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Court accepts charges against Kajol in DSA case

A Dhaka tribunal on Wednesday accepted charges against photojournalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol in a case filed under the Digital Security Act with Dhaka’s Hazaribagh police station. Judge Mohammad Ash Sams Joglul Hossain of the Dhaka Cyber Tribunal passed the order after scrutinising the case dockets and other relevant documents in the case. The tribunal set April 22 for hearing on ...

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Rohingya camp fire leaves 15 dead, 400 missing: UNHCR

The death toll from the massive fire at Balukhali Rohingya Camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar district rose to 15 with the recovery of four more charred bodies. The blaze broke out around 4.00pm on Monday that also burned down nearly 11,000 Rohingya shanties and over 100 houses of locals. However, the UNHCR in a statement issued on Tuesday ...

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Bhutanese PM Dr Lotay Tshering pays tribute to liberation war heroes at Savar

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering has paid rich tributes to martyrs of Bangladesh liberation war at National Memorial in Savar on the outskirts of the capital. The Bhutanese Prime Minister paid homage by placing a wreath at the memorial at 11am on Monday. On his arrival there, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, State Minister for Housing and ...

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Bangladesh logs highest daily cases in 9 months

Bangladesh has recorded 3554 new cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the highest daily count in nine months. With this, the tally of infections has surged to 577,241 in the country. Besides, as many as 18 more COVID-19 patients have died during the past 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 8,738 in the country, ...

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Bhutanese PM Dr Lotay Tshering arrives

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering has arrives in Dhaka on a three-day state visit to attend grand celebration commemorating birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and tgolden jubilee of Bangladesh’s Independence. He is the 4th of the South Asian leaders to attend the grand celebrations. A special flight carrying Lotay Tshering landed in  Hazrat ...

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Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari pays tributes to Bangabandhu

Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday paid glowing homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The visiting Nepalese President showed her respect to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at his portrait on the premises of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi road number 32 at 11.30 am. She also visited the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and signed its ...

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7 killed in massive fire at Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar

Seven people were reportedly killed and hundreds of others injured in deadly fires that burned several thousand shanties at Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar on Monday. The blaze also forced at least 50,000 people to flee their home, officials and aid workers said. The government’s refugee office and police, however, had yet to confirm any deaths. Officials ...

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PM Hasina wants PTA with Nepal for mutual benefits

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday laid emphasis on signing Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between Bangladesh and Nepal for their mutual benefits. Sheikh Hasina also sought cooperation in the field of trade and commerce for tapping the potentials of the two neighbouring countries.Hasina made the observations when she met visiting Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Hotel InterContinental. PM’s press ...

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