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Rubel named as captain of BCB XI

Pacer Rubel Hossain. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Nov 14 : The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday announceda 13-member BCB Eleven to play a two-day warm up match against touring West Indies beginning on Sunday (November 18) at the MA sAziz Stadium in the port city of Chattogram. Pacer Rubel Hossain made the captain of BCB Eleven for the two-dayer against the ...

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Staying in election race depends on attitude of EC, govt: Oikyafront

Leaders of jatiya Oikyafront talk to the reporters at Nirbachan Bhaban on Wednesday, November 14. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Nov 14 : BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said the attitude of the Election Commission (EC) and the government will determine whether they will be there in the election race or opt out. “Whether we’ll remain there in ...

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Planned attack on police to foil election: Asaduzzaman

Dhaka, Nov 14 : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said the attack on police at Nayaplatan was carried out in a planned, conspiratorial and motivated way to foil the forthcoming national election. Legal actions will be taken against the attackers analysing the video footage, he said while talking to reporters at the secretariat. “The election preparations are going on ...

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Ranveer –Deepika wedding: All you need to know about the customs and rituals

After sharing a wonder relationship on and off screen for six long years, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are in Lake Como for a grand Sindhi-Konkani wedding on November 14 and 15. They have already reached the wedding venue with their families. The grand ceremony shall take place at Lake Como in Northern Italy. The countdown for the wedding has ...

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Jet Airways shares rise on Tata investment speculation

Shares in India’s second-largest airline Jet Airways jumped almost three percent Wednesday following reports that salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata Group might invest in it.   Tata is reviewing Jet’s accounts with a view to potentially buying a stake, Bloomberg News reported, while on Tuesday the Mint daily said Tata’s finance chief and Jet’s chairman were leading the talks.  A spokesperson for ...

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Facebook shuts more accounts aimed at political meddling

Facebook on Tuesday said it shut down more accounts aimed at influencing the US midterm election and that it is exploring a possible link to Russia.   “As we’ve continued to investigate, we detected and removed some additional Facebook and Instagram accounts,” head of cyber security policy Nathaniel Gleicher said in an update posted at the social network.  While stressing ...

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Britain announces draft Brexit deal with EU

Britain has agreed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday, although she must still get it through her cabinet and the deeply divided parliament.   The breakthrough after months of acrimonious negotiations came with fears mounting of a potentially catastrophic scenario, in which Britain leaves the bloc in March with no deal at ...

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Police van torched during BNP-cop clash at Nayapaltan

Photo: BNP men set fire on several vehicles during a clash with law enforcers in front of the party’s Nayapaltan Central office in Dhaka on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Dhaka, Nov 4 : A fierce clash broke out between police and BNP leaders and activists in front of the party’s Nayapaltan Central office here on Wednesday, leaving an unspecified number ...

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Man dies falling off rooftop while trying to avoid arrest in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man died falling off a rooftop of a building while being chased by police at Mejortila in Shah Paran area of the city early Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Abdullah, 33, a listed criminal and accused in a drug-related case filed with Goainghat Police Station. Akter Hossain, officer-in-charge of Shah Paran Police Station, said ...

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Germany wants free, fair, peaceful elections in Bangladesh: Envoy

German Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Fahrenholtz on Tuesday said a free, fair, peaceful and credible elections is needed in Bangladesh.   The ambassador came up with the remarks while talking to reporters after placing tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Gopalganj on Tuesday night.  “My country wants to see the practice of democracy ...

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