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‘Post deprived’ BCL activists start non-stop sit-in at DU

Dhaka, May 27 : A faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) who did not get posts in the new central committee started an indefinite sit-in programme on the Dhaka University campus early Monday, demanding expulsion of controversial individuals from the committee. The BCL faction started the demonstration at the base of Raju Memorial Sculpture after the central BCL issued a ...

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Mymensingh City Mayor, ward councilors sworn in

Newly-elected Mayor of Mymensingh City Corporation Ekramul Haque Titu. File photo Dhaka, May 27 : Newly-elected Mayor of Mymensingh City Corporation Ekramul Haque Titu and its 44 new ward councillors, including those from reserved seats, were sworn-in on Monday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath of the new MCC Mayor at a ceremony at her office. Later, LGRD Minister ...

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Female cop, rickshaw-puller wounded in city crude bomb blast

Photo: One of the injured in a crude bomb explosion in the city’s Malibagh area takes treatment at hospital on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Dhaka, May 26 : Two people, including a female traffic police officer, were injured in a crude bomb explosion in the city’s Malibagh area on Sunday night. The injured are Rasheda Akhter Lovely, 28, an assistant ...

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Ensure safe transport focusing during the Eid

Rayhan Ahmed Topader: Every year thousands of people leave the capital for their village homes to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims, with their near and dear ones. This year around 214 launches will transport passengers to at least 44 destinations during the festival. Millions, who would soon start departing for home on the occasion ...

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Allegations against OC Moazzem proved in investigation: PBI

All allegations against Moazzem Hossain, former officer-in-charge (OC) of Sonagazi Model Police Station, in spreading a recorded statement of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi on social media have been proved in the investigation by Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI). Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Rima Sultan of PBI headquarters submitted the investigation report of a case related to ...

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Bangladesh-Pakistan warm-up match: Toss delayed by rain

Bangladesh-Pakistan warm-up match is being delayed as it’s drizzling in Cardiff. Bangladesh were scheduled to face Pakistan at 3:30pm (BdST) today in their first of two official warm-up games ahead of the World Cup. The match will take place at Sophia Garden, Cardiff, where Bangladesh beat New Zealand by five wickets in the last ICC Champions Trophy in 2017.The game ...

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Make Joyeeta Foundation economically stronger: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a meeting of the Joyeeta Foundation Board of Governors at her official residence Ganobhaban on Sunday, may 26, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, May 26 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to enhance the financial capacity of the Joyeeta Foundation as a specialised organisation. She gave the directive during a ...

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Don’t do politics over Khaleda’s treatment: Hasan Mahmud to BNP

Photo: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud talks to reporters during a views-exchange meeting with them at the Secretariat on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Dhaka, May 26 : Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday asked BNP leaders not to do any politics over their chairperson Khaleda Zia’s medical treatment. “The government is trying to provide the maximum medical treatment to ...

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Arjun talks about sisters Janhvi, Khushi, says he did it for his dad

Actor Arjun Kapoor has expressed that he is happy with the presence of step-sisters Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor in his life. Talking about the two in an interview, the actor said that he did it for his father, filmmaker Boney Kapoor. The India’s Most Wanted actor told CineBlitz in an interview, “Where my sisters are concerned, and the bond that ...

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Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

Photo: U.S. first lady Melania Trump talks with children during a visit to a digital art museum in Tokyo Sunday, May 26, 2019. Tokyo, may 26 : Melania Trump was perfectly cool Sunday at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she ...

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