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2 Garo lovers ‘kill selves’ jumping before train in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Two teenage ‘lovers’ from an indigenous community allegedly committed suicide jumping before a running train at Northon of Kulaura upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Sandha Sangma, 17, a Class-X student of Dildarpur High School and daughter of Even Marak of Merina Tea Estate in the upazila, and Joyonta Rurom, 18, a Class-XII student of ...

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BNP demands Khaleda’s release for treatment

BNP secretary Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and other senior BNP leaders at Nayapaltan party office. File photo Voicing concern over Khaleda Zia’s ‘sudden illness’ in jail, BNP on Friday demanded the government immediately release her for her better medical treatment either at home or abroad. “We’re concerned over her health condition. So, we demand the government allow her personal physicians ...

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Turkey: 17 people, mainly migrants, killed in road accident

A senior official says 17 people, mostly migrants, were killed in a road accident in the eastern Turkish province of Igdir. Another 36 were injured in the accident late Thursday. Igdir Governor Enver Unlu said Friday that a minivan packed with migrants hit a light pole and caught fire. Some of the victims died in the crash while others were ...

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Fire on bus in Thailand kills 20 migrant factory workers

A fire on a double-decker bus carrying migrant workers killed 20 people early Friday a week after another high death toll showed the continuing dangers of Thailand’s roads. The fire was reported to police around 1:30 a.m. in Tak province in western Thailand along the border with Myanmar. The bus was heading to a factory in an industrial zone near ...

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Sylhet fruit trader ‘missing’ for 5 days

Golapganj Correspondent : A fruit trader has reportedly been missing for five days in Golapganj upazila. The missing was identified was Abdul Matin, 42, son of late Sawar Ali of Kayostagram village in the upazila. He used to run a fruit shop at Hetimganj Bazar. Family members said Matin went out of their house on March 26 for his shop. ...

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NEW GOVERNOR H.E. ANWAR CHOUDHURY TAKES OFFICE

Cayman’s 13th Governor Anwar Choudhury formally took office on the 26 March 2018 The Governor arrived this morning and was greeted by government officials at the Owen Roberts International Airport.Mr. Choudhury took his oath in the afternoon at a ceremony in the Legislative Assembly in front of lawmakers, his family and other diplomats.  “I feel deeply humbled and honored today, ...

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Beauty murder after rape: Probe body formed in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Amid huge outcry over the killing of teenage girl Beauty after rape in Sayestaganj upazila on March 17, a 3-member probe committee has been formed to investigate into the incident. Bidhan Tripura PPM, superintendent of Police of the district, formed the committee on Thursday with additional superintendent of police (administration) as its head. The committee has been ...

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Hajj flights to begin July 14

Mirror Desk : Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal today said the Hajj flights carrying Bangladeshi pilgrims for performing Hajj this year will begin on July 14. This year, a total of 1,27,198 pilgrims– 7,198 under government management and 1,20,000 under private management– will perform Hajj from Bangladesh, said the minister while speaking at a press briefing after ...

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Nahid seeks cooperation of all to hold HSC exam peacefully

Mirror Desk : Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today sought cooperation of all including teachers and guardians to hold the upcoming the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations peacefully. “We have taken all-out measures to check question paper leakage in the HSC examinations scheduled to begin on April 2,” he told the prize distribution ceremony of Lalmatia Women College’s Sports competition ...

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PM calls for casting vote for boat to build Sonar Bangla

Mirror Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the countrymen to cast vote for Awami League in upcoming elections recalling the party’s historic role and sacrifices in realizing Bengali rights, nation building, independence and for continuity of the current development spree. “Cast your vote for our ‘boat’, we will give you a Sonar Bangla,” she said while addressing a ...

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