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France: Marine Le Pen goes on trial over Muslim remarks

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen has arrived at a court in Lyon, to answer charges of inciting racial hatred, for comparing Muslims praying in the street to the Nazi occupation. She made the comments at a rally in the city in 2010 when she was fighting for the leadership of the party. Ms Le Pen’s anti-immigration and anti-EU ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells Hindu community : Live with confidence in Bangladesh

She bemoans dropping of secularism from constitution Urging the Hindi community members to live here with confidence, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said all religions speak about the ‘triumph of humanity’ and her government has established that principle in Bangladesh by ensuring the equal rights of the people of all faiths, reports UNB. She said this while visiting Dhakeswari ...

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SC to hear Mujahid, SQ Chy review pleas Nov 2

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday fixed November 2 for hearing two separate review petitions filed by death-row convicts Jamaat leader Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mujahid and BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, seeking reconsideration of their death penalties for wartime offences. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, chamber judge of Appellate Division, fixed the date for hearing of review petitions at full bench ...

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Thousands suffer for wildcat bus strike

BRTA launches mobile courts against unfit vehicles and charging of extra fare in capital Soon after the BRTA authorities launched mobile courts against unfit vehicles and the practice of forcing passengers to cough up extra fare yesterday, bus owners and workers went on a sudden strike in Dhaka city, which made thousands of commuters suffer in the capital. Hundreds of ...

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Biometric SIM registration system inaugurated

The trial run of biometric SIM registration system has begun in the capital on Wednesday. Sajeeb Wazed Joy, ICT adviser to the prime minister, inaugurated the new SIM registration process at the Posts and Telecommunications Division at the Secretariat around 10:30am. Tarana Halim, state minister for Post and Telecommunications Ministry, while speaking at a press conference at her ministry Tuesday, ...

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Kumari Puja held

The inner meaning of Kumari Puja is to create a feeling among all to realise the image of mothers in all the women Mohashtami, the third day of the five-day Durga Puja festival of Bangalee Hindu community, is being celebrated on Wednesday. Hindu devotees are set to observed the day with Mohashtami Puja Proshastha and Brotobas in the morning and ...

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52 organisations take part in protest meeting to bring back visa office in Dhaka

Jalalabad Probashi Kalyan Parishad organised a protest meeting demanding the return of visa office from Delhi to Dhaka on 20th October at Impression venue in Milner Road in East London.  52 organisations took part in the meeting. Community activist Ashikur Rahman presided over the meeting and Moinuddin Ansar conducted it where Abdul Halim Chowdhury recited from the Quran in the ...

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Learn how to build a computer from scratch

Tower Hamlets Council opened the borough’s first Coding Club, with partners Kano and the Elysium Foundation on Wednesday, October 14 as part of Digital Inclusion Week (October 12-16) celebrations. The first session saw young people building their own computer, before taking a taster session in coding. The training was led by industry experts Kano at a state of the art ...

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