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Police find 6 heads in cooler chest in northern Mexico

Police in the northern Mexico state of Sonora say six severed human heads have been found in a plastic cooler on a roadside. A Sonora official who was not authorized to be quoted by name says the grisly artifact was reported to an emergency number.   There was no immediate information on the identity of the men, nor were their ...

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Hurricane Florence: Deadly ‘brute’ of a storm ravages Carolinas

Five people have been killed as Florence mauls the US East Coast, knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of homes and downing trees. The weather event has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm but forecasters still warn of life-threatening storm surges.   Winds of up to 70mph (110km/h) are also expected for several days as the ...

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Microbus falls into Hatirjheel lake

Photo: Damaged microbus plunged into Hatirjheel lake after breaking a bridge railing on Saturday. Dhaka, Sept 15 : A microbus plunged into Hatirjheel lake in the capital on Saturday morning. Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters sources said the microbus fell into the lake breaking the railing of a bridge around 10 am. However, no casualties were reported. The driver ...

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4 firearms recovered in Sundarbans

Bagerhat, Sept 15 : Members of Coast Guard recovered four firearms from the Sundarbans in Mrigmari area of Monga upazila on Friday night. Being tipped off that a gang of forest robbers was staying in the area, a team of Coast Guard conducted a drive in the area around 8pm. Sensing the presence of the coast guard members, the forest ...

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‘Arms trader’ held with firearms in C’nawabganj

Chapainawabganj, Sept 15 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a suspected drug trader along with arms from Balutungi area in Bholahat upazila on Friday night. The arrestee is Shahadat Hossain, 20, son of Monirul Islam, a resident of Jhaubon area in the upazila. A press release of Rab-5, said that team of Rab-5 conducted the ...

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MPs’ role vital to implement SDGs: Speakers

Achieving SDGs for inclusive society more pressing than ever: UN Habiganj Correspondent : Speakers at a workshop in Habiganj on Friday said inclusion is at the core of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the role of MPs is the key to ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised the two-day workshop ...

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2nd Teesta Bridge link road, bridge on it collapse

Photo: Local administration trying to protect the bridge and the link road dropping sand sacks. Lalmonirhat, Sept 14 : A portion of the link road of the 2nd Teesta Bridge at the mouth of a small bridge was washed away by strong current while a part of the bridge collapsed at Echli in Gangachhara upazila early Friday. The bridge and ...

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Shringla lauds Bangladesh’s effort in rooting out extremism

Photo: Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurating 250-bed five-storey student residential building of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple on Friday. Sylhet Office : Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday appreciated Bangladesh’s development in various areas including rooting out extremism by rejecting extremist ideas strongly. He said Bangladesh has emerged as a ...

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London Fashion Week to kick off amid Brexit fears

LONDON, SEPT 14 : London is starting its stint at the center of the fashion universe as industry leaders express concerns about the potential impact of Brexit. Top designers including Burberry, Christopher Kane, Victoria Beckham, Erdem and others will be showing new collections in a series of shows that start on Friday. Anticipation is high, especially with a new creative ...

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Partial production at Barapukuria power plant resumes

Barpukuria power plant. File photo Dinajpur, Sept 14 : Power production from a unit of Barpukuria coal-fired power plant resumed Friday after 52 days of suspension for want of coal. Chief engineer Abdul Hakim Sarker of the plant said power production from no 3 unit started around 2:28 am on Friday. Though, the production capacity of the unit is 275MW units, ...

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