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Rohingyas eating up much of Bangladesh forests: FM

A Rohingya girl chops log at their makeshift shelter in Cox’s Bazar. file photo Dhaka, Feb 24 : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said over 1.2 million Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar district of the country are eating up much of Bangladesh’s forests creating environmental disasters. He, however, said Bangladesh has already been considered as a role ...

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Speaker visits Chawkbazar burn victims

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury visits Chawkbazar fire victims at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Feb 24 : Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury visited Chawkbazar fire victims at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Sunday. During her visit, she talked to ...

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Mukabbir to take his oath ‘in March’

Sylhet Office : Gonoforum leader Mukabbir Khan, elected from Sylhet-2 on a Goforum  ticket in the December 30th election, declared that he will take oath as a lawmaker of 11th parliament “in  March”. He made this announcement from a crest and scholarship giving ceremony held at Khondokar Bazar High School compound on Saturday where Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, elected ...

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Kareena says she does not have Priyanka’s ambition

Koffee With Karan 6 is back to give you a glimpse into the lives of celebrities. This Sunday’s episode of the show will have the duo of Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra as guests. The Karan Johar hosted talk show this season has featured many an interesting pair like Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal. Now it is time for two ...

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Case filed against Sonakshi Sinha for ‘cheating’ an event organizer

A case of cheating has been filed against Sonakshi Sinha and four others in Muradabad for refusing to perform in an event in Delhi despite accepting payment for it, according to news agency ANI. The complainant claims that Sonakshi had agreed to participate in the event on September 30, 2018, and had accepted a sum of Rs 37 lakh for ...

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Pep Guardiola: Manchester United win would be good for title race

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is hoping for a Premier League favour from rivals Manchester United on Sunday but says talk of winning four trophies “sells an illusion.” City are aiming to retain the Carabao Cup by beating Chelsea at Wembley after United host Liverpool – level on points with City – at Old Trafford. “Of course, it would be ...

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Harry and Meghan arrive in Morocco

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived in Morocco for their first official visit to north Africa. The royal couple’s three-day trip is aimed at strengthening the UK’s links with Morocco – which is one of the few stable countries in the region.Their visit will also focus on gender equality, with the pair discussing Morocco’s attitudes towards women with ...

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Abbas president, Farid general secretary of Ctg Press Club

Photo: Ali Abbas and Chowdhury Farid. Chattogram Office : Ali Abbas and Chowdhury Farid were elected president and general secretary of Chattogram Press club at its biennial election on Saturday. Besides, Salauddin Reza and Manzur Qauder have been elected as senior vice-president and vice-president of the club. The voting to Chattogram Press Club (CPC) took place at the its conference ...

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Blaze in Aero India parking area guts 300 cars

A major fire swept through the parking area of the Aero India event at the Yelahanka Air Force station in Bengaluru gutting about 300 cars on Saturday, the penultimate day of Asia’s premier air show, official sources said. No casualties were reported in the blaze suspected to have been caused by dry grass fire aided by heavy winds, the sources ...

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PM inaugurates construction works on Karnaphuli tunnel, Ctg elevated expressway

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated the mining work of the much-awaited Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel under the Karnaphuli River. The Prime Minister launched the boring work of the tunnel by unveiling its plaque at a function at Patenga in Chattogram Sunday morning. On the same venue, the Bangladesh premier also launched the construction of the Chattogram elevated ...

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