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Kushtia sub-registrar caught in the act

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) caught red-handed a sub-registrar and office assistant while they were receiving bribe here on Thursday. In a drive, the ACC detained sub-registrar Subrata Kumar Singh and office assistant Rafiqul Islam Mukul while they were receiving bribe at the sub-registrar office. The ACC team, in an hour-long drive from 1 pm, searched the detainees and recovered bribe ...

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Essex lorry deaths: Bodies of victims have all been identified

The identities of 39 people found dead in a refrigerated lorry have all been formally identified, police said. Essex Police had been working with Vietnamese officials to identify the 31 men and eight women found dead in Grays, Essex, on 23 October.A series of files have been handed to Essex senior coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray.The force said it wanted to give ...

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Meghalaya entrepreneurs can invest in Bangladesh: PM

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma meets Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Nov 07, 2019. Photo: PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said entrepreneurs from the Indian state of Meghalaya can invest in Bangladesh for mutual benefits. “Meghalaya entrepreneurs can invest in Bangladesh, particularly in Sunamganj, as a special economic zone is ...

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India take sweet revenge

Bangladesh were brought down to earth as India defeated them by eight wickets in Rajkot on Thursday night to level the ongoing three-match T20I series, courtesy of Rohit Sharma’s blistering half century. The visitors, who were leading in the series by winning the first match, spoiled the party as they failed to put up a challenging total despite being comfortably ...

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Imran Ahmed pays courtesy call on Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad

Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmed on Thursday paid a courtesy call on Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad at his office in Kuala Lumpur. During the meeting, Imran Ahmed conveyed a message of greetings of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and highlighted diplomatic relations amongst the two friendly countries, according to ...

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Writer and Padma Shri Awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen Passes Away

Poet, novelist and academic Nabaneeta Dev Sen, who was awarded the Padma Shri in 2000, passed away in Kolkata on Thursday. She was 81. Dev Sen has over 80 books in print in multiple genres, and has been translated into many languages. According to reports, Dev Sen herself knew Bengali, English, Hindi, Oriya, Assamese, French, German, Sanskrit, and Hebrew languages. ...

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Rohingya Relocation: US wants to see UN study findings on Bhasan Char

The United States has said it looks forward to the UN technical study of Bhasan Char, which will evaluate its “technical, security, and financial” feasibility to serve as an additional locale for Rohingyas. United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick and acting assistant secretary of State Alice G Wells who wrapped up their three-day on Thursday ...

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National Film Awards 2017, 2018 announced

The names of winning artistes and film professionals in 28 categories in the National Film Awards 2017 and 2018 were declared through a notice on the Information Ministry website on Thursday. “Dhaka Attack,” directed by Dipankar Dipon won the award for best film for 2017 while “Putro” directed by Saiful Islam Mannu for 2018. Afroza Imrose Tisha won the title ...

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Video game addiction: China imposes gaming curfew for minors

China is imposing a curfew on online gaming for minors, the government has announced. Gamers under 18 will be banned from playing online between 22:00 and 08:00. They will also be restricted to 90 minutes of gaming on weekdays and three hours on weekends and holidays, reports BBC. Its part of China’s latest move to curb video game addiction, which ...

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China to meet challenges of exploring asteroid, comet

Chinese space engineers are tackling the key technologies needed to explore a near-Earth asteroid and a main-belt comet with one space probe. The proposed mission is to send a probe around an asteroid named 2016HO3 and then land on it to collect samples, Huang Jiangchuan, a researcher from the China Academy of Space Technology, recently told the first China Space ...

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