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UP member found dead in Habiganj

                Habiganj Correspondent : A union parishad member was found dead at Pukra village in Baniachang upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Arun Das, 60, a member from ward-2 of Pukra union parishad. Anwar Hossain, chairman of the union parishad, said Arun went to nearby Kabirpur village on Monday night ...

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RAB trying to debunk Sagar-Runi murder case quickly: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary on Tuesday said Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is putting in its best efforts to crack the murder case of journalist couple Sagar and Runi soon. “RAB has been investigating the murder and regularly submitting their progress reports to the court following a High Court order. Certainly, RAB continued their highest efforts ...

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Rohingyas tried to get away illegally, FM about trawler capsize

No further step to bring back Bangladeshis from China, he says Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said the Malaysia-bound trawler that sank in the Bay of Bengal was carrying those Rohingyas who used to live outside the camps and they were trying to move away illegally. “Rohingyas came to Bangladesh previously in 1992… many of them are in ...

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Afzal Sayed Munna elected to Newham Barking and Dagenham Lib Dem Vice Chair

Afzal Munna the Lecturer and Programme Coordinator, University of Wales Trinity Saint David and a Doctoral Researcher at University of Bath have been elected to the Executive Board of the Newham Barking and Dagenham Liberal Democrat Party as the Vice Chair. This makes Afzal the only Bangladeshi Born to currently sit as a Vice Chair on the local party in ...

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Property developer fined thousands after noise complaints

A property firm that defied repeated warnings to keep the noise down on its Commercial Street building site has been ordered to pay almost £3,000 after a successful prosecution by Tower Hamlets Council. London Square Development Ltd is responsible for a 74 unit scheme on the Toynbee Hall estate. On 9 January, the company appeared at Thames Magistrates Court where ...

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CPRMB raises minority issues with H T Imam

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah: A delegation from the UK based human rights organisation Campaign for the Protection of Religious Minority in Bangladesh (CPRMB) met the Political Advisor to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Presidium Member of Awami League, Mr H T Imam on 9 February at Prime Minister’s Secretariat in Tejgaon. The CPRMB delegation raised the issue of implementation ...

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Indian capital starts counting of local assembly polls

Counting of votes began in Delhi on Tuesday, after the February 8 Assembly polls amidst a high-pitched electoral battle. The “Exit Polls” conducted by various agencies have indicated the return of the state’s current ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), while the country’s main ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would be a distant second. The final results are likely to be ...

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Suicide bombing near military academy in Kabul kills 6

A suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital on Tuesday killed at least six people, including two civilians and four military personnel, the Interior Ministry said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing in Kabul, but both the Taliban and militants from the Islamic State group regularly stage attacks in the city, targeting Afghan forces. Along ...

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Iranians rally, mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution

Iranians were taking to the streets of Tehran and other cities and towns across the country on Tuesday for rallies and nationwide celebrations marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. State media said the rallies would take place in more than 5,000 cities, towns and districts all around Iran. In the capital, Tehran, Iranians set off from 12 different ...

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