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Female UP member found dead in N’ganj

Beauty Akter Kutti. File photo Narayanganj, June 26 : A  female UP member was found dead at her house at Chanpara in Rupganj upazila on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Beauty Akter Kutti, 50, a member of no 4 ward of Chanpara union and wife of Hasan Muhuri. Mahmudul Hasan, officer-in-charge of Rupganj Police Station, said Beauty had been ...

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People guilty of negligence will be punished: Minister

Photo : Five people were killed and 67 people injured when six coaches of Dhaka-bound ‘Upaban Express’ from Sylhet veered off the tracks at Baramchal in Kulaura upazila on Sunday. Sylhet Office : Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan on Tuesday said that if investigation into Kulaura accident finds anyone guilty of negligence, then strict action will be taken against ...

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Amb. Miller completes 3-day sojourn through northern districts

Dhaka, June 26 : US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R. Miller visited Bogura, Rangpur, Lalmonirhat, and Dinajpur on June 23-25 promoting cultural understanding and economic ties between the United States and Bangladesh. During the three-day visit, he discussed food security issues, and supported the growing military partnership between the two countries. During his trip, Ambassador Miller visited historic, culturally significant ...

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Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis

Photo: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during their meeting at the Prime Minister’s Residence in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. New Delhi, June 26 : U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held meetings in India’s capital on Wednesday amid growing tensions over trade and tariffs that has strained the ...

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DIG Mizan suspended

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman. File photo Dhaka, June 26 : Controversial Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman has been suspended as of Tuesday. Public Relations Officer of Home Ministry Sharif Mahmud Apu confirmed the matter to Reporter, adding that a notification had already been issued in this regard. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday ...

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Australia in World Cup semis after crushing England

Photo : Australia’s Jason Behrendorff, centre, holds up the ball as he celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of England’s Jofra Archer during the Cricket World Cup match between England and Australia at Lord’s cricket ground in London, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. London, June 25 : Australia smothered top-ranked England by 64 runs at Lord’s on Tuesday and ratcheted ...

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Brexit: Survival of UK in doubt, Gordon Brown warns

Gordon Brown has warned the future of the union between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is “more at risk” than at any time in 300 years. The ex-prime minister said the United Kingdom risked “unravelling” due to Brexit and the “narrow nationalism” of the Conservative and SNP governments. In a speech in London, he urged the “patriotic majority” to ...

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Boris Johnson in ‘deal or no deal’ Brexit challenge to rival Hunt

Boris Johnson has called on his Conservative leadership rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to leaving the EU on 31 October “deal or no deal”. Mr Johnson said the two men should agree that the revised Brexit deadline must be met “no matter what” in order to keep promises to the British people. Mr Hunt has suggested he could seek extra ...

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Mayors of Tower Hamlets and Hackney unveil rainbow crossing

To help celebrate Pride month, rainbow crossings have been popping up across the capital as a symbol to celebrate LGBT+ people who live and work in London. One of the crossings is uniquely located on the border between Tower Hamlets and Hackney on Hackney Road, an area with historical connections to East London’s diverse and vibrant LGBT+ communities. The crossing ...

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Newham Barking and Dagenham Lib Dem Joined the Together for Education Rally

  The Newham Barking and Dagenham Liberal Democrats Executive Member and Diversity Officer, Business Lecturer from University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Independent School Representative for NEU, Barking and Dagenham District Afzal Sayed Munna joined in Central London at the weekend at the ‘Together For Education’ event, alongside Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, Lib Dem MP Layla Moran, London ...

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