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Walton will be Bangladesh’s flagbearer says HT Imam

 12th March, 2017   Keeping pace with the present time, Walton not only implemented digital methods but is also manufacturing high standard electric and electronics products with the practical implementation of the modern science and technology. Walton will be the flagbearer of Bangladesh in the world. HT Imam, political adviser to the Prime Minister, came up with the remarks while ...

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Deepika doesn’t look Hollywood and Bollywood as separate careers

12th March, 2017   Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone has earned enormous fame by working at a Hollywood film titled xXx: Return of Xander Cage.Recently she was asked how she planned to use her experience in the West. Then she replied, “In the same way, I use my film experience from here [Bollywood] in Hollywood.   The reason I am able ...

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Jatiya Sangsad declares March 25 as “Gonohotya Dibosh”

11th March, 2017   The Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution to observe March 25 as the “Gonohotya Dibos” (Day of Genocide) marking the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25, 1971. JSD lawmaker Shirin Akhter moved the proposal in the House under the Rule 147(1) of the Rules of Procedure ...

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Postal deptartment earns Tk 301-crore in 2015-16 says Tarana Halim

 11th March, 2017   State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Begum Tarana Halim on Saturday said Bangladesh Postal Department has earned Taka 301 crore as revenue in the fiscal year 2015-16 against the target of Taka 278 crore.”The earning was Taka 23 crore higher than that of the target,” she said while replying to a tabled starred question from opposition bench member M Shawkat Chowdhury of ...

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Judge accused of ‘victim-blaming’ over rape comments

  A female judge’s warning that drunk women are putting themselves at greater risk of rape was “victim-blaming”, a police commissioner has said. Judge Lindsey Kushner QC said women were entitled to “drink themselves into the ground” but their “disinhibited behaviour” could put them in danger. The remarks would stop victims speaking out, Northumbria PCC Vera Baird said. But the ...

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Sylhet students take oath against corruption

About 5,000 students from different schools of Sylhet district took part in an anti-corruption oath taking ceremony on Friday. The swearing in ceremony was arranged by Sylhet district unit of Durnity Protirodh Committee in association with the district administration on Sylhet Sadar Upazila premises in the City. Sadar Upazila Parished Chairman Asfak Ahmed, ADC Shohidul Islam Chowdhury, ADC SM Ferdous, ...

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National Disaster Preparedness Day observed in Sylhet

National Disaster Preparedness Day-2017 was observed in the Sylhet district Friday with a call to expedite disaster preparedness programmes for reducing the loss of lives and properties in natural calamities. The district administration chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day with the theme- ‘Disaster preparedness round the clock brings sustainable development.’ The district administration held a discussion meeting in ...

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Drought-like situation delays tea leaf plucking in Sylhet region

Most of the tea gardens in tea producing region couldn’t yet start the season’s tea leaf plucking due to the drought-like situation. However, only a few tea gardens in North-Sylhet region started plucking this week as it experienced welcome shower two weeks ago, industry sources said. General manager of the Bangladesh Tea Board’s tea estate management cell Md. Shahjahan Akand ...

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Illegal shops swamp on rail tracks in Sylhet

A number of floating markets on the Sylhet railway tracks at Railgate area in the city are posing serious risk of accidents. Floating and mobile traders are carrying out their business on the nose of authorities concerned despite the risk of accidents. They are paying illegal toll as rent to a section of unscrupulous influential people, railway staffs and police, ...

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9 gamblers held in Sylhet

Bishawanath Police arrested 9 suspected gamblers from Pirarbazar area under Bishawnath upazila on Thursday. The arrested are Siraj Miah (45), son of Bojlu Miah, Mahmudpur village under Norsindi district, Jamal Uddin (35), son of Baram Ullah, Boruni village under Bishawanath upazila, Abul Kalam (40), Son of Abul Hussain kashim pur village, Abdul Kaiyum (35), son of Muslim Uddin, Tera Miah ...

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