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Mothers’ ambulance for expecting mothers in rural area

Sunamganj Correspondent : The launch of rural ambulance service for the expecting women has brought rays of hope to the rural peoples of Jagannathpur Upazila in Sunamganj. The expecting mothers in rural areas used to suffer many problems including transportation when they need to admit to a hospital. As the number of ambulances in Upazila Health Complexes are very limited, ...

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Oikyafront to expand alliance: Dr Kamal

He claims no rift in Oikyafront Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain exchanges greetings with leaders and activists of Gonoforum at his Bailey Road residence on Thursday, Jun 6, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, June 6 : Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Thursday said they are working to expand their alliance to intensify their ongoing movement to “restore democracy”. ...

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Practice Week connects leaders to frontline children’s services 

  John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, his Cabinet along with 23 other council senior leaders recently took part in ‘Practice Week’ – a week of over 30 activities that showed them first-hand how frontline children’s services support families. Practice weeks have been introduced over the last two years. They provide senior leaders with a unique opportunity to hear directly ...

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Petrol bomb recovered from Bangabandhu Medical University

Dhaka, June 6 : A petrol bomb was found at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BMSSU) on early Thursday. Being informed, Shahbag Thana police recovered the bomb in front of the varsity’s registrar’s room at third floor of the administrative building. Officer-in-charge Abdul Hannan of Shahbag thana said police were looking into the matter on how the petrol bomb was ...

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West Indies opt to bowl first against Australia

Photo: Australia vs West Indies Live Cricket Score, ICC World Cup 2019: Aaron Finch, shakes hands with Jason Holder. Nottingham, June 6 : West Indies won the toss and opted to bowl first against defending world champions Australia in their second match of the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Thursday. Both of West Indies and ...

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Youth killed by ‘uncle’ in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A young man was beaten to death allegedly by his paternal uncle over a family feud at Shiber Bazar Rayergaon in Sadar upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Dulal Ahmed, 20, son of Abul Bashar of the village. Wakil Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Jalalabad Police Station, said Sirajul Islam swooped on Dulal around 11am and beat ...

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‘Genius’ Ronaldo hat-trick sends Portugal into Nations League final

Portugal manager Fernando Santos hailed Cristiano Ronaldo a “football genius” after his 53rd career hat-trick sent Portugal into the final of the Nations League on home soil in Porto with a 3-1 win over Switzerland. The hosts had to withstand a huge moment of VAR controversy as after Ronaldo’s free-kick opened the scoring, Portugal thought they had the chance to ...

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Sudan protesters say 40 bodies pulled from Nile in Khartoum

Photo: Worshippers gather at a mosque behind a roadblock set by protesters on a main street in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to stop military vehicles from driving through the area on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Sudan, June 6 : More than 40 bodies of people slain by Sudanese security forces were pulled from the Nile River in the capital of ...

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Trump, Irish prime minister differ on Brexit, meeting venue

Photo: President Donald Trump meets with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Shannon, Ireland. Trump is on his first visit to the country as president. Ireland, June 6 : For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the nation’s rocky west coast. The Irish ...

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