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No liquidity crisis in banking sector, says PM

Photo: PID Dhaka, Jun 17 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday told Parliament that there is no liquidity crisis in the banking sector insisting that certainly there is money in banks. “It’s said there’s no money in the banks. Why don’t they (the banks) have money? Of course, the money is there. But, there is no money to be ...

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Shakib enters 6000-run club in ODI

Shakib Al Hasan. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, June 17 : Before entering the World Cup encounter against West Indies on Monday, stalwart Shakib Al Hasan needed 23 runs to complete 6000 ODI runs as the second Bangladeshi after Tamim Iqbal. The left-handed batsman did not miss the chance as he scored 24 runs in 18 balls in pursuit of Tigers’ 322 ...

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JCD group stages demo again in front of BNP central office

Dhaka, June 17 : A group of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leaders demonstrated in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan central office for the second straight day on Monday demanding the removal of age limit to join its new committee. Over two hundred leaders and activists of the recently-dissolved JCD central committee took position in front of the BNP office around 11am ...

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Salah helps Egypt to another Africa Cup warm-up victory

Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah came off the bench but did not score as the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts defeated fellow qualifiers Guinea 3-1 Sunday in a warm-up match. Marwan Mohsen gave the Pharaohs an early lead in Alexandria that was cancelled by Sory Kaba midway through the second half. Ahmed Ali, recalled for the Cup of Nations after ...

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5th phase polls in 21 upazilas on Tuesday

Dhaka, June 17 : The fifth and final phase of the upazila parishad elections will be held to 21 upazilas on Tuesday (June 18). The polling will take place from 8 am to 4 pm without any break in the respective upazilas, Election Commission (EC) sources said. The Election Commission has taken all necessary preparations for the 5th phase election ...

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Death toll in heatwave surges to 61 in India’s Bihar

At least 61 people have died in three districts of Inida’s Bihar as a blistering heatwave swept several places in the state, officials said on Sunday. Thirty people have lost their lives due to the sweltering heat in Aurangabad, while 20 have died in Gaya and 11 in Nawada district so far since Saturday, Disaster Management Department’s Principal Secretary Pratyaya ...

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Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media

Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack. SANA said 15 people were also wounded late Sunday in the attack on Al-Wadihi village south of Aleppo city and said HTS, which controls parts of Aleppo’s countryside as well as ...

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison

Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, was released from prison on Monday and vowed to soon join the latest round of protests. Wong’s release from the Lai Chi Kok Correctional Facility came as student demonstrators and police were gathered near the city’s government headquarters after a protest on Sunday that organizers drew nearly 2 ...

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Winning toss, Bangladesh elected to bowl first against West Indies

Taunton, June 17 : Bangladesh won the toss on Monday in their fifth game in the ongoing World Cup against West Indies and opted to bowl first at Taunton. Bangladesh made one change in their playing XI as Mohammad Mithun left out to pave the way for Liton Das who is set to play his first match in the World ...

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Ilias Kanchan in London with full family

Legendary actor Ilias Kanchan and also the chairman of the popular social movement ‘Nirapad Sarak Chai’ is now staying in London with full family. He set for London on Saturday (June 15) and is scheduled to return home on June 29. He was accompanied by his only son Mirajul Moin Joy, son-in-law Faria Fateh and his beloved grandson-granddaughter.Before leaving the ...

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