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Tajia procession brought out in city

Dhaka, Sept 10 : Members of the Shia community brought out Tajia processions in the city on Tuesday amid tight security, marking the holy Ashura. The main procession was brought out at 10am from Imambara Hussaini Dalan in Old Dhaka. Mohammad Maksud Hossain, a member of the community, told that the procession will end at 2 pm in Jhigatola area. “We ...

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Mount pressure on Myanmar to take Rohingyas back, PM urges Japan

Japanese Ambassador Hiroyasu Izumi calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Sangsad Bahban office. Photo: PID Dhaka, Sept 9 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged Japan to mount pressure on Myanmar to take its 1.1 million Rohingyas back from Bangladesh. “They (Myanmar) have to take Rohingyas back. These huge Rohingya people are a big burden for Bangladesh. ...

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Attempt to snatch accused: ‘Rapist’ shot by cops in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A rape accused was shot and injured by police when his father allegedly attempted to snatch him from police in Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet last night. Bullet-hit Khokon Miah, 28, is now undergoing treatment at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, our Sylhet correspondent reports quoting SM Al Mamun, officer-in-charge of Osmaninagar Police Station. Khokon is an ...

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Scarlett Johansson unveils ‘Jojo Rabbit’, ‘Marriage Story’ in Toronto

Scarlett Johansson dominated the Toronto film festival’s red carpets Sunday with the debuts of two new films including the world premiere of satirical Nazi comedy “Jojo Rabbit.” The movie from “Thor: Ragnarok” director Taika Waititi tells the story of a young German boy living during World War Two whose imaginary friend is a make-believe version of Adolf Hitler. Billed as ...

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Tarique, 2 others face arrest warrant in sedition case

A Narayanganj court has issued arrest warrants against BNP Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman and two other leaders in a defamation case. The two other leaders were identified as United Kingdom BNP unit’s President Shayesta Chowdhury Kuddus, and its General Secretary Kayser M Ahmed. The court of Narayanganj Senior Judicial Magistrate Milton Hosen issued the arrest warrants on Monday.Earlier, Akram Hosen ...

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Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh to register second win in Test Cricket

Afghanistan registered their second win in the longest format after thrashing Bangladesh by 224 runs in the one-off Test on Monday. It was the first away Test victory for Afghanistan, their first came at home against Ireland. Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan picked up 10 wickets and scored 50 runs in the match to take his side to a momentous win. ...

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JaPa MP demands JS panel to deal with all-pervasive graft

Opposition MP Pir Fazlur Rahman (Sunamganj-4). File photo Dhaka, Sept 9 : Opposition MP Pir Fazlur Rahman (Sunamganj-4) on Monday demanded that a parliamentary committee be formed with senior MPs to look into allegations of widespread corruption in different sectors. Taking the floor on point of order, he referred to various corruption allegations in different organisations, including Faridpur Medical College ...

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Khaleda has not facilitated Ershad regime: Fakhrul

Rejecting prime minister’s claim that Khaleda Zia facilitated Ershad regime, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said that her party chief had nothing to do with military takeover of power by Jatiya Party (JP) founder. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with the former military strongman (HM Ersahd) has destroyed the democracy,” he alleged on Monday. He came up ...

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Mobile app for citizen info launched

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has launched the Citizen Information Management System (CIMS) mobile app to collect information of city dwellers. Md Asaduzzaman Mia, the DMP commissioner, inaugurated the system at the media centre on Monday. “Anyone can download the app on handsets and key in information. In addition, other programmes to collect information of the city dwellers manually will ...

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Princess Diana, sustainability inspire New York Fashion Week

A homage to the late Princess Diana and a collection made almost entirely of sustainable clothing were among the breathtaking shows that lit up the second full day of New York Fashion Week Sunday. American designer Tory Burch, a paragon of Bohemian chic style, wowed a star-studded audience with soft floral prints and baggy, puffed-out sleeves that had a distinct ...

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