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AL starts interviewing its aspirants today

The ruling Awami League will start interviewing the party aspirants today to finalise its candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for December 30. Insiders say party President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will award dream party ticket to the aspirants based on the opinions of the grass roots and survey reports.   Some 4,023 Awami League aspirants have collected ...

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Suu Kyi stripped off Amnesty award

Aung San Suu Kyi and commander-in-chief of the Myanmar armed forces Min Aung Hlaing (File photo, collected) Amnesty International is stripping Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award. The politician and Nobel peace prize winner received the honour in 2009, when she was living under house arrest. The rights group ...

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CNN sues President Trump over Jim Acosta’s press pass

Photo Courtesy: cnn.com CNN has filed a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s access to the White House. The lawsuit is a response to the White House’s suspension of Acosta’s press pass, known as a Secret Service “hard pass,” last week. The suit alleges that Acosta ...

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College girl found hanging in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the hanging body of a college girl from her house at Dakkhinbhag village in Golapganj upazila early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Rasheda Begum, 21, daughter of Nizamuddin of the village and a student of Dhakadakkin High School and College in the upazila. Locals said Rasheda went to her bed as usual after having ...

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The UK marked the end of First World War

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: The UK paid its respects and offered thanks to the generation that served in the First World War on Sunday, 11 November. The day was more poignant this year as it marked the 100thanniversary of the signing of the Armistice and so the end of hostilities on the Western Front. Soldiers of the First World War looked ...

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Women’s World T20: Bangladesh suffer 2nd defeat losing to England by 7 wks

A player of England batting against Bangladesh at Gros Islet in West Indies Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018. Touring Bangladesh suffered their second consecutive defeat in the ICC Women’s World T20 losing to England by seven wickets with 39 balls remaining under D/L method in a rain-interrupted Group A match at Gros Islet in West Indies Tuesday morning. Earlier, Bangladesh made ...

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Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’

Photo: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed in a press conference at his secretariat office in the city on Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018. Dhaka, Nov 13 : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday said the resignation letters of the four technocrat ministers will come into effect once the Prime Minister accepts those. “The prime minister may accept their letters any time,” Tofail ...

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Sushmita Sen shares her ‘Ring’ of truth on social media

Sushmita Sen turns 43 on November 19. The actor has always been open about her relationships. So her confession that she’s in love with model Rohman Shawl (who is said to be in his late 20s) is not exactly a surprise.” There has always been something different about Sush, the reason she stands out from the rest of B-Town. The ...

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China-backed trade deal pushed back to 2019

A China-backed bid to complete the world’s largest trade deal — without the United States — was pushed back to next year after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to agree key terms at a Singapore summit.   The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), covering half the world’s population, is billed as an antidote to President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda, which ...

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Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone wedding: 5 best places in Lake Como, Italy

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have said that their wedding ceremony on November 14 and 15 was going to be small and intimate. But that doesn’t mean the two lovebirds couldn’t get a piece of history to make their big day that much more special. The actors have reportedly rented the historic and stunning 18th century mansion, known as Villa ...

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