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England 287 all out against India in 1st Test

England were dismissed for 287 on the second day of the first Test against India at Edgbaston on Thursday.   It took India just 10 balls on Thursday to wrap up the hosts’ first innings after England resumed on 285 for nine.  Sam Curran fell for his overnight 24 after edging Mohammad Shami to wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik.   James Anderson ...

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President visits ailing Golam Sarwar at hospital

Dhaka, Aug 2 : President M Abdul Hamid visited ailing Dainik Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar at a city hospital on Thursday. Hamid went to Labaid Specialised Hospital around 9:30pm and spent 15 minutes by Golam Sarwar inquiring about his health condition,” President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told UNB. He also talked to the attending doctors and wished him an early ...

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DUTA, BCL, express solidarity with students’ movement

Dhaka, Aug 2 : Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA) and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Thursday expressed solidarity with the ongoing students’ movement and urged government to meet their demands. DUTA issued a statement signed by its president Prof ASM Maksud Kamal and general secretary Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam on Thursday evening in this regard. DUTA said “Road accidents including ...

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Go back home to avert ‘acts of sabotage’, Home Minister to students

Photo: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan talking with reporters at his residence on Thursday. Dhaka, Aug 2 : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday urged the agitating students to leave the streets and return to their educational institutions and homes as he fears there might be ‘acts of sabotage’ anytime. Talking to reporters at his Dhanmondi residence, the minister also alleged ...

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UK Brexit team seeks to exploit EU concern over Corbyn state aid plans

Exclusive: Chequers plan ties future governments to EU rules on subsidies, negotiators say Britain’s Brexit negotiators have tapped into growing concerns in Brussels over Jeremy Corbyn’s plans for the British economy, by stressing in recent talks that the Chequers plan would tie any future prime minister to the EU’s evolving rules on state aid in perpetuity, according to EU sources. ...

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Improve ’emergency brake’ offer to stop Brexit, says French senator

Jean Bizet says safeguard on migration should be discussed at May-Macron meeting Europe should try to keep the UK in the EU by improving its offer on an emergency brake on the free movement of people, first made before the 2016 referendum, the chair of the French senate’s European committee has said. Jean Bizet was speaking to the Guardian before ...

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PM seeks more Danish investment; offers space in SEZ

Dhaka, Aug 2 : Mentioning that Bangladesh has a very potential market, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday sought more Danish investment here and offered space in the country’s special economic zones for setting up Danish industries. She made the offer when outgoing Danish Ambassador in Dhaka Mikael Hemniti Winther paid a farewell call on her at her office. PM’s ...

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Mayor John Biggs responds to coroner consultation and calls for the greatest flexibility to restore trust in the service

  Mayor John Biggs and his Statutory Deputy Mayor Sirajul Islam have today called for the greatest flexibility in dealing with cases to restore trust in the coroner service. They have responded to the consultation on how to prioritise cases by calling for residents to be supported during a time of bereavement, and welcomed the fact that the proposals include ...

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Hobiganj will soon see an agricultural University: Abu Zahir MP

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has given us independence.  There is no establishment in Habiganj that carries the name of Bangabandhu, to pay off the debt of our the Father of our Nation, we have established Sheikh Hasina Medical College in Habiganj, in his daughter’s name.  If your love is with us, we can do a lot for the welfare of Hobiganj.  MP of ...

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CPRMB meeting to protect minorities

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: A meeting of Campaign for the Protection of Religious Minorities in Bangladesh (CPRMB) was held on 27 July in Essex to review activities and exchange views on future events in furtherance of their goals and objectives. With the CPRMB’s President Devasish Das in the chair, the interactive session appreciated of CPRMB’s recent participation in a meeting at ...

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