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Brexit: UK leaves the European Union

The UK has officially left the European Union after 47 years of membership – and more than three years after it voted to do so in a referendum. The historic moment, which happened at 23:00 GMT, was marked by both celebrations and anti-Brexit protests. Candlelit vigils were held in Scotland, which voted to stay in the EU, while Brexiteers partied ...

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Quader’s condition improves

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader was shifted to a cabin from Coronary Care Unit (CCU) at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Saturday morning as his condition improved. Abu Naser, public relations officer of the Road Transport and Bridges Ministry, said physicians advised the minister to rest for two days. Quader, also general secretary of ruling Awami ...

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Dhaka City Election: 3 journalists injured in attacks

  Three journalists were injured in separate attacks while covering the Dhaka city election on Saturday. Mostafizur Rahman Sumon, a reporter of online news portal Agami.com, was attacked allegedly by the Awami League-led councillor candidate at Rayerbazar Sadek Khan Road in Mohammadpur around 11am. He was first taken to ZH Sikder Women’s Medical College Hospital before being shifted to Dhaka ...

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CEC ‘satisfied’ with overall Dhaka city election environment

People’s response to EVM positive, he says   Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Saturday he was happy with the overall atmosphere of the Dhaka city election. “I’m satisfied,” he said, when asked about his reaction to the overall situation. The CEC interacted with the media after casting his vote at IES School & College in city’s Uttara around ...

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Voting underway in Dhaka city election

Voting was underway in the Dhaka city election on Saturday morning amid reports of sporadic violence and allegations of driving out BNP agents from polling stations. Voters in the capital are exercising their franchise to elect mayors and councilors to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC). Balloting began at 8am and will continue till 4pm ...

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