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Brexit: Theresa May under pressure to consider Brexit delay

Theresa May is facing growing calls to say she would delay Brexit rather than leave the EU if no deal is in place by the end of March. A new plan from some Tory MPs suggests ministers postpone Brexit until 23 May “to conclude negotiations”. It is being suggested as an alternative to cross-party proposals which would see MPs take ...

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Finish Barapukuria coal mine graft trial in 6 months: HC

The High Court on Monday directed to finish in six months the trial proceedings of Barapukuria coal mine corruption case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 15 others. The HC bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam passed the order after hearing a petition filed by Aminul Haque, an accused of the case. The ...

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About Islam and Muslims today

Fatema Miah: Too many issues flared up  about Muslims and Islam linking. Yes, the matters are concerning; for Muslims and about Muslims because the issues are under  such title Muslims and Islam linking to countries and people involved claiming or standing with Islam banner. Where to start with, to begin from where? ISIS brides, Saudi Crown Princes’s power thirst, Pakistanis ...

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Make new generation aware of Bangladesh history, heritage: President

President Abdul Hamid speaks at the fifth convocation of the University of Liberal Arts (Ulab) at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on Monday, Feb 25, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Feb 25 : President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged all to play a responsible role in making the new generation aware of the country’s history and heritage. “It’s our responsibility to make ...

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Actress Shimla is second wife of Biman hijacker Palash!

The alleged Biman hijacker of Dubai bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been identified as Md Pslash Ahmed (24).   His family claimed that actress Shimla (who received National Film Award) was the second wife of Palash, according to media report.  No comment was received from Shimla in this regard despite newsman made repeated phone calls to her.   According ...

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University student killed as truck ploughs through mosque in Chattogram

Chattogram, Feb 25 : A student of International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) was killed as a truck ploughed through a mosque in Banur Bazar area in Sitakundu upazila on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Faridul Islam, 25, son of late Nur Mohammad, hailing from Chakaria upazila in Cox’s Bazar and a fifth semester student of Quaranic Science Department ...

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RAB discloses identity of Biman hijacker

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday said the alleged Biman hijacker is a listed criminal of Narayanganj. RAB said it found fingerprint match with the ‘hijacker’ with one Md Palash Ahmed, a criminal from Narayanganj’s Sonargaon. Sources said, the BG-147 flight had a seat reserved to ‘Md Polash’. He was a passenger of domestic flight from Dhaka to Chattogram. A ...

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BGB observes Martyrs’ Day

Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) is observing Martyrs’ Day with due respect, commemorating the army officers killed in the 2009 Pilkhana BDR mutiny. The 10th anniversary of the carnage at Pilkhana BDR Headquarters in Dhaka is being observed on Monday. A total of 74 people, including 57 army officers, were killed in the carnage on this day in 2009. BGB is ...

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Sheriff: 2 bodies recovered from Texas plane crash site

A southeast Texas sheriff said Sunday that two bodies have been recovered at the site where a Boeing 767 cargo plane crashed into a coastal bay. All three people aboard the Flight 3591 died, according to the plane’s owner.   Crews continued to search for the third body at Trinity Bay, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east of Houston, Chambers ...

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With 2 penalty kicks, Real Madrid edges Levante 2-1

Photo: Real forward Karim Benzema celebrates with his teammate Casemiro after scoring his side’s opening goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Valencia, Feb 25 : Real Madrid needed two penalty kicks — one awarded by video review — to beat Levante 2-1 on Sunday and ...

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