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Salman Khan concedes defeat to Hero Alom!

Invincible Bollywood hero Salman Khan has long been on top of the internet search list in India according to Yahoo India.   Not only in India, Salman Khan has been in the heart of many over the decades entire the sub-continent. But this time a local Bangladeshi boy called Hero Alom defeated Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan in terms of Google ...

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Sylhet City dwell face health problem in winter due to air pollution

Air pollution is excessive in Sylhet in winter season. So people face health problem. At this time excess of Ozone, Carbon, Sulphar exist in air. According to environment directorate in the air of Sylhet AQI is 109 ppm last year it was 87 ppm. Ratio of increase in 22 ppm qf AQI is 101 to 150 ppm it is called ...

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Bus-Van Collided head-on at Osmaninagar along Sylhet- Dhaka Highway

At least 15 persons have been injured at 9-30 p.m. on Sylhet-Dhaka Highway in front of Osmaninagar Upazila Police Building. It has been learnt from Osmaninagar UZ Police Sub-Inspector Mizanur Rahman and the locals that a Dhaka brand bus belongs to Shayamali Paribahan (Transport) and a Van of Quality Ice-cream collided head-on resulting in at least 15 persons injured. UP ...

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Old woman killed when Motor-cycle dashed her

Salan Begum (65) has been dashed and run over by a motor-cycle, resulting in brutal death to her at 10.30 yesterday (Saturday). It has been learnt that the deceased of Shibnagar (Majorkup) on way to her daughter’s house at Bayampur reached by pass road side. She was instantly deshed by a motor-cycle that ranway. The locals rushed to the spot ...

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Wife’s ‘tongue cutting off’ incident case : Brother-in-law and nephew-in-law arrested in Sylhet

Cutting off wife Suma Begum’s tongue by dowry-greedy husband Belal Ahmed on December 15th at Darsha. As per sequel to a case lodged with Jalalabad Police Station in connection with the Woman Repression and Dowry Act’, the said Belal’s maternal cousin Foiz Miah and his (Belal’s) nephew have been arrested by the aforesaid police from the village of Khanua and ...

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Time Extension Solicited by DC, ADC and NDC Sylhet in reply to ACC notice

For the submission of wealth return notice served by Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), Sylhet Deputy Commissioner Md. Jainul Abedin, ADC Genl. Shahidul Islam Chowdhury and NDC Tanvir Al Naseef solicited one month time in a prayer today. According ACC, on the basis of the allegation, submitted to ACC by one Mujibur Rahman, a resident of Shahjalal Upashahar, that these three ...

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Extradite war criminal Chowdhury Mueenuddin

Ansar Ahmed Ullah UK Bengalis demanded that convicted war criminal, killer of intellectuals Chowdhury Mueenuddin be extradited to Bangladesh at a demo to coincide with the ‘Intellectual Martyred Day’ on 14 December in London. Protest was held outside British Prime Minister Theresa May’s official residence 10 Downing street demanding extradition of war criminal Chowdhury Mueenuddin back to Bangladesh to face ...

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British values oath would not combat radicalisation – Labour

Making civil servants and other holders of public office swear an oath to British values would not help combat radicalisation, the shadow home secretary has said. Diane Abbott told Sky News it would not make “any verifiable difference”. Writing in the Sunday Times, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said he wanted public servants to set an example to newly arrived migrants. ...

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UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Bangladesh, Rushanara Ali MP visits Bangladesh

    December 18, 2016   UK Prime minister’s Trade Envoy to Bangladesh Rushanara Ali has arrived in Dhaka to “reaffirm the importance the UK attaches to its trade and investment with Bangladesh.” The Bangladesh-born Labour Party MP will meet members of the British business community in Bangladesh, industry and business leaders, political leaders and senior members of the Government, ...

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Bernicat: EC has to be neutral

The new Election Commission has to be seen as being truly neutral, US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat has said. In an interview with Indian business daily Mint on Friday, Ambassador Bernicat discussed several issues surrounding Bangladesh, focusing in particular on terrorism and politics. “The mandate of EC’s members is expiring in February. The president has a real task ahead ...

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