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Suspects in Sylhet college teacher murder case give depositions

Photo: Mozammil Hossain & Nishat Tasnim Rupa – two accused are taken to the court in Sylhet on Monday, Apr 1, 2019. Sylhet Office :  Two accused who were arrested in connection with the killing of a teacher of Madan Mohan College in Sylhet gave their depositions before the court on Monday. Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court-3 Saifur Rahman recorded the ...

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‘A tale of discovering my martyr father’ – a special event organised by London Bangla Press Club to observe the Independence day

Then EPR member Nurul Haque Khan  left home in 1971 to join the fight for independence and never came back home.   Later from several source the family were informed that he died while fighting the enemy force. However, cultural activist and Jubo Leage leader Jamal Khan and his family never knew how and where his father was died.  In the ...

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Millions in Dhaka at risk of fires, earthquakes: Experts

‘No good progress in earthquake preparedness’ Dhaka, April 1 : The violation of building codes and defiance of safety issues during construction of high-rises have exposed around 18 million people in and around the capital to fires and earthquakes, say experts. Dhaka, one of the world’s most densely-populated cities, has witnessed a number of devastating fires in recent months and ...

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BKMEA and Nutrition International launch campaign for women workers

Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and Nutrition International jointly launched a new initiative `Nutrition of Working Women (NoWW)’ to benefit women workers of knitwear factories in Bangladesh.   The launching program was held at hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka. Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon, MP, Honorable Whip, Bangladesh Parliament was present as the chief guest on this program.  ...

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Khaleda’s treatment at BSMMU begins

Photo: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for her treatment on Monday, Apr 1, 2019. Dhaka, Apr 1 : Over an hour after Khaleda had been admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), a medical board on Monday started providing Khaleda with necessary treatment for her various ailments, including severe pain ...

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas heading for divorce!

Actress Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are not having a good time with each other and the couple is already headed for a divorce, claims a magazine.   According to OK! magazine, the 36-year-old actress and the 26-year-old singer are quickly falling out of love now that they are “starting to really get to know each other”, reports gossipcop.com.  “They’ve ...

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Kim Jong-nam murder: Vietnamese woman pleads guilty to lesser charge

A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of causing hurt by potentially deadly means.   A Malaysian court sentenced Doan Thi Huong to three years and four months in jail, starting from her arrest in February 2017.However, under Malaysian law she could be freed by May, ...

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FF Faruk murder case: SC upholds ex-MP Rana’s bail

The Appellate Division has upheld the bail order issued by the High Court to former Awami League MP from Tangail-3 (Ghatail) Amanur Rahman Khan Rana in a case filed over the killing of freedom fighter and member of district unit AL Faruk Ahmed. A four-member bench of the SC, headed led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, passed the order ...

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PM orders yearly clearance certificates for high-rises

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at the cabinet meeting at Secretariat, Dhaka on Monday, April 01, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, Apr 1 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday came up with a number of directives, including the introduction of yearly renewal of clearance certificates for high-rises from Fire Service and Civil Defence Department like industrial units, aiming to prevent ...

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Rainstorm hits south Nepal; PM says 25 dead, hundreds hurt

Photo: An Injured of rain storm from Bara district is being brought to a government hospital, in Birgunj, 136 kilometers (85 miles) from Kathmandu, Nepal, March 31, 2019. Officials say many people were killed and hundreds were injured by a rainstorm that swept southern Nepal on Sunday. Nepal, Apr 1 : Rescuers are struggling to reach villages in southern Nepal ...

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