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BNP’s 4 other MPs-elect take oath, now Fakhrul left alone

Dhaka, Apr 29 : Following the footstep of Zahidur Rahman Zahid MP (Thakurgaon-3), BNP’s four other MPs-elect took oath as members of the 11th Parliament on Monday. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the swearing-in around 5:40pm at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban while parliament senior secretary Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan conducted the oath-taking ceremony. The four BNP MPs are Advocate ...

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Faltering Brexit talks limp on amid UK political impasse

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May smiles during a visit to the Leisure Box while on the local elections campaign in Brierfield, England, Thursday, April 25, 2019. London, Apr 29 : Britain’s government and opposition are holding more talks about striking a compromise Brexit deal, although neither side sounds optimistic about progress. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives and the left-wing ...

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Ramadan office timing from 9 am to 3:30 pm

Photo: PID Dhaka, Apr 29 : The government has rearranged the office timing for the upcoming holy month of Ramadan from 9 am to 3:30 pm for all government, semi-government, autonomous and semi-autonomous institutions. The decision was taken on Monday at the weekly cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at the Prime Minister’s Office. Senior ...

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4 doctors of Narail Sadar Hospital made OSD after Mashrafe’s visit

The Health Ministry made four doctors of the Narail Sadar Hospital officers on special duty (OSD) on Monday, according to a gazette notification of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The ministry rewarded them this punishment after Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, captain of Bangladesh Cricket Team and MP from Narail-2 constituency paid a surprise visit to the public hospital on ...

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Microsoft tops $1 trillion as it predicts more cloud growth

Microsoft Corp on Wednesday briefly topped $1 trillion in value for the first time after executives predicted continued growth for its cloud computing business. The Redmond, Washington-based company beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and revenue, powered by an unexpected boost in Windows revenue and brisk growth in its cloud business which has reached tens of billions of dollars ...

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No Madrid, no Ronaldo: Fresh feel for Champions League semis

Photo: Ajax’s Matthijs de Ligt and teammates celebrate at the end of the Champions League, quarterfinal, second leg soccer match between Juventus and Ajax, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Ajax won 2-1 and advances to the semifinal on a 3-2 aggregate. England, Apr 29 : There’s a fresh feel to the lineup for the ...

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RAB fines hospital in Sylhet for irregularities

Sylhet Office : A mobile court of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-9) on Sunday fined Ma O Shishu Hospital in Sylhet Tk 60,000. The mobile court fined the hospital as it was selling expired medicines and charging exorbitant prices than usual from the consumers. Tipped off, RAB-9 conducted a drive at the hospital under Kotwali police station of the city ...

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Dutch organization for deeper cooperation with Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

Dhaka, Apr 29 : The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) is considering is deeper collaborations around the theme of Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100. The NWO, who is already engaged with as many as 13 research collocations with different partners in Bangladesh, is keen to expand their research collaborations with Bangladesh research organizations in the coming days. This was conveyed ...

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Indian elections 2019: Bollywood stars vote in Mumbai

Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Urmila Matondkar, Madhuri Dixit Nene and a stream of other Bollywood celebrities on Monday voted in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections here in Mumbai and urged others to step out and make their vote count. “This is the moment that matters… Every vote is a voice that counts,” tweeted Priyanka along with ...

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Iran’s tea exports rise by 2.3 pct in value annually

Tehran, April 29 : Iran exported 16,326 tons of tea worth 19 million U.S. dollars to 37 countries in the last Iranian year from March 2018-2019, Eghtesadonline reported on Sunday. The figures registered a 11.4-percent rise in weight and 2.3-percent rise in value compared with the previous year. The main importers were India, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Canada, Australia, ...

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