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Zia Charitable Trust case: Khaleda’s bail extended again

  File photo : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.  Bangladesh Desk : A court here on Thursday again extended until April 22 the bail of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case. Judge Md Akhteruzzaman of the Special Judge Court-5 passed the order following a petition filed by the BNP chief’s lawyers. However, the BNP chairperson was not ...

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White House refuses to defend EPA chief’s conduct

  International Desk : In a marked change in tone, the White House says President Donald Trump is not OK with recent revelations involving the embattled head of the Environmental Protection Agency. For his part, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is denying he knew about big raises given to two of his closest aides and insisting he did nothing wrong in ...

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Saudis say intercepted missile fired by Yemeni Houthi rebels

  International Desk : Saudi air defense forces say they shot down a missile launched by Yemeni rebels at the southern Saudi border city of Jizan. The rebels say the attack was aimed at an Aramco oil facility. In a statement late Wednesday, the Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels known as Houthis said the attack caused shrapnel that landed in ...

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Sierra Leone swears in opposition leader as new president

International Desk : Sierra Leone’s election commission declared main opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio as the West African nation’s new president Wednesday, giving the opposition party its first presidency in 10 years. Chief Justice Abdulai Charm swore in the new leader along with Vice President Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh just hours after the announcement. Bio pledged to govern for all Sierra ...

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Oil spill that caused Indonesia fire was due to broken pipe

International Desk : An oil spill that caused a fire that killed five people and sickened hundreds in an Indonesian port city came from a broken pipe the state-owned energy company was using to transfer crude oil, police said Thursday. A preliminary investigation had identified the leaking substance as marine fuel oil, but East Kalimantan police spokesman Ade Yaya Suryana ...

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Russia loses vote to join spy poisoning probe; next stop UN

International Desk : The international chemical weapons watchdog on Wednesday rejected Russia’s call for a joint investigation with Britain of the nerve-agent poisonings of an ex-spy and his daughter in England. But Russia said the number of countries that abstained from the vote suggested many have doubts about Britain’s allegations that Moscow was behind the attack and now plans to ...

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SUST website hacked

  This screenshot was taken from a Facebook post. SUST Correspondent : The official website of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) was hacked by a hacker named ‘SWE 2017-18’ on Wednesday night. The university authorities on Thursday morning noticed their website was hacked and later kept the server of the website down, said Professor Jahirul Islam, director of the university computer ...

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Five-day drama fest begins Thursday

The 9th edition of the five-day long drama festival titled ‘Syed Badruddin Hossain memorial drama festival’ will begin at the Bangladesh Shilapakala Academy on Thursday. A press conference was recently held at a restaurant in the city to brief on the festival by organiser TSC based Padatik Natya Sangsad. Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will inaugurate the ...

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Poster of Madhuri Dixit’s Bucket List features her riding bike

The first poster of Madhuri Dixit’s Marathi film Bucket List features the actress riding a bike. Bucket List is Madhuri’s debut Marathi film, which will be presented by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, reports NDTV. Karan unveiled the poster of the film after an interesting Twitter chat with Madhuri Dixit. ‘Hey Karan Johar, what is that one thing you’d want to ...

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Kareena Kapoor Khan to play Shah Rukh Khan’s love interest in ‘Salute’

The casting for the biopic on astronaut Rakesh Sharma, titled ‘ Salute’, has been making waves for a long time. It gained traction after reports hinted at Shah Rukh Khan bagging the part. Subsequently, it was rumoured that Priyanka Chopra would be the lead female actor. As per reports, considering that Priyanka Chopra is also rumoured to be in talks ...

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