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Fire guts 10 shops in B’baria

Photo: Fire breaks out at Chandura Bazar in Bijoynagar upazila on early Friday, November 30, 2018. Brahmanbaria, Nov 30 : A total of ten shops were gutted in a fire which broke out at Chandura Bazar in Bijoynagar upazila early Friday. The fire originated from an electric short circuit at a shop and soon spread through in the dead of ...

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Sreebardi upazila vice-chairman held

Photo: Sreebardi upazila vice-chairman Abdullal Al Mamun Dulal. Dhaka, Nov 30 : Police in a drive arrested Sreebardi upazila vice-chairman from Sreebardi Government College area here on Thursday. The arrestee was identified as Abdullal Al Mamun Dulal, 42, also an organizing secretary of upazila unit BNP. Tipped off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested ...

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10 Malaysia-bound Rohingyas rescued from Bay

Cox’s Bazar, Nov 30 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) rescued ten Rohingyas from a trawler while they were going to Malaysia illegally from the bay near Shahparir Dwip in Teknaf upazila on Friday. The identities of the arrestees could not be known yet. Tipped off, a team of Rab-7 conducted a drive in the bay and rescued the ...

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Two burnt dead in Shariatpur

Photo: Firefighters recovered two charred bodies from inside a brunt shop at Palong Bazar in Sadar upazila early on Friday, November 30, 2018. Shariatpur, Nov 30 : Two workers of a sweetmeat shop were burned to death in a fire that broke out at Palong Bazar in Sadar upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Palash, 25, son of ...

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Dibir Haor, a beautiful tourist spot in Jaintapur, ‘needs protection’

Sylhet Office : Dibir Haor, a beautiful tourist spot surrounded by mountain at the foot of Meghalaya state of India, was off the radar even four years back, but it has turned out to be a great destination of tourists in a much less time than expected, thanks to the media for their constant coverage since 2014. Hundreds of tourists ...

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EU delegation meets BNP leaders, discusses election issues

EU delegation discusses with BNP members. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Nov 29 : BNP senior leaders on Thursday evening shared their various concerns and observations over the 11th parliamentary elections with a delegation of the European Union (EU). The three-member EU team, led by its Ambassador to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink, had around a one-hour and 45-minute meeting with the BNP leaders ...

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National Election: AL fields 281 candidates, BNP 696

No AL aspirant in 36 constituencies, no BNP contestant in 5 seats Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed . File photo Dhaka, Nov 29 : Awami League has fielded a total of 281 candidates in 264 constituencies while BNP 696 in 295 parliamentary seats across the country to contest the 11th parliamentary elections. Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed came up ...

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Sylhet industrialist Nazrul Islam Babul sent to jail

Nazrul Islam Babul. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : A court here on Thursday sent Nazrul Islam Babul, owner of the manufacturing company Fiza & Co to jail rejecting his bail prayer. Judge Md Mafizur Rahman Bhuiya of Sylhet Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court passed the order after he appeared before it seeking bail in a case filed under the Special Powers ...

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US for strong Dhaka-Washington ties, new envoy tells President

He presents credentials to President Newly appointed US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller meets President Md Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Nov 29 : Newly appointed US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Thursday emphasised that a strong Bangladesh-US relationship is in the interest of US and Bangladeshi people as well as the regional and global ...

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Ukraine urges NATO to deploy ships amid standoff with Russia

The Ukrainian president has urged NATO to deploy naval ships to the Sea of Azov amid a standoff with Russia.   President Petro Poroshenko made the call in an interview with the German daily Bild published Thursday, saying that “Germany is one of our closest allies and we hope that states within NATO are now ready to relocate naval ships ...

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