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Opening ceremony of ‘Mujib year’ celebration at Suhrawardi Udyan

The opening ceremony of the yearlong national programmes on the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be held at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital on March 17 next year. The information was revealed after a preparatory meeting on the celebration of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The National Committee ...

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Trump impeachment: House votes to formalise inquiry

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution to formally proceed with the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. The measure detailed how the inquiry will move into a more public phase and was not a vote on whether to impeach the president. The vote was the first formal test of support for impeachment in the Democratic-controlled house.The resolution ...

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Launch a positive movement: Dr Kamal

Dr Kamal Hossain speaks at a programme arranged by the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Rob) at Supreme Court Bar auditorium, marking its 47th founding anniversary. Dhaka, Oct 31 : Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Thursday urged all to launch a united and positive movement to materialise the dreams of martyrs who laid down their lives for establishing democracy, the ...

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Over 50 residents attend latest ‘Ask the Mayor’ event

Last night, John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, attended George Greens School on the Isle of Dogs to answer questions and hear concerns from over 50 residents as part of his regular ‘Ask the Mayor’ events. The session was chaired by Councillor Sirajul Islam, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Housing, who welcomed attendees before the mayor set the scene ...

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‘SUST press club’ gets new body

SUST Correspondent : Members of Shahjalal University Press Club on Thursday elected the executive committee for the year of 2019-2020. Hussain Imran of Bdnews24.com and Mahedi Kabir of Daily Jugantor have been elected as president and general secretary of Shahjalal University Press Club Executive Committee. The election to the executive commute began at 11:00am on the campus on Tuesday and ...

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ePassport to be launched on Nov 28: FM

Bangladesh will formally introduce ePassport on November 28 next, said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. While briefing reporters at his office on his recent Europe tour, the Foreign Minister said the relevant authorities have confirmed the date. Dr Momen said the difficulties of Bangladeshi expatriates in renewing their passports will be over as such ePassport will have a validity ...

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Liverpool ousts Arsenal 5-4 in shootout after 5-5 draw

Photo: Liverpool players celebrate at the end of the English League Cup soccer match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. After 19 goals on a wild night at Anfield — nine in a penalty shootout — Liverpool ousted Arsenal in the League Cup to reach the quarterfinals. Arsenal was moments away from ...

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28pc youth unemployed in Bangladesh

  State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell on Thursday said currently 28 percent youth are unemployed in the country. “The government is working to bring down the rate to three percent,” he told a press conference, marking the National Youth Day, at the ministry. A project has been taken to eliminate youth unemployment in the rural areas, ...

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Benzema leads Madrid to 5-0 win over Leganes

  Karim Benzema has Real Madrid right on the tail of Barcelona at the top of the Spanish league. The French striker scored a penalty and set up two more goals in an easy 5-0 victory over Leganés on Wednesday, moving Madrid into second place after stumbles by other teams. Madrid climbed to within one point of defending champion Barcelona. ...

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Fiat Chrysler, PSA Peugeot boards approve merger

The boards of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot have approved merging the two companies in a move that would create the world’s fourth-largest automaker with combined revenues of 170 billion euros ($188.8 billion), the companies announced Thursday. The 50-50 merger is expected to create synergies of 3.7 billion euros, a figure that the automakers expect to achieve without any factory ...

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