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Students urged to return to classes as protests grow

Photo: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan talking with reporters at his secretariat on Wednesday. Dhaka, Aug 1 : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday urged the agitating students to withdraw their blockades and go back to their classes as the government has fulfilled their all the demands. Talking to reporters at the Secretariat, the minister said the drivers of the killer ...

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DMP chief asks law enforcers not to use force against students

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia has asked the law enforcers not to use force against students, who have taken to streets protesting the death of their fellows in a road crash on Airport Road in the capital on Sunday.   According to DMP sources, Asaduzzaman Mia gave instruction to the law enforcing members to remain careful and to ...

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Katy Perry visits sick fan who missed concert because of brain surgery

Katy Perry paid a visit to a sick fan in Australia after she had to miss the star’s concert on Monday. Eight-year-old Grace Moores had brain surgery last week after being told she had a 6cm tumour.     Her sister Tiana, 16, tweeted that Grace had been looking forward to the concert before she was diagnosed in April. Katy’s ...

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Janhvi Kapoor reveals that she has watched only five movies of mother Sridevi

Sridevi and Boney Kapoor’s elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor recently made her debut in Bollywood with Shashank Khaitan’s ‘Dhadak’. The film received a good response from the audience and the critics. Janhvi Kapoor also made a mark among the audience with her performance in the film. Recently, during an interaction with an entertainment portal, Janhvi spoke about how she is not ...

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Shah Rukh Khan unveils Suhana Khan’s Vogue cover

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan is now actually Bollywood-ready as her debut on Vogue cover presents. Suhana, 18, graced the August issue of Vogue magazine and she looks gracious and stunning. Shah Rukh Khan shared the picture on Twitter but revealed that he isn’t proud of her yet. He posted a picture of himself holding the magazine and ...

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Road Transport Bill to be placed before cabinet Monday: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader. File Photo Dhaka, Aug 1 : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the Road Transport Bill will be placed before the Cabinet meeting on Monday for approval. The draft bill will be placed before the Cabinet meeting following the directives of the Prime Minister, he said while talking to ...

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Registration of 2 ‘Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan’ buses cancelled

Dhaka, Aug 1 : The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) on Wednesday cancelled the registration of two buses of ‘Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan’ amid public  outrage  over the death of two college students in a road crash on Airport Road on Sunday. Mahbubey-e-Rabbani, director of BRTA, said the registration of the two buses of ‘Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan’ was cancelled following Sunday’s road crash. ...

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Biman inks deal with Canadian firm to purchase 3 aircraft

Dhaka, Aug 1 : Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Wednesday signed a deal with Canadian firm Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) under a government-to-government arrangement to purchase three aircraft. Managing Director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Mosaddek Ahmed and acting president of Canadian Commercial Corporation Carl Marcotte signed the agreement on behalf of their respective sides at the Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry. ...

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BCL central executive committee announced

A new central executive committee of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of the ruling Awami League, was announced on Tuesday night.   Md Rezanul Huq Chowdhury Shovon was made president and Golam Robani, general secretary, of the BCL central committee.  AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved the new committees for the next two years.   ...

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People restored their rights, says Ariful

Sylhet Office : Though he had demanded reelection bringing allegations of various irregularities, BNP Sylhet city mayoral candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury is now saying people restored their rights braving all odds as he has taken a lead of 4,626 votes in 132 centres out of 134. The announcement of the results was postponed in Sylhet as the number of votes ...

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