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Filmmaker Amjad Hossain’s treatment begins in Bangkok

The treatment of critically ill eminent film director Amjad Hossain, has begun at Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok of Thailand. Amjad Hossain’s two sons Sajjad Hossain Dodul and Shohel Arman are staying with him.   His son filmmaker and actor Shohel Arman told to banglanews24.com that they reached in Bangkok by air ambulance at 2:30am on Wednesday. Shohel said, after ...

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UK ports face ‘major disruption’ in case of no-deal Brexit, MPs warn

There is a “real prospect” of “major disruption” at UK ports in the case of a no-deal Brexit, according to MPs. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said government preparations for avoiding disruption around major ports were “worryingly under-developed”.   Committee members also said there was a “real risk” the Department for Transport (DfT) would not be ready for a hard ...

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Twelve houses get British Curry Awards 2018

Heston Blumenthal and the Duchess of York at 14th Annual British Curry Awards at Battersea Evolution in London on Monday, November 26, 2018. Photo: Courtesy The unsung heroes behind Britain’s favourite cuisine were honoured once again at the 14th Annual British Curry Awards on Monday at Battersea Evolution in London. The pioneering and foremost celebration of the nation’s favourite cuisine ...

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22 dead in blast next to chemical plant in northern China

This video grabbed photo shows smokes coming out for a chemical plant in northern China on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Beijing, Nov 28 : An explosion outside a chemical plant in northeastern China has killed 22 people and destroyed scores of vehicles. An official news release Wednesday said the explosion occurred just after midnight at a loading dock next to ...

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European Parliament not to observe Bangladesh election

Dhaka, Nov 28 : The European Parliament will not observe the general election in Bangladesh scheduled to be held on December 30. No individual Member of the European Parliament (MEP) has been mandated to observe or comment on this electoral process on its behalf, according to the statement issued by MEPs David McAllister (EPP, DE) and Linda McAvan (S&D, UK). ...

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Bayern routs Benfica 5-1 to advance in Champions League

Photo : Bayern forward Robert Lewandowski, left, celebrates with his teammate Arjen Robben after scoring his side’s fourth goal during the Champions League group E soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Benfica Lisbon in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Munich, Nov 28 : Bayern Munich secured its place in the knockout stage of the Champions League with a ...

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Aspirants throng EC offices as nomination submission ends today

Dhaka, Nov 28 : The aspirants have thronged the election commission offices across the country for submitting their nomination papers to contest the upcoming parliamentary elections as the deadline expires on Wednesday. The aspirants from two major political parties, Awami League and BNP, and other parties have started to submit the nomination papers to the respective election commission offices. The ...

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BNP leader Khoka gets 10-yr jail in graft case

BNP leader Sadek Hossain Khoka. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Nov 28 : A court here on Wednesday sentenced four people including  former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) and BNP leader Sadek Hossain Khoka to ten years imprisonment in a case filed for alleged corruption in leasing a multi-storey car parking in the city’s Banani area. Dhaka divisional special Judge ...

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Justice for knife attack on a Royal London Surgeon helped by council CCTV

Eagle eyed council CCTV officers helped capture five teenagers after they carried out two violent robberies within 15 minutes in Shadwell, causing one victim to suffer a broken arm. All five have now been sentenced. Tower Hamlets Council officers spotted the group wearing balaclavas on 5 August this year. They alerted the police to the suspicious behaviour not realising the group ...

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Partnership summit sets out vision for children and young people 

Tower Hamlets held its second partnership summit this week, bringing together the council and partners to look at how the council can increase safety, and raise aspiration and well-being for young people. The summit, held at the Spotlight Youth Centre in Poplar, will inform the new three year children and families plan ‘A Better Deal for Children and Young People’. ...

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