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2 motorcyclists killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj Correspondent : Two motorcyclists were killed as a truck hit their vehicle on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in front of Dinarpur Dakhil Madrasa in Nabiganj upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Naim Ahmed, 26, son of Arzu Miah of Sataihal village and Shimul Ahmed, 25, son of late Azmad Miah of Goznaipur village. Police said that the accident took ...

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Join parliament, PM urges MPs-elect of BNP

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a joint meeting of Awami League Advisory Council and Central Working Committee at the party’s Bangabandhu Avenue central office on Saturday, Jan 12, 2019. Dhaka, Jan 12 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged the MPs-elect of BNP to join Parliament for the sake of democracy and utilise the scope for their return ...

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Land minister asks all staff to submit wealth info by Feb 28

Land minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury on Saturday ordered all officials of land ministry to submit their wealth statements by February 28. “All staff and officials of land offices from union parishad to the Land Ministry must have to submit their wealth statements by this timeframe,” he said in a view exchange with journalists at Bangabandhu Hall of Chattogram Press Club. Saifuzzaman ...

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Another NBR move to check tax dodging by foreign workers

Dhaka, Jan 12 : The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to distribute leaflets among the foreign nationals who are engaged in various types of jobs in the country to ensure revenue collection from them. “We have taken a decision to bring the service holder foreigners under the tax net and motivate them not to evade taxes,” a senior ...

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Birth of a black hole or neutron star captured for first time

An international team of astronomers, using NASA telescopes, have captured the first ever image of a star that collapsed to form a compact object, and are debating whether it is a black hole or a neutron star.   NASA’s Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System telescope in Hawaii picked up a brief and unusual burst in the night sky on 16 ...

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England’s ‘biggest year in a generation’ starts with West Indies test

England begin a 2019 that England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive Tom Harrison believes represents a “once in a generation” opportunity with a West Indies tour that could yet prove uncomfortably awkward.   With both a World Cup — a tournament the England men’s team have never won — and an Ashes on home soil on the horizon, ...

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Silk sarees may add the glamour in winter wedding season

That lovely saree you have got your eye on might feel so lovely if it is made out of silk and also it might be better at keeping you warm in chilly weather without compromising your fashionable panache. We are in the midst of winter season, and we have got still two months to go. It is wedding season – ...

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RMG workers block Mirpur Road

Workers of different garments staged demonstrations in different parts of Dhaka city for sixth consecutive day on Saturday demanding cancellation of discriminatory wage board announced by the government for them. The protesting workers took to the streets in the morning and put up barricade at Mirpur-1 and Ansar Camp areas in Kolyanpur, halting vehicular movement. Besides, the workers are also ...

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One killed in Benapole road crash

Benapole, Jan 12 : A young man was killed and his elder brother injured as an engine-run van hit a motorcycle rat Palua in Chowgachha upazila on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Sabuj Hossain, 26, son of Shawkat Hossain, of Palua village in Pashapol union. Obaidul Islam Sabuj, chairman of Pashapol union, said the accident took place as ...

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Allama Shafi against sending girls to schools, colleges after 5th grade

Hefajat-e-Islam Ameer Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi. File Photo Hefajat-e-Islam Ameer Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi on Friday urged parents not to send their daughters to schools and colleges for further education after they complete fourth or fifth grades. Shafi also administrated an oath at the 118th annual mehfil of Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Muinul Islam Madrasah in Hathazari making its participants ...

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