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Jubdol Uk Branch has been organised protest meeting

Bangladesh Jatiotabadi  Jubdol –Uk Branch  has been organised  protest meeting  at B N P office . Jubdol Secretary General S Karim yesterday said they will face their Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman’s conviction in a money-laundering case both legally and politically.The Protest meeting was special guest M A Malik president of BNP. “We’ve got disappointed and aggrieved by the High ...

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UK JASOD observes Taher Dibosh: Posthumous trial demanded

The UK JASOD had organised a meeting to commemorate 40th ‘Taher Dibosh’ on 27 July at the Montefiore Centre, East London. Taher Dibosh is observed to remember the political activism of Col Abu Taher (Bir Uttom) who was hanged to death on 21 July 1976 following a military tribunal inside the Jail. In 2011 the High Court overturned the judgement ...

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Brexit must not cost London its top science talent, says Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today said Brexit must not cost the capital its top scientific minds. He said it was critical that London continues to thrive as a global centre for life science research even after it has left the EU. Mr Khan, pictured, was speaking on a visit to the £700 million Francis Crick Institute in King’s Cross. The centre for biomedical studies ...

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New quicker and easier UK visit visa application form launched in Bangladesh

Customers in Bangladesh will now be able to apply for their UK visit visas, more easily thanks to a new online application form. The new form, called Access UK, offers customers a number of benefits including a shorter form, with questions ordered logically, a mobile friendly format and the ability to download a pre-populated Schengen visa form. The form will ...

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Case filed, SI closed Child torturer held in Habiganj

A sub-inspector has been closed on charge of negligence in duties over a recent incident of torturing three children in Habiganj town. Rajkumar, an SI of Habiganj Model Police Station, was closed last night, Raselur Rahman, assistant superintendent (south) of Habiganj police, told our correspondent. The police officer rushed to the scene after hearing the incident but he did not ...

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SCC removes 1,200 illegal banners, festoons in City

The Sylhet City Corporation in a drive removed around 1,200 illegal banners, festoons and placards from several important points of the city in last two days. Hanifur Rahman, chief conservancy officer of SCC, said the banners and other publicity materials are destroying the beauty of the city so they have started the drive on Tuesday to eliminate all of them. ...

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31 held in Sylhet in anti-militancy drive

Law enforcers in a joint drive arrested 31 people, including 22 activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student front Islami Chhatra Shibir, for their suspected militant involvement from several places in Jakiganj upazila of the district early Thursday. Additional Superintendent of Police Suggan Chakma said a joint team comprising members of Rapid Action Battalion-4 (RAB), Armed Police Battalion and Detective Branch ...

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Flood situation fails to improve in Sylhet DIV

The flood situation in several districts including Sylhet Sunamganj, triggered by incessant rainfall over the last few days, continued to worsen as some major rivers in the affected areas were flowing above their red marks on Wednesday. In Sylhet, the students of 20 government primary schools of Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj district can not go to their schools for several ...

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Journalist Abdur Rahman Laid to rest

Staff reporter of Daily Kalerkontho Sylhet Office, lecturer of Saifur Rahman BM college Abdur Rahman was laid to rest in their family graveyard at the village Khujgipur in Balagonj Upozila at Sylhet on Tuesday. Earlier, his second Namaz-e-Janaza (funeral) was held on Khujgipur. Maolana Abu Said led the funeral prayers. A condolence meeting was also held prior to the Janaza. ...

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