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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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Bangabandhu Satellite to be handed over this month

Bangladesh’s first geostationary communication satellite Bangabandhu-1 would be handed over by the French manufacturing company Thales Alenia Space to Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL) this month. Before the handover, Thales would run final technical test in next solar eclipse which is scheduled on September 21, said officials.   Talking to BSS today, BCSCL Chairman Dr Shahjahan Mahmood said they ...

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Moon, Kim to visit volcano considered sacred

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plan to visit a volcano sacred to the North on the last day of Moon’s visit. Moon’s office said Wednesday that Moon accepted Kim’s offer to visit Mount Paektu on Thursday.   The volcano topped with a deep crater lake is at the heart of North Korea’s foundation ...

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Pakistan’s new PM, Imran Khan visits Saudi Arabia

Pakistan’s new prime minister, former cricket player Imran Khan, is in Saudi Arabia as part of his first official overseas trip. Khan arrived in the kingdom on Tuesday and will later travel to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.   While in Saudi Arabia, Khan traveled to Medina and visited the Prophet’s Mosque. He then flew to ...

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Philippines typhoon toll hits 81

The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 81 and could hit triple digits as searchers dig through a landslide where dozens are presumed dead, authorities said Wednesday. Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation’s agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains.   Since then ...

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S Korea’s Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim at summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un opened a new round of talks at a summit in Pyongyang on Wednesday with the North Korean nuclear arsenal high on the agenda, but Seoul warned they may not reach an agreement. Moon is on a three-day trip to the North Korean capital for his third summit with ...

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