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4 suspected robbers held in Moulvibazar

Police arrested four suspected robbers while taking preparation to commit robbery at College Road in Srimangal upazila on Friday. Tipped off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested four suspected robbers–Majid Mia, 35, son of Kadir Mia; Jonab Ali alias Zinayed, 50, son of Ayub Ali; Ramsu Mia, 45, son of Tota Mia, and Rabiul ...

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Two killed in Sylhet road crash

Two people were killed and three others injured in a road accident at Ausha on Sylhet-Sumanganj road in the city on Friday. The deceased were identified as Sultana Begum, 52, hailing from Dirai upazila, and Liton Miah, 27, of Chhatak in Sunamganj district. Officer-in-charge of Jalalabad Police Station Shaymal Banik said the accident took place as a Sunamganj-bound Pepsi company ...

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Avijit murder still shrouded in mystery

Though one year has already elapsed, the investigation agency could not yet make any headway in debunking the mystery behind the murder of blogger Avijit Roy. However, the Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, assigned for handling the case, claimed that they have already identified three suspects in the brutal killing, UNB reports. Avijit, son of noted physicist Ajoy ...

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Govt mulls Dhaka-Chittagong express train service: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said her government has a plan to introduce Dhaka-Chittagong express train service for easier and quick communications between the country’s two major cities. The prime minister said this while inaugurating and laying foundation of 51 projects of various ministries in ten districts through video conference with local representatives and officials from her Gonobhaban residence ...

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PM pays tributes to late Mostofa Shaheed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday paid rich tributes to former Social Welfare Minister Enamul Hoque Mostofa Shaheed by placing a wreath on his coffin at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Thursday afternoon. She laid the wreath on the coffin draped with the red-green national flag after a namaz-e-janaza of Mostofa Shaheed who died earlier in the ...

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Tough actions against hajj agencies for cheating: Minister

Minister for Religious Affairs Principal Matiur Rahman on Thursday said stringent actions would be taken if any hajj agency cheats any pilgrim or tries to involve in corruption over the holy hajj. He issued the warning at a discussion marking the training of officials and employees on pre-registration of intending hajj pilgrims at Ashkona Hajj Camp at Uttara, BSS reports. ...

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Bangladesh seals 51 run victory against UAE

Turning around from the recent defeat against India, Bangladeshi tigers roared again and snatched a huge victory of 51 runs crushing emerging cricket power United Arab Emirates (UAE) at Shere Bangla National Stadium in city’s Mirpur on Friday night. It was really a superb bowling performance from the tigers’ side. Having a ordinary score of 133 Bangladeshi bowlers wrapped UAE ...

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Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light Peace Forum: “Humanity on the Crossroads of Conflict and Peace, Which Way Should We Choose?”

Seoul, South Korea – Amid rising concerns of peace and security on the Korean Peninsula from the recent nuclear tests and satellite launch by North Korea, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) hosted a peace forum on February 19 at the Grand Ballroom in Coex Hall, Seoul. The theme of the forum was “Humanity on the Crossroads of ...

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Martyrs’ Day 2016 observed at Altab Ali Park

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: The UK Kendrio Shaheed Minar Committee in partnership with the Tower Hamlets Council organised a special midnight memorial service at Altab Ali Park to mark both Martyrs Day & the International Mother Language Day on Saturday, February 20. The United Nations’ (UN) International Mother Language Day annually celebrates language diversity worldwide on February 21. It ...

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North West London Bangla Academy celebrates International Mother Language

North West London Bangla Academy celebrated the International Mother Language day by organising a discussion meeting as well as hand-writing and drawing competition for the kids. The event was held on the 22nd of February at a venue in Colindale with the presence of Barnet councillor Zakia Jubairi as the chief guest. Convenor of North West London Bangla Academy Shah ...

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