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‘Criminal’ killed in Chattogram ‘gunfight’ hours after surrender

Chattogram, Sept 5 : A suspected criminal was killed in an alleged gunfight with police in Chattogram on early Thursday, hours after turning himself in. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Belal, 43, son of Abdul Quader of Cumilla’s Chandina upazila. He was wanted in 13 criminal cases including murder, said police. Pranab Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Khulshi Police Station, said ...

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9 jailed for selling wild birds in Chattogram

Chattogram, Sept 5 : A mobile court here on Wednesday night sentenced nine people to one month in jail for selling wild birds at Reazuddin Bazar in the port city. During a drive at 11 shops, the court seized 150 birds that included parrot and Mayna, said Executive Magistrate Tahmilur Rahman. Later, the court fined them Tk 5,000 each and ...

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Two Biman officers suspended

  DHAKA: A director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines who was appointed on contract basis has been sacked and another officer of the national carrier has been suspended temporarily. The decision was made at a meeting of the airline’s headquarters in Kurmitola on Tuesday (September 3) night. A competent source said the board of directors of Biman has made the decision due ...

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E-Passport by September uncertain

  DHAKA: Although the e-passport was supposed to be launched in July this year, it is uncertain for the government to initiate the e-passport even by September. However, the home ministry said the much-awaited e-passport is expected to launch in next October. A renowned company of Germany is working on e-passport and e-gate in Bangladesh, said Home Ministry’s Security Services ...

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What you should eat for stronger, healthier nails

We may not take nail health seriously, but it does say a lot about our overall wellbeing. And while some of us rush to salons every few weeks, we have nail remedies in our own kitchens, waiting to be discovered. So before your next manicure session, learn about foods that you can include in your diet, to give you stronger ...

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Viqarunnisa student succumbs to dengue

Sylhet Office : A Viqarunnisa Noon School and College student succumbed to dengue after staying in life support for 6 days at Millennium Hospital in the capital on Wednesday morning The deceased was identified as Oshmita, an eighth-grader of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, daughter of engineer Amanat Mawla Tipu, hailing from Kamalpur Village of Alankari union under Biswanath upazila ...

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Act against anti-govt propaganda: PM to businessmen

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File photo. Dhaka, Sep 4 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the business community to act against anti-government propaganda as it ultimately affects them. “Some people are relentlessly carrying out propaganda against us (the government). You’ll (the businessmen) have to address it as you’re being affected due to it,” she told them. The Prime ...

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Hong Kong government to meet amid bill withdrawal rumors

Hong Kong’s government was scheduled to meet Wednesday afternoon amid speculation that leader Carrie Lam may formally withdraw an extradition bill as protesters have demanded. The bill allowing Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trials sparked massive protests that have rocked the city since June. Lam has suspended the bill, but protesters want it entirely withdrawn. ...

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Cancer now ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries

Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmarks, decade-long global surveys of health trends released Tuesday. Heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality among middle-aged adults globally, accounting for more than 40 percent of deaths, the data showed. It was thought to have been responsible for ...

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Ivanka Trump kicks off South America trip promoting women

Photo: Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House adviser, right, stands with Colombia’s Vice President Martha Lucia Ramirez at the General Santander National Policy Academy during an event with female police cadets in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Colombia, Sept 4 : Ivanka Trump is kicking off her trip to South America by promoting women’s empowerment. President ...

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