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Sylhet Wildlife Conservation Centre gets first batch of animals

Photo: A pair of zebras find their new home at Sylhet Wildlife Conservation Centre in Tilagarh Eco Park. They were among the first batch of 58 animals brought from Bangabandhu Safari Park of Gazipur on Tuesday. Also included in the batch were these peacocks, bellow. Sylhet Office : Sylhet Wildlife Conservation Centre at Tilagarh Eco Park has received a batch ...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to celebrate her 45th birthday at home

November spells birthdays at Jalsa. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 45 tomorrow while daughter Aaradhya will be seven on November 16. Since the past few years, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been celebrating her big day with the media at her Juhu abode. Husband Abhishek is currently in West Bengal shooting for Anurag Basu’s film. Guess he will spring a surprise on ...

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HC asks EC not to accept BNP’s amended charter

Dhaka, Oct 31 : The High Court on Wednesday asked the Election Commission not to accept the amended Article 7 of BNP’s constitution and dispose of the petition in this regard within a month. A HC bench of Justice Md Ashfaqul Islam and Justice Mohammad Ali passed the order following a petition filed by Mozammel Hossain, a resident of the ...

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37 bags of body parts from crashed plane brought to hospital for identification

A total of 37 bags of body parts from the crashed Indonesian plane have been brought to a Jakarta hospital for identification, according to a rescuer on Wednesday. The Lion Air plane with 189 people onboard crashed into the waters off karawang of Indonesia’s West Java province shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Monday.   Rescuers put the body ...

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Helicopter crash kills 25 in Afghanistan

An Afghan official says an army helicopter carrying senior officials has crashed in bad weather in the western Farah province, killing all 25 on board. Naser Mehdi, a spokesman for the provincial governor, says the helicopter crashed around 9:10 a.m. (0440 GMT), shortly after taking off from the mountainous Anar Dara district heading toward nearby Herat province.   He says ...

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Ideal timing between pregnancies is at least one year: study

Women who want to bear children in their 30s and 40s often face a dilemma regarding how much time to wait between pregnancies. Doctors often advise they wait 18 to 24 months. But pregnancy risks mount with age.   A study Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), based on 150,000 pregnancies in Canada from 2004 to ...

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BNP forms human chain protesting Khaleda’s jailing

Photo: BNP leaders and activists form a human chain in the front of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 31. Dhaka, Oct 31 : As part of its countrywide scheduled programme, BNP leaders and activists formed a human chain in the city on Wednesday protesting against the conviction of its chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Charitable Trust graft ...

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Country to get 5 more medical universities, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File Photo Dhaka, Oct 31 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday promised to set up five more medical universities in five divisional headquarters if her party is reelected in the next national election. “…if we can form the government again, then Inshallah we’ll set up five more medical universities in five divisional headquarters,” she said. ...

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BAT wins Bangladesh Innovation Award for SDG Inclusion

British American Tobacco Bangladesh director KH Masud Siddiqui and head of legal and external affairs Mubina Asaf receive Bangladesh Innovation Award recently. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 31 : The British American Tobacco (BAT) Bangladesh has own the Bangladesh Innovation Award under SDG Inclusion category. BAT director KH Masud Siddiqui and head of legal and external affairs Mubina Asaf received the ...

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Denmark to provide US$ 4.6 mn more for Rohingyas

It wants political solution to Rohingya crisis Photo: Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tornæ Dhaka, Oct 31 : Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tornæs on Wednesday announced additional funding of US$ 4.6 million to meet the urgent food needs of Rohingyas and host communities. Tornæs said they are doing whatever they can to put pressure on the government ...

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