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‘Criminal’ killed in Chattogram ‘gunfight’ hours after surrender

Chattogram, Sept 5 : A suspected criminal was killed in an alleged gunfight with police in Chattogram on early Thursday, hours after turning himself in. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Belal, 43, son of Abdul Quader of Cumilla’s Chandina upazila. He was wanted in 13 criminal cases including murder, said police. Pranab Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Khulshi Police Station, said ...

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9 jailed for selling wild birds in Chattogram

Chattogram, Sept 5 : A mobile court here on Wednesday night sentenced nine people to one month in jail for selling wild birds at Reazuddin Bazar in the port city. During a drive at 11 shops, the court seized 150 birds that included parrot and Mayna, said Executive Magistrate Tahmilur Rahman. Later, the court fined them Tk 5,000 each and ...

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The Loyalty of Beyram Beg versus Adham Khan like deceptions (The Mughals) 

Fatema Miah: The History;  often some chapters badly distorted; not only truth oppressed also  there has been attempts to alter or erase occurrnces of historical events. There are different angles to same chapters though one doesn’t necessarily falsify other, together they come in to make the account of the turning points. Overall, History calls up over and in different era, ...

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Chancellor Sajid Javid declares end of austerity

The government has declared it has “turned the page on austerity” as it set out plans to raise spending across all departments. Chancellor Sajid Javid outlined £13.8bn of investment in areas including health, education and the police in what he said was the fastest increase in spending for 15 years. The plans cover one year and come amid intense political ...

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Thousands have their say on Tower Hamlets transport strategy

  More than 2,000 people respond to survey on travel habits Business survey launched to support sustainable economic growth in the borough More than 2,000 people have had their say on travel in Tower Hamlets as the borough bids to increase the number of trips made on foot, by bicycle and on public transport. The council’s draft transport strategy aims ...

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Architecture students from the University of East London score carnival success

  A five-metre tall structure with red, yellow and blue ‘petals’, co-designed by four architecture students from the University of East London, took a top prize in the recent Notting Hill Carnival and will star at the Hackney Carnival on Sunday (8 September). The special ‘costume’ was placed third in the ‘traditional’ category of the carnival’s mas bands competition. Mas bands are ...

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Brexit: PM in new battle after Commons vote defeat

Boris Johnson will seek a general election later if Labour and rebel Tories succeed in seeking to block a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. The PM has said he will not accept another Brexit delay but a bill forcing him to seek an extension if there is no deal is set to be approved by MPs. He needs two-thirds of ...

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Two Biman officers suspended

  DHAKA: A director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines who was appointed on contract basis has been sacked and another officer of the national carrier has been suspended temporarily. The decision was made at a meeting of the airline’s headquarters in Kurmitola on Tuesday (September 3) night. A competent source said the board of directors of Biman has made the decision due ...

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E-Passport by September uncertain

  DHAKA: Although the e-passport was supposed to be launched in July this year, it is uncertain for the government to initiate the e-passport even by September. However, the home ministry said the much-awaited e-passport is expected to launch in next October. A renowned company of Germany is working on e-passport and e-gate in Bangladesh, said Home Ministry’s Security Services ...

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What you should eat for stronger, healthier nails

We may not take nail health seriously, but it does say a lot about our overall wellbeing. And while some of us rush to salons every few weeks, we have nail remedies in our own kitchens, waiting to be discovered. So before your next manicure session, learn about foods that you can include in your diet, to give you stronger ...

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