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Ex-CJ SK Sinha among 11 faces arrest warrant

Photo : Collected A court here on Sunday issued a warrant for the arrest of former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and 10 other people in a case filed for reportedly misappropriating Tk 4 crore. Judge of the Dhaka Senior Special Judge’s Court KM Imrul Kayes passed the order after accepting the charge-sheet submitted by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), said ...

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Dream of becoming an actor came true: Ananya Panday

Bollywood actor Ananya Panday, who made her debut in 2019 with Student of the Year 2, made another glamorous appearance in last month’s Pati Patni Aur Woh. Both the films did decent business at the box office. In an exclusive interview with The Indian Express, Ananya opened up about the compliments she received for playing Tapasya Singh in Pati Pati ...

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US ‘targeting’ 52 Iranian sites if Tehran attacks

US President Donald Trump has warned the US is “targeting” 52 Iranian sites and will strike “very fast and very hard” if Tehran hits Americans or US assets. His comments followed the US assassination of Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian general, in a drone strike.Iran has vowed to avenge his killing. Mr Trump wrote on Twitter that Iran “is talking ...

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Soleimani’s body arrives in Iran as Trump issues new threats

Photo : Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran. The body of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani arrived Sunday in Iran to throngs of mourners after the U.S. drone strike killed the commander, as President Donald Trump threatened to bomb 52 sites in the Islamic Republic if Tehran ...

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Rockets fired after day of mourning for slain Iranian leader

Photo : Shiite Muslims demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in the posters, in Karbala, Iraq. Thousands took to the streets of Baghdad for the funeral procession of Iran’s top general Saturday after he was killed in a U.S. airstrike, as the region braced for the Islamic Republic to fulfill its vows of ...

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China’s Wu Lei strikes late as Espanyol hold 10-man Barcelona

Espanyol’s Chinese forward Wu Lei (2R) celebrates his goal with Espanyol’s Spanish midfielder Marc Roca during the Spanish league football match between RCD Espanyol and FC Barcelona at the RCDE Stadium in Cornella de Llobregat on Saturday. Barcelona were pegged back by La Liga’s bottom club Espanyol on Saturday as Wu Lei struck late to secure a dramatic 2-2 draw ...

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Adopt ‘can-do’ approach: FM to students

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and other guests at a function at Bangladesh Shishu Academy auditorium in Dhaka on Saturday, Jan 4, 2020. Photo: Courtesy Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Saturday urged students to adopt the ‘can-do’ approach to achieve their goals and establish themselves in society in a meaningful way. “You have to have that confidence ...

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Iran general steps out of Soleimani’s shadow to lead proxies

This undated photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, shows Maj. Gen. Esmail Ghaani. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei later on Friday appointed Qassem Soleimani’s deputy, Maj. Gen. Esmail Ghaani as the new commander of the Revolutionary Guard’s Quds Force. Soleimani was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq. (Office of the Iranian ...

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Gold prices record six-year high, hit Tk 60,000 a Bhori

The prices of gold in the local market have increased again by Tk 1,166 per Bhori (11.664 grams). Bangladesh Jewellers’ Samity (BAJUS) adjusted gold prices citing price hike in international market.The new prices will come into effect from Sunday.After the latest hike, the price of one Bhori of 22-carat gold stands at Tk 60,361 while 21-carat gold price at Tk ...

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BPL: Royals clinch top slot to reach play off

Photo: Courtesy Rajshahi Royals acquired the top place in the points table of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) and marched to the playoff as the second team after Chattogram Challengers beating Sylhet Thunder by six wickets at Sylhet International Stadium on Saturday. With this game, the three-day Sylhet-phase of BPL came to an end. Winning the match, Royals ...

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