese envoy expressed his gratitude to the Bangladesh government and the people for extending cooperation to Nepal for post-earthquake rescue operations and reconstruction, quoting President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin BSS reports. Shrestha highly appreciated ...

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Facebook ban to go after law enforcers’ green signal: Palak

State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Saturday said the temporary ban on social networking site Facebook and online messaging and calling services WhatsApp and Viber will be withdrawn after getting the green signal from the law-enforcement agencies, reports UNB. “The temporary ban on Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp and Viber has been imposed for national security,” the state minister said ...

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Nat’l Math Olympiad Sylhet region held at SUST

The seventh National Mathematics Olympiad for honour’s level students in Sylhet region was held at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Saturday. University’s Mathematics department organised the Olympiad with the help of AF Mujibur Rahman Foundation and Bangladesh Mathematics Association. SUST Vice-Chancellor Prof Aminul Haque Bhuyan inaugurated the day-long programme as chief guest at handball ground on the ...

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Hawkers start occupying Sylhet City roads

The Roads of Sylhet City have been occupied by street hawkers. More than 75 per cent of the Sylhet’s footpaths remain illegally occupied, because the authorities of the city corporations and the Sylhet Metropolitan Police pay little attention to free the pathways from the hazards.  Thousands of illegal makeshift shops have sprung up, especially in Surma point, Infront of Sylhet ...

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People suffering due to bad condition of Sylhet- Balagonj roads

Most of the important Sylhet- Sultanpur- Balagonj roads of the Sylhet District have been inundated by the rain water causing immense sufferings to the Upazilla dwellers. The rain in the last three months has made most roads unusable. Patients and elderly people suffer most for bumpy ride as there are numerous potholes, ditches on roads. Currently, condition of Murar bazar ...

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David Cameron: Commonwealth must fight corruption and extremism

Commonwealth countries must lead the fight against extremism, corruption and climate change, David Cameron has said. Speaking after he co-chaired a meeting of 10 leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta, the PM said agreements had been made to counter online extremist “propaganda”. Corruption was a “cancer at the heart of so many problems we face”, he ...

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Grant Shapps quits amid Tory bullying claims

Grant Shapps has quit as international development minister amid claims he failed to act on allegations of bullying, Downing Street has said. Claims have engulfed the Conservatives following the apparent suicide in September of a youth activist. Mr Shapps told the prime minister the “buck should stop with me” concerning issues while he was party co-chairman. Youth organiser Mark Clarke ...

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IS conspiracy against Bangladesh: Home boss

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today said a vested quarter is conspiring to make Bangladesh “dysfunctional” by smearing it with the name of Islamic State (IS) Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today said a vested quarter is conspiring to make Bangladesh “dysfunctional” by smearing it with the name of Islamic State (IS). “There is no IS in Bangladesh. Efforts are on to ...

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30 hurt in clash over possession of water body, Five held

Thirty people, including 11 policemen, were injured in a clash over taking possession of a water body ‘forcibly’ at Thubri Shilchand in Gowainghat upazila of the district on Thursday. Police arrested Five Person Including Three Women in the connation. Sources said a group of local influential people, led by one Abdul Monaf, had long been trying to take the possession ...

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