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Bangladesh win by 137 runs

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 137 runs to win their first match of the Asia Cup. It was an easy win in the end for Bangladesh as they restricted the Islanders to 124 in 35.2 overs.   Mushfiqur anchored the Bangladesh innings from one end and scored his career-best 144. The innings give Bangladesh got a competitive first inning score of ...

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Schoolgirl raped in Sylhet, one rapist held

Sylhet Office : A fourth-grader schoolgirl was raped by two youths at Khursupur village in Osmaninagar upazila on Saturday morning. Locals said the girl was collecting some vegetables from the field near her house in the morning around 10 am. Then Ismail and his associate Hafizur ushered the girl to an under construction building site where they forcibly violated her. ...

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B Chy and Dr Kamal’s much-hyped ‘greater national unity’ kicks off

Photo: Gano Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain speaking at a press conference at Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Dhaka, Sept 15 : Dr Badruddoza Chowdhury-led Jukta Front and Dr Kamal Hossain-led Jatiya Oikya Prokriya on Saturday formally announced the journey of a ‘greater national unity’ to ensure ‘functional democracy’ in the country through holding a ...

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Medical board examines Khaleda’s health in jail

 photo : Doctors leaving central jail, DHAKA: The medical board formed with doctors from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) examined BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s health condition in old Central Jail on Nazimuddin Road in Dhaka on Saturday afternoon (Sep 15). The Medical Board members entered in jail around 3:45pm and left jail gate by a microbus at 4:50pm. Dhaka ...

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100pc electricity can come from solar power by 2050: Seminar

Net metering policy introduced to promote solar power: Energy Adviser Dhaka, Sept 15 : Experts at a seminar here on Saturday said the country could generate 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy in 2050 if steps are taken to achieve the target. “Scarcity of land is no longer a problem for solar energy as technologies are improving and ...

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Unchaining people from deprivation ‘my duty’, says PM

Govt wants to develop villages as townships, she reiterates Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at the inaugural session of the three-day 22nd National Council of the Institution of Diploma Engineers Bangladesh (IDEB) at Ganobhaban on Saturday. Dhaka, Sept 15 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said it is her duty to unchain people from deprivation and a plan ...

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US-Bangla to add 2 Boeing 737-800 to its fleet in November

Dhaka, September 15 : US-Bangla Airlines is set to add two new Boeing 737-800 aircrafts to their fleet by November, according to a press release issued on Saturday. The new aircrafts will be able to accommodate 167 passengers each, with 8 in business class and 159 in economy class. Currently they have four 164-seater Boeing 737-800 and three 76-seater Dash ...

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Section 57 to go with passing of Digital Security Bill: Jabbar

Dhaka, Sept 15 : Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Saturday said section 57 of the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) would no longer be there with the passing of the Digital Security Bill by parliament. Inaugurating a national debate programme organised by Debate for Democracy at Film Development Corporation (FDC) in the city, the minister said ...

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Right body demands passengers’ representation in proposed transport law

Dhaka, Sep 15 : Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity on Saturday demanded representation of passengers in the proposed road transport law. In a press release, the organisation said the bill already placed in Parliament would only benefit the transport workers and owners, if no representatives from the commuters are kept in the proposed law titled ‘Road Transport Bill 2018’. Samity’s secretary ...

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Sonam Kapoor believes Kangana Ranaut is a troublemaker

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is known for a frank, often unfiltered, comments. Not a person to mince words, the actor was at honest best while speaking to Anaita Shroff Adajania, fashion stylist and fashion director at Vogue India, on her chat show. Some of the questions could have been potentially problematic, but Sonam seemed undeterred. When asked, which of her co-stars ...

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