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21, including 2 Bangladeshis dead from bootleg liquor in Malaysia

Police in Malaysia are investigating a case of alcohol poisoning that killed at least 21 people, including two Bbangladeshis with dozens more hospitalised, most of them citizens of Asian nations, reports Lakes Mail. Cheap, homemade liquor is popular among poor, migrant workers in Muslim-majority Malaysia, which has high taxes on alcohol.   A total of 57 cases of methanol poisoning ...

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UNHCR distributes more family kits in Cox’s Bazar

Photo: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency distributes family kits among poor families in Cox’s Bazar. Cox’s Bazar, Sept 20 : UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its partner Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) have distributed over 10,000 family kits among poor families of the host community of the district. The kit distributions were carried out in Moheshkali (3500 kits), Kutubdia ...

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Biman use must for air trips at govt expense: PMO

Dhaka, Sept 20 : The Prime Minister’s Office has directed for the compulsory use of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on the routes where the national flag carrier operates flights for air trips at government expense. It issued a notification on Wednesday in this regard. The notification says ministers, state ministers, deputy ministers, MPs, those holding constitutional posts, chairmen, members and officers ...

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Minimum wage: RMG workers to stage demo on Sept 21

Photo: One of the protesting RMG workers carrying her baby in a rally towards the  Labour and Employment Ministry on Wednesday. Dhaka, Sept 19 : Garment workers will demonstrate in their factory areas across the country on September 21 protesting the fixation of minimum wage at Tk 8, 000 by the government and demanding its re-fixation at Tk 16,000. They ...

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Pakistan court frees deposed premier Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Safdar

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) of Pakistan on Wednesday suspended the sentences awarded to deposed premier Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar.   A division bench comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb also allowed petitions filed by Sharif family members against the accountability court’s July 6 verdict in Avenfield reference case which found them ...

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AFC U-16 Women’s Championship: Bangladesh beat Lebanon 8-0

 Bangladesh beat Lebanon by 8-0 goals in their group F match of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 Qualifiers. The match held at Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city’s Kamalapur on Wednesday.   The girls in red and green will play their group third match against UAE on September 21 and then take on ...

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Govt firmly believes in freedom of press: PM

She says she’ll provide Tk 20 cr for Bangladesh Journalists’ Welfare Trus Dhaka, Sept 19 : Reiterating that the government firmly believes in freedom of press, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the journalists to play a constructive and responsible role that will be helpful for the country’s development. “The government firmly believes in freedom of press, but attention ...

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Moulvibazar JCD leader ‘trampled to death’ by elephant

Photo: Azmal Ali Shamim a local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD). Moulvibazar, Sept 19 : A local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) was reportedly trampled to death by a wild elephant in Sagarnal area of Juri upazila on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Azmal Ali Shamim, 45, president of Kulaura upazila unit JCD and son of ...

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UK police: possible hate crime outside Muslim center; 3 hurt

London, Sep 19 : British police are investigating a possible hate crime after a car hit pedestrians near a Muslim community center, injuring three people. Police were called early Wednesday morning to a location in northwest London.  They say the injuries are not life threatening although two people needed hospital treatment. London police say a confrontation developed between four people ...

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Triple Talaq now a crime in India

Indian Cabinet approves Triple Talaq ordinanc In a major victory for the Muslim women, the Indian Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance making Triple Talaq a punishable offence. The cabinet approved an executive order on the amended Triple Talaq Bill that was deferred to the next session of parliament, reports NDTV. In early August, parties in the Rajya Sabha had ...

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