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One hanged to death in Sylhet Jail

One men condemned in hanged to death in Sylhet jail one minute past Tuesday midnight. Maku Robi Dash of Daragaon village in Chunarughat upazila was sentenced to death for killing his neighbour in Fifteen years ago. Senior jail super Sagir Miah confirmed the matter and said his 5 relatives including two daughter during the last meeting in Sylhet jail on ...

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Vitamin A-plus campaign- on July 16 in Sylhet

Vitamin ‘A’ Plus capsules on National Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign-16, on July 16 next in the Sylhet city and district. The campaign will begin from 8am and continue uninterruptedly till 4pm. Over 3,220 supervisors in the 13 upazilas of the district will supervise the ‘A’ Plus campaign at their respective jurisdictions in the Sylhet city and district. A total of ...

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Security beefed up at Sylhet airports

The authorities deployed on Tuesday trained dog squads of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at Sylhet Osmany International Airport to help the civil administration in ensuring security there. The dog squads would detect ‘explosives’ and narcotics’ through necessary security search in coordination with the authorities of the two airports, said a BGB release on the day. A BGB dog squad ...

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Can Bangladesh ever have Chilcot-type thoroughinquiry report?

In 2003, UK with USA and 46 other countries went to the warin Iraq on the grounds of Saddam Hossain had mass destruction weapons which could be activated within 45 minutes. Most of the fellow MPs along with people at large were opposing the UK’s invasion of Iraq, but Mr. Tony Blair being the then prime minister of the UK ...

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Fahrenheit 85.9 Near Arctic Ocean Shores — Extreme Heat wave Settled in Over North-Central Siberia, Canada’s Northern Tier

By Fatema Miah : 70.8 North, 69.2 East. It’s the Latitude Long co-ordinate location of a section of the Yamal Peninsula in Siberian Russia. A typically chilly region of frozen but now thawing ground more than 4 degrees of Latitude north of the Arctic Circle. A place that saw the appearance of odd, disturbing (and now controversial) methane blowholes pockmarking ...

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PLAIN TRUTH : Eid Mubarak to you all from the Masjid al-Haram

Words of Peace from the Land of Peace   Dr. Mozammel Haque : Makkah al-Mukarramah: I wish all of you a happy Eid Mubarak 2016 from the Masjid-al-Haram in the Balad al-Ameen. The Saudi Royal Court announced that Wednesday has been declared as the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr, a celebration marking the end of fasting in Ramadan. The declaration was ...

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UK’s next prime minister very confident

Rayhan Ahmed Topader  : Theresa May is the new Conservative Party leader and will become the UK’s second female prime minister on Wednesday, taking charge at one of the most turbulent times in recent political history.The 59-year-old home secretary’s carefully cultivated image of political dependability and unflappability appears to have made her the right person at the right time as the ...

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David Cameron prepares to hand over to Theresa May

David Cameron will leave Downing Street for the final time as PM later, with Theresa May waiting to replace him. Mr Cameron will face his last Prime Minister’s Questions in the Commons, before heading to Buckingham Palace to tender his resignation to the Queen. He told the Daily Telegraph: “As I leave today, I hope that people will see a stronger ...

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Who is Theresa May: A profile of UK’s next prime minister

Theresa May is the new Conservative Party leader and will become the UK’s second female prime minister on Wednesday, taking charge at one of the most turbulent times in recent political history. The 59-year-old home secretary’s carefully cultivated image of political dependability and unflappability appears to have made her the right person at the right time as the fallout from ...

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