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Those acted against party in SCC polls to face music: Quader

Photo: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader addressing a discussion organised by district and city units of Awami League. Sylhet Office : Referring to the party’s debacle in the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) polls, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said actions will be taken against the leaders and activists who acted against the party. “Those who were ...

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Panasonic to move European headquarters out of UK

Panasonic’s booth at the 2018 IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin (collected photo) Panasonic plans to move its European headquarters from Britain to the Netherlands later this year over concerns about potential tax issues related to Brexit, a company spokeswoman said Thursday. “We will move our European headquarters to the Netherlands,” the spokeswoman told AFP, confirming a report in the ...

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Five of a family burned in Sylhet fire

Sylhet Office : Five members of a family suffered burn injuries in a fire that broke out at a house at village Rahimpur of Biswanath upazila early Wednesday. The victims are — Faruk Miah, 55, his wife Champa Begum, 45, their daughter Ripa Begum, 18, son Emad Miah, 14, Imran Miah 12. Officer-in-charge of Biswanath police station M Shamsuddoha said ...

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Grenfell Tower: Council worker charged with fraud

A council worker accused of taking money intended for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster has been charged with fraud. Jenny McDonagh, 39, is alleged to have obtained the cash “while being neither a survivor or bereaved family member”, Scotland Yard said. The Kensington and Chelsea Council employee was charged with four offences, including money laundering. She is due to ...

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Kaka back in Italy to discuss AC Milan role

Former AC Milan and Brazil star Kaka has returned to Italy amid reports Wednesday he is set for a backroom role with the fallen Serie A giants.   The 2007 Ballon d’Or winner is reported to be looking at the possibility of joining the club’s board along with fellow AC Milan icons Leonardo and Paolo Maldini.  Another ex-Milan teammate Gennaro ...

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Bangladesh, Nepal agree to work together for power sector development

Bangladesh and Nepal have agreed to enhance bilateral trade and investment between the two friendly countries as well as cooperate with each other for power sector development.   The consensus came at a bilateral meeting held between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Thursday at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plazza in Tahachal Marg in ...

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Richa Chadha lends helping hand to flood-hit Kerala

Richa Chadha who has been busy shooting for her upcoming biopic Shakeela directed by Indrajit Lankesh has always been vocal with her support, no matter what the cause. With the Kerala floods that have ravaged the state and with many lives lost and upturned, the actress knew she had to do something for the state. Her costar, Rajeev Pillai who ...

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Shah Rukh Khan spends “lovely evening with elegant ladies”

Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore have long been associated with the soap brand Lux. This year too, the big names of Bollywood have come together for the brand. On Wednesday, Shah Rukh shared a photo featuring himself and three beauties, Karisma, Kareena and Sharmila. While the three divas chose golden attires, SRK looked debonair ...

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Loew rejects Ozil’s racism accusations

Joachim Loew has rejected Mesut Ozil’s accusations of racism within the German FA (DFB) as the head coach gave his analysis of Germany’s World Cup debacle on Wednesday.   “Mesut made allegations of racism, but I can clearly say that in the DFB, there have never been racist comments,” Loew said while announcing his squad to face world champions France ...

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