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Ivy worked for women’s welfare: Speaker

Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury speaks at a discussion at the Ivy Rahman auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samity in Dhaka on Saturday, Aug 24, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Aug 24 : Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Saturday said former Mahila Awami League president Ivy Rahman worked for the welfare and emancipation ...

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Bus falls off bridge in Faridpur; 8 dead

Photo: The crashed vehicle at Dhuldi area of Sadar upazila in Faridpur on Saturday, Aug 24, 2019. Faridpur, Aug 24 : At least eight people were killed and 20 others injured after a bus fell off a bridge in Sadar upazila on Saturday afternoon. Three of the deceased were identified as Habibur Rahman, Faruk Hossain and Asma Akhter. Further details ...

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Bangabandhu’s portraits, name being abused for plundering: Dr Kamal

Dhaka, Aug 24 : Gonoforum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Saturday said those making their own fortunes depriving people of their ownership of the country and voting rights using the name and portraits of Bangabandhu are committing the ‘most grievous crime’. “They (AL) are using the name and portraits of Bangabandhu, but indulging in acts contrary to his ideals. I ...

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India’s Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown

Photo: In this photo released by the state-run WAM news agency, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center right, walks with Khaldoon Khalifa al-Mubarak, chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority, center left, after arriving in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Dubai, Aug 24 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the United Arab Emirates’ ...

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Pressure should be squarely on Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation: US

US reiterates its position on voluntary, sustainable return of Rohingyas Photo: US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller visits Natarkandi High School at Astamir Char in Kurigram on Saturday, Aug 24, 2019. Kurigram, Aug 24 : US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Saturday said they will continue to put pressure on Myanmar to create conditions on the ground ...

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India’s ex-Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66

Photo: In this Oct. 7, 2016 file photo, India’s then Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks during a panel discussion at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington. Jaitley, India’s former finance minister and a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first term in office, has died in a New Delhi hospital. He was 66. New Delhi, ...

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People pay last tributes to Muzaffar Ahmed at Shaheed Minar

People from all walks of life are paying their respects to Muzaffar Ahmed, who was part of the wartime Bangladesh government in exile and a close friend of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital on Sunday by placing wreaths at his coffin. Earlier, his body was taken to the Central Shaheed Minar in noon and ...

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First vape death in the US recorded in Illinois

A patient has died after developing a severe respiratory disease due to vaping in the first such death in the US, say health officials. It comes as experts investigate a mystery lung disease across the US that is linked to use of e-cigarettes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said there were 193 “potential cases” in 22 US ...

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‘Robber’ killed in Sylhet ‘gunfight’

Sylhet Office : A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Maricha border area of Zakiganj upazila here early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Abdus Shaheed Chhalu, 32, of Dharmadihi village under Baralekha upazila in Moulvibazar. Mir MdAbdun Naser, officer-in-charge of Zakiganj Police Station, said tipped off that a gang of eight to nine robbers ...

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PM pays last respect to Muzaffar Ahmed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday paid rich tributes to one of the political luminaries of the country and Bangladesh National Awami Party-NAP (Muzaffar) President Professor Muzaffar Ahmed. The prime minister paid the homage by placing a wreath on his coffin draped with the red-green national flag at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban in the capital this morning. After laying ...

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