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Sylhet City dwellers start feeling bite of winter

The Sylhet  city dwellers have started feeling the bite of winter following drizzle this morning. A mild cold wave has started to sweep across the country from Thursday, causing a disruption of normal day-to-day routine of the people especially in the northern region of the country. The city dwellers were found rushing market for winter clothes. According to the Sylhet ...

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Warm cloth markets get momentum in Sylhet

The sales of warm clothes in the various markets in the Sylhet have been marked rise as the people from different walks of life are crowding various shops to buy their desired products to get rid of biting cold of the winter. With the fall in temperature, traders of woollens and other warm clothes are doing a good business with ...

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SUST team champion in NGPC

A team from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) become the champion in the National Girls Programming Contest (NGPC-2015). At the competition, ‘SUST Twinkles’ team became the champion while ‘CUET Sparkles’ and ‘DU Team One’ teams became the first and second runners-up respectively. Jointly organised by Bangladesh Open Source Network and Bangladesh Computer Council, the event was held at ...

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Pope Francis recognises second Mother Teresa ‘miracle’

Pope Francis has recognised a second miracle attributed to Mother Teresa, clearing the way for the Roman Catholic nun to be made a saint next year. The miracle involved the healing of a Brazilian man with several brain tumours in 2008, the Vatican said. Mother Teresa died in 1997 and was beatified – the first step towards sainthood – in ...

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EU referendum: David Cameron hints vote could be held next summer

David Cameron has signalled that the UK will stage its referendum on membership of the European Union in 2016 and made clear that continued membership was vital not just to economic security but to the fight against international terrorism. His remarks, at the close of a two-day EU summit in Brussels, suggest that the prime minister knows he is not ...

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RU student held for proxy in RAKUB exam

By Jahidul Islam Joy Rajshahi University :: The authority of Rajshahi University (RU) detained two students and handed over police including a RU student in charge of proxy at Rajshahi Krisi Unnoun Bank (RAKUB) second class rank officer   appointment  exam. They were detained from at university Second Science building on during second shift exam at  around 11.30 am on Friday. ...

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Npower to pay £26m over billing and complaint failures

Energy firm Npower is to pay £26m after it sent out inaccurate bills and failed to deal with complaints correctly, Ofgem has said. The energy watchdog said Npower was to pay the record settlement “for failing to treat customers fairly”. Npower’s billing issues affected more than 500,000 customers between September 2013 and December 2014. Ofgem said the £26m would be ...

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Victory Day celebrated at London High Commission

Ansar Ahmed Ullah ::   44 Victory Day of Bangladesh was marked by raising Bangladesh’s flag by High Commissioner Md Abdul Hannan at London’s Bangladesh High Commission building on 16 Dec, 10.30am London time. Messages were read out from Bangladesh’s President, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister. The High Commissioner paid respect to those who responded to Bangabandhu’s call for freedom, ...

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Passenger who yelled at two Muslim women to get off his train because ‘I want to sit down, I’m English’ and said they may bomb the carriage is given a suspended sentence

A passenger who shouted at two Muslim sisters demanding them to get off a train has been given a suspended sentence. Andrew Thompson told Kalema and Fatema Rahman ‘get the f*** off the train, I want to sit down, I’m English’ on the Tyne and Wear Metro. The 26-year-old left the sisters shaken and terrified with the racially aggravated verbals. ...

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Int friendly football match: Bangladesh beat Nepal by 1-0

Just a month ago thousands of football fans were shocked at the performance of Bangladesh football team as they conceded 4-0 goals against Asian power Australia in the FIFA World Cup Qualifier at Dhaka’s Bangabandhu National Stadium on 17 November, 2015 but the home team now crushed Nepal by 1-0 at the same venue in the international friendly football match ...

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