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Multi-tier security in city ahead of Ashura: DMP chief

Photo: DMP Commissioner Asadzuzzaman Mia briefs reporters after examining security preparations at Hossaini Dalan in Old Dhaka on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Dhaka, Sept 18 : The law enforcers have taken multi-tier security measures in the capital to ensure smooth observance of Holy Ashura scheduled to be held on Friday. “Although there is no specific threat targeting Imambara of Husaini ...

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Netherlands to help Bangladesh implement Delta Plan 2100

Photo: Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (right) with Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal. Dhaka, Sept 18 : The Netherlands has assured of supporting Bangladesh to implement the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100. Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen expressed her government’s readiness in this regard to Ambassador of Bangladesh ...

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One held with 5 gold bars in Benapole

Benapole, Sept 18 : Customs intelligence detained a man along with five gold bars from Benapole check post on Tuesday morning. The detainee was identified as Masudur Rahman, 45, son of Abdul Khaleq, hailing from Cumilla district. Nipun Chakma, assistant director of Benapole Customs, said that over suspicions, a team of customs intelligence searched Masudur’s body and recovered the god ...

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Father ‘hacks son to death’ in Laxmipur

Laxmipur, Sept 18 : A young man was hacked to death allegedly by his father in Madhupur area under Raipur municipality here on Monday night over a family feud. The deceased was identified as Md Sagor, 28, son of Belayet Hossain Bhuiyan of the area. Quoting locals, Solaiman Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Raipur Police Station, said there had been a dispute ...

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Throat-silt bodies of woman, minor boy found in Gazipur

Photo: Police conducting an investigation at Huffazul Quran Madrasa in Gazipur after the recovery of two throat-slit bodies on Tuesday, September 18, 2108. Gazipur, Sept 18 : Police recovered the throat-slit bodies of a woman and a madrasa student from Jugitola area in the city on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as Muhmuda Akhter Smrity, 21, wife of Ibrahim ...

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NovaSAR: UK radar satellite to track illegal shipping activity

The first all-British radar satellite is set to go into orbit on an Indian rocket. Called NovaSAR, it has the ability to take pictures of the surface of the Earth in every kind of weather, day or night.   The spacecraft will assume a number of roles but its designers specifically want to see if it can help monitor suspicious ...

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South Africa superbug kills six newborns

An outbreak of the Klebsiella pneumonia superbug that killed six newborns at a government hospital in Johannesburg has forced medics to close the facility’s neo-natal and maternity wards.   The Thelle Mogoerane hospital in the eastern Johannesburg township of Vosloorus has been in the grip of the antibiotic resistant bacteria since July 11.  “We can no longer admit babies here,” ...

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Delhi to keep supporting Dhaka to help Rohingyas: Shringla

3rd phase of Indian relief assistance handed over for Rohingyas Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzel Hussain Chowdhury Maya and Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla handing over humanitarian assistance from India. Cox’s Bazar, Sept 17 : Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said India will continue to extend humanitarian assistance to support the ...

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PM provides financial assistance to 12 people

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday gaving financial assistance to 12 people, including the BNP-Jamaat arson attack victims and ailing Awami League leaders and workers at the Prime Minister’s Office. Dhaka, Sept 17 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday gave financial assistance of Tk 1.75 crore to 12 people, including the BNP-Jamaat arson attack victims and ailing Awami ...

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Fair election under partisan govt possible: TIB

Photo: TIB executive director Dr Iftekharuzzaman speaking at a programme at TIB’s Midas Tower office in the city. Dhaka, Sept 17 : Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Monday said clean and credible election under a partisan government is possible if all political parties and stakeholders play supportive and responsible role. “The [national] election under a partisan government is a common ...

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