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Government will publish leaked Brexit papers

The government has said it will not oppose a Labour motion calling for the release of a leaked Brexit analysis that showed that the economy would be significantly worse off in every modelled scenario, paving the way for the documents to be published. Announcing the decision to release the reports, the junior Brexit minister Robin Walker said elements would be ...

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Harmful Drug Yaba Must be stop

Rayhan Ahmed Topader: Once upon a time in some countries, Yaba was used as a medicine to stop flux.It was also used for weight loss treatment.The main ingredient of the drug is Methamphe tamine. Methamphetamine was popular among the soldiers during the Second World War to eliminate fatigue and to stay alert. Later, common people, especially students, long-distance drivers and ...

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Gants Hill crowned Premier Division Champions!

Emdad Rahman: Gants Hill won the Premier Division on the last day of the season on goal difference in another pulsating end to season 3 of The Champions League. Mus scored 7 goals as the new champions thrashed their title rivals JIFA FC to record a surprise 9-2 win in an intense game with JIFA’s resolve finally being broken as ...

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Country’s total voters now 10.41 crore: EC

The number of the country’s voters has increased to 10.41 crore, according to the Election Commission. Releasing the updated voter list at a press conference at Nirbachon Bhaban , acting secretary to the EC Helaluddin Ahmed said in last one year, 2,701,780 voters have been included in list raising the total number to 104,142,381. Of the total voters, 52,512,105 are ...

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Ctg Test: Mominul hits century in 1st match against Sri Lanka

Tigers on 250/2* in 56 overs Mominul Haque hit his 5th Test century during the 1st innings on day one of the 1st match of a two-match series against visiting Sri Lanka at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Wednesday. Mominul, a genuine Test batsman of Bangladesh, did his job in the 2nd session with two successive boundaries off ...

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11 to die for killing Habiganj farmer

A court here on Wednesday sentenced 11 people  to death for killing a farmer at Baghjur village in Baniachang upazila of the district in 2001. Additional District and Sessions Judge Mafroza Parveen handed down the verdict, said Abdul Ahad Faruk, addition public prosecutor of the court. The condemned convicts are Shorafutullah, Romij Ali, Toriqullah, Abdur Rahman, Abdul Mannan, Bachchu Mia, ...

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2 ‘JMB men’ held in Rajshahi

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two alleged members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) along with gunpowder and bombs making materials from Kashiadanga area in the city early Wednesday. The arrestees  were identified as Atiul Islam, 22, son of late Maulana Farid Uddin of Paschim Sherpur village in  Parbatipur upazila  of Dinajpur district ...

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Outsiders involved in police attack: Fakhrul

secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said Tuesday’s attackers on police were outsiders and they were not their party men. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader said this during a press briefing at the party’s Naya Paltan central office in the morning. BNP held the briefing to protest mass arrest of its leaders and activists, including standing committee ...

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May arrives in China eyeing post-Brexit trade links

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in China on Wednesday as she seeks to bolster her country’s global trade links ahead of its contentious divorce with the European Union. May began her visit in the central industrial city of Wuhan and will be in China until Friday in what the Chinese foreign ministry has touted as a “historic visit”. Later ...

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Immigrant activist: Detentions are ‘psychological warfare’ 

A detained immigrant activist freed by a judge’s ruling said Tuesday that U.S. immigration officials are engaging in “psychological warfare” by targeting him and other activists for detention and deportation. “When you look at who they’re taking away, it is evident that activists and leaders are being picked up,” Ravi Ragbir told The Associated Press. “We know that this is ...

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