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DNCC market lacked fire suppression system: Mayor

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam said that no fire suppression system was installed at the Gulshan -1 DNCC Market which gutted in a devastating fire on Saturday. He made the comment after visiting the scene of the incident around 8:10am. “When this market caught fire on January 3, 2017, there was no fire suppression system installed, and ...

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Pound falls after UK parliament rejects Brexit plan

The pound fell Friday after Britain’s parliament again rejected a proposed deal to withdraw from the European Union.   Sterling had been mostly stronger against both the dollar and the euro in the runup to the vote, but then fell to its lowest point against the greenback in more than two weeks within moments of the count.   It then ...

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Kareena Kapoor says her son Taimur is more stylish than Ranveer Singh

Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan, who walked away with the HT India’s Most Stylish Award Jury’s Choice (Female) award on Friday in Mumbai, said that her son Taimur Ali Khan was more stylish than actor Ranveer Singh. Accepting her award, she said: “I am accepting this award on my son Taimur’s behalf, the most stylish man alive. And he is definitely ...

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UK faces new Brexit crisis after lawmakers reject May’s deal

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to lawmakers after the government’s Brexit withdrawal agreement was voted down in the House of Commons, London, Friday March 29, 2019. London, Mar 30 : British lawmakers on Friday rejected the government’s Brexit deal for a third time, leaving the U.K. facing the stark prospect of a chaotic departure from the European Union ...

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Spanish midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo stars in Toronto debut

Photo: Toronto FC’s Alejandro Pozuelo celebrates with teammates Michael Bradley (4) and Nick DeLeon (18) after scoring against New York City FC during second-half MLS soccer action in Toronto, Friday, March 29, 2019. Toronto, Mar 30 : Spanish midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo made a triumphant debut for Toronto FC, scoring twice and setting up another goal in a 4-0 victory over ...

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Gulshan DNCC kitchen market fire doused

Photo: Gulshan DNCC kitchen market fire douse at 8:25 am on Saturday morning, Mar 30, 2019. Dhaka, Mar 30 : Just two days after a major fire in the city’s Banani area that left 25 people dead, another fire broke out at Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in Gulshan area early Saturday. The fire broke out around 5:45 ...

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Foreign ministry to attest university certificates online

Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen addressesthe reconciliation ceremony of Dhaka University Ex-students Association in Sylhet on Friday, Mar 29, 2019. Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday said the ministry is going to start the verification and attestation of the university certificates and consular services through online soon. In the process, the universities will ...

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Basics of project management

Taslim Ahammad: The purpose of this piece is to gain an understanding of project management (PM) and to give a brief overview of the methodology that underpins most formally run projects. PM is an essential skill-set for many careers and in many contexts, discussed beneath. PM dates back to the early 1950s, although its roots go further back to the ...

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Strongly maintain building code: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the party’s presidium members’ meeting held at her official residence Ganobhaban on Friday, Mar 29, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, Mar 29 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday laid emphasis on strictly maintaining the building code while constructing high-rises in the country. She also asked for increasing surveillance by government agencies alongside creating awareness ...

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Brexit: MPs reject May’s EU withdrawal agreement

MPs have rejected Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement on the day the UK was due to leave the EU. The government lost by 344 votes to 286, a majority of 58. It means the UK has missed an EU deadline to delay Brexit to 22 May and leave with a deal. The prime minister said the UK would have to ...

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