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PM inaugurates Biman’s third Dreamliner ‘Gaangchil’

Dhaka, Aug 22 : The third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner ‘Gaanchil’ was inducted to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the aircraft on Thursday. She commissioned ‘Gaangchil’ by cutting ribbon at around 11:30am at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The Prime Minister boarded and inspected the state-of-the-art. On the occasion, a special munajat was offered seeking ...

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Ethnic alliance says 30 Myanmar army troops killed

The alliance of ethnic armed groups fighting the Myanmar military in northern Shan State said it killed 30 government soldiers in separate clashes in northern Shan State on August 20, but the Myanmar Army rejected the report as “impossible”, Mayanmar online news portal Irrawaddy reports. Most of the clashes—nine—occurred in Kutkai Township on the highway from Lashio to Muse, according ...

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PM finds BNP regime’s involvement in Aug 21 attack

‘Khaleda had kept message ready to condole my death’ Dhaka, Aug 21 : Alleging that the then BNP-Jamaat government was involved in the grisly August 21 grenade attack in 2004, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said it is not possible to carry out an attack of such scale without government’s patronage. “Such an incident (grenade attack) cannot take place ...

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Mahbub Uz Zaman new Bangladesh envoy to China

Mahbub Uz Zaman. Dhaka, Aug 21 : The government has appointed Mahbub Uz Zaman, currently serving as Secretary (Asia and Pacific) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the new Bangladesh Ambassador to China. Zaman, a career foreign service officer, belongs to the 1985 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on ...

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Bangladesh HC in Delhi pays tributes to Aug 21 attack martyrs

Dhaka, Aug 21 : The Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi on Wednesday paid homage to the martyrs of the heinous grenade attack at an Awami League rally in 2004 at Bangabandhu Avenue, leaving at least 24 people killed, including Ivy Rahman, and hundreds others injured. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, then the opposition leader, survived the attack targeted against her, ...

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Nasa confirms ocean moon mission

Scientists working on an audacious mission to the ocean world of Europa can proceed with the final design and construction of the spacecraft, Nasa says. The Europa Clipper mission will target the ice-encrusted moon of Jupiter, which is considered a prime target in the search for life beyond Earth, reports BBC. Below its icy shell, Europa is thought to hold ...

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Matter related to Jammu and Kashmir internal issue of India: Dhaka

Photo: Pakistani Kashmiris protest against India, in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani Kashmir, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Dhaka, Aug 21 : Bangladesh has described the matter related to Jammu and Kashmir as an internal issue of India. “Bangladesh maintains that the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Government is an internal issue of India,” said the Ministry of Foreign ...

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Aug 21 grenade attack case appeal hearing to start this year: Minister

Photo: Law Minister Anisul Huq talks to reporters at the Secretariat. Dhaka, Aug 21 : Law Minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday said the appeal hearing in the August 21 grenade attack case will start within the next two to four months. “The verdict’s paper book is being prepared and it’ll be finalised very soon,” he told reporters at the Secretariat. ...

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Nation observing Aug 21 grenade attack anniversary

Dhaka, Aug 21 : The country is observing the 15th anniversary of the August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the city with a heavy heart. Awami League and its associate bodies are marking the day as the ‘Grenade Attack Day’ with elaborate programmes. Besides, partners of 14-party alliance’s socio-cultural and professional organisations will observe the day ...

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