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Hearing on writ petition seeking better treatment for Khaleda Tuesday

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File Photo Dhaka, Sep 24 : The High Court fixed Tuesday for hearing a writ petition seeking its directive on the authorities concerned for providing better treatment to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail. A bench of Justice Sheikh Hasan Arif and Justice Ahmed Sohel passed the order. Earlier on September 9, the writ petition was ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives in New York to attend UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinaarrived hereto join the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).   A British Airways flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage that left the Heathrow Airport at11:05am(local time), landed at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey at2:10pmon Sunday(local time).  Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA Mohammad Ziauddin and Bangladesh permanent representative to the UN ...

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Neymar gives jersey to crying boy as PSG beats Rennes 3-1

Neymar was whistled off the field on Sunday but showed he held no grudge against Rennes fans by giving his shirt to a young boy who ran across the pitch to hug the Brazil star.   With PSG leading 3-1 in the French league game, Neymar slowly walked back to the Paris Saint-Germain bench in the 90th minute at Rennes ...

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Hijras want steps against people impersonating Hijras

Sylhet Office : Hijras on Sunday sought immediate legal steps against a group of people for impersonating Hijras and committing sexual offences and torturing the transgender persons. They made the demand in a petition submitted to the Sylhet Metropolitan Police commissioner in the afternoon. SMP officers told that a group of Hijras under the banner of Sylhet Hijra Kalyan Sangstha, ...

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Last ball win keeps Bangladesh alive in Asia Cup

Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by three runs in a last ball sensation in Super Four game of Asia cup at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.   Needing eight to win in the last over, Afghanistan scored four after they were set 250 to win, finishing on 246-7.  Bangladesh had made 249-7 in their 50 overs.   Mahmudullah Riyad ...

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Ton-ups Rohit, Dhawan crush Pakistan in Asia Cup

India have a thrashing 9-wicket victory in their second Super Four game in Asia Cup against arch rival Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.   Both Indian openers—skipper Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan—made centuries and picked the victory in just 39.3 overs chasing a moderate target of 238 set by Pakistan.  Rohit Sharma batted unbeaten 111 off 119 ...

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Burimari, Mongla ports plagued with irregularities: TIB study

Dhaka, Sept 23 : Illegal transaction of money takes places in almost every stage of clearing imported goods and completing customs procedures at Burimari and Mongla ports, says an study of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB). According to the study, an estimated Tk 23.63 crore was transacted illegally during the 2016-2017 fiscal year while receiving services from the two ports. The ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves London for New York

London, Sept 23 : After a two-day stopover, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for New York on Sunday morning to join the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). A British Airways flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage left the Heathrow Airport at 11:05am (local time). Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Nazmul Qaunine saw her off at the airport. The ...

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Farooki’s film Doob to represent BD in 91st Oscar

Dhaka, Sept 23 : Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s film Doob (No Bed of Roses) is going to represent Bangladesh in the foreign movie category of the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars. Chairman of Bangladesh Federation Film Societies Habibur Rahman Khan announced the news in a press briefing held in a city hotel. Internationally acclaimed Indian superstar Irrfan ...

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BCB selector Nannu’s residence robbed

The house of Minhajul Abedin Nannu, chief selector of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and former captain of the Bangladesh National Cricket Team, has been robbed.   He was staying in UAE for the 2018 Asia Cup and being informed about the incident he returned home early on Sunday.  “The robbers took almost everything as nobody was present at the house,” Nannu ...

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