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Biman investigating Yangon crash landing

Photo: Collected Dhaka, May 9 : The national flag carrier formed a committee on Thursday to investigate the crash landing of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight at Myanmar’s Yangon Airport. The six-member committee is headed by chief of flight safety Captain Shoeb Chwodhury, said Biman General Manager (Public Relations) Shakil Meraj. Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Authority Bangladesh (CAAB) formed a ...

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Dhaka ranks 4th worst in Air Quality Index

Dhaka, May 9 : Bangladesh’s capital was ranked fourth worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Thursday morning. Dhaka had a score of 165 at 10:44am, indicating that the air quality was unhealthy. A numerical value between 151 and 200 indicates that everyone may begin to experience health effects. Members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects. ...

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Pence slams district court rulings against Trump policies

Photo: Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Federalist Society’s annual Executive Branch Review Conference, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Washington. Washington, May 9 : Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that the Trump administration intends to challenge the right of federal district courts to issue rulings blocking nationwide policies, arguing that such injunctions are obstructing President Donald Trump’s agenda ...

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Bangladesh pushes for comprehensive training for UN peacekeepers

Dhaka, May 9 : Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Masud Bin Momen has called for a strong collaboration among UN Secretariat, member states, and troops and police contributing countries to achieve comprehensive training for peacekeepers. He was speaking at the open debate on ‘peacekeeping training and capacity building’ at the UN Security Council recently, said Bangladesh mission on ...

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Wife kills husband with her lover in Sylhet

Hosna and Mostafa killed Faruk as he was a threat to their affair Sylhet Office : A woman was arrested in Sylhet for allegedly hacking her husband to death for interfering with her extramarital affair. She has reportedly confessed the crime to the police. Faruk Ahmed, 30, of Baurbhagh Ditiyakhanda village in Kanaighat upazila, was killed by his wife, Hosna ...

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30 injured as Biman aircraft skids off runway in Yangon

Dhaka, May 8 : A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from Dhaka to Yangon skidded off the runway while landing at Yangon Airport in Myanmar on Wednesday evening due to inclement weather, leaving around 30 people injured. “Unfortunately, a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from Dhaka to Yangon skidded off the runway while landing this evening. Weather was not good at that ...

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WB to provide $165mn to improve service delivery to Rohingya

Monowar Ahmed, Secretary of Economic Relations Division (ERD) and Dandan Chen, World Bank Acting Country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan sign the agreement on behalf of their respective sides at the ERD office in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, May 8 : The government of Bangladesh on Wednesday signed a $165 million grant financing agreement with ...

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Bangladesh U16 wins three-day series against Pakistan

Bangladesh Under-16 clinched the two-match three-day series against Pakistan after the second and final game ended in a draw at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Wednesday. Bangladesh won the first match by five wickets and thereby took the series 1-0. Chasing the target of 256 on the third and final day, the Pakistan Under-16 team was 103-3 ...

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By-elections to Mirza Fakhrul’s Bogura-6 seat on Jun 24

By-election to Bogura-6 parliamentary constituency will be held on June 24, the Election Commission said on Wednesday. The parliamentary constituency won by Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was declared vacant as he refused to take oath as MP. EC Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed announced the election schedule on Wednesday.According to the polls schedule, the deadline for filing nomination papers is May 23 ...

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First pictures of Baby Sussex revealed

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have appeared in front of selected media cradling their two-day-old son at St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle. The couple gushed over their newborn son, who was born Monday morning at 5:26 a.m weighing 7lbs 3oz. “He has the sweetest temperament, he’s really calm,” the Duchess of Sussex said.Harry and Meghan are expected to ...

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