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England lead by 206 runs in third Test against Sri Lanka

Photo: Sri Lanka’s Dilruwan Perera successfully appeals to dismiss England’s Keaton Jennings during the third day of the third test cricket match between Sri Lanka and England in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. Sri Lanka, Nov 25 : Sri Lanka rallied from its batting woes on day two to claim four English wickets in the first hour of ...

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Bangladesh can have ‘breakthrough’ in blue economy: FM

Opportunities aplenty for the country, says EU envoy Photo: Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali speaks at a seminar on ‘Blue Economy and EU Horizon 2020’ at a city hotel on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Dhaka, Nov 25 : Bangladesh can expect a ‘breakthrough’ in the field of blue economy through developing its capacity that will help grow its economy in ...

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7 killed in road crashes in 3 districts

Dhaka, Nov 25 : At least seven people were killed in separate road accidents in Kushtia, Natore and Chattogram districts on Sunday morning. In Natore, two people were killed and 30 others including 20 students were injured following a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Natore-Pabna highway in Gunai Hati area of Boraigram upazila. The identities of ...

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Writ filed seeking stay on 11th parliamentary elections

Dhaka, Nov 25 : A writ has been filed with the High Court seeking a stay on the announced schedule of the 11th parliamentary elections. Advocate Eunus Ali Akond filed the writ with the bench concerned of the High Court on Sunday morning. The HC bench of Mainul Islam Chowdhury and Mohammad Ashraful Kamal is likely to hear the writ ...

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New railway station in Khulna starts operation

Newly-constructed railway station in Khulna began its operation on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Khulna, Nov 25 : The newly-constructed railway station in Khulna began its operation on Sunday morning. Md Majibur Rahman, managing direction of Bangladesh Railway (West Zone), officially indurated the operation by waving the green flag for Dhaka-bound ‘Chitra Express’ train around 8:40 am. Earlier on March 3, ...

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Ronaldo responds to award reports by leading Juventus to win

Photo: Juventus’ players, including Crisitano Ronaldo, right, celebrate during a Italian Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Spal, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Saturnday, Nov. 24, 2018. Rome, Nov 25 : Nothing seems to motivate Cristiano Ronaldo more than the suggestion that other players are better than him. That was evident when Ronaldo skipped the UEFA player ...

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Five including 4 Bangladeshis jailed in UK over visa scam

Mohammed Sharif Uddin, Sadiqur Rahman, Abdul Kamal and Mizanur Rahman, are members of the group who were jailed on Friday. Photo: Collected Four Bangladeshi immigrants and an Indian national were jailed on Friday by Southwark Crown Court for operating a fraudulent Bangladeshi visa scam and stole £13 million from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Ringleader Abul Kalam Muhammad Rezaul Karim, ...

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Death toll in California fire rises to 87

The death toll in northern California’s so-called “Camp Fire” rose to 87, officials said late Saturday, adding that the blaze was almost fully under control. Cal Fire, the state fire authority, said in its latest bulletin that the fire – which broke out on November 8 – was 98 percent contained.   The office of the Butte County Sheriff said ...

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Madrasa girl ‘gang raped’ in Sylhet

Photo : Ahad Ali andf Azar Ali Sylhet Office :  A fourteen-year-old girl was gangraped by some miscreants at her house at Sheurkhal village in Balaganj Upazila on Thursday. Victim’s father filed a case with Balaganj Police Station over the incident accusing six people— two named and four unnamed—on Friday. According to the case statement, two next-door youths–Ahad Ali andf ...

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EVM to be used in all polling centres of six constituencies: EC secy

Photo: Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmad speaks at a press briefing at Nirbachan Bhaban in Dhaka on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Dhaka, Nov 24 : Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmad on Saturday said electoral voting machines (EVMs) will be used in all the polling centres of six constituencies in the country’s city corporation areas during the forthcoming ...

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