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Mother ‘kills self’ after killing two children in Kushita

Habiganj Correspondent : A housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan of her house after killing her seven-month-old boy and two-year-old daughter at Niznagar village in Madhabpur upazila on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Hadisa Begum, 25, wife of shopkeeper Muzibur Rahman, and their children Muzahid, seven months, and Mim, 2, of the village. Hearing ...

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In Bulgaria 3 ministers resign over deadly bus crash

Three Bulgarian ministers have resigned in the aftermath of a bus crash that killed 17 people and injured several others.   Prime Minister Boyko Borissov called Friday for the resignations of his interior, transport and regional development ministers over the crash, and Valentin Radev, Ivaylo Moskovki and Nikolay Nankov later agreed they would take political responsibility and resign.  The resignations ...

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Infant found dead In Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the body of an infant from behind the Napit Khal bridge in Kanaighat upazila on Friday morning. The identity of the just born baby girl could not be known yet. Locals spotted the body around 11:30 and informed police, said Md Nunu Mia, officer-in-charge of Kanaighat Police Station. Later, police recovered the body and sent ...

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Local transplant athlete scoops medal at British Transplant Games 2018

Seventeen inspirational transplant athletes from Barts Health NHS Trust have arrived back home victorious after competing in the Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2018 in Birmingham. Over 1,000 transplant recipients from across the UK competed in this year’s Games. Despite stiff competition, the Barts Health NHS team arrived home laden with one gold medal, ten silver medals and ten bronze ...

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Class of 2018 achieve GCSE success

Students across Tower Hamlets achieved success under the new marking system for GCSE’s. With the exams working to a new marking system ranging from grades 1 to 9  (changed from the traditional A to E grades) for 2018, 82% of Tower Hamlets students achieved grades  9-4 in English, equivalent to the old A to C grades, while in maths 70% ...

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259 killed in road crashes during Eid holidays: Jatri Kalyan Samity

Some 259 people were killed and 960 others injured in 237 road accidents across the country in 13 days during the Eid-ul-Azha vacation, Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passengers’ welfare platform, said on Friday.   The road accidents took place on different national and regional highways from August 16 to August 28, according to a report prepared by the organisation.  ...

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Nobel prize-winning economist James Mirrlees dies at 82

London, Aug 31 : Cambridge University says economist James Mirrlees, the co-winner of the 1996 Nobel prize in economics, has died. He was 82. Mirrlees, who died Wednesday, studied public economics, or the role of the public sector in the market economy. He examined devising an optimal income tax regime balancing efficiency and equity. He shared the Nobel with William ...

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PM returns home from Nepal

Dhaka, Aug 31 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Friday afternoon from Kathmandu warping up her two-day official visit to Nepal to attend the 4th summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec). A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport ...

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas head to Mexico for a getaway

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra is back in the arms of her American singer fiance Nick Jonas. The actor, who was in Los Angeles with Nick for the last two days, is now enjoying a short break with him in Mexico. Priyanka and Nick were spotted in Cabo San Lucas by the paparazzi on Thursday. She was seen in printed blue ...

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