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BNP-Jamaat terror party: Joy

25th February, 2017 Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jamaat-e-Islam are terror party, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son and her Information and Communication Technology (ICT) affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy.   Joy wrote this on his facebook status on Friday.   He said “Everybody knows that a Canadian court said to BNP ‘ as a terrorist group. ” “ I ...

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Clooney blasts Trump at ‘French Oscars’

25th February, 2017   Isabelle Huppert and her hit thriller “Elle” were the big winners late Friday at the “French Oscars”-the Cesars-in a highly political ceremony marked by Hollywood star George Clooney warning that freedom had to be defended in the face of Donald Trump’s US presidency. “Courage trumps fear. Right always trumps might,” the American actor said before quoting ...

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Kate Middleton uses a jar of Nutella as part of her skincare routine

    Kate Middleton’s hair – we’ve all Googled it, because it’s luscious and amazing and why doesn’t our hair look like that?   We may happen to know who her personal hair stylist is, but that’s old news. What we’re obsessed with now is the secret to her royally glowing skin.   Like most out-of-our-league celeb beauty regimes, we ...

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Trump list shows 746 travelers ‘detained

 24th February, 2017   Nearly 750 people were “detained or processed” during the 26-hour period after a Brooklyn judge issued an order blocking part of Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, according to an attorney representing plaintiffs.   The government said “this list includes legal permanent residents.”   A different federal judge in New York Tuesday ordered Trump’s administration to produce ...

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Hefazat demands demolition of Greek goddess statue on Supreme Court premises

 24th February, 2017   Supporters of hardline Islamist group — Hefazat-e-Islam — on Friday staged protests calling for the statue of a Greek goddess installed at the Supreme Court to be destroyed or removed.  The group spilled onto the streets of Purana Paltan area in the capital after Friday prayers at Baitul Mokarram mosque demanding the immediate removal of the ...

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Al-Qa’ida active in Bangladesh: US commander

24th February, 2017   A US General claimed that al-Qa’ida Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has a lot of interference in Bangladesh.  In a February 22 interview with Combating Terrorism Center’s magazine CTCSentinel, General John W Nicholson, Commander, Resolute Support and US Forces-Afghanistan, expressed concern regarding the “instability in Bangladesh”.   “With our growing relationship with India, we’re concerned about the instability ...

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Shafik Rehman leaves Dhaka for London, finally

 24th February, 2017   Finally, journalist Shafik Rehman left Dhaka for London on Friday morning.   Shafik Rehman flew to the United Kingdom by a Turkish Airlines around 8:00 am to see his wife as his wife is undergoing treatment in London.   BNP chairperson’s media wing personal adviser, Shairul Kabir Khan confirmed the matter.   Shafik Rehman was scheduled ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to visit India in mid-April

 23rd February, 2017   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay an official visit to India in the first half of April this year.   It was informed when visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad office here Thursday afternoon.   Briefing reporters after nearly a half an ...

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Khadija goes back home

College student Khadija Akter, who was undergoing treatment at Savar Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) after being stabbed by a BCL leader in Sylhet, returned home on Friday morning. Khadija arrived in Sylhet by a flight of Biman with her father and brother after around five months’ treatment at Square Hospital in Dhaka and CRP. “After three-month ...

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Trevor Timon jailed for Oliver Dearlove killing

A man who killed a young banker with a single punch in a “senseless” and “unprovoked” attack has been jailed for six years. Trevor Timon attacked Oliver Dearlove after a row broke out when he spoke to a group of women while waiting at a taxi rank in Blackheath in August 2016. Earlier this week Timon, aged 31, from Plumstead, ...

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