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BNP’s Suhrawardy Udyan rally begins

Photo: A part of the crowd gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan to attend BNP’s public rally on Sunday. Dhaka, Sept 30 : BNP’s public rally began at Suhrawardy Udyan here on Sunday afternoon where the party leaders are expected to unveil their various demands and plans over the next general election. The rally formally began around 2pm with recitation from the ...

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Suu Kyi lost Malaysia’s support for her role against Rohingya: Mahathir

He says he lost all faith in her Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Sept 30 : Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said Malaysia will no longer support the leadership of Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi because of her handling of the Rohingya crisis in her country. ...

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Election schedule in 1st week of Nov: Quader

Dhaka, Sept 30 : Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the Election Commission(EC) will announce the schedule for the upcoming parliamentary polls in the first week of November. He came up with the information while talking to reporters at the secretariat. “BNP’s demand for a neutral government to oversee the general election goes beyond the constitutional jurisdiction. ...

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CCB hosts farewell lunch for Bernicat

Departing US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat with Consular Corps in bangladesh members on Sunday. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Sept 30 : The Consular Corps in Bangladesh (CCB) has hosted a farewell lunch in honor of outgoing US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat. CCB President KM Mozibul Hoque and Secretary General Shams Mahmud handed over a crest memento to Bernicat at ...

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Trump, Saudi king discuss oil prices in telephone call

President Donald Trump has discussed global crude oil prices with Saudi King Salman in a telephone call amid the American leader’s call for OPEC to bring down energy prices. The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported the call late Saturday night, saying “the efforts to maintain supplies to ensure the stability of the oil market and ensure the growth of the ...

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Facebook users must log out, re-login across devices: Experts

After Facebook admitted that hackers broke into nearly 50 million users’ accounts by stealing their “access tokens” or digital keys, cyber experts on Saturday warned over 2.3 billion users to log out and log back into Facebook, or any of third-party apps that use Facebook login.   Facebook has reset the access tokens of almost 50 million accounts it knew ...

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Marilyn Monroe’s wedding car up for auction

Late Hollywood veteran star Marilyn Monroe’s black Ford Thunderbird is up for auction. The car is expected to fetch up to USD 500,000 when it goes under the hammer at an upcoming Julien’s Auctions event in November, reports aceshowbiz.com. Monroe owned the car from 1955 to 1962 after buying it before she married playwright Arthur Miller. A published report at ...

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HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases

China has announced a 14% jump in the number of its citizens who are living with HIV and Aids. More than 820,000 people are affected in the country, health officials say. About 40,000 new cases were reported in the second quarter of 2018 alone.   The vast majority of new cases were transmitted through sex, marking a change from the ...

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Brett Kavanaugh: FBI contacts Deborah Ramirez for interview

The FBI has approached the second woman to accuse US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as it begins a fresh inquiry into him. Deborah Ramirez accuses Judge Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her during a drinking game when they were students at Yale University in the 1980s.   He has denied the allegation, describing it as a ...

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Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs to 832

At least 832 people were killed in the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the national disaster agency says. It added that the affected area was bigger than initially thought.   Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings that collapsed in Friday’s 7.5-magnitude earthquake, agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a news ...

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