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Brexit: MPs set out plan to consider alternatives to PM’s deal

London, Mar 27 : MPs have set out details of their plan to consider other Brexit options, as Theresa May was warned more ministers could quit unless she changes course, reports BBC. The Commons will begin voting on alternatives on Wednesday, in a process likely to continue into next week. MPs will fill out a series of ballots testing support ...

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Gabriel Jesus helps Brazil rally past Czech Republic 3-1

Photo: Brazil’s Roberto Firmino, left, breaks away from Czech Republic’s Marek Suchy, right, to score his side’s first goal during the international friendly soccer match between the Czech Republic and Brazil at the Sinobo stadium in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Prague, Mar 27 : Substitute Gabriel Jesus scored twice in the second half as Brazil came from ...

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Algerian army chief calls for president to be declared unfit

Photo: Algerian chief of staff Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah presides a military parade in Algiers. Algeria’s powerful army chief, Gen. Algiers, Mar 27 : Algeria’s powerful army chief called Tuesday for starting the constitutional process to have President Abdelaziz Bouteflika declared unfit for office, possibly paving the way for the ailing president’s ouster after 20 years in power. Gen. Ahmed ...

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AFC U-23 Champs: Bangladesh taste maiden victory beating Sri Lanka 2-0

Dhaka, Mar 26 : Bangladesh U-23 team tasted the maiden victory in the 13th match of the AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers beating Sri Lanka by 2-0 goals in the last Group B match at the Khalifa Sports City Stadium in Isa Town, Bahrain on Tuesday evening. Bangladesh Youth team, which have already been eliminated from the meet losing their first ...

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20 hurt as students clash during Independence Day prog in Habigabj

Photo: Photo shows injured students. Habiganj Correspondent : At least 20 students were injured in a clash involving students of three schools over playing flute during the Independence Day programme at Sheikh Russel Mini Stadium in Bahubal upazila on Tuesday. Witnesses said the students of Hope International School and Sunshine Pre-cadet School were playing flute as they won several prizes ...

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President hosts Independence Day reception

President Abdul Hamid hosts a reception at Bangabhaban on Tuesday on the occasion of Bangladesh’s 49th Independence and National Day. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Mar 26 : President Abdul Hamid and his wife Rashida Khanom hosted a reception at Bangabhaban on Tuesday on the occasion of Bangladesh’s 49th Independence and National Day. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the reception programme held ...

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PM opens digital financial service ‘Nagad’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Bangladesh Post Office’s digital financial service, ‘Nagad’, on Tuesday at Ganobhaban. Photo: PID Dhaka, Mar 26 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday inaugurated Bangladesh Post Office’s digital financial service, ‘Nagad’, to meet the growing demand of mobile banking among people. At her official residence Ganobhaban in the afternoon, she also released a commemorative postage ...

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Youth held in Sylhet for Facebook comments on PM, Joy

Sylhet Office : Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members detained a young man from Ghasitula Baramasjid area of the city early Tuesday for reportedly making derogatory comments on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her son Sajeeb Wazed Joy and ministers and MPs on his Facebook wall. The detainee was identified as Khaled Ahmed, 35, son of late Abdul Bari of Alfur village ...

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Govt working for prosperous future of children: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said that the government is focusing on building a secure and prosperous life for the children. “Today’s children are the leaders of the future. We will have to nurture them in a way so that they can serve the country patriotism and love,” the PM opined while attending a rally of children and juveniles ...

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Obaidul Quader shifted to cabin from ICU

He underwent a bypass surgery on March 20 Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader. File photo Dhaka, March 26 : Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader was moved to a cabin from the intensive care unit of Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital on Tuesday afternoon after his conditions improved. “He was shifted at 4pm local time (2pm BdST),” said Prof Dr Abu Nasar ...

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